Networking and Telecommunications

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Avaya adds EMEA marketing programme

    Avaya has launched a new marketing programme designed to help EMEA partners ramp up their sales through training and lead generation.

  • February 26, 2010 26 Feb'10

    Carrier VoIP shows increased resilience

    The market for carrier VoIP appears to have made it through the recession relatively unscathed compared to other voice technologies, according to research released this week by analysts at Synergy Research Group.

  • February 26, 2010 26 Feb'10

    Colt profit soars on managed comms sales

    Business communications provider Colt Telecom has seen its annual profits surge by 69% year-on-year, hitting €121.6m (£108.4m) after tax and special items. Sales figures were more muted thanks to the ongoing impact of the recession.

  • February 26, 2010 26 Feb'10

    D-Link unveils public sector finance offering

    D-Link has unveiled a zero percent offering targeted specifically at the public sector with the expectation it will overcome traditional resistance in that market to using finance.

  • February 25, 2010 25 Feb'10

    Genband grabs Nortel VoIP unit for $182m

    Nortel has abandoned the auction of its profitable carrier VoIP and application solutions (CVAS) unit, selling the business to Texas-based Genband for $100m less than it had hoped.

  • February 24, 2010 24 Feb'10

    Juniper pumps $50m into network development

    Juniper Networks has stumped up $50m to fund VC-backed technology start-ups investing in its Junos network ecosystem. The two-year Junos Innovation Fund will target firms that Juniper feels 'complement' its growth strategy.

  • February 23, 2010 23 Feb'10

    VoIP subscriptions top the 100 million mark

    The number of VoIP subscriptions worldwide topped 100 million for the first time late last year, according to research house Point Topic, representing 15% growth over the first three calendar quarters of 2009.

  • February 23, 2010 23 Feb'10

    Brocade sees Q1 Ethernet slump

    Brocade has suffered a setback to its network ambitions during the first quarter of its fiscal 2010, as sequential Ethernet revenues plunged 13% as a proportion of total sales.

  • February 19, 2010 19 Feb'10

    Cisco decision to dump HP could boost partners

    Cisco's decision to throw HP out of its Cisco certified channel and global service alliance partner programmes could bring benefits to other partners as the vendor is forced to lean on them to plug the gap.

  • February 18, 2010 18 Feb'10

    Daisy Group acquires BNS Telecom for £10.45m

    Voice and data service provider Daisy Communications is forking out £10.45m for BNS Telecom, its second acquisition this month.

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    Mobile data traffic will be 50 times higher by 2015

    by Ian Grant Mobile phone traffic will grow by a factor of 50 as the mobile phone industry attracts three billion new mobile broadband subscribers and delivers billions of new content-rich applications, says Hans Vestberg CEO of mobile phone maker ...

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    Telecoms resellers target for private equity backers

    Evidence of a resurgence in technology M&A activity continues to stack up with the third report predicting a recovery in the market this year arriving in the space of four days.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    Nortel sales net two billion dollars

    The final dismantling of Nortel could take close to two years, the firm announced today, as it revealed that it has so far generated more than $2bn in net proceeds from the sale of its various business units, with another $1bn expected imminently ...

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    ntl Telewest relaunches as Virgin Media Business

    Business-to-business network provider ntl:Telewest has relaunched as Virgin Media Business, setting out an ambitious strategy to become a compelling alternative to BT.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    ACS puts down £100m for COA

    Primary care-focused software and services provider Advanced Computer Software (ACS) has splashed out £100m in a cash/debt combination to acquire COA Solutions, which specialises in back office software for both the public and private sector.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    BT pension crisis rears its head as profits surge

    BT's pension crisis has reared its head once again, spoiling otherwise healthy Q3 results as the telco faced down a potential clash with the Pensions Regulator, which has raised concerns over the scheme's £9bn deficit.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    Alcatel-Lucent's problems overshadow Q4 net profit

    Alcatel-Lucent today posted its first ever quarterly net profit since its inception in 2006.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    Gamma signs up to Wick Hill convergence plan

    Wick Hill has added Berkshire-based network operator Gamma Telecom to its line-up as part of an ongoing assault on the networked convergence sector.

