Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Dealers could benefit from carbon confusion

    Carbon management and green IT is pushing its way back up the agenda as the tentative economic recovery kicks in.

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Vodafone data revenues top a billion

    The growing take-up of smartphone devices saw Vodafone's data revenues top £1bn - up 17% year-on-year - for the first time during the quarter ended 31 December 2009.

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Magirus lands Cisco data centre distribution contract

    Magirus has been appointed by Cisco as its first data centre distributor in Europe after landing the contract after undergoing an extensive tender process.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Cisco heralds economic recovery as profits surge

    Cisco boss John Chambers has heralded "the second phase of the economic recovery" as he lifted the lid on the networking bellwether's second quarter results on Wednesday evening.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    OFT targets Orange T-Mobile merger

    The proposed merger between UK mobile phone networks Orange and T-Mobile could become subject to additional scrutiny after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) asked the EC to refer "aspects" of the merger to it.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Riverbed sales fly on virtualisation ramp-up

    Network infrastructure performance vendor Riverbed Technology has posted record fourth quarter sales figures as WAN optimisation technology began to be recognised as a "critical" element of virtualisation installations.

  • February 02, 2010 02 Feb'10

    Five minute interview: Dave Breith, O-bit Telecom

    MicroScope puts its questions to Dave Breith, CEO of O-bit Telecom. What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? I don't think I have ever been given any really good or bad advice, but I have worked things out for myself along the ...

  • February 02, 2010 02 Feb'10

    Extreme plans data centre assault as Q2 sales rise

    Network infrastructure vendor Extreme Networks has narrowly exceeded its previous Q2 sales forecast for the three months ended 27 December 2009, posting revenue of $79.4m (£49.8m), a little over $1m above expectations but down 9% year-on-year.

  • February 02, 2010 02 Feb'10

    Cable & Wireless to split at end of March

    Cable & Wireless today named 26 March as the date for its demerger, pending a shareholder vote this month.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    DiData services sales behind improving performance

    Dimension Data's European unit was singled out as an improved business area during the three months to 31 December, as services revenues continued to show growth.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Nortel jobs at risk as plant faces closure

    Up to 140 jobs are at risk at Nortel's Northern Ireland facility after Avaya told the BBC it was considering closing down the part. "Avaya has entered a consultation process following the strategic business decision to potentially close the Monks ...

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Nokia faces competitive challenges in 2010

    Analysts at IDC have warned that Nokia needs to make some smart moves in the coming months to maintain its lead in the European smartphone segment.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Secret admirer chats up NetServices

    Salford-based Cisco Master Managed Services partner NetServices has revealed it is in talks with a mystery buyer after its share price leaped just before the weekend.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Tories called out on broadband pledge

    The Conservative party has unveiled plans to slice off a portion of the BBC TV licence fee to fund 100 Mbps broadband across the UK by 2017, should the comms industry fail to deliver of its own accord.

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Juniper sales up on network spending rebound

    Juniper Networks has reported strong results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2009, giving more weight to talk that enterprise customers in the US are now ramping up their network spend.