Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    Redstone boss insists profits possible

    Redstone executive chairman Stephen Yapp has said the group still has "the resources and the opportunity to return to profitability" after lifting the lid on disappointing six-monthly interims at the end of December.

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    Cloud not yet getting through to CIOs

    Over half of CIOs fail to see how cloud computing can save them money despite the reduction of capital expenditure being a fundamental tenet of the cloud proposition.

  • December 16, 2009 16 Dec'09

    Aruba worldwide channel boss to poach Cisco business

    Former Meru US sales boss Bob Bruce has been handed the post of worldwide channel sales vice president at wireless LAN hotshot Aruba with the express aim of snaffling sales from under Cisco's nose.

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    Social apps to take on a corporate flavour

    The influence of consumer-focused technologies on business environments will continue to expand in 2010, albeit with more emphasis on providing business-tailored applications, according to communications experts.

  • December 14, 2009 14 Dec'09

    ANS H1 numbers steady as it calls time on recession

    Cisco gold partner ANS Group has reported flat profits for its half year heralding that performance as robust given the market conditions in the six months up to 30 September.

  • December 14, 2009 14 Dec'09

    Nortel on top of global VoIP charts

    Nortel’s Carrier VoIP and Application Solutions (CVAS) unit is still at the top of the carrier VoIP market despite its parent’s ongoing troubles, according to new research from Dell’Oro, Infonetics and Synergy.

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Ciena books widening losses but sees growth ahead

    Quarterly net losses at networking vendor Ciena have widened to $26.7m (£16.3m) for its fiscal fourth quarter, and $581.2m for the year ended 31 October after booking a one-off goodwill impairment charge of over $450m, but is forecasting ...

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Sequential growth shows PBX sales could be back on track

    Mirroring sequential growth seen in other areas of the ICT industry, it appears as if the UK market for PBX and IP PBX systems is moving in the right direction once again,after analysts at MZA Consulting clocked 7% sequential growth in calendar Q2 ...

  • December 09, 2009 09 Dec'09

    Cisco boss talks up recovery and hints at further acquisitions

    In a climate where most CEOs shy away from making boldoptimistic statements about the future Cisco’s head honcho has talked of doubledigit growth and acquisitions. Speaking at a financial analyst conference yesterday JohnChambers, CEO of Cisco, ...

  • 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.