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York City Football Club has called in a North East based business telecommunications specialist to overhaul its telephony system. Gateshead’s Eclipse Networks has just completed the installation of a new, hosted telephony system at the League Two outfit’s current ground. The club didn’t want to invest in a long-term solution as the go-ahead has just been given for a state-of-the-art 8,000-capacity community stadium in the town’s Monks Cross development which the club will move to. James Drake, managing director at Eclipse Networks, said: “York City presented us with a unique challenge. Most clients are looking for long-term solutions. Understandably, we didn’t want to...
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Gradwell Communications has today announced changes to its core senior management team. The company says the reorganisation enables Gradwell to focus on its Cloud, VoIP and Connectivity clients. After running and growing the business as MD for 17 years, Peter Gradwell (pictured) has now assumed the role of Chief Technical Officer having made this strategic decision in Q4 last year. To enable this, Gradwell has also consolidated its “run today” and “build tomorrow” activities into a single technology team, some 37 strong, with distinct leaders for software development groups, operations and networks. Julien St John-Dennis has now joined Gradwell as Head of Product...
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Martin Tufft has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at Mainline, now the wholly owned subsidiary of EE. In this new role, Martin is responsible for developing and implementing Mainline’s Sales and Marketing strategy including customer service, product development and partner relationships. Martin has more than 20 years of experience in the mobile industry across a wide range of disciplines and organisations. Most recently, Martin was responsible for public sector sales at EE, helping UK public sector organisations make the most of mobile technology to improve productivity and better serve the UK public. Martin Tufft said: “Today more than ever,...
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BroadSoft has announced that it has surpassed 10 million hosted unified communications (UC) lines deployed by businesses of all sizes and across North America, Europe, Asia, and other global markets. A broad range of service providers, including fixed, mobile, and Over the Top (OTT) players, have deployed UC-One. BroadSoft customers have the option to deploy unified communications services via the BroadWorks platform or via BroadCloud, a managed service that significantly shortens the time it takes service providers to enter this fast growing market. According to an August 2014 Infonetics Report, the global hosted PBX and UC services market is expected to grow...
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