VC Room Design

Video Conferencing Considerations

Will Wood Blog

If someone said to you the words ‘Video Conferencing’, like most people I would expect you to immediately think about a camera and a screen on the wall with someone at the other end talking away. So when considering what VC system to choose, most people concentrate on those 2 items. I’d like to challenge this way of thinking as I …


Winners at Unify Mid-Year Awards

Julie Blog

We’re excited to announce that the Datasharp team has been recognised at Unify’s Mid-Year Awards. Robert Wiles, Unify VP Channel Sales – UK&I commented; “Datasharp has been recognised in our Mid Year awards for their awesome efforts in Channel Services. The award is based upon Datasharp’s increasing technical capabilities and the ‘safe pair of hands’ they offer our community. This …

Microsoft Teams

SIP Trunks for Microsoft Teams

Will Wood Blog

With Microsoft making some bold claims about how much market share they’re looking to take in the Unified Communications space, many business are wondering if ‘Microsoft Teams’ is something they should seriously consider, either to replace their existing PBX/UC platform, or as successor to Skype for Business. With Microsoft’s own call tariffs and services proving not great value and concerns about …

Cyber Essentials Large

Have you got your Cyber Essentials certification?

Brad Snow Blog

We are very pleased to announce that we are now Cyber Essentials certified. This involved a full assessment of our systems which has been independently verified to standards set by the National Cyber Security Centre. What is Cyber Essentials? The Cyber Essentials scheme is a cybersecurity standard against which organisations can be assessed and certified. The scheme is based on the ’10 …


Do you know every device on your network?

Will Wood Blog

This subject is frequently a shocker…. Even the most diligent of IT managers can get stung by unexpected or ‘rogue’ devices appearing in their network, innocent or otherwise. All you have to do is read the headlines to know that the conventional approach to IT security is failing. The rising number of security incidents globally reached 1,792 with nearly 1.4bn data records being …


Considerations before moving to hosted VoIP

Will Wood Blog

Should I go Hosted VoIP/Hosted UC? …This is a question we hear every day of the week. Hosted VoIP/UC providers do a great job of telling you all the benefits and brainwashing people into thinking it’s the only way forward, but not discussing the downsides. It’s worth mentioning at this point that we at Datasharp are agnostic, as we have 7 VoIP capable …

Mitel Connect

Quicklook at Mitel Connect client

Will Wood Blog

Mitel Connect Client Take a fresh look at the Mitel Connect (formerly ShoreTel Connect) client application with all the latest features and functionality. Please get in touch if you’d like a full demo from one of our team. For more information on the Connect platform, have a look here   Also, don’t forget that the Mitel Connect client now integrates directly into …


Gigabit Internet Voucher Scheme

Will Wood Blog

Are you one of the many businesses in Bath & North East Somerset who are struggling to get access to superfast broadband? Datasharp are at the forefront of providing internet services and network security to businesses in this area and know all too well the woes of over-subscribed cabinets in our fine city. Now, we’re please to offer incredibly fast true …


Top 5 Network Security Considerations for GDPR

Will Wood Blog

A Quick Overview With so many businesses buzzing around trying to figure out the what/who/where/why/when around GDPR, Datasharp have been getting heavily involved in the network security aspects of this heavily enforceable change. For the benefit of anyone who’s been living in an isolation chamber for the last 6 months, here’s the main headlines around what GDPR can mean: Customer data that is not adequately …