The South West of England appears to lead the way in the business adoption of cloud computing

There has been a noticeable increase in the number of companies turning to cloud computing to increase the cost-effectiveness of their business. It’s hardly surprising when you consider the type of benefits that the technology brings: the cloud facilitates collaboration, increases flexibility and productivity, cuts IT costs and is easy to scale for improved operational […]

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Voice over internet protocol will shape the future of mobile development claims telecom industry expert

There’s been much trumpeting of voice over IP over the last few years. Some industry insiders claimed it would revolutionise communications strategy for the better: others remained to be convinced, claiming it could never live up to its billing because the technology was not sufficiently robust. However, it’s fair to say that those who doubted […]

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Why is cloud communication good for business?

The aim of every business is to grow. However, many smaller businesses struggle to compete with the bigger players in their sector, especially at times of economic uncertainty. Smaller businesses do not have the same resources available to invest in enterprise communications, so they have never really been able to compete on a level playing […]

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BT announces 300Mbps fibre optic ‘on demand’ broadband availability by 2013

According to the latest statements from Telecoms giant, BT, fibre optic broadband connections of up to 300 megabits per second will be available on demand by as early as 2013. That news comes following the announcement from Virgin Media about its new high speed service. To put that in perspective, that’s 3 times the maximum […]

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Why will more and more businesses turn to cloud computing?

At times of prolonged recession, everybody looks for ways to save money. This is particularly the case for small to medium size businesses. These companies cannot afford to absorb the higher costs of communication, let alone the costs of raw materials, fuel and utility prices, unlike their larger counterparts. There is little that can be […]

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Cloud gets the IT thumbs up from UK business buyers for 2012

The cloud is set to be a key investment area for UK businesses in 2012. According to TechTarget’s 2012 IT Priorities Survey, 30.5 percent of IT buyers are pledging to spend on the technology during the course of the year. Hardware and software investment will absorb the bulk of the spend, but cloud computing investment […]

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BT set to invest in new high speed broadband network in Wales in 2012

Following hot on the heels of the news that BT is set to invest in the rollout of modern business broadband solutions in 47 separate locations across Scotland, the BBC is now reporting that its other Celtic cousin, Wales, is also set to get a communications boost before the year is out.

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VoIP solution users could benefit from a £100 million government scheme

Users of voice over IP (VOIP) solutions and other telecommunications devices will benefit in cities where a new government offer is taken up. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has launched a scheme that allows British cities to claim a share of £100 million in order to carry out broadband upgrades: he eight core […]

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How can unified communications help your business prosper?

Unified communications software is advancing at a pace and taking voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) technology to the next level. The technology is transforming ordinary business phones and desktop computers into a virtual communications platform. The next generation of unified VoIP promises more features and collaboration tools to enhance the way we work and communicate. […]

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Unified communications news

Does the sustainability of VOIP depend on 4G? It’s long been argued that the future success and sustainability of VoIP will depend largely on the deployment of the technology over 4G mobile networks. A leading communications organisation now claims that this is no longer arguable, it’s indisputable.

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