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Creating Value

Following their outstanding win at the Comms Business Awards in June we spoke to Chris Goodman, Director of Reseller of the Year Focus Group, about hi

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Mixed Models

Can a value added reseller (VAR) ever be a provider of software as a service? Or are the business models of the VAR and the SaaS mutually exclusive? I

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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

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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

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Planning Ahead

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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UC on the Move

As mobile technology becomes more central to our everyday working lives conversations with UC providers are starting to change, or at least shift thei

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A Considered Collaboration

Simon Hunt, Director Customer Experience at business process management firm Firstsource Solutions, says we are in a new era of communications managem

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Strong Foundations

Originally formed to serve parent company Marston’s PLC, the telecom’s division (Marston’s Telecoms) has grown from strength to strength. In more rece

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Monetising IoT

IoT is, of course, not about connected devices; it is about data. And it is those businesses that find the right way to harness, analyse and monetise

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Mystery Caller – July 2016

This month our Mystery Caller is looking to get a Unified Communications solution installed in his business and he is wondering if there is any reason

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Lofty Ambitions

Virgin Media Business recently announced they would be offering small business products, including broadband bundles with speeds up to 300Mpbs, throug

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Making Big Data Work for SME’s

As buzzwords go, ‘big data’ is currently one of the most powerful—and one of the most perplexing. It sounds like something only multinational conglome

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Hosted Telephony: Price, Connectivity and Suppliers

Comms Business Magazine talks to a number of key players in the hosted telephony/UCaaS market to establish the significance of price versus features,

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Hosted and Cloud-Based Telephony – Ensuring Price and Features Benefits

Alex Holben, Associate Consultant at Alsbridge, says that while hosted and cloud-based telephony is a maturing market with the potential to drive cost

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