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  • 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 ...

  • 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.

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