Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • June 12, 2009 12 Jun'09

    Comms tsar to quit after Digital Britain report

    Communications minister Stephen Carter is expected to leave government, according to a report in The Times. If confirmed by the government, Carter's departure will be a blow to its plans for implementing a joined up communications policy.

  • June 09, 2009 09 Jun'09

    PBX market decline continues

    The seemingly inexorable decline of the British corded PBX and IP PBX market is continuing in the face of the economic downturn. Research out today from consultants at comms analyst group MZA showed the total market slumped by 38% year-on-year ...

  • June 08, 2009 08 Jun'09

    Comtek calls on more industry support for repairs

    Repair specialist the Comtek Group has slammed a culture in the networking industry that dissuades users from patching up kit causing them to spend money to buy equipment that need not be purchased.

  • June 05, 2009 05 Jun'09

    Cisco CEO calls on resellers to capture new markets

    Echoing a growing theme in the industry, Cisco CEO John Chambers has called for the channel to grasp hold of transformational technology in order to lead new markets when the upturn comes. "Most people now think the upturn will come sometime early ...

  • June 05, 2009 05 Jun'09

    Cisco to get aggressive in consumer space

    Cisco is claiming it has crossed a chasm when it comes to its nascent consumer strategy, and CEO John Chambers has vowed to "skill up" around the consumer business, adding "we're going to be very aggressive here."

  • June 04, 2009 04 Jun'09

    Redstone cost cutting delays hit sales

    Redstone has warned the City that sales in the current fiscal 2010 started April will be on a par with the previous six months, after admitting its £7m cost reduction programme is running behind schedule.

  • June 04, 2009 04 Jun'09

    Cisco updates small business programmes

    Cisco has updated its small business programme in a move it claims will offer higher levels of support to its vast SMB channel in the UK. The vendor cited statistics pointing to the role SMBs play providing 70% of jobs globally and spending an ...

  • June 03, 2009 03 Jun'09

    Cisco has second attempt at managed services

    Cisco is re-launching the Managed Services Programme with the aim of making it available to a wider range of resellers.

  • June 02, 2009 02 Jun'09

    Mitel partner event to focus on support

    Mitel has outlined plans to step up the support its offers resellers in the next few months aiming to help them get through the recession.

  • June 02, 2009 02 Jun'09

    KCOM pre-tax profits tumble for financial year

    KCOM has seen pre-tax losses mount for its financial year ended 31 March and indicated that it will keep a focus on driving costs down. The telecoms group saw pre-tax losses of £113m from a positive position of £4.4m for the same period ...

  • June 02, 2009 02 Jun'09

    Cisco unveils blueprint to tackle downturn

    Cisco head of global channels Keith Goodwin has today announced new partner programmes and an extension to the terms of its reseller financing deals.

  • June 01, 2009 01 Jun'09

    KCOM linked in outsourcing deal with BT

    KCOM is expected to outsource its national telecoms infrastructure to BT in an attempt to reduce costs.

  • May 29, 2009 29 May'09

    Brocade checks out networking distis

    Brocade is on the hunt for networking distributors to fill out its new Global Alliance Partner Network, which was formally unveiled this week.

  • May 27, 2009 27 May'09

    Digital Britain plans face uphill struggle

    Lord Carter’s plans to get every UK home and business connected to fast broadband connections before the 2012 Olympics may be more of a challenge than previously thought, according to new evidence this week.

  • May 26, 2009 26 May'09

    ICT sector leads the way in flexible working

    An independent survey of 4,500 employees commissioned by mobile network and business comms provider Orange has found that telecoms and IT companies are increasingly practicing what they preach when it comes to flexible working.