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Gartner Magic Quadrant

8×8 Recognised by Gartner for Fifth Consecutive Year

8x8 today announced that the company has been recognised by Gartner as a Leader in the August 23, 2016 “Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a

CCS new appointments

CCS Fuels Growth With Six New Hires

Sunderland-based CCS recently announced ambitious plans for growth following the recruitment of a new UK sales manager, with the business now taking o


Avnet Launches App Event Manager for Partners

Avnet has launched Avnet Event Manager as an extension to the Avnet Enablement Resource App. The new module enables business partners to find and regi


Key Hires at Alert Logic

Alert Logic has made three new executive hires that will be instrumental in helping to facilitate its continued global growth. John Karnes has become


CityFibre Gets Hull up to Speed

Businesses now have a choice of digital infrastructure in Hull as CityFibre opens up a next-generation pure fibre network in the city. The network, wh

Tony Martino

Tollring Launches iCall Suite 2016 at Summit!

Tollring is set to launch iCall Suite 2016 at the Convergence Summit South this September. The new product is a fully integrated multi-tenant call ana

Secure Email

Sophos Launches Secure Email Service

Sophos Email is now available in its cloud-based Sophos Central management platform. Customers and partners can now manage their email protection solu

Steve Haworth

Linx Benefits from Teleware Mobile Partnership

Communications technology business TeleWare has today announced a new partnership with Linx Networks, a London based banking and financial IT special

Julie Mills Train to

Train to and FCS Launch New CP Service

Train to and the Federation of Communication Services have announced the launch of a new service which will enable communication providers to c

ICUK Black and White

ICUK Accelerates Expansion Plans with New Office

ICUK are pleased to announce our new head quarter location. The new larger offices are centrally located in Croydon with an aim of increasing head cou


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Comms Business Interactive – July 2016

In This Issue

This month’s features include: SIP Phones Review, CTI for SMEs and UC on the Move.



An Uncertain Future or Brave New World?

Following the unexpected vote in the UK EU Referendum we have been gathering opinion from channel players on their views of the outcome and howthey se


Half-Year Report

The first rule of forecasting is that you will be wrong so let’s take a look at the predictions Marcus Adae, Vice President Strategic Suppliers at Avn


Planning Ahead

At the 2016 Gartner Security & Risk Summit, Earl Perkins, research vice president at Gartner, presented the top Strategic Planning Assumptions (SPAs)


Information is King – Knowledge is Power

Editor Ian Hunter reviews a new Third Platform white paper from Tollring that seeks to define the issues and then provide real world practical ideas a


At Last!

Comms Business Magazine talks to David Hughes, CEO of Manchester based Incom Business Systems following his double win at the 2016 Comms Business Awar


Solutions Not Products

Comms Business talks to Mike Constantine, CTO at GCI about giving the customer what they really want instead of just selling them what is in the manag


SIP Phones Continue to Out-Perform the Market

Comms Business Magazine looks at the latest SIP phones on the market from budget handsets to top end feature phones as well as soft phone variants to


Mystery Caller – August 2016

This month our mystery caller is keen to get his staff onto tablets but is worried they won’t be up to the job. He has previously gone through laptop


CTI – A Business Transformer for SMEs?

We are still surprised that many (mostly SMEs) firms have still not discovered the business productivity benefits of using CTI to link their phones an


Making Mid Market Sense

Editor Ian Hunter attended the recent Oak Innovation Road Show in Reading along with resellers to learn more about the company’s mid market contact ce