  • February 10, 2010 10 Feb'10

    Netgear reverses year-on-year losses

    Networking vendor Netgear is heading back to profitability after posting GAAP net income of $7.9m (£5.04m) for the three months ending on 31 December 2009, up from a GAAP net loss of $7.3m at the end of 2008.

  • February 09, 2010 09 Feb'10

    Mobile data traffic set to grow 39-fold by 2014

    Cisco has provided further evidence that smartphone technology will become a dominant force in the data industry after revealing the results of its Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Forecast for 2009 to 2014.

  • February 09, 2010 09 Feb'10

    Cisco and Tandberg show off video roadmap

    Cisco and Tandberg have outlined further details of their technology roadmap prior to formal regulatory approval, which is expected sometime during the first half of calendar 2010.

  • February 08, 2010 08 Feb'10

    BT jumps the gun on Cameron broadband pledge

    BT has jumped the gun on the Conservative party's broadband election pledge after revealing it is now in talks with the comms regulator, Ofcom, to open up its underground duct network to allow rival operators to run and manage their own fibre-optic ...

  • February 08, 2010 08 Feb'10

    Daisy buys Managed Communications for £6m

    Acquisitive voice and data services provider Daisy Group has stumped up £6.3m in cash for Notts-based Managed Communications Ltd in its first buy of the new year.

  • February 05, 2010 05 Feb'10

    Mitel hints at channel strategy shakeup as IPO looms

    Canadian comms vendor Mitel Networks has given the industry a brief snapshot of its future strategy, hinting that it may look towards a new class of reseller and revealing troubling facts about its financial health as it heads towards an imminent ...

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Dealers could benefit from carbon confusion

    Carbon management and green IT is pushing its way back up the agenda as the tentative economic recovery kicks in.

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Vodafone data revenues top a billion

    The growing take-up of smartphone devices saw Vodafone's data revenues top £1bn - up 17% year-on-year - for the first time during the quarter ended 31 December 2009.

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Magirus lands Cisco data centre distribution contract

    Magirus has been appointed by Cisco as its first data centre distributor in Europe after landing the contract after undergoing an extensive tender process.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Cisco heralds economic recovery as profits surge

    Cisco boss John Chambers has heralded "the second phase of the economic recovery" as he lifted the lid on the networking bellwether's second quarter results on Wednesday evening.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    OFT targets Orange T-Mobile merger

    The proposed merger between UK mobile phone networks Orange and T-Mobile could become subject to additional scrutiny after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) asked the EC to refer "aspects" of the merger to it.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Riverbed sales fly on virtualisation ramp-up

    Network infrastructure performance vendor Riverbed Technology has posted record fourth quarter sales figures as WAN optimisation technology began to be recognised as a "critical" element of virtualisation installations.

  • February 02, 2010 02 Feb'10

    Five minute interview: Dave Breith, O-bit Telecom

    MicroScope puts its questions to Dave Breith, CEO of O-bit Telecom. What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? I don't think I have ever been given any really good or bad advice, but I have worked things out for myself along the ...

  • February 02, 2010 02 Feb'10

    Extreme plans data centre assault as Q2 sales rise

    Network infrastructure vendor Extreme Networks has narrowly exceeded its previous Q2 sales forecast for the three months ended 27 December 2009, posting revenue of $79.4m (£49.8m), a little over $1m above expectations but down 9% year-on-year.

  • February 02, 2010 02 Feb'10

    Cable & Wireless to split at end of March

    Cable & Wireless today named 26 March as the date for its demerger, pending a shareholder vote this month.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    DiData services sales behind improving performance

    Dimension Data's European unit was singled out as an improved business area during the three months to 31 December, as services revenues continued to show growth.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Nortel jobs at risk as plant faces closure

    Up to 140 jobs are at risk at Nortel's Northern Ireland facility after Avaya told the BBC it was considering closing down the part. "Avaya has entered a consultation process following the strategic business decision to potentially close the Monks ...

