How To Enable Your Staff To Work From Home Securely

How To Enable Your Staff To Work From Home Securely

Organisations and businesses across the globe are facing new challenges in securely and quickly connecting work-from-home employees. This new reality is causing unexpected increases in the numbers of mobile workers and many organisations simply don’t have enough VPN licenses to accommodate the increase of users. Our partner SonicWall is offering remote access products and services to both new and existing customers with deeply discounted rates. Work from Home Securely: Enterprise …

Coronavirus Service Update #2 BT Openreach

Bulletin – Coronavirus Outbreak Impact and Industry Changes

We are currently experiencing an unprecedented situation due to the current Government lockdown and the Coronavirus outbreak. Please see below for urgent and important industry-wide changes that will impact how we are able to deliver and support our customers for the foreseeable future or until the current situation and restrictions change. Declaration of UK Wide MBORCDue to the effects of extensive Government restrictions across the UK, BT Openreach’s day-to-day operational activities have …

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StarLeaf Video Conferencing – Latest News

Over the last few months, StarLeaf has been putting the finishing touches to its new video conferencing products, features and upgrades. Whether it’s seamless integration with your existing technology stack, or joining any meeting through an intuitive experience, StarLeaf is making it even easier for you to get simple and reliable video collaboration that fits in with the way you work. Here are the key features of the latest release. …

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What Coronavirus Is Teaching Us About Business Communications

“We are in uncharted territory” said the World Health Organisation not long ago. Events are unfolding rapidly. As you read this, the business landscape (as well as everything else) is likely very different than at the time of writing. As businesses learn that they can leverage technology much more effectively to operate remotely, with far fewer face-to-face meetings and less travel, many are predicting that the impact of Covid-19 will bring permanent …

Our Commitment To You During COVID-19

Our Commitment To You During COVID-19

Given the ever-changing situation surrounding COVID-19 and the impact the virus is having on our communities, customers, employees and families, I would like to take a minute to share our Business Continuity plan with you. My top priorities are the welfare of employees, as well as maintaining high levels of service and network performance for our Customers. Minimising Risk As the spread of Coronavirus looks set to escalate, I am …

Free To Use Video Conferencing from StarLeaf

Announcing StarLeaf Free-To-Use Video Conferencing

As Coronavirus continues to cause uncertainty, we’re pleased to announce a new free service from our vendor partner StarLeaf that enables remote working for all employees quickly and with minimum disruption. StarLeaf Free Conferencing Service StarLeaf is making a FREE version of its enterprise grade, online meeting software available worldwide. This allows anyone to sign up and benefit from: Unlimited one-to-one calling Unlimited meetings of up to 45 minutes Unlimited …

Will Your Business Communications Survive Coronavirus?

Will Your Business Communications Survive Coronavirus?

Coronavirus. Businesses are being encouraged to allow staff to work from home and adopt video conferencing as an alternative to face-to-face meetings. This week, Boris Johnson released the Government’s 28-page Coronavirus ‘battle plan’ and the WHO announced: “We are in uncharted territory”. Among other measures, the plan will put the Army on standby, stockpile medical supplies, offer tax mitigation for businesses, restrict police investigations to serious crime and encourage working from …

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Should You Invest In Private Hosted Cloud Communications?

Are you considering moving your business communications to a private hosted cloud solution? Well, you’re not alone. The sector has shown tremendous growth of 25% year-on-year. In fact, according to a study by Synergy Research Group, businesses spent more on cloud infrastructure services last year than on data-centre hardware and software. The same report described cloud technology adoption as accelerating from “0 to 100 in ten years.” But what do …

Is Your Business Ready For 5G?

Is Your Business Ready For 5G?

5G promises insanely fast speeds up to 100 times faster than today’s 4G mobile Internet. As the demand for mobile continues to grow, driven by trends like remote working, 5G looks set to transform working practices for businesses in 2020 and the years to follow. After a slow start characterised by hype over substance, 5G is finally becoming a realistic platform for many smartphone, application, communication and content developers. However, …

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Microsoft Launches Business Voice In The UK

Microsoft 365 Business Voice is a cloud-based phone system which is perfect for businesses with up to 300 users and enables you to call any phone number. It is integrated into Microsoft Teams, the new hub for productivity within the Office 365 suite now used by more than 13 million people on a daily basis. With Microsoft 365 Business Voice, any business can benefit from an all-in-one communication and collaboration solution …