Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • June 17, 2010 17 Jun'10

    Daisy offloads WiMAX and WiFi businesses

    Daisy Group has offloaded its peripheral WiMAX spectrum licenses to UK Broadband for £12.5m.

  • June 16, 2010 16 Jun'10

    GCI Telecoms acquisition spree far from over

    The telco market has been one of the most active on the acquisition front during the recession with the likes of Daisy and GCI expanding their operations by opening their wallets.

  • June 16, 2010 16 Jun'10

    Digital Britain could become key element of recovery

    The managing director of TalkTalk's b-2-b division Opal, Paul Lawton, has called for the new government to assess the direction of the Digital Britain project and make strategic changes to it, saying it could become a key element of the fragile ...

  • June 15, 2010 15 Jun'10

    Carter returns to Nimans to bolster communication

    The senior management team at telecoms distributor Nimans has a 2005 feel to it as Richard Carter rejoins the business after a recent stint at Rocom.

  • June 15, 2010 15 Jun'10

    Former BT Engage IT recruitment boss sets up new venture

    The former director of BT Engage IT's Red and Blue recruitment operation is back in the channel after launching a contract arm at executive IT search firm Fresh field Services.

  • June 15, 2010 15 Jun'10

    D-Link ups partner discounts, flexibility in new programme

    Networking vendor D-Link has relaunched its reseller programme pledging to increase upfront discount levels to partners and introduce a note of flexibility to proceedings.

  • June 14, 2010 14 Jun'10

    Ex-ProCurve boss Soto to lead Brocade EMEA sales

    Alberto Soto, the former vice president and general manager of Hewlett-Packard's ProCurve networking division - now HP Networking - has joined storage and infrastructure vendor Brocade to head up its EMEA sales team.

  • June 10, 2010 10 Jun'10

    HP picks Vidyo for conferencing line-up

    Hewlett-Packard has signed an agreement with video-conferencing software provider Vidyo to run Vidyo's software-based desktop and room video solutions on HP servers as part of its Halo desktop and room-sized telepresence offering.

  • June 10, 2010 10 Jun'10

    O2 rolls out data usage charges for smartphone users

    O2 has announced plans to introduce data charges for smartphone users ending the more unlimited usage attitude it had taken in the past.

  • June 10, 2010 10 Jun'10

    Daisy splashes out on mobile distie

    Just days after securing a new credit facility, acquisitive SME comms provider Daisy Group has splurged £3.6m in cash on Northumberland-based mobility distributor Fone Logistics.

  • June 09, 2010 09 Jun'10

    Novell, Fujitsu team up for flexible clouds

    Novell and Fujitsu have announced the formation of a new vendor alliance designed to deliver flexible cloud solutions that are scaled to business needs.

  • June 09, 2010 09 Jun'10

    Ciena sales soar, losses narrow following Nortel acquisition

    Network infrastructure vendor Ciena has reported unaudited second quarter sales of $253.5m (£174m), up 75% on the year-ago quarter, after booking $53.5m worth of sales from the former Nortel Metro Ethernet Networking (MEN) business.

  • June 09, 2010 09 Jun'10

    Government sets more ambitious broadband targets

    The Coalition government has pledged to give the UK the best broadband network in Europe. Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt described the previous government's commitment to 2Mbps speed for all as "pitifully unambitious." He also ...

  • June 09, 2010 09 Jun'10

    Strike ballot to go ahead despite BT offer

    The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has said it will press ahead with a strike ballot of 50,000 BT workers in spite of a revised two-year pay offer made by BT yesterday.

  • June 08, 2010 08 Jun'10

    BT makes new pay offer as CWU strike ballot looms

    BT has made an improved offer to its staff in a bid to avert the Communication Workers' Union's (CWU) threatened strike ballot, according to reports still emerging.