Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • July 22, 2010 22 Jul'10

    BSkyB sells b-2-b comms arm Easynet

    Easynet Global Services, the b-2-b communications and managed network services provider has been sold to private equity outfit Lloyds Development Capital for £100m by current owners BSkyB.

  • July 22, 2010 22 Jul'10

    Comstor inks distie pact with network design firm

    Network design and proposal generation platform developer Netformx is to bolster its European presence and Cisco relationship after signing Comstor to distribute its DesignXpert CCE, Silver and Gold Cisco editions.

  • July 21, 2010 21 Jul'10

    European recovery lags for Juniper in Q2

    Kevin Johnson, the CEO of Juniper Networks, has expressed concern over the pace of the economic recovery in Europe as the networking vendor announced its Q2 results. Speaking on a conference call, Johnson said that European recovery continued to lag.

  • July 20, 2010 20 Jul'10

    Blue Coat launches network optimisation sales tool

    Application delivery networking vendor Blue Coat is to launch a dealer-focused cloud-based reporting and analytical service that it hopes its partner community will use as a sales tool in both potential and current customer installations.

  • July 20, 2010 20 Jul'10

    Cable & Wireless to cut on public sector fears

    Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) is to up its cost cutting drive as the ongoing furore over public sector cuts under the coalition government gives its board the jitters.

  • July 19, 2010 19 Jul'10

    Nokia Siemens buys Motorola wireless business for $1.2bn

    Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has today splashed out $1.2bn (£784m) on Motorola's wireless networking infrastructure business in yet another networking mega-deal.

  • July 16, 2010 16 Jul'10

    Polycom powers to new record quarter

    Video, telepresence and voice comms specialist Polycom has broken its previous quarterly sales record, set back in April, after posting revenues of $295m (£191.7m) for the three months to the end of June.

  • July 15, 2010 15 Jul'10

    BT takes knife to partner commission structure

    BT Indirect Channels has incurred the wrath of some partners by overhauling its voice sales compensation structure in favour of new business. At the same time the telco giant has notified Ofcom of numerous cuts to discount and other cost savings ...

  • July 15, 2010 15 Jul'10

    Coalition austerity plan unsettles Datatec

    An interim management statement released today by Datatec has highlighted improving profitability across the group's constituent firms, but the firm warned that the long term impact on its SI division, Logical is, of government austerity measures in...

  • July 15, 2010 15 Jul'10

    ShoreTel CEO John Combs to step down

    ShoreTel CEO John Combs has announced he is to leave the company after posting above guidance preliminary numbers for the quarter ended 30 June.

  • July 15, 2010 15 Jul'10

    NTT buys DiData for £2.1bn

    Japanese communications firm NTT has put £2.1bn on the table in an all-cash offer for Cisco powerhouse Dimension Data. The offer, which represents an 18% premium on DiData's most recent closing price, has already been agreed unanimously and ...

  • July 14, 2010 14 Jul'10

    Datatec's Montanana plans network security roll-up

    Datatec boss Jens Montanana is embarking on an ambitious roll-up of businesses in the security networking space after taking a non-executive seat on the board of AIM-listed BPM software minnow Corero.

  • July 14, 2010 14 Jul'10

    Nokia Siemens emerges as bidder for Motorola network biz

    Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), rebuffed last year in its attempts to buy Nortel's carrier Ethernet, optical networking, LTE and CDMA assets, has today emerged as a potential acquirer of Motorola's network business, according to claims made by the ...

  • July 12, 2010 12 Jul'10

    Intrinsic Technology hails 2009 profit and sales surge

    Unified comms and managed service provider Intrinsic Technology has navigated through the recessionary waters relatively unscathed, bolstering its top and bottom lines in fiscal 2009.

  • July 12, 2010 12 Jul'10

    BT and CWU pay deal averts strike action

    BT has resolved its pay dispute with the Communication Workers Union (CWU) after agreeing to cough up a 3% rise for each of the next three years.