Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • July 27, 2009 27 Jul'09

    Ericsson wins Nortel wireless auction

    Ericsson has won the auction for Nortel's CDMA and LTE Access business after bidding $1.13bn for the unit, trumping Nokia Siemens Networks, the presumptive buyer, at the last minute.

  • July 23, 2009 23 Jul'09

    Ericsson latest to bid for Nortel wireless

    The flurry of last-minute bids for Nortel's wireless business is continuing as reports emerge that Swedish comes giant Ericsson is planning to stump up $730m for the unit. The Swedish outfit has thrown almost $100m more into the pot than their ...

  • July 17, 2009 17 Jul'09

    C&W maintains financial forecasts

    Cable & Wireless has benefited from the contribution of Thus as it restated its guidance for the full year sticking to figures it first made public back in May.

  • July 15, 2009 15 Jul'09

    3Com unveils Willis as country manager

    3Com has unveiled a fresh country manager to fill the gap left by the Gary Newbold who departed to go Extreme Networks to take over as regional director for the UK.

  • July 15, 2009 15 Jul'09

    ACS buys StaffPlan

    Advanced Computer Software has acquired StaffPlan for £1.36m in cash and equity to bolster its portfolio in the Primary Healthcare sector.