Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • October 14, 2010 14 Oct'10

    Ofcom merges with postal body in quango shake-up

    The government is to merge independent communications regulator Ofcom with its postal service counterpart Postcomm as part of the quango cull announced today.

  • October 14, 2010 14 Oct'10

    HP bounds up Ethernet charts

    The acquisition of 3Com has sent Hewlett-Packard's share of the worldwide Ethernet port market skyrocketing during the second calendar quarter of 2010, according to In-Stat figures. HP now accounts for 20% of Ethernet port shipments and has bumped ...

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    Brick steps down as HP Networking head

    HP Networking UK country sales director Darryl Brick has stepped down from his post with immediate effect, it has emerged. His replacement, Barry Bonnett, is joining HP from little-known comms consultancy outfit Stejac.

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    Datatec sees challenging first half in UK

    Westcon and Logicalis parent Datatec has said that business in the UK remained "challenging" during the first half of its fiscal 2011, which closed at the end of August.

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    Spy boss warns of growing network threat

    The head of the government's communications intelligence agency, GCHQ, has warned of a growing threat to the UK's network infrastructure and called for a "holistic" response to the potential danger posed by both criminals and hostile foreign ...

  • October 12, 2010 12 Oct'10

    DiData acquisition enters final stages

    The £2.1bn acquisition of Dimension Data by NTT is moving ahead after the deal conditions were formally satisfied yesterday. As of midday on Monday Japanese comms outfit NTT had "received valid acceptances" in respect of approximately 93% of ...

  • October 12, 2010 12 Oct'10

    Slow net speeds a growing concern for SMEs

    SME advocacy group, the Forum of Private Business (FPB), has released figures suggesting that just under a quarter of British SMEs are deriding their Internet connection speeds as inadequate.

  • October 12, 2010 12 Oct'10

    Vendor squabbles hamstring mobile video market

    Lack of interoperability between devices and a growing number of lawsuits between mobile vendors will hold back more widespread use of mobile video technology in the next five years, says a study out today from Juniper Research.

  • October 11, 2010 11 Oct'10

    Everything Everywhere turns on joint network

    Both consumer and business customers of Everything every where's Orange and T-Mobile brands are now able to sign up to access the firm's two mobile networks. The move is the first outwardly tangible result of the Everything Everywhere joint venture,...

  • October 08, 2010 08 Oct'10

    Perceived benefits of video technology evolving

    Worldwide end-user perceptions of the benefits of video-conferencing technology are beginning to evolve beyond the mere cost savings and travel reduction, according to new research.

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    Azlan recruits sales director from BT Engage IT

    Azlan has handed newly appointed sales director Joe Breen the remit of building a base of corporate reseller customers.

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    Daisy buy-and-build strategy to continue despite losses

    Acquisitive UC services outfit Daisy Group has said it will continue to "target further synergistic opportunities" to grow the business through acquisitions, despite posting a hefty £14m post-tax loss in its most recent set of figures.

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    Datatec takes 100% Westcon stake

    Datatec has snapped upVC outfit Routine Capital's stake in Westcon, taking its share in the networking and convergence distributor to 100%. Prior to the transaction Westcon's equity was owned 97.4% by Datatec and 2.6% by Routine Capital Corporation.

  • October 06, 2010 06 Oct'10

    New Azzurri boss restructures management roles

    Mark Quarter Maine, incoming CEO at networking and comms integrator Azzurri, has shuffled senior management and made a series of new appointments, with some personnel, prominent among them sales director Jason Stander wick, leaving the firm.

  • October 05, 2010 05 Oct'10

    Viatel sells channel business to networking venture

    Viatel has sold its UK retail business VTL to a new venture called MDNX for an undisclosed sum. The two units had already been separated, and operated as independent units for the past 12 months said Viatel.