Select the directory option from the above "Directory" header!

Stories by Stephen Lawson

  • Juniper to buy Siemens' Unisphere unit

    Carrier network gear vendor Juniper Networks has agreed to acquire Unisphere Networks, a network equipment division of Siemens AG, in a deal that will also give Juniper access to Siemens' worldwide sales channels, the companies announced on Monday.

  • Ethernet, wireless LAN markets shrink in Q1

    A seasonal slowdown in enterprise spending was the most likely cause of sales drops for both Ethernet switches and wireless LAN equipment in the first calendar quarter of this year, according to market research company Dell'Oro Group.

  • HP claims victory on preliminary count

    Hewlett-Packard has said in a statement that its shareholders have approved the company's acquisition of Compaq, based on a preliminary vote count by independent inspectors. Shareholders voted 837.9 million shares in favour and approximately 792.6 million shares against, with an "insignificant" number of votes that were cast still unresolved, HP said.

  • Judge to hear $US1.3bn suit against Cisco

    A federal judge in Florida will let telecommunications service provider Vox2Vox Communications sue Cisco for $US1.3 billion for allegedly defrauding Vox2Vox by discontinuing a Cisco product without warning.

  • Nortel CFO quits in fiscal scandal

    Nortel Networks' chief financial officer, Terry Hungle, has resigned after just a few months in the position and what may have been some improper transactions, according to a Nortel statement.

  • Dell'Oro: Wireless 802.11 LAN demand soars

    Wireless LANs that use the IEEE 802.11b and 802.11a standards stormed the market in the fourth quarter of last year, with revenue worldwide growing 21 per cent sequentially from the third quarter, market research company Dell'Oro Group reported Thursday.

  • Cisco boosts its security offerings

    Moving to help its customers manage their security architectures and help those systems keep up with traffic, Cisco Systems Inc. on Wednesday announced new software for its Pix Firewall platform and the availability of new hardware models to join that line.

  • SEC probe into Global Crossing crosses Qwest's path

    Immersion, which develops technology used in making video game controllers vibrate, has caused a legal rumble by suing Microsoft and two Sony subsidiaries for alleged infringement of its intellectual property, the company said in a statement Monday.

  • Disney pact with BellSouth is first for media giant

    Immersion, which develops technology used in making video game controllers vibrate, has caused a legal rumble by suing Microsoft and two Sony subsidiaries for alleged infringement of its intellectual property, the company said in a statement Monday.

  • Microsoft, Sony sued over vibrating game controllers

    Immersion, which develops technology used in making video game controllers vibrate, has caused a legal rumble by suing Microsoft and two Sony subsidiaries for alleged infringement of its intellectual property, the company said in a statement Monday.