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Government opens call for views on data and cloud security

The UK government has announced it is seeking views on how to boost the security and resilience of the UK’s data centres and online cloud platforms.

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Oak Innovation and 8×8 team up on healthcare solution

Oak Innovation has announced a new partnership with 8x8 to deliver modern communications for healthcare providers and patients. Oak’s ContactAssist

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FluidOne invests in Marathon

FluidOne has announced a strategic investment in Marathon Information Technology Services, a Microsoft gold partner for cloud services management. Flu

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Right-sizing investments

Adrian Taylor, vice president, A10 Networks, explains why cloud application delivery is still a work in progress for many. It’s hard to overstate t

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Citrix partners with Microsoft on new Windows 365 integrations

Citrix has today announced that it is working with Microsoft on an upcoming offering that combines Citrix's HDX technology, policy control and ecosyst

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Evolving partner prospects

Michael Herman, Netskope’s VP channel sales for EMEA and LATAM, talks through the company’s new Evolve Partner Programme and the opportunities it’s br

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Cybercriminals ‘growing in sophistication’, says Netskope

Netskope has published new research which found that phishing downloads saw an increase of 450 per cent over the past 12 months. This is fuelled by

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BT inks five-year agreement with AWS

BT’s Digital unit has announced an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to transform legacy infrastructure and internal applications to a new clou

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Silver linings

The cloud is now mainstream, but many opportunities remain. Comms Business examines the cloud trends and market movements that resellers, MSPs and ven

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Wipro to acquire Rizing

Wipro Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rizing Intermediate Holdings. Wipro expects the global SAP consulting firm to significantly

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NEC launches Univerge Blue Connect Bridge

NEC Enterprise Solutions has announced the launch of Univerge Blue Connect Bridge, a solution that enables on-premises NEC phone systems to be integra

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Windsor Telecom to help legal firm improve customer experience

Windsor Telecom has been chosen by B P Collins as its managed communications provider. This forms part of the legal firm’s growth strategy to ensure t

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Creating cloud opportunities

Comms Business spoke to Dwayne Earl, AWS commercial lead at Tech Data, about key developments in the distributor’s partnership with AWS. How is the

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Accenture launches sovereign cloud practice

Accenture has today announced a new worldwide practice to help organisations take advantage of disruptive new technologies in the cloud through truste

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Tech ‘critical’ to business sustainability, Digital Space says

New research carried out by IT provider Digital Space reveals that more than 60 per cent of businesses are now considering how IT can improve their su

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Avaya team up

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Avaya has announced a strategic partnership that extends the availability of Avaya’s OneCloud CCaaS composable solutions

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The edge of the cloud

How MSPs can seize the edge opportunity? Simon Michie, CTO at Pulsant, outlines the opportunities available to MSPs.

The arrival of edge computing…

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Microsoft unveils new Microsoft Cloud Partner Program

Today, Microsoft has announced that it will be changing the name of its Microsoft Partner Network to the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program. The chang

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The next big innovation

Hunter Middleton, chief product officer, 8x8, talks to Comms Business about the opportunity channel companies have to capitalise on the continuing mov

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Veeam updates Backup for Microsoft 365 offering

Veeam has announced the general availability of the latest version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365. New Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 capabil

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