Allot, the Israeli purveyor of packet inspection and policy enforcement systems, made a loss of US$3.9 million on revenues of $21.5 million in the second quarter, a worse than expected set of numbers partly attributed to a deferred payment relating to a $5 million contract with an "EMEA Tier 1 operator." Allot notes in its earnings release that its order book is running at an "all-time high." (See Allot Lands Tier 1 EMEA Deal.)
Still in Israel, WiMax infrastructure firm Alvarion has been updating the world on what is happening since it was placed in receivership: Around 50 employees have been retained while the Receiver looks to sell the company and its assets as a going concern. And new orders for its wares are still being taken, claims Alvarion. (See Alvarion CEO Quits.)
Irish Service Provider Information Technology (SPIT) vendor Amartus is launching what it claims is provisioning software designed for use with software-defined networking (SDN). Called Chameleon SDS, the software enables service providers to "fully automate the delivery of dynamic, on-demand network services," according to the company blurb.