Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • 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.