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Nokia faces competitive challenges in 2010

    Analysts at IDC have warned that Nokia needs to make some smart moves in the coming months to maintain its lead in the European smartphone segment.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Secret admirer chats up NetServices

    Salford-based Cisco Master Managed Services partner NetServices has revealed it is in talks with a mystery buyer after its share price leaped just before the weekend.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Tories called out on broadband pledge

    The Conservative party has unveiled plans to slice off a portion of the BBC TV licence fee to fund 100 Mbps broadband across the UK by 2017, should the comms industry fail to deliver of its own accord.

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Juniper sales up on network spending rebound

    Juniper Networks has reported strong results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2009, giving more weight to talk that enterprise customers in the US are now ramping up their network spend.

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Phoenix IT Group to acquire KCOM network break fix arm

    Phoenix IT Group has been hotly tipped to acquire KCOM Group's network maintenance services business by early next week. Hull-based KCOM embarked on a major cost-cutting programme after notching up significant losses in 2008.

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    KCOM performance improving in second half

    Managed comms outfit KCOM Group continues to power through the second half of its fiscal 2010, according to an interim management statement released today.

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    BroadSoft and Polycom add new VAR channel programme

    VoIP application software developer BroadSoft and video specialist Polycom have joined forces to set up a new VAR and SI-facing channel programme to sell a new integrated voice and video proposition, launched today.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Loss-making ShoreTel remains optimistic

    IP communications specialist ShoreTel has posted disappointing second quarter numbers for its Q2 2010, delivering sequential revenue growth of 5% but posting an overall loss for the period.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    BT recruitment scheme rebooted

    BT has announced a major new recruitment drive just five months after canning its graduate placement scheme and mere hours after ONS figures showed that the recession is technically over.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Getronics numbers down as parent's profits soar

    Incumbent Dutch telco and Getronics-owner KPN has seen its Q4 net profit spike over 100% year-on-year on the back of a €705m tax gain, hitting €1.09bn (£945m) on sales of €3.37bn, down 9.3% on this time last year.

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Polycom hitches video trailer to Juniper Networks

    Mere days after signing a vendor partnership agreement with Siemens Enterprise Comms, Polycom has ramped up the anti-Cisco rhetoric after allying with network infrastructure specialist Juniper Networks.

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Azlan boss sets out convergence ambitions

    The new boss at Azlan has laid down the gauntlet to rivals by claiming it will develop into the first converged infrastructure distributor in the UK.

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Ericsson workers on notice as Q4 profits wiped out

    Swedish comms giant Ericsson is to take the axe to jobs across the business after net profit for the last quarter of 2009 plunged a horrifying 92%. Across the board, Ericsson's Q4 profits fell from 3.89bn SEK this time last year to just 314m SEK (...

  • January 22, 2010 22 Jan'10

    Siemens and Polycom ink resale agreement

    Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN) has signed a global resale agreement with video specialist Polycom, to integrate the latter's telepresence, HD video conferencing and video collaboration apps into SEN's OpenScape UC environment.

  • January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    F5 holds up well in Q1

    Application delivery networking outfit F5 Networks has closed the first quarter of its fiscal 2010, posting healthy sequential and year-on-year growth on both product sales and service maintenance contracts.

  • January 20, 2010 20 Jan'10

    Avaya-Nortel channel set for March debut

    Avaya's UK managing director has said that the vendor still plans to begin inducting Nortel resellers in the UK into its new Connect partner programme in March, earlier than previously stated.

  • January 20, 2010 20 Jan'10

    Buffalo soldiers on with Ingram Micro

    Wireless networking, storage and memory vendor Buffalo Technology is extending a pre-existing distribution agreement with Ingram Micro in Germany across Europe. The firm said it hoped to use the enhanced relationship to extend its visibility among ...

  • January 19, 2010 19 Jan'10

    Avaya lays down Nortel technology future

    Avaya set out its plans and road map for the newly-acquired Nortel enterprise business on Tuesday afternoon and pledged to build capabilities from Nortel's portfolio into its own product line-up.

