Industry News

Apple discontinues iTunes

Apple is discontinuing iTunes… Here’s everything you need to know.

  The future of iTunes, Apple’s long-standing media player and mobile management app, has long since been debated, especially since the release of Apple Music in 2015, which seemed to…

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5G Network Launched in UK

The Launch of 5G in the UK and What This Means for Business

5G is officially launching in the UK   After years of anticipation, 5G has finally been launched in the UK. BT’s EE has provided the UK with its first ever…

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Local government contact centre

Artificial Intelligence in Local Government: The Argument for Chatbots

  Artificial intelligence is the technology of now. AI is a hot topic as it presents new opportunities for huge forward leaps in technological advancement. AI can learn, and we…

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IT Consultants

4C Project and Industry Round-Up

  As April draws to a close and we enter May, here’s a round-up of everything that’s going on at 4C Strategies, as well as in the wider unified communications…

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Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings: It’s Time to Rethink How We Meet

  It has never been more important to facilitate meetings than it is now, with various drivers coming together in what might be considered a perfect storm.   Advancements in communications…

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CS1000 Reaches End of Manufacturer Support

Avaya CS1000 to Reach End of Manufacturer Support

  Communication Server 1000 (CS1000) a server-based, fully-featured Avaya IP PBX solution. On 9th April 2018, Avaya ended the sale of new CS1000E systems, along with CS1000 Release 7.6. Release 7.6…

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Microsoft Teams Unified Communications

Has Microsoft Teams Changed the Landscape of Unified Communications?

  What is MS Teams and how should it influence the development of your UC Strategy?   Microsoft Teams seems to have had a significant impact on the unified communications…

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Healthcare Technology

NHS News: Meeting the Health Secretary’s Requirement to Phase Out Pagers

  Following a recent announcement that fax machines are to be phased out across the NHS, a report has now come out claiming that Health Secretary Matt Hancock intends to…

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Telephony and Communications Consultants

Ringing the Changes: How Much Does Your Phone Number Matter?

In the last six years, the amount of time that Britons spend talking on a landline has halved, whilst mobile data usage has multiplied by 10.   New research by…

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NHS Fax Machine Phase-Out

Updating the NHS: Preparing for the Fax Machine Phase-Out

  The NHS is banned from purchasing any more fax machines from this month and has been told by the government that it must stop using the machines entirely by…

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