Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • August 11, 2010 11 Aug'10

    Cisco-watchers look for 28% sales jump

    As networking sector bellwether Cisco prepares to release its quarterly results this evening, company experts are in bullish mood, predicting sales to rise 28% year-on-year - 4.4% sequentially - to approximately $10.86bn, a return to pre-recession ...

  • August 10, 2010 10 Aug'10

    Alcatel-Lucent extends channel financing terms

    Alcatel-Lucent has launched a new 0% financing and three month deferred payment scheme pitched at the SME end of the market, which will run until the end of November.

  • August 06, 2010 06 Aug'10

    CWU members give BT pay deal thumbs up

    The threat of strike action at BT has receded after CWU members overwhelmingly backed a three-year pay deal worth 9.3%, with over 85% of votes returned in favour.

  • August 04, 2010 04 Aug'10

    Avaya retains Avnet relationship

    Nortel distie Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS) has been retained by Avaya to distribute its UC and contact centre line-up in addition to the Nortel enterprise portfolio. Avnet already distributed parts of the Avaya line, but now has plans to double ...

  • August 04, 2010 04 Aug'10

    Extreme ends CEO hunt after 10 months

    Almost a year after it bid farewell to former CEO Mark Canepa, Extreme Networks has hired networking vet and computer science expert Oscar Rodriguez as its new boss.

  • August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    Esteem Systems splashes the cash on SiRViS IT acquisition

    Esteem Systems has stumped up £10m for maintenance and managed services provider SiRViS IT. Backed by Primary Capital and Lloyds TSB, this is the second deal Esteem has completed this summer after taking over small Oracle software house Midas ...

  • August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    Nimans ups Avaya support levels

    Network and comms distributor Nimans has upped its support levels on the Avaya line after adding to its face-to-face support team that it claims will be able to offer nationwide field-based service.

  • August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    Product sales boost Extreme's Q4

    Extreme Networks CFO and acting CEO, Bob Corey (pictured), has singled out both the North American and EMEA theatres for praise after the company posted improved sales figures and profits for the fourth quarter and full-year Monday evening.

  • August 02, 2010 02 Aug'10

    Mobility leaders under pressure, says IDC

    Competitive pressure continued to pile on the mobile sector market leaders through the second calendar quarter of 2010, according to new figures from analysts at IDC.

  • August 02, 2010 02 Aug'10

    Redstone names M&A experts as non-exec directors

    Redstone has welcomed on board merger and acquisitions specialists Ian Smith and Tony Weaver as non-executive directors. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange this morning, London-based Redstone confirmed the appointments.

  • July 30, 2010 30 Jul'10

    HP Networking tweaks lifetime warranty policy

    HP Networking will not be extending life time warranties to the entire 3Com and H3C portfolio, with many core products receiving one to three year guarantees.

  • July 30, 2010 30 Jul'10

    Components drought hits Alcatel-Lucent

    Crucial supplies of semiconductor network components have been bled close to dry with no sign of resolution in sight, according to Alcatel-Lucent.

  • July 30, 2010 30 Jul'10

    TalkTalk launches Vodafone MVNO, cracks open interims

    TalkTalk, owners of the Opal b-2-b comms brand, has today announced the formation of a new MVNO agreement with Vodafone to offer customers mobile voice and broadband services alongside their landline and home Internet plans.

  • July 29, 2010 29 Jul'10

    Earnings soar at BT Global Services

    BT's troubled IT services division, BTGlobal Services (BTGS) appears to have secured its recovery at long last after adjusted EBITDA soared to £130m in the first quarter, and overall losses continued to reverse.

  • July 29, 2010 29 Jul'10

    Watkins to quit Teksys as DiData integration wraps

    Serial entrepreneur Alan Watkins, who took control of Microsoft LAR Teksys in January 2008, is to leave the company to concentrate on his private equity venture, Blackhawk Investments, as the integration of Teksys by Dimension Data wraps up.