Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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

    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

    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

    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.

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Recession boosts uptake of managed services

    The provision of managed services is likely to be one of the brighter spots in an otherwise difficult economic landscape this year and has the potential to become a safe haven for those channel partners that get their offerings right.

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Even to a BT shareholder VoIP just makes sense

    As a BT shareholder, I probably should not be saying this, but Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) seems pretty much a no-brainer in these straitened times.

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Network at the heart of Digital Britain

    Network infrastructure will form a key element of the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform's (BERR) plan for Digital Britain, which was released last month.

  • February 03, 2009 03 Feb'09

    Information superhighway open despite snow, say UC specialists

    As parts of the UK shut down yesterday after experiencing their heaviest snowfall since 1991, unified communications vendors have been talking up the benefits of collaborative and home-working solutions.

  • February 03, 2009 03 Feb'09

    DiData swoops on Teksys

    Hants-based Microsoft LAR Teksys has been bought by Dimension Data for an undisclosed sum barely 12 months after it was picked up by private equity money. In January 2008 serial entrepreneurs Alan Watkins and Kevin Lewis bought out the firm's ...

  • January 30, 2009 30 Jan'09

    KCom cuts 150 staff

    Over a hundred more jobs are to go at comms services group KCom's Integration and Managed Services unit after it saw its revenue slip by 10% over the nine months to the end of December.

  • January 22, 2009 22 Jan'09

    Comstor ProCurve alliance to target Westcon channels

    Comstor will target its existing partner base as well as resellers already working alongside its sister distributors within the Westcon Group when developing business for Hewlett-Packard's ProCurve brand.

  • January 21, 2009 21 Jan'09

    Nortel can still have a bright future

    Following the collapse of Canadian communications giant Nortel, analysts have been busily assessing just what went wrong and what lies ahead.