Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Ericsson gets LG-Nortel stake

    Ericsson has picked up Nortel's 50% plus one share stake in its JV with Korean electronics giant LG for $242m (£156.8m) on a cash and debt free basis. Subject to regulatory approval, the profitable mobility and NGN venture will be renamed ...

  • April 20, 2010 20 Apr'10

    ProCurve, 3Com brands to become a memory

    After years of blowing hot and cold over the future of its networking arm, HP ProCurve, Hewlett-Packard has now revealed that the ProCurve brand will disappear from the market and alongside 3Com, will become part of a new business unit called HP ...

  • April 19, 2010 19 Apr'10

    Daisy cuts £17m as acquisitions bloom

    Expansive voice and data services provider Daisy Group has slashed costs of £17m out of the business over the last 15 months, according to a trading update released today.