Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • March 25, 2010 25 Mar'10

    Intact to vet Cisco services channel

    Cisco services and support outfit Intact Integrated Services has added a formal partner accreditation tool - dubbed INSpect - to its expanding INSpan services network.

  • March 24, 2010 24 Mar'10

    UPDATE: Chorus Networks being wound up

    Chorus Networks is being wound up and has called a creditors meeting for next week when it will appoint a liquidator.

  • March 24, 2010 24 Mar'10

    Cisco splits up Avant Garde scheme

    Cisco has performed a series of tweaks to its Avant Garde partner support initiative, splitting the programme into two tracks to better serve its resellers' interests.

  • March 23, 2010 23 Mar'10

    Wireless carrier market set for further decline

    Bucking the recent trend towards recovery in networking markets, analysts at iSuppli have today released figures suggesting that the wireless carrier infrastructure market will decline in 2010 for the second year on the trot.

  • March 23, 2010 23 Mar'10

    BT gives thumbs up to Ofcom broadband proposals

    BT has spoken out in favour of Ofcom's proposals to promote competition and investment in super-fast broadband, but has added that it is already working on many of the comms watchdog's ideas.

  • March 22, 2010 22 Mar'10

    Brown broadband pledge raises troubling questions

    The industry has been voicing concerns in reaction to this morning's speech by Gordon Brown in which the PM set out Labour's plans to hook up every UK household to high-speed broadband by 2020, should the government remain in power.

  • March 22, 2010 22 Mar'10

    Cisco blesses certification management tool

    Cisco has given its blessing to a new channel certification management tool released by ICT training specialist Vortex 6.

  • March 22, 2010 22 Mar'10

    Top Nortel exec quits as Ciena deal goes through

    Nortel's chief restructuring officer (CRO), CFO and executive vice president Pavi Binning has resigned from the ailing company after completing the sale of its optical networking and carrier Ethernet business to Ciena on Friday.

  • March 19, 2010 19 Mar'10

    Unified comms message is still too complex

    It is some time since the concept of unified communications (UC) became generally known, but it is clear that there has been a lack of education around it because challenging questions are still being asked.

  • March 19, 2010 19 Mar'10

    SpiriTel locks down Nessco acquisition

    Business comms provider SpiriTel has forked out £1.2m for Glasgow-based IP telephony specialist and fellow Mitel reseller Nessco in a deal it claims will give it nationwide coverage.

  • March 18, 2010 18 Mar'10

    Arrow ECS to beef up security and networking line

    Arrow ECS is planning on beefing up its security portfolio and making overtures at networking and voice vendors after missing out on Cisco's UCS play.

  • March 18, 2010 18 Mar'10

    Switch market gains momentum as recovery takes hold

    The latest Canalys market figures on the worldwide enterprise switching market point to gathering economic recovery, with total end-user value beginning to show sequential improvements.

  • March 18, 2010 18 Mar'10

    Ericsson tipped to buy LG-Nortel stake

    Nortel's stake in four-year old convergence, mobility and UC vendor LG-Nortel is set to be bought out by Ericsson by the end of the week, according to Reuters.

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    Network ignored in IT decision-making

    Over 30% of IT managers, buyers and CIOs are failing to consider the impact of new technology on their networks before buying, even though 74% claim the network is central to their IT strategy, according to new research from Computacenter.

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    BroadSoft files for $103m IPO

    IP-software developer BroadSoft has become the latest networking sector firm to express an interest in floating on the stock market, giving further impetus to the growing recovery seen in the market.