Author: Elliot Dacosta

Window security updates for ShoreTel

Following the recent global ransomware attacks, Solar in partnership with ShoreTel  has been testing and clarifying which Microsoft patches should be applied to servers running ShoreTel software.   For servers running any release of ShoreTel ST14.2 or ShoreTel Connect Onsite, ShoreTel’s recommendation is that one of these two patching schedules is applied: The patches located […]

Cloud, on-premises, or hybrid: which cloud is best for you?

Cloud, on-premises, or hybrid: which cloud is best for you? Are you considering the benefits and risks of a cloud- or premises-based solution, looking at the fundamental requirements for each system, or how to measure ROI? Here’s some guidance on the information available to you, evaluating what your business needs are, and analysing what solution is […]

From Ripples to Waves: How the evolution of consumer demands changed cloud communications…

If business owners have heard one phrase ad infinitum, it’s “The customer is always right”. Unsurprisingly, consumers wield a large amount of power and influence many trends across a variety of industries: cloud is no exception. Generational shifts, technological advancements, always-on mobile technology, and the rise of teleworking have made mobility a necessity across businesses […]

Is your business ready?

In light of the global cyber-attack this weekend, there is still an impending threat of yet more ransom attacks coming to light today as workers turn their computers back on after the weekend. Europol has confirmed that the number of attacks is still rising, with NHS being one of the worst-affected companies. Over 200,000 computers […]

Solar is Now Fully Integrated…

Solar Communications recently completed the successful integration of acquired businesses, Response Data Communications (RDC) and Solar; increasing their portfolio of business-enhancing services available to all three sets of customers. The integration of these organisations was completed in just 28 days, both technically and operationally with the business now operating under one brand, Solar – RDC and Solar are now retired from the market. John Whitty, Solar CEO said, ‘Solar is […]

Salford-based firm focuses on disruptive tech

Team of seven in newly established Disruptive Technology division Focus on future networks, storage, cyber security and SD-WAN Technology being demonstrated at IP EXPO North Solar Communications has unveiled a team that is dedicated to sharing technologies that are set to transform the way organisations communicate. Following rapid growth over the last decade, and coupled […]

Solar Launches Its Disruptive Tech Division

Following rapid growth over the last decade, and coupled with strategic acquisitions in 2016, Solar is now dedicating part of its operation to understanding and bringing-to-market a portfolio of solutions that are set to disrupt the enterprise technology landscape, launching its ‘Disruptive Technology’ division. The cloud communications provider, based at Chippenham provides new and innovative […]