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Arkadin, an NTT Communications company, and Blue Jeans Network are joining forces to meet surging global demand for easy, accessible face-to-face communications. Blue Jeans provided by Arkadin removes the most common obstacles to video conferencing, opening the technology to millions of businesses globally who consider it a vital workplace requirement. “Cloud-based video conferencing that is device, location and platform independent is an industry game changer as it removes the complexity, interoperability, and up-front cost challenges that have traditionally slowed wide-scale adoption,” says Ira M. Weinstein, Senior Analyst and Partner, Wainhouse Research. “The strategic partnership between these two fast growing, highly...
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LDeX Group has announced that Manchester’s metropolitan fibre network, The Loop, has deployed a strategic point of presence in the city’s newest datacentre facility, LDeX2. This partnership will look to enhance connectivity to online businesses in the local region. Part of Gamma Communications The Loop provides dedicated fibre networks, point to point private networks, flexible high-capacity internet access and business grade IP Telephony The Loop will complement the vast array of connectivity providers which have already lined up to provide ultra-fast low latency connectivity over diverse dark fibre to LDeX customers in the Manchester area and further afield. Commenting on the news,...
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AKJ is holding a dedicated NGCS Webinar to support its customers with forthcoming requirements to comply with Ofcom’s ‘simplifying non geographic numbers’ legislation which comes into force in June 2015. AKJ has been communicating consistently with its customers since October 2014 advising them of the changes they will need to undertake. This communication programme has consisted of legislation information email updates; customer research into how they wish to incorporate the changes into their billing solution and businesses; technology development research; and practical customer support sessions, including product updates, webinars and support documents. Derek Watson, AKJ’s managing director said, “This webinar is part...
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The Entanet team are no strangers to raising money for worthy charities and this year is no exception as its Head of Software Development at the Telford-based communications business, Matthew Mills, accepts the company’s (metaphorical) charity baton and participates in two gruelling runs. Matt, who hails from Penkridge near Stafford, will be running in the Great Birmingham 10K on 3rd May and then again in the Great Birmingham Run half marathon, on 18th October. He’ll be raising money and awareness of a charity close to his heart, The Birmingham Women’s Hospital, which treated his wife and premature daughter three years ago. “Without...
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