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The Retirement of ISDN… Reality or Hype?

The Retirement of ISDN – Introduction During a BT Group Q3 2014/15 results announcement, Gavin Patterson, BT Group CEO, stated that BT intended to migrate their voice network to Voice over…

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mobile learning in universities

Mobile Learning in Universities: The Future of UK Education?

The Future of UK Education? Over recent years, the use of mobile devices in learning has risen significantly within UK universities. The modern-day sees a generation of young adults who…

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unified communications 2017

Unified Communications in 2017: A Consultant’s Roundup

A Consultant’s Roundup A lot of unified communications activity has taken place in the year 2017 and, here at 4C Strategies, we believe there’s never been a more exciting time…

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Microsoft Teams Replaces Skype for Business in “Intelligent” Unified Communications

Microsoft’s “Intelligent” Unified Communications Strategy Microsoft recently announced that it plans to replace Skype for Business with Microsoft Teams. The announcement was made at Ignite, a Microsoft conference in Orlando,…

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5G Network Launched in UK

Cisco’s Acquisition of BroadSoft: A UC Consultant’s Perspective

It was announced last week that Cisco, the world’s largest networking gear manufacturer, is acquiring telecommunications software company BroadSoft. 4C Strategies is here to look at this acquisition from a…

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Ask a Telecoms Consultant: What is VoIP?

Ask a Telecoms Consultant: What is VoIP?

What role does VoIP play in Telecommunications? VoIP has really taken off in the last decade and there are now so many offerings on the market that many choose to…

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unified communications

An Introduction to Unified Communications

What are unified communications? Unified communications refers to the integration of all aspects of enterprise communication. It refers, not to a single product, but to a set of products that,…

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Mitel Strengthens Market Share With Acquisition of ShoreTel

Mitel Strengthens Market Share With Acquisition of ShoreTel Mitel has recently announced a $430 million merger agreement to acquire fellow unified communications company ShoreTel. The merger will catapult Mitel to…

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maintel acquires intrinsic

Maintel acquires Intrinsic for £5.25 million

Maintel acquires Intrinsic for £5.25 million UK communications and network integrator Maintel has recently acquired Merseyside-based reseller Intrinsic Technologies for £5.25 million.  This is the most recent development in a…

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