Editorial Programme

Because Comms Business editorial team has many years experience working within the industry our features represent the topics that are currently of most interest to our readers.

Written by experts we cut through the hype and cover the real issues making Comms Business a must read every month.

Below are details of the main features planned for the coming issues of Comms Business.  These represent only a fraction of the content of each issue but allow you to plan your PR and advertising activity at the most relevant times of the year.

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Month 2015 Market Report Margin Maker Mobile Guides
January Voice & Data Distribution Data Centres Wireless Solutions
and how to sell them
February  Call Recording
(including Mobile recording)
How to Link CTI and CRM for Profit Mobile Distribution  Channel Profiles
March PBX & Communications Platforms Unified
Communications for the SME
International Roaming Summit North Show Guide
April  SIP Trunks Audio & Video Conferencing Mobile World Congress 2015
May Headsets The Cloud Sales Opportunity TBC
June   Call Management Informal Call Centres Mobile Device Management – Handling BYOD
July Hosted Telephony Collaboration Applications in Action Mobile
Virtual Network Operators
August  The Future of Communications Platforms From Superfast to Supercharged UC on the Move
September  Differentiating ISPs The Changing Role of the Network Services
4G – A UK Network State of Play Update Cloud Based Services, Datacentres & Connectivity
October  Mid-Market
Call & Contact Centres
Billing Services for Business TBC Summit South Show Guide
November SIP & IP Phones Trunk
Overlay Services
December Preview of 2016 Provisioning
Portals – A Review
The Mobile Office – How Practical is it?


Synopsis For Monthly Features

March 2015 issue of Comms Business

Market Report – PBX & Communications Platforms>

It’s the market report roundup time for the Customer Premises Equipment based PBX and Communications Platform market. We provide the latest trends in the market as seen by our own editorial team as well as those of leading market analysts.

More snapshots, this time featuring the major hardware based PBX vendors. We’ll report on;

- The latest analyst reported trends in the market
- Where these companies think the market is going
- The state of play with UC and collaboration – who is buying?
- What integrated applications they are providing for the channel

Resellers are encouraged to contact us to provide the latest state of play from the coal face and what turns on the SME when it comes to systems in this market.

(Note: This is not a hosted or cloud based telephony applications article)

Unified Communications for the SME

The potential for Unified Communications is huge but does the SME understand what it is all about and where they can gain a competitive advantage?
We ask vendors and resellers some key questions to find out the answers.

- Is the concept of unified communications very difficult for an SME to understand? Why is that and what can we do about it?
- Should vendors produce an SME Edition of unified communications applications? Would it increase sales and help everyone gain a better understanding? Or is this how resellers can differentiate in the market?
- Do you think that end users are better served by single vendor solutions or by a best of breed mix of third party applications?

Case Studies Welcome

Mobile Data – International Roaming

It’s a minefield out there. When can you risk turning on data roaming, how much could a mistake cost you and are there any great bundles and deals to be had by the globetrotters amongst us? This minefield is also built on quicksand – the rules change too often for most users to keep up to date. Comms Business will provide the answers of the day and look at how resellers can help their end user customers wade through this ‘field of death’.

Contact David Dungay: david@commsbusiness.co.uk


Ian Hunter
Tel: 07818 043276
Email: ianh@cbmagazine.co.uk

David Dungay
Tel: 01892 538348
E-mail – david@commsbusiness.co.uk

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