Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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 ...

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    Telecoms resellers target for private equity backers

    Evidence of a resurgence in technology M&A activity continues to stack up with the third report predicting a recovery in the market this year arriving in the space of four days.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    Nortel sales net two billion dollars

    The final dismantling of Nortel could take close to two years, the firm announced today, as it revealed that it has so far generated more than $2bn in net proceeds from the sale of its various business units, with another $1bn expected imminently ...

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    ntl Telewest relaunches as Virgin Media Business

    Business-to-business network provider ntl:Telewest has relaunched as Virgin Media Business, setting out an ambitious strategy to become a compelling alternative to BT.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    ACS puts down £100m for COA

    Primary care-focused software and services provider Advanced Computer Software (ACS) has splashed out £100m in a cash/debt combination to acquire COA Solutions, which specialises in back office software for both the public and private sector.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    BT pension crisis rears its head as profits surge

    BT's pension crisis has reared its head once again, spoiling otherwise healthy Q3 results as the telco faced down a potential clash with the Pensions Regulator, which has raised concerns over the scheme's £9bn deficit.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    Alcatel-Lucent's problems overshadow Q4 net profit

    Alcatel-Lucent today posted its first ever quarterly net profit since its inception in 2006.