Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Buying Solutions shelves £1bn voice and data framework

    Buying Solutions has shelved plans fora public sector voice and data contract worth as much as £1bn to suppliers, because it was deemed to be out of synch with the Government's recently published ICT strategy.

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    BT Engage IT sharpens the axe for more job cuts

    Afresh round of redundancies at BT Engage IT has seen sales director Nick Wiltshire and commercial director Allan Mulliner leave the firm along with 12 sales account managers.

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Colt enhances VAR services proposition

    Business communications provider Colt has added additional bandwidth and self-monitoring options to its SME voice and internet access bundle, VoIP Access, and updated its partner programme to deliver training, support and reward options to its VAR ...

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Blue Coat takes first steps into virtualisation world

    WAN optimisation vendor Blue Coat is taking its first steps into the virtualisation arena and hopes to cosy up to VMware resellers through its distribution partnership with Arrow.

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Digital Economy Bill moves closer to becoming law

    The Digital Economy Bill, which is designed to protect the UK's creative industries has been passed by the House of Lords and looks set to become law before the general election.

  • March 15, 2010 15 Mar'10

    Nortel reverses losses at long last

    The closing down fire-sale of Nortel's business units in 2009 has ironically accomplished what the vendor's management team spectacularly failed to do and reversed its full-year net losses.

  • March 11, 2010 11 Mar'10

    Opal hires ex-Avaya man to head up distribution

    TalkTalk's b-2-b communications arm Opal has appointed former Avaya SMB UK channel sales director Graham Bunting as distribution head to drive growth of its next generation network (NGN) offerings in the channel.

  • March 11, 2010 11 Mar'10

    Avisen acquires Xploite for joint buy and build strategy

    Acquisitive software reseller Avisen is to take-over investment vehicle Xploite in a deal that values the Storage Fusion and former Anix owner at just under £11.4m.