Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Daisy hit by loss but remains hungry for acquisitions

    Highly acquisitive Daisy Group has posted a loss in its nine-month interim results but indicated that it will continue to expand. Over the course of its current financial year, which ends 31 March, Daisy has carried out a reverse takeover of the ...

  • December 04, 2009 04 Dec'09

    Cisco gets shareholder backing to complete Tandberg deal

    Increasing its offer for Tandberg has paid off for Cisco as it secured backing for its takeover of the Norwegian video conferencing specialist.

  • December 03, 2009 03 Dec'09

    BT pledges £30m to Northern Ireland broadband project

    Major Orders Fuel Fast Growth BT has pledged to invest £30m in the government’s Next Generation Broadband project in Northern Ireland, launched today by enterprise minister Arlene Foster.

  • December 02, 2009 02 Dec'09

    SMB uptake to drive web conference services in 2010s

    Growing SMB adoption rates point to compound annual growth in the web-conferencing market of over 25% during the next five years, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan, which says sales will reach $657.1m by 2014.

  • November 26, 2009 26 Nov'09

    Azlan grabs Cisco Unified Computing Solutions portfolio

    Azlan has taken on Cisco's entire Unified Computing Solutions portfolio to build out its mid-market infrastructure push.

  • November 26, 2009 26 Nov'09

    UK still lagging behind in broadband stakes

    Despite the occasionally bright spot the UK is still lagging behind in the broadband speed stakes with some places still below the 2Mbpsgoal set by the government.

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    European performance buoys Blue Coat Q2

    Network application delivery specialist Blue Coat Systems has benefited from improving conditions in both Europe and the US recording sequential growth in its second quarter.

  • November 24, 2009 24 Nov'09

    Brocade full-year sales up on networking surge

    Brocade has wrapped up a transformative financial year with dip in net profit offsetting a surge in quarterly sales. Year-on-year, quarterly GAAP net profit at the storage and networking vendor slipped 6% to $33.6m (£20.32m) as sales rose 31% to ...

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    Ciena picks up Nortel units

    Network infrastructure vendor Ciena has won the auction for Nortel's optical networking and carrier Ethernet business with a bid of $769m (£463m). Earlier on Monday competing bidder Nokia Siemens Networks pulled out of the auction, as reported...

  • November 20, 2009 20 Nov'09

    Meru picks Westcon for UK distie contract

    Wireless LAN hotshot Meru Networks has jumped into bed with Westcon to provide value-added distribution services in the UK. Meru, which works with Westcon in other theatres and also has relationships with Siracom and Sphinx in the UK, is giving ...

  • November 19, 2009 19 Nov'09

    EU blesses Avaya Nortel marriage

    Brussels has approved Avaya's billion dollar acquisition of Nortel's enterprise business, paving the way for the deal to close by Christmas.

  • November 18, 2009 18 Nov'09

    Digital Economy Bill outlined in Queen's speech

    The government has announced a Digital Economy Bill in the Queen's speech, as it steps up its war against illegal file sharers. The bill, which will support the Digital Britain report, proposes measures against file sharers.

  • November 18, 2009 18 Nov'09

    Renucci takes the helm of restructured KCOM business

    In the final stage of a lengthy restructuring process, KCOM Group has merged its managed comms services business, Affiniti, with its connectivity and hosting unit, Kingston Communications, with Affiniti boss Paul Renucci in overall control.

  • November 16, 2009 16 Nov'09

    Cisco finds more dough for Tandberg

    Cisco has upped its bid for Norwegian video-conferencing hotshot Tandberg, revaluing the firm at $3.4bn after shareholders turned their noses up at its previous offer.

  • November 11, 2009 11 Nov'09

    DNS and Magirus join Data Domain distie line-up

    EMC Data Domain is moving to a two tier supply chain starting with the appointment of DNS Arrow and Magirus in the UK but Avnet Technology Solutions is also expected to sign up.