Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • March 11, 2010 11 Mar'10

    Telindus hires for UK mobility push

    Telindus has appointed mobile industry expert Mike Bowerman to head up its new Mobile Broadband Framework as client director of mobile and spearhead the firm's drive into the mobile broadband market.

  • March 11, 2010 11 Mar'10

    Councils failing to deliver satisfactory web services

    The signs are that even before any cuts have been made local councils are at risk of failing to deliver a high enough standard of services via the web.

  • March 10, 2010 10 Mar'10

    Channel urged to ramp up video deployment

    Network quality is finally reaching the point where video applications can be sold successfully as part of a unified communications solution set, according to the buzz on the floor at today's UC Expo trade show at London Olympia.

  • March 10, 2010 10 Mar'10

    PBX market declines ease in Q4

    The declines seen of late in the global PBX and IP PBX sector seem to be declining, according to the latest research from analyst house MZA Consulting, but the 12 months to the end of December 2009 still witnessed a 22% slide in market volume.

  • March 09, 2010 09 Mar'10

    Union anger at Vodafone job cuts

    Trade union Prospect has reacted angrily to Vodafone's sudden announcement that it will cut 375 jobs before the end of March.

  • March 09, 2010 09 Mar'10

    Polycom extends Avaya relationship

    Polycom has extended its existing relationship with UC networking vendor Avaya in order to jointly market integrated voice, video and collaboration solutions based on Polycom's Open Collaboration Network strategy and Avaya's SIP UC platform, Aura.

  • March 08, 2010 08 Mar'10

    Motorola relaunches enterprise partner scheme

    Motorola enterprise and public sector partners are to be inducted into a new channel programme framework dubbed Partner Empower.