Acquisition Acquires Qualitel Voice & Data has completed the strategic acquisition of independent business communications provider, Qualitel Voice & Data Ltd, adding £4m in revenu


Jabra Launches New Motion Headset

Jabra has launched its new Jabra MOTION Office wireless headset today. The Jabra MOTION Office, which delivers triple connectivity for mobile, soft


Nimans Gives Resellers Access to Multimedia Hub Solution

Nimans has announced a new business alliance to provide resellers with access to a unique multimedia connectivity hub. Users can connect their tabl

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8×8 Solutions’ Academy

Since its inception in 2004 the channel has been a central and very important theme in the growth strategy of 8x8 Solutions (formerly Voicenet Solutio

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Contact Centres Rapidly Moving to the Cloud

New research confirms the compelling business proposition of cloud contact centres, as businesses rapidly move away from traditional on-premise soluti


Avnet Wins Award

Avnet Technology Solutions has won EMC Distributor of the Year in the UK. The presentation was made during the EMC UK 2014 business partner kick-off m

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Alex Tupman Back at the Helm with Connect Communications

Alex Tupman, the former CEO of AT Communications, is back in the comms sectors as the new CEO of London based Connect Communications following a manag

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Convergence Summit:Still the Place to do Business

At the recent Convergence Summit North Union Street Technologies successfully signed a deal with tIPicall. tIPicall owns and operates its own resil

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Exertis Micro-P Signs with O2 for Conect Partners

Exertis Micro-P has announced it has signed a contract with O2 to provide O2 airtime on partner platform, Conect. One year on from the launch of the p


Toshiba Signs up to Convergence Summit South

Toshiba has renewed its commitment to the Channel by signing up for this years Convergence Summit South show at Sandown Park, 8th and 9th October 2014


Comms Business Survey

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is expecting to save over £1 million in costs over five years by replacing its four existing phone systems and additional exchange lines with a cloud-based service f

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Comms Business Interactive – April 2014

In This Issue

This month’s features include; a Market Report on PBX, Selling Microsoft Lync, Unified Communications for the SME and Roaming with Data.



Mobile Devices – April

With several major launches happening at Mobile World Congress this year it seems only fair we give you a good run down of couple of our favourites. S

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62nd Interview

Comms Business Magazine talks to Mark Whitehead, Head of Channel Sales, GCI Channel Solutions, the supplier of network services and applications to th


Mopping up the Damage

After all those floods this winter many firms have lost everything but that need not include company data as Phil Bridge, Managing Director at Kroll O

Toby Owen, Head of Technical Strategy at Rackspace

Expanding Horizons

Today many observers just see voice as another application on an IP network but this article looks at non-voice based applications with an emphasis on


Information versus Experience / Inform or Transform

Most companies believe they have transformed the way they interact with customers, suppliers and mobile/remote staff in recent years. From Twitter fee

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Happy 30th Birthday to the Channel

The channel of today is unrecognisable from the first steps made by the independent entrepreneurs of yesteryear. Liberalisation of the UK communicatio


Change is the only Constant

In this special report Maren Bennette, a long-time contributor to Comms Business Magazine, provides an up to date review of the role that consultants

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The BYOD and CYOD Challenge: Who will survive?

By Lawrence Garvin, Head Geek, SolarWinds  2014 brings a strong start for mobility within enterprises. This is the period where IT departments revi

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Hybrid: More than Virtualisation

Adrian Hipkiss, Managing Director & Vice President for EMEA at ShoreTel, talks to Comms Business Magazine about the broader plans for application deve


The Benefits of Co-Location

It’s only natural that business owners find the thought of moving mission critical data and resources to an off-site data centre facility pretty daunt