Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • May 26, 2010 26 May'10

    Cable & Wireless inches back into profit

    Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) has inched back into the black after posting a full-year net profit of £1m, up from a £32m loss this time last year.

  • May 25, 2010 25 May'10

    Juniper adds extra partner sales resources

    Juniper Networks has launched a new training programme and a marketing resource unit that it hopes will help its global VAR community more successfully market, sell and deploy its kit.

  • May 25, 2010 25 May'10

    KCOM back in the black but sales slide

    The cost cutting and restructuring activities undertaken by KCOM underpinned the comms provider's return to profit though its decision to exit product only sales dented revenues.

  • May 24, 2010 24 May'10

    Bell readies HP Networking portfolio

    Bell Microproducts is creating a new virtual team to represent the new HP ESSN unit and will be training up its servers and storage teams to sell the combined ProCurve and 3Com lines after being handed a contract to distribute the HP Networking ...

  • May 21, 2010 21 May'10

    Recession hammers network management systems sector

    Sales of network management systems (NMS) suffered more during 2009 than was originally expected, according to new research from analysts at Analysys Mason, as total sales dipped 8% year-on-year to $4.27bn (£2.95bn).

  • May 21, 2010 21 May'10

    Coalition sets out broadband policy

    The programme for government published this week by the Liberal-Conservative Coalition has set out the new government's plans for the ongoing roll-out of super-fast broadband across the UK.

  • May 20, 2010 20 May'10

    Cisco makes optical networking play

    Cisco has made its second acquisition this week after putting down $99m (£69.38m) in cash and retention incentives to acquire digital signal processing solutions provider CoreOptics.

  • May 20, 2010 20 May'10

    Aruba struggles to reverse losses as sales climb

    Distributed network and wireless specialist Aruba Networks has booked year-on-year increase in sales but barely managed to reverse its losses in the year-ago quarter after turning in its fiscal Q3 numbers.

  • May 19, 2010 19 May'10

    Networking vendors ink interoperability pact

    Hewlett-Packard, Juniper, Logitech, Microsoft and Polycom have been named as the founder members of a new non-profit alliance - dubbed the Unified Communications Interoperability Forum - designed to promote standards-based, cross-vendor ...

  • May 19, 2010 19 May'10

    Nokia under pressure as global mobile sales climb 17%

    Close to 315 million mobile handset units shipped during the first three months of 2010, representing a 17% increase on the same period in 2009, according to the latest quarterly figures from the industry-watchers at Gartner, but market-leader Nokia...

  • May 19, 2010 19 May'10

    Cisco beefs up consumer arm

    Cisco has added some more muscle to its consumer technology arm after picking up 35-strong California-based product and strategy development consultancy MOTO for an undisclosed sum.

  • May 18, 2010 18 May'10

    Vodafone profits double as mobile Internet soars

    Vodafone has reported a full-year pre-tax profit of £8.7bn for the 12 months to the end of March, more than doubling its fiscal 2009 profits as worldwide growth in mobile data and broadband traffic over smartphone devices continued unimpeded.

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Nortel profits from sell-off process

    Defunct networking vendor Nortel has booked net profits of $355m (£245m) in Q1 - reversing losses of over $500m this time last year - as cash continued to pour in from the various sales of its remaining business units.

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Extreme brings ScanSource partnership to UK shores

    LAN infrastructure specialist Extreme Networks has added convergence distie ScanSource to its UK line-up alongside Mayflex and Westcon.

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Wireless key to dodging public sector bullet

    With the scale of the inevitable cuts in public spending under the new Liberal-Conservative government still unclear, the channel is still bracing itself for a rough ride in the coming months.