Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • June 01, 2010 01 Jun'10

    Cisco launches new marketing unit

    Cisco has launched a new marketing organisation called the Partner Demand Centre to help resellers and system integrators ramp up the speed and efficiency of their marketing activities.

  • June 01, 2010 01 Jun'10

    Carter joins Polycom to lead EMEA channel

    Networking industry veteran and former Dimension Data and Cisco man Keith Carter has been snapped up by video and unified comms whizz Polycom as vice president of EMEA channel partners.

  • June 01, 2010 01 Jun'10

    Brocade adds Computacenter as first European SI

    Brocade has signed up Computacenter as its first European systems integrator after widening a pre-existing relationship with the firm.

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Ofcom unveils Digital Economy Act proposals

    Only fixed-line ISPs with customer bases larger than 400,000 will be initially subject to the conditions on copyright infringement laid down in the Digital Economy Act 2010, Ofcom has proposed.

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    BT launches global IP connection service

    BT Wholesale has launched its IP Exchange platform on a worldwide basis, the first time it has released a service designed specifically for the global comms market.

  • May 27, 2010 27 May'10

    HP preps price hikes for networking boxes

    Hewlett-Packard is expected to increase the price of its networking boxes from next week to account for the weakening Euro. At the same time it is rebuilding demand generation activities and sales support for partners that drive its Converged ...

  • May 27, 2010 27 May'10

    Comstor adds IronPort to line-up, hands boss over to Westcon

    Comstor has announced it is making the Cisco IronPort portfolio available to its SME-facing line-up in the UK and Europe.