Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • April 01, 2009 01 Apr'09

    Nortel closes crippling Alteon sale

    Nortel and Radware have finalised the terms of their stalking horse deal by which the Israel-based security expert picked up Nortel's layer 4-7 application delivery switch business, Alteon, for the discount price of $18m.

  • March 31, 2009 31 Mar'09

    Canalys sees bright spots in slowing enterprise infrastructure market

    The recession is doing its bit to kill off large-scale traditional communications investments, but there are some growth areas out there, according to Canalys’ latest figures on the EMEA enterprise infrastructure market.

  • March 30, 2009 30 Mar'09

    Nortel cuts 220 UK staff

    Nortel has today cut 11% of its British workforce, or 220 jobs, with 87 redundancies at its Northern Ireland facility, MicroScope has learned.

  • March 25, 2009 25 Mar'09

    Nortel relegated after 2-1 away defeat

    In a sad reflection of the troubles affecting its parent and namesake, Nortel FC is assured of relegation from the Northern Ireland Amateur League Premiership following a 2-1 defeat away to rivals Dunmurry Rec.

  • March 25, 2009 25 Mar'09

    ZyXEL teams up with security disti

    Network access vendor ZyXEL is to make a move on the IP-CCTV sector after signing a partnership agreement with specialist surveillance kit disti and Panasonic house CCTV Center.

  • March 24, 2009 24 Mar'09

    Nimans snaps up Rocom for £12.45m

    Nimans has splashed out £12.45m to acquire Rocom from the ATC group ending months of uncertainty over the future of the voice distributor.

  • March 19, 2009 19 Mar'09

    Cisco finally swoops on Pure

    In what is becoming a busy week down at Cisco, the networking giant has splashed out $590m in stock for privately held consumer video specialist Pure Digital, with a further $15m to be doled out in retention-based equity incentives for continuing ...

  • March 18, 2009 18 Mar'09

    D-Link launches global reseller scheme to develop solutions

    D-Link has enhanced its partner programme along global line swith the aim of encouraging resellers to share knowledge with the aim of developing solutions that can increase the services revenue for partners.

  • March 17, 2009 17 Mar'09

    Cisco partners must skill up for data centre push

    Cisco is urging partners to start skilling up to meet demand for its Unified Computing System (UCS), a new computing architecture launched yesterday that knits together compute, network, storage access and virtualisation into a modular system.

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Digital Britain plan risks leaving UK in the slow lane

    Independent watchdog Consumer Focus has become the latest body to lay into the government’s Digital Britain Interim Report, saying that comms minister Lord Carter’s plans lack vision, neglect consumer interests and risk leaving the UK in the ...

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Disruptive networkers spy opportunity on UK shores

    Cisco boss John Chambers seems to have got it right. While the industry panics in the face of withering IT demand Chambers has hunkered down and stuck to his theory that as technological innovation carried the vendor through the murky days of the ...

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    UK plc demanding managed UC

    Resellers offering unified comms solutions as a managed service will find favour with the business community, with 56% of UK organisations advocating a managed service approach, according to research by Siemens Enterprise Communications.

  • March 06, 2009 06 Mar'09

    WiMAX still growing despite rush to LTE

    The death of WiMAX technology at the hands of LTE may have been announced prematurely, says ABI Research. According to analysts, even though some key players had backed away from the technology, with Nortel ditching its mobile WiMAX business.

  • March 06, 2009 06 Mar'09

    Alcatel-Lucent back in play

    Twelve months have passed since Alcatel-Lucent last gathered its channel partners and customers together for its annual business forum. Although the Parisian backdrop remains the same, under the surface a lot has changed.

  • March 04, 2009 04 Mar'09

    Alcatel-Lucent begins channel programme revamp

    Streamlining partner engagement across its various business units will be the focus of Alcatel-Lucent's revamped channel programme, details of which began to emerge today.