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Do you know every device on your network?

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 compromised and billions of dollars lost along with reputations irreparable …

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Considerations before moving to hosted VoIP

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 platforms in our portfolio, which can be installed in a …

Quicklook at Mitel Connect client

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 www.datasharp-ic.co.uk/shoretel   Also, don’t forget that the Mitel Connect client now integrates directly into Chrome and G-Suite:  

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Gigabit Internet Voucher Scheme

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 fibre internet connection at a fraction of the price.  ‘Fibre …

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Are employees the root of most cyber-breaches?

In a time when Cyber-crime is growing at an astronomical rate, are your employees the biggest risk when it comes to cyber-breaches? The biggest strength for most companies is their human capital and it is usually seen that most of their employees did something at least once that could have left their company at cyber-risk. Its commonly seen that employees prioritize personal convenience over security protocols when it comes to …

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Top 5 Network Security Considerations for GDPR

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 protected according to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) could …

How GDPR Regulations affect business and organisations

The Ultimate Guide To GDPR

With just one year for organisations to be compliant with the new law that comes into force on 25th May 2018, cyber-security should be top of mind for businesses of all sizes. Whether it’s cybercrime or human error, high profile security breaches are seldom out of the news and of course, there are many from smaller organisations that go unreported. The disruption to business, even closure in some instances, and …

Mitel and ShoreTel are now one

In exciting news recently, ShoreTel have been acquired by Mitel, accelerating Mitel’s growth and moving them to #2 position in UCaaS market globally.       What does this mean for ShoreTel customers? In a customer assurance statement from Mike Bee (CEO, Mitel), the ShoreTel platform will continue to be cultivated and developed, as part of their growth strategy.  Ultimately, the merger with ShoreTel is for it’s platform & people, including it’s truly …

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The New ShoreTel Connect Mobile App

INTRODUCING THE NEW SHORETEL CONNECT MOBILE APP: DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND. Where we work and how we conduct business has never been more flexible. Nearly half of all workers say they put in time off the clock and more than half answer emails outside the office, according to new research by CareerBuilder. On the commute to work, we might join a regular conference call while stuck in traffic. We …

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Free migration from ISDN to SIP

Get it while it’s hot! Datasharp are pleased to announce that we are offering free project management for all customers looking to migrate from ISDN to SIP.  Depending on the complexity of your existing set up, this could save you between typically £600-£2,200 of professional services. The benefits are obvious, but for those who have had their head in the sand for the last couple of years….. Lower line rental – Save money …