Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • September 19, 2008 19 Sep'08

    Call centres ring the changes

    Call centres - with their endless queues, incomprehensible menus and automatic voice recognition systems - have often been regarded as the stuff of nightmares.

  • September 16, 2008 16 Sep'08

    Alcatel-Lucent rolls out SME strategy

    Alcatel-Lucent has announced it is to give business partners in the UK and Ireland increased assistance in addressing the SME sector with the launch of a new strategy aimed specifically at the small to medium end of the market.

  • September 05, 2008 05 Sep'08

    Verwaayen calms troubled waters

    Newly-appointed Alcatel-Lucent boss Ben Verwaayen has moved swiftly to calm shareholders still bitter over the tenure of his predecessor, Pat Russo, and has hinted to reporters that he could seek to turn the struggling comms giant around without ...

  • September 02, 2008 02 Sep'08

    Verwaayen heralds Alcatel-Lucent turnaround

    Alcatel-Lucent has appointed ex-BT head Ben Verwaayen as its new CEO just weeks after Verwaayen ruled himself out of the running.

  • August 28, 2008 28 Aug'08

    Mobile broadband will force regulatory change

    Telecoms and media analyst consultancy Analysys Mason has called for Ofcom to begin considering regulatory change as the dramatic growth in mobile data usage is altering the nature of the mobile proposition.

  • August 27, 2008 27 Aug'08

    Alcatel-Lucent embarks on partner recruitment drive

    Franco-American comms giant Alcatel-Lucent is ramping up its partner recruitment activities in the UK in a bid to encourage more specialist data and security resellers to sell its Omni Access Laptop Guardian and Web Services Gateway security ...

  • August 13, 2008 13 Aug'08

    Linksys dealers told: join Cisco scheme or find another supplier

    Linksys dealers that opt not to join Cisco's SMB programme when their existing scheme becomes extinct next month will have to find an alternative supplier for the small business market.

  • August 12, 2008 12 Aug'08

    Linksys SMB partners join Cisco fold

    Cisco's SMB channel could be diluted with up to 20,000 new resellers worldwide after the vendor announced plans to amalgamate the Linksys small business channel partner programme with its own and promote cross-selling opportunities.

  • August 08, 2008 08 Aug'08

    Business as usual for Alcatel-Lucent

    It did not take long after the merger for things to start going wrong for Alcatel-Lucent CEO Patricia Russo, who opted to leave the vendor last month after admitting she could no longer work with fellow board resignee chairman Serge Tchuruk.

  • April 04, 2008 04 Apr'08

    Magic web's tawdry truth

    Amazing what you can do on the web these days. For instance, you can upload a bunch of photos to and get them all back accurately tagged with keywords like "beach", "rain", "nightclub" and "Aunt Emma".

  • April 04, 2008 04 Apr'08

    Security is the key for remote working

    Remote working is an increasingly popular choice for millions of people in the UK. It makes sense for increasing business productivity, boosting employee motivation, as well as the added bonus of helping to save the planet.

  • April 04, 2008 04 Apr'08

    Cisco unveils plans to drive server farm programme

    The influence of the internet is changing the timetable of large software releases, forcing vendors to brief resellers at a much earlier stage.

  • April 03, 2008 03 Apr'08

    Motorola addresses concerns over splits

    Motorola has assured its business partners they have nothing to fear from the imminent break-up of the communications giant. The company announced it was to divest itself of the struggling and unprofitable mobile handset division at the end of March.

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Spending curb could push hosted services

    Ahead of the inaugural EMEA Enterprise Networking and Communications Summit, to be hosted by Gartner in London towards the end of April.

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Brick designs blueprint to build solid ProCurve

    When HP ProCurve's UK country manager, Jon Weather all, hit the road at the tail end of July 2007, some in the channel rushed to paint his departure as the end of an era. But six months later, and with his successor now installed in the hot seat, ...