Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • September 08, 2009 08 Sep'09

    WAN specialists tackle London web outage

    A key pitch in WAN optimisation sales of late is the ability to work remotely, connecting to the office via a VPN over a home broadband connection. However, those relying on BT Broadband for access to office networks had an excuse to put their feet ...

  • September 08, 2009 08 Sep'09

    Orange and T-Mobile plan network merger

    The third and fourth largest mobility providers in the UK, Orange and T-Mobile, plan to merge their networks in a 50:50 joint venture that will create Britain's biggest mobile network.

  • September 07, 2009 07 Sep'09

    Mitel direct talk masks cost cuts

    Suggestions that Mitel UK sales director Enda Kenneally stepped down from her post after falling out with the firm over a move to take more channel business direct are baseless but have served to deflect attention from cost cuts at the vendor.

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    In-depth: Mobile market opportunities

    Demand for mobile solutions is at its highest as more and more organisations realise the potential of improved productivity and new ways to interact with customers and partners.

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    Mitel sales boss Kenneally steps down

    Mitel has confirmed its UK sales director, Enda Kenneally, is to leave the company to pursue other interests after a review of its top-level management.

  • September 01, 2009 01 Sep'09

    ForeScout launches ConSentry lifeboat

    In the wake of last month’s collapse of network access control (NAC) vendor ConSentry, as reported in MicroScope, competitor ForeScout Technologies has launched a buyback programme to help ConSentry’s existing customers guarantee their investments.

  • August 28, 2009 28 Aug'09

    Redstone sinks to full-year low as boss walks

    Troubled networking integrator Redstone has lurched into its latest crisis, taking another hit after posting a full-year operating losses of £49.7m and parting company with its chief exec five months after his appointment.

  • August 27, 2009 27 Aug'09

    Business security policies muddled in recession

    Application delivery specialists F5 Networks have published research suggesting that nearly half of businesses don’t consider that cutting their IT budgets will increase vulnerability to security threats and are putting greater efficiency ahead of ...

  • August 26, 2009 26 Aug'09

    Brocade courts Cisco partners as network channel takes shape

    After signing managed services provider Calyx as the first UK Elite partner in its revamped channel programme, Brocade has revealed that a number of disgruntled Cisco partners have been knocking at its doors in recent weeks.

  • August 24, 2009 24 Aug'09

    Cisco and Avaya sued over voicemail patents

    Networking industry giants Cisco and Avaya are being sued by a firm called Klausner Technologies over the inclusion of visual voicemail technologies in their solutions.

  • August 17, 2009 17 Aug'09

    Daisy bags Redstone telecom biz in latest buy

    Acquisitive comms provider Daisy Group has made its third acquisition in a fortnight after picking up Redstone's telecoms business for £17m cash. Besides Redstone's fixed-line assets, Daisy will also pick up its mobile services and ...

  • August 17, 2009 17 Aug'09

    Vizioncore iland partnership targets back-up demand

    Virtualisation management vendor Vizioncore is putting the finishing touches to a new data recovery and business continuity scheme with UK newcomer iland Internet Solutions.

  • August 04, 2009 04 Aug'09

    Daisy snaps up Eurotel and assets of ATC

    The highly acquisitive Daisy Group has moved to pick up the trading assets of AT Communications (ATC), which fell into administration yesterday, and Yorkshire-based comms and IT provider Eurotel.

  • July 30, 2009 30 Jul'09

    Alcatel-Lucent returns to profitability

    Alcatel-Lucent has posted its first net profit since its troubled 2006 birth and says it will break even this year in terms of adjusted operating income.

  • July 30, 2009 30 Jul'09

    Battle for Nortel assets intensifies

    The fight to acquire the assets of bankrupt Nortel has ratcheted up several notches after the Canadian government confirmed it might have grounds to review last week's auction of the vendor's wireless units to Ericsson.