Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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 ...

  • January 19, 2010 19 Jan'10

    Avaya lays down Nortel technology future

    Avaya set out its plans and road map for the newly-acquired Nortel enterprise business on Tuesday afternoon and pledged to build capabilities from Nortel's portfolio into its own product line-up.

  • January 19, 2010 19 Jan'10

    Carphone Warehouse sees strong Q3

    Communications specialist The Carphone Warehouse has increased its full-year guidance after a strong quarter, with good performances from its TalkTalk internet business and its Best Buy Europe joint venture, CEO Charles Dunstone said today in a ...

  • January 18, 2010 18 Jan'10

    Alcatel-Lucent signs second UK distie

    Alcatel-Lucent has inked a new distribution partnership with fledgling managed services and convergence distributor Incanix, through which it hopes to target resellers specialising in IP and applications in both Britain and Ireland. ...

  • January 14, 2010 14 Jan'10

    Second half looks rosy for Datatec

    Datatec, the South African IT stalwart and owner of Westcon and Logicalis, is anticipating a return to growth in the second half of its fiscal year, after publishing an interim management statement for the three months to 31 December 2009.

  • January 14, 2010 14 Jan'10

    Motorola quietly ditches cable modem unit

    Motorola has quietly sold off its European cable modem business, EuroDOCSIS, to the networking division of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Compal. The deal extends an already existing customer-relationship between the two firms; Compal has a ...

  • January 12, 2010 12 Jan'10

    Europe to lead mobile security market

    Third party apps will become the security safeguard of choice for corporate mobile users by 2014, with Europe and the UK at the centre of the trend according to a new report by analysts at Juniper Research.

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Alcatel-Lucent launches green network vision

    Alcatel-Lucent’s R&D division, Bell Labs, today launched a green communications initiative dubbed Green Touch, a consortium promising to make comms networks 1,000 times more energy efficient than they are today.

  • January 08, 2010 08 Jan'10

    Nortel gets approval for CVAS sale

    Nortel has won court approval for the sale of its carrier VoIP and applications solutions (CVAS) business to Genband, a Texas-based Internet protocol specialist, for $282m. The sale of the units in the UK is subject to an additional agreement that ...

  • January 08, 2010 08 Jan'10

    BT taps ex-EDS man as Lalani leaves Global Services

    BT has tapped former EDS man Jeff Kelly to run its loss-making Global Services unit, after CEO Hanif Lalani stepped down just 14months into the role to pursue personal business interests.

  • January 07, 2010 07 Jan'10

    Flexible working achievable for SMEs

    A government sponsored report into flexible working has concluded that – within reason – SMEs can benefit from implementing flexible working policies.

  • January 06, 2010 06 Jan'10

    Bono slammed by ISPs for flawed anti-filesharing argument

    U2 frontman Bono has been heavily criticised after penning an article in an American paper earlier this week lambasting ISPs for not doing more to prevent illegal filesharing.

  • January 06, 2010 06 Jan'10

    Comstor rolls out ProCurve sales initiative

    Comstor has kicked off the new decade with the launch of a range of channel sales initiatives around the HP ProCurve networking brand. The Westcon-owned distributor has added personalised training through a programme dubbed Preferred Partner ...

  • January 05, 2010 05 Jan'10

    Intact expands global Cisco reach

    Datatec-owned Cisco services house, Intact Integrated Services, has expanded into the US with the acquisition of Ohio-based Cisco practice Millennium Technology Services for an undisclosed sum.