British Home Workers Need Quicker Broadband

Jason Waterworth Blog, News, Broadband

With so many companies employing personnel that work from home, one of the big issues at the moment is the speed of broadband. The faster it is, the greater the productivity, according to a recent survey carried out by Hyperoptic, a gigabit broadband provider. The report reveals that even though people can work longer hours […]

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Changes to UK NGCS call charges

Jason Waterworth Blog, Mobile, Fixed-Line, News

To make it easier to understand how much a call to a non-geographic number costs, Ofcom has introduced some important changes, the details of which can be accessed in full at ukcalling.info. From 01 July 2015, the following key changes to NGCS call costs apply: Service Numbers (Special Numbers) To call 084, 087, 09 and […]

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Businesses Must Take Full Advantage Of The IoT

Jason Waterworth Blog, News, Unified

Ten years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) would not have been possible. The idea of gadgets and appliances fitted with chip technology and sensors that are capable of communicating online is a relatively new concept. As concepts go, history has taught us that the “boffins” that come up with the innovations have a much […]

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Future Business Innovations Firmly In The Clouds

Jason Waterworth Blog, News, Unified

With so many companies embracing the Cloud, we can expect a significant investment in this sector over the next three years. Just under 50 per cent of tech-savvy enterprises now rely solely on Cloud computing for new business model launches, and this is set to go up to around 55 per cent in the short […]

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Companies Can Combat Cyber Crime Through Co-Operation

Jason Waterworth Blog, News

For the private business sector, one of the most important elements in fighting the rapidly rising rate of cyber crime is co-operation. This is according to the views of EU, US and UK law enforcement officers. Andy Archibald from the Cyber Crime Unit at the National Crime Unit said:Top of FormBottom of Form “The cyber […]

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How Do Firms Keep Up With Rapid Changes In Technology?

Jason Waterworth Blog, News

Last year, it was the Internet of Things (IoT) that took over as the centralised driving force of the hi-tech industry. This development came at the exact moment most companies had just got their heads around the development of mobile applications. Gartner forecasts that in 2015, major industries such as transport, manufacturing and utilities will […]

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Seal Of Approval For EC Cloud Certification

Jason Waterworth Blog, News, Unified

For small and large companies alike, there is good news: a code of practice for cloud service providers has been laid down and approved by the European Commission. As with anything relatively new, certain standards have to be established to create a business environment that is “fit for purpose” and is a level playing field […]

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Businesses Value Fast Broadband More Than Tax Cuts

Jason Waterworth Blog, Broadband

Many firms that are operating in Scotland do not have confidence in the current broadband structure. These companies feel that compared to the rest of the UK, broadband in their region is just not as good. This shocking discovery was made as a result of a recent survey by YouGov. The survey revealed that over […]

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Just How Good Can 4G Mobile Be?

Jason Waterworth Blog, Mobile

We all know about the benefits that 4G mobile technology can bring to businesses big and small. Or do we? With 4G technology, it seems that a lack of knowledge as to what benefits it can bring to the workplace is stifling demand. Aren’t increased capacity and speed, flexible working environments and improved customer delivery […]

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