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Dimension Data Poach Ritchie From Cisco

Dimension Data has announced the appointment of Andy Ritchie as UK&I Sales Director. This latest senior appointment signals a clear strategic intent f

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Mitel Continues To Capitalise On Avaya Fallout

Mitel has announced today the addition of more than one million new cloud subscribers in 2016, tipping its cloud business past the three million user


VTech Launches New DECT Repeater

VTech has launched a new DECT repeater to complement the VSP600A series SIP DECT cordless telephones. The VTech VSP605A DECT repeater is designed to m


UKFast and Cisco Tackle Skills Shortage With Academy

UKFast is teaming up with global tech giant Cisco to tackle the skills gap within the business. Schools and education providers in the north of Eng


Arrow Added To Dell EMC’s Integrated Partner Programme

Arrow Electronics has been named to the list of key global distribution partners for Dell EMC’s new integrated Partner Programme. “The Dell EMC pro

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TelcoSwitch Offers 50 Free Licenses To Partners

TelcoSwitch is offering 50 free CallSwitch lifetime licenses for any new resellers that sign up and complete their training and accreditation through

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New CEO Bienvenu at Nexsan

Nexsan has appointed Ron Bienvenu as CEO. Bienvenu was appointed Vice Chairman in January and takes on the CEO role effective immediately, replacing R

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CIOs Spend 18% of Budgets on DX

A Gartner survey of 2,600 CIOs worldwide found that CIOs are already spending 18 percent of their budget in support of digitalisation and that this nu

Walter Denk Avaya

Denk Appointed Head of Avaya’s Global Channel

In the midst of its chapter 11 bankruptcy filing and the fanfare surrounding it, Avaya has appointed a new chief for its global Channel. Walter De

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Woods Teams Up With Norton In New Utilities Offering

Channel Utilities is now offering partners the chance to gain more revenues from their customers. As the brain child of Clifford Norton and Danny Wood


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The Nokia 3310, does it have a market in 2017?

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Comms Business Interactive – February 2017

In This Issue

This month’s features include: Liquid Infrastructure Changes the Game, Compliance Drives Recording, and Brexit so far…
You can also read our special feature (as shown on the front cover) – KCOM Fastest 4 – We’re ready are you?

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IT Channel Trends

CompTIA has released its major channel trends for 2017 in their latest outlook report. Although the overall outlook is positive there are some market


Liquid Infrastructure – It’s Time to Change the Game

Editor Ian Hunter examines scenarios where customer defined networks could provide real flexibility and tries to unearth the potential benefits SDN ba


Why Have a Mobile First Strategy

Carl Boraman, Commercial Director at Tollring, argues that with Generation Y ‘Millennials’ helping to drive changes in working practices, everything t


ScanSource Heads to the Cloud

Comms Business Editor Ian Hunter talks to Paul Emery, VP of ScanSource CommunicationsUK about their latest plans for hosted telephony. Let’s take a


CES Launches

The major device manufacturers like to show off their new models amid a bit of a fanfare these days and so many of the large tech shows present the pe

Mystery Caller Mobile Call Recording

Compliance Continues to Drive Call Recording

With the on-going advance of the ‘mobile enterprise’ and with so many firms now needing compliance-based solutions, the call recording market remains


Coming in from the Cold

Enda Kenneally, VP Sales & Business Development, West Unified Communications Services explains why contact centres need to look again at their outboun


Delivering Secure Wi-Fi

Tony Evans from Wick Hill, now part of the Nuvias Group, highlights the risks of Wi-Fi and provides some advice for delivering a secure hotspot as wel


Brexit Update

Last June saw the UK public make the momentous decision to leave the EU after what seemed like a never ending campaign between the Bremainers and Brex


Could Do Better!

At the close of 2016 Industry regulator Ofcom published data on the volume of complaints it received against the major providers of telecoms and pay T