  • January 19, 2010 19 Jan'10

    Carphone Warehouse sees strong Q3

    Communications specialist The Carphone Warehouse has increased its full-year guidance after a strong quarter, with good performances from its TalkTalk internet business and its Best Buy Europe joint venture, CEO Charles Dunstone said today in a ...

  • January 18, 2010 18 Jan'10

    Alcatel-Lucent signs second UK distie

    Alcatel-Lucent has inked a new distribution partnership with fledgling managed services and convergence distributor Incanix, through which it hopes to target resellers specialising in IP and applications in both Britain and Ireland. ...

  • January 14, 2010 14 Jan'10

    Second half looks rosy for Datatec

    Datatec, the South African IT stalwart and owner of Westcon and Logicalis, is anticipating a return to growth in the second half of its fiscal year, after publishing an interim management statement for the three months to 31 December 2009.

  • January 14, 2010 14 Jan'10

    Motorola quietly ditches cable modem unit

    Motorola has quietly sold off its European cable modem business, EuroDOCSIS, to the networking division of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Compal. The deal extends an already existing customer-relationship between the two firms; Compal has a ...

  • January 12, 2010 12 Jan'10

    Europe to lead mobile security market

    Third party apps will become the security safeguard of choice for corporate mobile users by 2014, with Europe and the UK at the centre of the trend according to a new report by analysts at Juniper Research.

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Alcatel-Lucent launches green network vision

    Alcatel-Lucent’s R&D division, Bell Labs, today launched a green communications initiative dubbed Green Touch, a consortium promising to make comms networks 1,000 times more energy efficient than they are today.

  • January 08, 2010 08 Jan'10

    Nortel gets approval for CVAS sale

    Nortel has won court approval for the sale of its carrier VoIP and applications solutions (CVAS) business to Genband, a Texas-based Internet protocol specialist, for $282m. The sale of the units in the UK is subject to an additional agreement that ...

  • January 08, 2010 08 Jan'10

    BT taps ex-EDS man as Lalani leaves Global Services

    BT has tapped former EDS man Jeff Kelly to run its loss-making Global Services unit, after CEO Hanif Lalani stepped down just 14months into the role to pursue personal business interests.

  • January 07, 2010 07 Jan'10

    Flexible working achievable for SMEs

    A government sponsored report into flexible working has concluded that – within reason – SMEs can benefit from implementing flexible working policies.

  • January 06, 2010 06 Jan'10

    Bono slammed by ISPs for flawed anti-filesharing argument

    U2 frontman Bono has been heavily criticised after penning an article in an American paper earlier this week lambasting ISPs for not doing more to prevent illegal filesharing.

  • January 06, 2010 06 Jan'10

    Comstor rolls out ProCurve sales initiative

    Comstor has kicked off the new decade with the launch of a range of channel sales initiatives around the HP ProCurve networking brand. The Westcon-owned distributor has added personalised training through a programme dubbed Preferred Partner ...

  • January 05, 2010 05 Jan'10

    Intact expands global Cisco reach

    Datatec-owned Cisco services house, Intact Integrated Services, has expanded into the US with the acquisition of Ohio-based Cisco practice Millennium Technology Services for an undisclosed sum.

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    Redstone boss insists profits possible

    Redstone executive chairman Stephen Yapp has said the group still has "the resources and the opportunity to return to profitability" after lifting the lid on disappointing six-monthly interims at the end of December.

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    Cloud not yet getting through to CIOs

    Over half of CIOs fail to see how cloud computing can save them money despite the reduction of capital expenditure being a fundamental tenet of the cloud proposition.

  • December 16, 2009 16 Dec'09

    Aruba worldwide channel boss to poach Cisco business

    Former Meru US sales boss Bob Bruce has been handed the post of worldwide channel sales vice president at wireless LAN hotshot Aruba with the express aim of snaffling sales from under Cisco's nose.

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    Social apps to take on a corporate flavour

    The influence of consumer-focused technologies on business environments will continue to expand in 2010, albeit with more emphasis on providing business-tailored applications, according to communications experts.

