Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • May 05, 2010 05 May'10

    Colt numbers down as voice sales slide

    Business comms provider Colt Telecom Group saw year-on-year declines in both sales and earnings as a decline in voice revenue exceeded growth in data and managed services sales.

  • May 04, 2010 04 May'10

    Smartphone market sees strengthening growth

    Worldwide shipments of smartphones hit 55.2 million during the first three months of the year with growth hitting 67% year-on-year, according to a new report from Canalys.

  • May 04, 2010 04 May'10

    Alcatel-Lucent gets behind 21CN video plans

    Alcatel-Lucent and BT have signed a five-year deal to expedite the provision of next-generation network services across BT's 21CN (21st Century Network) project.

  • April 30, 2010 30 Apr'10

    Business sales marching up the hill

    GfK's month-on-month market comparison shows climb out of decline. Carl West explains the figures with most year-on-year sales comparisons not truly indicating a return to the more buoyant levels of 2008, it is useful to see how a month-on-month ...

  • April 28, 2010 28 Apr'10

    Cisco partners to write their own rules

    Cisco has moved to expand its incentive programmes, ease concerns around global deals and pledged to resolve the supply chain issues that have dogged it throughout the recession at its annual partner conference, which is being held in the vendor's ...

  • April 27, 2010 27 Apr'10

    Extreme sales hit targets

    Extreme Networks has posted on-target sales for the last quarter and beaten previously forecast earnings per share after a solid performance in the North American theatre. The firm booked total sales of $78.2m (£50.93m) in the third quarter of...

  • April 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    Cautious operators hit Ericsson, Nokia sales

    Weakened demand for mobile devices in many key markets put a dampener on quarterly results for Scandinavian mobility giants Ericsson and Nokia last week. Swedish Ericsson saw sales fall 9% over the same period in 2009 to SEK 45.1bn (£...

  • April 23, 2010 23 Apr'10

    Riverbed powers to 27% sales growth

    WAN optimisation specialist Riverbed has wrapped up its 24th consecutive quarter of year-on-year revenue growth after sales soared 27% to $112.4m during its first quarter, which closed at the end of March. GAAP net income rose a more modest 10% to ...

  • April 22, 2010 22 Apr'10

    Recession hits Polycom profits as video sales hit new high

    Quarterly net profits at telepresence, video and voice vendor Polycom have slipped 38% year-on-year to $5m as the firm battled through the recession, but sales powered to a new record of $276m - up 23% on the same period last year.

  • April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Juniper's Q1 better than anticipated

    Cisco-challenger Juniper Networks has rounded off a productive first quarter, posting preliminary results that came in ahead of previously detailed expectations.