Conference Room

Meeting room stress? Take our test

9 in 10 office workers experience technology-related stress in meetings. In 2016 an independent research from Vanson Bourne and Barco in which 1,000 office workers across the UK, US, France and Germany who run, present at or attend meetings were interviewed, tackled the issue of “meeting stress”. Want some insights in your own meeting behaviour? Do this quick test and detect your meeting room stress level 1. When preparing for …

World Cyber Attack

A Business Guide to Ransomware

Ransomware has become the most talked about security threat following the ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack that hit the NHS, Spain’s Telefónica, FedEx and Deutsche Bahn, along with many other companies worldwide in May 2017 that caused so much chaos. With thousands of posts being published you probably don’t have the time to read them all, so we’ve decided to help you out and squeeze all the important bits and facts into …

A Beginners Guide to Call Recording and Compliance

In this educational piece, we look at what the law says regarding call recording and financial transactions and how Oak’s solutions can help you tick the right boxes. Compliance is a murky subject. A casual glance presents the uninitiated with a series of rules and regulations that can seem at once critical and yet apparently contradictory. Some state that certain financial transactions must be recorded, whilst others, so it seems, …

Cloud Computing

How Cloud Technology Can Benefit Your Business

The growth of cloud technology over the last few years has been remarkable. In short, cloud is fast becoming the new normal. By the end of 2015 it’s estimated that 90% of UK businesses will be using at least one cloud service. The reason for this kind of rapid growth is quite clear: cloud helps businesses address their objectives. But when the internet is flooded with technical information about how …

National Innovation Award

Datasharp awarded with Unify’s National Innovation Award

We at Datasharp are proud to annouce that we have been awarded the Unify National Innovation Award 2017. We were awarded this accolade for our creativity in delivering unique cloud based solutions. We were applauded as being years ahead of our competitors in delivering proven cost effective, feature rich and resilient end solutions that are more compelling than traditional hosted offerings.  This recognition is the latest in a long line of …

cyber-security

‘Four Pillars of Network Security’ series: Part 2 – Behaviour Monitoring

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 irreparably damaged. That is a year on year rise of 86 per cent and a clear indication that the criminals are winning the cybersecurity war and …

InfoSec

Datasharp attends InfoSec 2017 with Rebasoft

Are you attending InfoSec 2017? Datasharp are attending InfoSecurity on 6th-8th June 2017 with our new security partner, Rebasoft. At the event, At the event, we will be showcasing how we can mitigate modern network risks with Rebasoft’s security solutions for ‘Unified Network Access Control’ and ‘Network Behaviour Threat Detection’. We welcome anyone to come to our stand (K68) in the ‘Discovery Zone’ and tell us about a particular security issue …

‘Four Pillars of Network Security’ series: Part 1 – Network Visibility

For years, the security industry has debated whether outsiders or insiders pose the biggest risk to your network. Today, this argument has become moot as the network demarcation boundaries have been blurred and the threats are all around us. Hackers are finding gaps before you do It is getting harder to know who, and what, is on the network accessing services, data and critical assets at any given time. This …

WiFi & 4G Calling

O2 Launch of WiFi & 4G Calling

WiFi & 4G Calling now available on O2 WiFi & 4G Calling launched April 13th 2017 for O2’s Bluebill customers.  Here’s a low-down of the details: Wifi and 4G Calling will allow you to make and receive calls over WiFi even if youcan’t connect to the mobile network. And you’ll be able to enjoy clearer calls with 4G Calling. Both at no extra charge. At launch, only the iPhone 7 …

ShoreTel Launches UK Connect Cloud

ShoreTel has announced a major expansion of its cloud offering in the UK with the launch of Connect CLOUD and Connect Contact Center for CLOUD. ShoreTel UK Connect Cloud The full UK roll out of the cloud versions of ShoreTel’s hugely successful Connect software follows 15 months after they were initially introduced in the US. The company said the launch meant it could now provide a full UCaaS service in the UK. …