Will Survives the Rat Race Dirty Weekend

Will Survives The Rat Race!

Congrats to our own Will Wood, Head of Pre-Sales at Datasharp Integrated Communications, who took part in (and survived) the ‘world’s largest obstacle race’ on Saturday 11th May. The Rat Race ‘Dirty Weekend’ took place in the grounds of Burghley House near Stamford and included 150 monster obstacles over a gruelling, half-marathon distance. The day before the event, Will said: “I’ve never run this distance before, let alone with so …

The Agile Law Firm Event - Datasharp Integrated Communications

The Agile Law Firm Event Is A Great Success

On Monday 29th April, Osborne Clarke hosted an impressive panel of thought-leaders from legal and tech gathered together with an audience of the West of England’s legal IT Directors, CTO’s and CIO’s to debate ‘Agile Working’. The event focused on the needs and interests of law firms, with a solid emphasis on the future – with sharing and collaborating as a means to help unlock problems, identify solutions and move …

The Agile Law Firm - Reality Or Dream?

We Host Legal Professionals Event To Debate Agile Working

Date And Time: Mon, 29 April 2019, 16:00-19:00 Location Osborne Clarke 2 Temple Back East Bristol BS1 6EG Book tickets | View location map ‘Agile Working’. What is it and how can law firms identify and overcome the barriers to the successful implementation of technology that’s fit for the next 5 years? We invite you to the first event designed to address these questions from the perspective of IT Directors, …

a cyber-criminal hacking a business network

Improve Network Security & Reduce Costs With Security As A Service

So, you’ve got tons of bandwidth available. Now, what about your firewall & network security? In this article, we look at how Security as a Service (SaaS) improves business network security and reduces costs. Over the last couple of years, the impact of Gigabit Internet connections has been enormous, with service providers offering a variety of fibre gigabit internet connections (some better than others). Businesses have quite rightly jumped at …

Could Microsoft Teams Be Your Next Business Phone System?

Could Microsoft Teams Replace Your Business Phone System?

Microsoft Teams is a digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. In this article, we explore how Microsoft Teams might just be the technology of choice for businesses looking to replace a legacy phone system. In these days of flexible working, hot-desking and external sales teams working from mobile phones or tablets, real-time effective inter-team communication is vital. Business owners and IT managers are starting …

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Can I move my existing phone system to the cloud?

Migrating to Cloud VoIP Many businesses don’t think of using their existing phone system when considering migrating to cloud VoIP, but there are a huge amount of financial and operational benefits from taking this approach.  Key thoughts to consider are: If your system can be virtualised (which the vast majority can, it can be made into a ‘private cloud’ UC platform, therefore leveraging all existing license costs. Minimise staff training, as …

Bath Half Marathon 2019

Datasharp Take Part In The Bath Half

The starting gun fired for this year’s Bath Half Marathon at 11:00 am on Great Pulteney Street. Among the 15,000 runners, were our very own Matt Delargy and Ben Wood. The guys pulled on their running shoes to take part in one of the biggest 13-mile events in the country which attracts many top class athletes from around the world. Race Director Andrew Taylor, said: “It also looks likely to …

Our Young Stars Gala Awards Dinner

Our Young Stars Gala Awards Dinner

We were honoured to support the Our Young Stars evening by attending the Gala Awards Dinner held at the Apex Hotel in Bath on Saturday 9 March. The event was hosted by Bath & North East Somerset Council Leader Tim Warren together with 12-year-old Nicholas Nikiforou, a recipient of the Diana Legacy Holder Award for his work campaigning against bullying and 17-year-old Jasmin Miller, a member of Bath and North …

How to prevent business phone hacking

Hacking – A Growing Problem Phone hacking is becoming an increasingly common practice. It occurs when criminals hack into business phone systems and make unauthorised calls to Premium Rate and International numbers.  These attacks can result in extremely high costs if your phone system is not monitored.  They can also leave your business exposed and vulnerable to further attacks. And, with the added threat of Social Engineering (whereby criminals attack …

Video Conferencing Considerations

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 personally believe they’re way down the pecking order in terms …