Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • September 08, 2010 08 Sep'10

    Brocade tweaks Alliance Partner Network

    Brocade has made a series of tweaks to its Professional Services (PSP) and Support Delivery (SDP) partner networks to reflect growing sales in IT infrastructure as a service.

  • September 08, 2010 08 Sep'10

    IDC raises converged device sales forecast

    Analysts at IDC have raised their global sales forecast for the converged mobile device market by 10% amid greater than expected demand for smartphone devices. The number-crunchers now expect the worldwide market to grow 55.4% over 2009, with 269.6 ...

  • September 08, 2010 08 Sep'10

    Avaya consolidates PBX market leadership in Q2

    Avaya has consolidated its position at the top of the PBX shipment tree in the second quarter of 2010, according to the latest market figures from analysts at MZA.

  • September 03, 2010 03 Sep'10

    Mitel CEO calls it a day

    Mitel CEO Don Smith has announced his retirement from the company after a nine-year tenure. Smith joined the firm in the spring of 2001, and led the UC software through both its controversial 2007 acquisition of Inter-Tel, and this year's IPO.

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    Outsourcery, Nokia launch OCS scheme

    Hosted IT services, UC specialist and Microsoft Gold partner Outsourcery has hooked up with Nokia through its in Partnership programme to push sales of the mobile version of Microsoft OCS.

  • September 01, 2010 01 Sep'10

    Chess Telecom sticks with buy and build blueprint

    Chess Telecom is forging ahead with a buy and build strategy despite posting modest revenue growth in its most recent financial year during which it made 12 acquisitions.

  • September 01, 2010 01 Sep'10

    Blue Coat names new CEO

    Blue Coat CEO Brian NeSmith is to step aside to take up a technical role within the company and will be replaced by newcomer Michael Borman, the firm has revealed. Borman joins the WAN optimisation vendor from switch vendor Avocent, which was ...

  • September 01, 2010 01 Sep'10

    Wick Hill expands line-up with Panasonic appointment

    Wick Hill continues to expand its portfolio in the voice and data convergence distribution space with the appointment of Panasonic.

  • September 01, 2010 01 Sep'10

    Network neglect holds back IT innovation

    A study of 235 organisations carried out on behalf of networking and communications integrator Kcom has found that network management is too often overlooked during IT strategy planning, with the effect that installations do not perform at their ...

  • August 31, 2010 31 Aug'10

    Nortel bags $39m for switching unit

    Nortel has sold off its multi-service switching (MSS) business- one of its last remaining units - for $39m (£25.2m) to a consortium of private equity investors and a comms tech firm called Samnite Technologies.

  • August 27, 2010 27 Aug'10

    Netgear UK SMB boss leaves ahead of VAR restructure

    Netgear is on the hunt for a new UK SMB and midmarket country manager to replace Mark Power, who left the firm earlier in August.

  • August 26, 2010 26 Aug'10

    In-depth: Slow burning Cisco UCS gains traction at last

    Speaking on a recent conference call detailing Cisco's most recent set of results, CEO John Chambers said that it had now sold 1,700 installations of its much-vaunted Unified Compute System (UCS).

  • August 24, 2010 24 Aug'10

    Redstone ditches boss, secures new funding

    IT and comms integrator Redstone may have pulled back from the brink after securing a fundraising round of £8.5m, restructuring its debt obligations with an extended banking facility, and dispensing with the services of executive chairman ...

  • August 23, 2010 23 Aug'10

    DiData acquisition hits snag

    The two billion pound acquisition of Dimension Data by Japanese communications firm NTT has been cast into doubt after South Africa's Financial Services Board (FSB) said it will investigate fluctuations in the company's share price immediately prior...

  • August 23, 2010 23 Aug'10

    Avaya extends relationship with BT

    Avaya and BT have added another three years to their worldwide tech partnership, giving end-users access to a combo deal on BT Global Services' IT portfolio and services machine and Avaya's rapidly expanding product suite.