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Time to Stop Sweating Assets

With big budgets, IT departments make an obvious cost saving target. At the same time companies cannot miss the opportunities coming from new technolo

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From Telco to MSP

You may have noticed that medium and large Telcos are buying Managed Service Providers at a rapid rate. Historically described as Managed IT Companies

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Why Voice is still the ‘Killer App’

By Kevin Isacks, Vice President of Software as a Service Solutions, Ribbon Communications The Voice-over-IP (VoIP) industry has been on an upward c

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SIP Trunk Market Experiences Continued Growth

SIP trunks should be ‘flying off the shelves’ with the shutdown of ISDN support a mere handful of years away and with the forecast increase in hosted/

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Who Dares Wins – Golf Society

The Comms Business Golf Society 2019 got underway last month. First on the tour stop was the prestigious Oxfordshire course which always ranks highly

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Never Marry for Money! Know your Channel Partnership

A good partnership is like a healthy open marriage. I know that sounds like an oxymoron but for such a marriage to survive the rules need to be agreed

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Disruption in retail

The retail market is going through a tough time right now, with one of the worst Christmases on record for the high street we are seeing empty shops b

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The best of MWC?

Mobile world Congress provided plenty of new devices for the tech journalist community to fawn over this year. For the first time in a while we were t

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Cyber Security in the SMB

We constantly hear of huge cyber security breaches in the main stream media, the latest being British Airways (at the time of writing), but what mostl

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Brief Encounters

Ian Hunter reports on three vendor catch-ups he made recently where the conversations were all about Thingbots, Video and 802.11ax. Quite a mixture… b

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The Changing Nature of Fraud

According to a recent global fraud study by the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA), fraud in all its forms cost the telecommunications in

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What’s Normal Behaviour? Lessons learned from GDPR

Comms Business Magazine talks to Nigel Hawthorn, data privacy expert at McAfee, one of the giants of the security sector, about channel sales opportun

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Huddle Opportunity

Conferencing specialist Konftel has just turned thirty years old and are still offering partners value in a market which is evolving more rapidly than

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A More Relevant Future

Comms Business Magazine talks to Shaun Lynn, CEO of Nottingham based IT reseller Agilitas about the market today and how to stay relevant in it. Comm

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Unified Communications for the SME

UC adoption is the driver for so many markets and a key constituent component of a typical Digital Transformation journey. At last the SME is getting

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Mobile World Congress

What do you get if you put the world’s biggest names in telecoms, mobile and IT in a room with 109,000 visitors? The Mobile World Congress! Comms Busi

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Connectivity – Getting Access Right

As connectivity choices expand the challenge for us as an industry is that it's going to become complicated to proposition as each of the new technolo

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Higher degree of automation eases network headaches

Automation has been part of enterprise networking ambitions for the better part of two decades. However, despite nearly 20 years of desire, the vast m

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It’s not always about cloud – Machi talks UC for the SME

Jim Machi is the Vice President of Marketing for Sangoma. He is responsible for developing and executing the global marketing plan including digital

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Why MSPs could be the key for SD-WAN success

By Jason Howells, EMEA Director of MSP Business at Barracuda Forecasts for SD-WAN growth range anywhere from $2.5 billion to $8.05 billion by 2021

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