Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • 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...