With an increasingly distributed workforce, virtual employees and the rise of the gig economy, the importance of unified communications will rise even further this year. This prediction is particularly relevant for the growing number of nomadic workers who spend large parts of their day on the road or working remotely. For those staff whose office is transient, whether at home, on the move or in free...

Posted on Jan 16 2018 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Nearly a quarter (23%) of UK employees rate themselves as ‘unproductive’ at work, according to a new Vodafone study. This rises to 28% of employees aged 18-24. Half (51%) blame inefficient processes, 47% too many meetings and 42% cite poor technology and stress as reasons for their low productivity. www.vodafone.co.uk/business/solutions/ ...

Posted on Jan 15 2018 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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British workers lose 262 hours and 43 minutes every year due to faulty technology, according to a survey by IT provider Probrand.co.uk. Over a third of workers (35%) say they turn to a colleague for help before contacting an IT support provider, with 32% preferring to search online for a solution. www.probrand.co.uk ...

Growing choice and complexity in the portfolios of cloud service providers could result in the emergence of cloud dealers with simple fxed price offerings, claims 451 Research. Its most recent Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud Transformation survey shows that cloud is now mainstream, with 90% of organisations surveyed using a cloud service. Its analysts expect 60% of workloads to be running in some form...

Mike Rogers, sales and marketing director of Formpipe Lasernet, explains why ISVs that integrate with Microsoft Dynamics can’t afford a head in the sand mentality Did you hear? Microsoft’s going cold turkey next spring, doing away with overlays and requiring all ISVs that integrate with its Dynamics platform to migrate to an extensions-based method of integration. Yet, type any number of search...

ProcessFlows, a Software, Solutions and Outsourced Services company are strengthening their Channel presence by recruiting Fiona Cannon to lead the Channel-based business development activities. In order to further boost the organisation’s dedication to their Channel base, over the past 18 months a new Channel Team has been created and an improved Channel Partner Programme put in place, reaffirming...

As the world now relies more heavily on cloud storage and technology, protecting valuable data is becoming increasingly difficult amidst the uncertainty of forthcoming GDPR regulations. While strong passwords and a bit of common sense will go a long way to keeping information protected, enabling two-factor authenticators is a hassle free step which all businesses should be investing in. After all,...

Three popular iiyama models – 24’’ ProLite XUB2492HSU, 27’’ ProLite B2791HSU and ProLite XUB2792QSU are now available in a stylish white design. Bringing elegance, as well as functionality and productivity to any modern desktop and office space. All three models feature a stylish edge-to-edge design making them perfect for multi-monitor set-ups. They come equipped with height adjustable...

Posted on Dec 27 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Channel Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham in September 2018, after a ‘hugely successful’ inaugural event More than 3,000 of the Channel’s leading businesses flocked to the NEC, Birmingham on September 12-13 for the inaugural Channel Live exhibition. The ‘hugely successful’ two-day exhibition and conference gave visitors the opportunity to see the latest technology and rub shoulders with...

Posted on Dec 26 2017 - 3:00pm by Editorial Content
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RecMic II Series offers best voice recording accuracy even in noisy environments The RecMic II Series with brand-new smart two-microphone system and unique noise cancellation technology sets standards for professional dictation. Every professional using dictation devices has already experienced this problem: sudden and unexpected background noises which impair the recording and render transcription more difficult. As disturbances can never be completely excluded, users have always been prone to the risk that their words are falsely transcribed...