Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • March 04, 2010 04 Mar'10

    Avaya leans on disties to speed Nortel integration

    Avaya is shoring up its distribution relationships in order to better integrate Nortel's enterprise reseller channel into its own, saying it won't be able to fulfil its aims without their help.

  • March 04, 2010 04 Mar'10

    Touchscreen mobility set to grow 97% in 2010

    Close to 365 million touchscreen mobile devices will be shipped worldwide this year, an increase of 96.8% on 2009, according to new research from industry watchers Gartner.

  • March 03, 2010 03 Mar'10

    Force10 heads for $144m IPO

    Self-styled disruptive networker Force10 has become the fourth vendor in the networking space to file for an IPO since November, making an initial offering of $144m (£95m).

  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    Lord Carter resurfaces at Alcatel-Lucent

    Former communications minister and Digital Britain mastermind Stephen Carter has taken a leap back into the private sector to join Alcatel-Lucent as chief marketing, strategy and communications officer.

  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    43,000 UK pensioners may lose out in Nortel claim

    Nortel has dodged a multi-billion dollar bullet after a US court ruled that the UK Pensions Regulator cannot claim on the vendor's assets as it attempts to make up a £2.1bn shortfall in Nortel's UK pension scheme.

  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    Brussels signs off on Orange T-Mobile venture

    Orange and T-Mobile have been given the all-clear to merge their UK networks by the European Commission. The merger was first proposed last September after a period of speculation over the future of Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile brand in the UK, and ...

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Brocade hires networking vet John McHugh

    Former Nortel enterprise solutions boss John McHugh has popped up at Brocade as vice president and chief marketing officer. A long-time networking veteran, McHugh also spent 26 years at Hewlett-Packard, six of those in charge of the vendor's network...

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Euro IP telephony market sees buoyant end to '09

    The western European enterprise voice market began to show signs of recovery during the second half of last year, despite falling over 23% in value over the course of 2009.

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    O2 FY profits up on smartphone adoption

    Spanish-owned UK mobile operator O2 outperformed the rest of the market in 2009 - largely thanks to its formerly-exclusive contract the sell the Apple iPhone, as well as a huge ramp up in text message revenues and growth in the contract segment.

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Avaya adds EMEA marketing programme

    Avaya has launched a new marketing programme designed to help EMEA partners ramp up their sales through training and lead generation.

  • February 26, 2010 26 Feb'10

    Carrier VoIP shows increased resilience

    The market for carrier VoIP appears to have made it through the recession relatively unscathed compared to other voice technologies, according to research released this week by analysts at Synergy Research Group.

  • February 26, 2010 26 Feb'10

    Colt profit soars on managed comms sales

    Business communications provider Colt Telecom has seen its annual profits surge by 69% year-on-year, hitting €121.6m (£108.4m) after tax and special items. Sales figures were more muted thanks to the ongoing impact of the recession.

  • February 26, 2010 26 Feb'10

    D-Link unveils public sector finance offering

    D-Link has unveiled a zero percent offering targeted specifically at the public sector with the expectation it will overcome traditional resistance in that market to using finance.

  • February 25, 2010 25 Feb'10

    Genband grabs Nortel VoIP unit for $182m

    Nortel has abandoned the auction of its profitable carrier VoIP and application solutions (CVAS) unit, selling the business to Texas-based Genband for $100m less than it had hoped.

  • February 24, 2010 24 Feb'10

    Juniper pumps $50m into network development

    Juniper Networks has stumped up $50m to fund VC-backed technology start-ups investing in its Junos network ecosystem. The two-year Junos Innovation Fund will target firms that Juniper feels 'complement' its growth strategy.