Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • March 03, 2009 03 Mar'09

    Downturn drives demand for flexible working

    The impact of the recession is already being felt in the demand for flexible working applications that will enable companies to cut costs.

  • February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    Ex-Ingram director Patel joins 20:20 Mobile Group

    Mobile phone distributor 20:20 has named Bhavesh Patel as its group commercial director, less than a month after he left IT broad liner Ingram Micro.

  • February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    Recession catches up with Ethernet switching market

    The deepening economic downturn is catching up with sectors previously thought to be quite resilient, according to the latest report on the Ethernet switch market from analysts at Infonetics Research.

  • February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    Resellers urged to break down UC discussion

    Comms dealers have been warned that they risk alienating potential customers if their pitches rely too heavily on still undefined concepts such as unified communications.

  • February 24, 2009 24 Feb'09

    Nortel loses billions on Alteon sale

    It has emerged that Nortel has effectively lost the entire value of its Alteon layer 4-7 application delivery switch business after revealing that last Friday's sale of the unit to Israeli comms specialist Radware netted it just $17.6m (£12m).

  • February 24, 2009 24 Feb'09

    Fragmented communications wastes thousands

    Research by Siemens Enterprise Communications has revealed compelling evidence that dealers should encourage SMEs to ramp up their unified comms spend.

  • February 23, 2009 23 Feb'09

    Brocade eyes bigger slice of LAN market

    Brocade has made clear its intention to aggressively hunt down business in the networking space and given its clearest hint yet that it aims to do a number on Cisco's market share.

  • February 20, 2009 20 Feb'09

    Radware stalks Nortel assets

    Application delivery solutions specialist Radware has pounced on parts of Nortel's Layer 4-7 Application Delivery business for an undisclosed sum under what is known as a 'stalking horse' asset purchase deal.

  • February 19, 2009 19 Feb'09

    Target gets into broadband

    Target Components and 3G network provider 3 have put their signatures to a distribution agreement that will see Target offering 3 mobile broadband starter kits alongside its wireless router and laptop offerings.

  • February 18, 2009 18 Feb'09

    Brocade channel boss to drive Foundry integration

    Brocade has promoted Barbara Spicek to the role of vice president worldwide channels, having previously held the role of senior director of partner sales and marketing for EMEA.

  • February 18, 2009 18 Feb'09

    Alcatel-Lucent forms 4G alliance

    Alcatel-Lucent has launched a global multi-vendor technology alliance designed to foster development of device, applications and content for 4G and LTE services. Launched at this week’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) event and dubbed NG Connect, the ...

  • February 16, 2009 16 Feb'09

    Ofcom plans to speed up wireless

    Ofcom has proposed biting into parts of the spectrum bands operated by Vodafone and O2 in order to make good on the government’s promise to provide universal broadband in the UK within the next four years.

  • February 16, 2009 16 Feb'09

    Mobile data demands to soar

    Mobile internet usage is set to soar dramatically in spite of the severe recession, according to new research carried out on behalf of voice, video and data services specialist Tellabs.

  • February 16, 2009 16 Feb'09

    KCOM culls 150 services jobs

    KCom has today confirmed that as part of a cost-cutting drive, 150 services staff will lose their jobs across its managed services and contact centre business.

  • February 09, 2009 09 Feb'09

    Blue Coat focuses on applications not just ports

    Blue Coat believes it can shake up the networking channel with a product that focuses on application management rather than just the standard ports and ISP addresses.