  • December 14, 2009 14 Dec'09

    ANS H1 numbers steady as it calls time on recession

    Cisco gold partner ANS Group has reported flat profits for its half year heralding that performance as robust given the market conditions in the six months up to 30 September.

  • December 14, 2009 14 Dec'09

    Nortel on top of global VoIP charts

    Nortel’s Carrier VoIP and Application Solutions (CVAS) unit is still at the top of the carrier VoIP market despite its parent’s ongoing troubles, according to new research from Dell’Oro, Infonetics and Synergy.

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Ciena books widening losses but sees growth ahead

    Quarterly net losses at networking vendor Ciena have widened to $26.7m (£16.3m) for its fiscal fourth quarter, and $581.2m for the year ended 31 October after booking a one-off goodwill impairment charge of over $450m, but is forecasting ...

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Sequential growth shows PBX sales could be back on track

    Mirroring sequential growth seen in other areas of the ICT industry, it appears as if the UK market for PBX and IP PBX systems is moving in the right direction once again,after analysts at MZA Consulting clocked 7% sequential growth in calendar Q2 ...

  • December 09, 2009 09 Dec'09

    Cisco boss talks up recovery and hints at further acquisitions

    In a climate where most CEOs shy away from making boldoptimistic statements about the future Cisco’s head honcho has talked of doubledigit growth and acquisitions. Speaking at a financial analyst conference yesterday JohnChambers, CEO of Cisco, ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Daisy hit by loss but remains hungry for acquisitions

    Highly acquisitive Daisy Group has posted a loss in its nine-month interim results but indicated that it will continue to expand. Over the course of its current financial year, which ends 31 March, Daisy has carried out a reverse takeover of the ...

  • December 04, 2009 04 Dec'09

    Cisco gets shareholder backing to complete Tandberg deal

    Increasing its offer for Tandberg has paid off for Cisco as it secured backing for its takeover of the Norwegian video conferencing specialist.

  • December 03, 2009 03 Dec'09

    BT pledges £30m to Northern Ireland broadband project

    Major Orders Fuel Fast Growth BT has pledged to invest £30m in the government’s Next Generation Broadband project in Northern Ireland, launched today by enterprise minister Arlene Foster.

  • December 02, 2009 02 Dec'09

    SMB uptake to drive web conference services in 2010s

    Growing SMB adoption rates point to compound annual growth in the web-conferencing market of over 25% during the next five years, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan, which says sales will reach $657.1m by 2014.

  • November 26, 2009 26 Nov'09

    Azlan grabs Cisco Unified Computing Solutions portfolio

    Azlan has taken on Cisco's entire Unified Computing Solutions portfolio to build out its mid-market infrastructure push.

  • November 26, 2009 26 Nov'09

    UK still lagging behind in broadband stakes

    Despite the occasionally bright spot the UK is still lagging behind in the broadband speed stakes with some places still below the 2Mbpsgoal set by the government.

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    European performance buoys Blue Coat Q2

    Network application delivery specialist Blue Coat Systems has benefited from improving conditions in both Europe and the US recording sequential growth in its second quarter.

  • November 24, 2009 24 Nov'09

    Brocade full-year sales up on networking surge

    Brocade has wrapped up a transformative financial year with dip in net profit offsetting a surge in quarterly sales. Year-on-year, quarterly GAAP net profit at the storage and networking vendor slipped 6% to $33.6m (£20.32m) as sales rose 31% to ...

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    Ciena picks up Nortel units

    Network infrastructure vendor Ciena has won the auction for Nortel's optical networking and carrier Ethernet business with a bid of $769m (£463m). Earlier on Monday competing bidder Nokia Siemens Networks pulled out of the auction, as reported...

  • November 20, 2009 20 Nov'09

    Meru picks Westcon for UK distie contract

    Wireless LAN hotshot Meru Networks has jumped into bed with Westcon to provide value-added distribution services in the UK. Meru, which works with Westcon in other theatres and also has relationships with Siracom and Sphinx in the UK, is giving ...

