Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Phoenix IT Group to acquire KCOM network break fix arm

    Phoenix IT Group has been hotly tipped to acquire KCOM Group's network maintenance services business by early next week. Hull-based KCOM embarked on a major cost-cutting programme after notching up significant losses in 2008.

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    KCOM performance improving in second half

    Managed comms outfit KCOM Group continues to power through the second half of its fiscal 2010, according to an interim management statement released today.

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    BroadSoft and Polycom add new VAR channel programme

    VoIP application software developer BroadSoft and video specialist Polycom have joined forces to set up a new VAR and SI-facing channel programme to sell a new integrated voice and video proposition, launched today.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Loss-making ShoreTel remains optimistic

    IP communications specialist ShoreTel has posted disappointing second quarter numbers for its Q2 2010, delivering sequential revenue growth of 5% but posting an overall loss for the period.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    BT recruitment scheme rebooted

    BT has announced a major new recruitment drive just five months after canning its graduate placement scheme and mere hours after ONS figures showed that the recession is technically over.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Getronics numbers down as parent's profits soar

    Incumbent Dutch telco and Getronics-owner KPN has seen its Q4 net profit spike over 100% year-on-year on the back of a €705m tax gain, hitting €1.09bn (£945m) on sales of €3.37bn, down 9.3% on this time last year.

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Polycom hitches video trailer to Juniper Networks

    Mere days after signing a vendor partnership agreement with Siemens Enterprise Comms, Polycom has ramped up the anti-Cisco rhetoric after allying with network infrastructure specialist Juniper Networks.

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Azlan boss sets out convergence ambitions

    The new boss at Azlan has laid down the gauntlet to rivals by claiming it will develop into the first converged infrastructure distributor in the UK.

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Ericsson workers on notice as Q4 profits wiped out

    Swedish comms giant Ericsson is to take the axe to jobs across the business after net profit for the last quarter of 2009 plunged a horrifying 92%. Across the board, Ericsson's Q4 profits fell from 3.89bn SEK this time last year to just 314m SEK (...

  • January 22, 2010 22 Jan'10

    Siemens and Polycom ink resale agreement

    Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN) has signed a global resale agreement with video specialist Polycom, to integrate the latter's telepresence, HD video conferencing and video collaboration apps into SEN's OpenScape UC environment.

  • January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    F5 holds up well in Q1

    Application delivery networking outfit F5 Networks has closed the first quarter of its fiscal 2010, posting healthy sequential and year-on-year growth on both product sales and service maintenance contracts.

  • January 20, 2010 20 Jan'10

    Avaya-Nortel channel set for March debut

    Avaya's UK managing director has said that the vendor still plans to begin inducting Nortel resellers in the UK into its new Connect partner programme in March, earlier than previously stated.

  • January 20, 2010 20 Jan'10

    Buffalo soldiers on with Ingram Micro

    Wireless networking, storage and memory vendor Buffalo Technology is extending a pre-existing distribution agreement with Ingram Micro in Germany across Europe. The firm said it hoped to use the enhanced relationship to extend its visibility among ...