Features | Comms Business | Page 4

Challenges Ahead for Openreach

In March this year industry regulator Ofcom announced BT had agreed to a form of separation of Openreach from BT but what does the Channel think of th

Jay McBain 2016 Square

The Rise of Shadow Channels – Part 2

Last month in part 1, Jay McBain looked at the factors behind the rapid shift to public cloud and SaaS based technologies by business leaders. With li

customer knowledge

Transforming the Customer Journey

Comms Business Magazine talks Digital Transformation with Avaya’s Strategic Accounts SE, Paul Wakefield and discovers that a strategic and structured


Social Media Dilemma?

The importance of the role that social media is playing in marketing, product awareness and sales has been rising up the agenda for several years but,

Brian Lodge

No Complaints

Comms Business Magazine talks to Brian Lodge, Managing Director and one of the three founders of Exeter based reseller South West Communications Group


Call Services

The Call Services market remains integral to the Channel in 2017 as key players start to gain traction with their cloud services. The complexities in

Company profile - picture 2


Launched in the Netherlands in 2008, Xelion works with channel partners across multiple countries who are looking to have more control and ownership…


Dunelm Opt for Triple Resiliency

In this case study Dunelm was looking for robust resiliency for their connectivity in the event of an outage or failure of service to enable them to c


The Internet of Things

The IoT market has attracted a lot of attention in the last couple of years which has sent the analyst community into overdrive. Huge forecasts for d

Internet of things IOT.

IoT – Not Just for Christmas

Mike van Bunnens spoke to Comms Business recently about the latest developments they are seeing in the Channel and offer a cautionary tale for anyone


Adapting to Change

The Channel has been in a constant state of flux since its inception. As a market we are constantly debating the impact of new technologies such as c

tech uc global

UC and Mobility

Unified Communications is currently in its ‘heyday’ as all segments of the market realise the enormous productivity benefits from having a properly i


Here and Now

Jon-Paul Clarke, Business Development Director, Wireless Logic, spoke to David Dungay recently about how he is enabling channel partners to make the m

Darren Salisbury Director at Inform Billing (002)_

Billing IoT

M2M and IoT billing has complexity over traditional voice and data billing due to the volume of connections and the ability to have staggered charge s

Nick Sacke.2

Demystifying the Hierarchy of the ‘Things’

In this article, Nick Sacke, Head of IoT and Products at Comms 365, clears up some industry wide confusion around IoT and its associated buzz words


Staying Relevant in Distribution

If, as we say elsewhere, Cloud has gone mainstream, then what impact will this have on traditional distributors and how will they remain relevant in


IoT Journey Is All Mapped Out

For many SME resellers their IOT journey remains in first gear as they ponderhow best to capture revenue and avoid making too many wrong turns. Here,


Drive Your Business Forward with SIP Unified Communications

By: Phil Bowers, Senior Marketing Manager, Grandstream Every business is always looking for ways to make their company more productive while increa

Big data

Making a Success of Analytics

According to IDC, the worldwide revenue for big data and business analytics is expected to climb to $187 billion by 2019. In Technology Solutions’ opi

Supply Chain

Find Your Value in the Supply Chain

Where is the value in the IoT supply chain? Where is the opportunity for you as a comms provider? According to Lorrin White, MD of Bamboo Technology G