  • November 19, 2009 19 Nov'09

    EU blesses Avaya Nortel marriage

    Brussels has approved Avaya's billion dollar acquisition of Nortel's enterprise business, paving the way for the deal to close by Christmas.

  • November 18, 2009 18 Nov'09

    Digital Economy Bill outlined in Queen's speech

    The government has announced a Digital Economy Bill in the Queen's speech, as it steps up its war against illegal file sharers. The bill, which will support the Digital Britain report, proposes measures against file sharers.

  • November 18, 2009 18 Nov'09

    Renucci takes the helm of restructured KCOM business

    In the final stage of a lengthy restructuring process, KCOM Group has merged its managed comms services business, Affiniti, with its connectivity and hosting unit, Kingston Communications, with Affiniti boss Paul Renucci in overall control.

  • November 16, 2009 16 Nov'09

    Cisco finds more dough for Tandberg

    Cisco has upped its bid for Norwegian video-conferencing hotshot Tandberg, revaluing the firm at $3.4bn after shareholders turned their noses up at its previous offer.

  • November 11, 2009 11 Nov'09

    Expand expands distie community

    WAN optimisation hotshot Expand Networks has enticed recently-formed Cloud Distribution to join its distie line-up, along with European partner CDG and comms specialist Sematron.

  • November 11, 2009 11 Nov'09

    DNS and Magirus join Data Domain distie line-up

    EMC Data Domain is moving to a two tier supply chain starting with the appointment of DNS Arrow and Magirus in the UK but Avnet Technology Solutions is also expected to sign up.

  • November 11, 2009 11 Nov'09

    Tandberg shareholders snub takeover

    Cisco's whirlwind romance with Tandberg's shareholders in its $3bn acquisition of the Norwegian video hotshot is not going entirely to plan, the vendor has revealed.

  • November 10, 2009 10 Nov'09

    Five minute interview: Ian Cummins, Network Instruments

    Microscope puts its questions to Ian Cummins, vice-president of Network Instruments EMEA What is the best book you have ever read? J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. It's so good we even named our daughter from it. And before you get really worried...

  • November 06, 2009 06 Nov'09

    Nortel Enterprise channel on notice

    The Nortel enterprise channel is now officially living on borrowed time after Avaya announced that resellers selling Nortel gear will be inducted into its Avaya Connect channel from 1 March 2010.

  • November 06, 2009 06 Nov'09

    Tandberg shareholders call on Cisco to raise bid

    The war of words between Cisco's senior management and a group of Tandberg shareholders arguing over the value of the US vendor's proposed $3bn take-over of the Norwegian firm has entered a fresh phase.

  • November 05, 2009 05 Nov'09

    Avaya connects global partner community

    Avaya has launched afresh global channel programme - Connect - designed to streamline its existing channel structure and, it claims, drive profitability and growth for comms VARs and system integrators.

  • November 03, 2009 03 Nov'09

    Government in broadband time warp

    Westminster has once again come under fire for being trapped “in a time warp” over its plans for a 2Mbps universal broadband service. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) said the government’s plans, originally outlined in the Digital Britain ...

  • November 03, 2009 03 Nov'09

    Cisco hits back at Tandberg doubters

    Cisco chief strategy officer Ned Hooper has responded to a group of Tandberg shareholders who are holding out for a better offer from the vendor.

  • October 29, 2009 29 Oct'09

    Juniper takes sledgehammer to network strategy

    Network infrastructure vendor Juniper has today announced a complete refresh of its strategy and partnerships with the intention of beating rival Cisco at its own game. In a key move, Juniper has opened up its Junos software IP to third party ...

  • October 27, 2009 27 Oct'09

    Loss-making Extreme hunts new CEO

    Loss-making network infrastructure vendor Extreme Networks is on the hunt for a new CEO after Mark Canepa left the company last week to "pursue other opportunities". The California-based firm has appointed CFO Bob Corey as acting CEO in the meantime.

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Comstor widens 'try before you buy' WAAS pilot

    Comstor and Cisco are opening the jointly developed ‘try before you buy' Wide Area Application Services programme to more resellers in the UK after a positive response to the pilot.