Network Infrastructure Solutions and 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.

  • June 07, 2010 07 Jun'10

    Phoenix IT eyes strategic cloud acquisitions

    System integrator Phoenix IT has hinted it is considering further acquisitions to bulk up its cloud computing strategy as it released full-year prelims and recorded a slight dip in revenues but growth in underlying pre-tax profit after a challenging...

  • June 04, 2010 04 Jun'10

    Rivals could exploit impending BT strike

    Comms providers could move to exploit the chaos that would be caused by BT's first strike since 1987.

  • June 04, 2010 04 Jun'10

    Daisy secures new credit facility

    Acquisitive small and midmarket comms and data services provider Daisy Group is preparing a new round of reseller acquisitions after securing a £75m revolving credit facility with Lloyds TSB, Yorkshire Bank and HSBC.

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Top Avaya role goes to ex-Nortel enterprise boss

    Former Nortel enterprise solutions head Joel Hackney has been confirmed as Avaya's new senior vice president of global sales and marketing and president of field operations after Todd Abbott stepped down.

  • June 02, 2010 02 Jun'10

    Cisco VNI report shows video, mobile growth trends

    A new report from Cisco has today highlighted the changing nature and volume of online data flow, projecting that global Internet traffic will increase fourfold between 2009 and 2014.