Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • May 14, 2010 14 May'10

    Ciena lets Nortel staff go

    Ethernet networking specialist Ciena is understood to be cutting 17 jobs at Nortel's Monkstown facility in Northern Ireland, drawing fire from the Unite union.

  • May 13, 2010 13 May'10

    BT heads back into black

    BT has breezed past its previous forecasts after posting full-year profit of £1.02bn - marking a return to profit after posting massive losses in 2009 - on total sales of £20.9bn, down slightly on the previous year.

  • May 13, 2010 13 May'10

    Cisco cautiously optimistic over Euro debt crisis

    Cisco is watching the European theatre closely for signs of deepening economic hardship due to the financial crisis over the future of the Euro, precipitated by the near-collapse of the Greek economy.

  • May 12, 2010 12 May'10

    TalkTalk adjusts to life without Carphone Warehouse

    Consumer and business communications provider TalkTalk is getting used to the single life after posting its first full-year results since splitting from electrical and IT retail specialist Carphone Warehouse in March.

  • May 12, 2010 12 May'10

    DiData sees clients spending in second half

    London and Johannesburg-listed ICT solutions provider Dimension Data has reported headline growth in sales, profits and margins for the first half of 2010, and said it anticipates growth in IT and services spending patterns during the next six ...

  • May 10, 2010 10 May'10

    ISC Networks profits slide after tough 09

    ISC Networks' profits have sunk in the face of the economic meltdown as it was caught out by falling sales and a relatively high cost base.

  • May 07, 2010 07 May'10

    CSC hires former Alcatel man to run northern Europe

    Managed services provider CSC has hired former Alcatel-Lucent services boss Andy Williams to run its northern European business.

  • May 06, 2010 06 May'10

    Brocade adds vertical marketing collateral

    Brocade has launched a series of new channel facing vertical marketing programmes, seeking to take advantage of growing vertical opportunities, particularly healthcare.

  • May 06, 2010 06 May'10

    Losses widen at Alcatel-Lucent

    Year-on-year net losses at Alcatel-Lucent widened to €515m (£437.4m) from €402m, after tightening components availability hobbled its ability to keep up with the economic recovery in Q1, the comms vendor revealed on Thursday morning.