Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • February 23, 2010 23 Feb'10

    VoIP subscriptions top the 100 million mark

    The number of VoIP subscriptions worldwide topped 100 million for the first time late last year, according to research house Point Topic, representing 15% growth over the first three calendar quarters of 2009.

  • February 23, 2010 23 Feb'10

    Brocade sees Q1 Ethernet slump

    Brocade has suffered a setback to its network ambitions during the first quarter of its fiscal 2010, as sequential Ethernet revenues plunged 13% as a proportion of total sales.

  • February 19, 2010 19 Feb'10

    Cisco decision to dump HP could boost partners

    Cisco's decision to throw HP out of its Cisco certified channel and global service alliance partner programmes could bring benefits to other partners as the vendor is forced to lean on them to plug the gap.

  • February 18, 2010 18 Feb'10

    Daisy Group acquires BNS Telecom for £10.45m

    Voice and data service provider Daisy Communications is forking out £10.45m for BNS Telecom, its second acquisition this month.

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    Mobile data traffic will be 50 times higher by 2015

    by Ian Grant Mobile phone traffic will grow by a factor of 50 as the mobile phone industry attracts three billion new mobile broadband subscribers and delivers billions of new content-rich applications, says Hans Vestberg CEO of mobile phone maker ...