Author: Elliot Dacosta

Strategizing to Survive: How one high street bank has reminded us all the importance of having clearly defined and researched strategies

 “Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.” Pete Johnson, 1930s Jazz pianist Only the most ruthless of people, business or otherwise, could ever be happy to see an enterprise struggling. Behind every faltering organisation hangs a backdrop of workers fearing for […]

The Countdown to SIP- Are You Ready for the ISDN switch-off- Solar Communications

The Countdown to SIP: Are You Ready for the ISDN switch-off?

The trend to stop offering ISDN as an option started with US telecoms giant Verizon ceasing to offer ISDN services to new customers. Similarly, in Europe the upward trend was continued when in 2015 BT announced their plan to migrate all users to IP networks and completely switch off ISDN and PSTN services by 2025. […]

5 things you need to know about pure storage solar

5 Things You Need to Know About Pure Storage

Flash storage adoption is growing at an exponential rate and is becoming the go-to option for IT Managers looking to solve their storage problems. More than half of the respondents of a recent 451 survey said that their organisation had already deployed flash, and with good reason – we generate more data than ever (2.5 […]

Considering SD-WAN- The top 6 questions everyone asks answered - Solar Comms

Considering SD-WAN? The top 6 questions everyone asks answered

SD-WAN has been making the news for quite some time now and it looks like it’s here to stay. According to a recent IDC report, SD-WAN adoption is growing and fast. With 70% of surveyed organisations planning to adopt SD-WAN in the next 18 months. This shift to SD-WAN is of little surprise with so […]

Solar mini guides series: How to enable a mobile workforce

Technology is affecting almost every aspect of our lives and fast influencing the world of work. Advances in technology and the rise of the smartphone generation means that people are now connected 24/7 and there is a clear shift towards mobility in today’s workforce. Employees are demanding flexibility as part of their job and the […]

How to Prevent Data Breaches Without Constraining Your Business

How to Prevent Data Breaches Without Constraining Your Business

Despite IT security budgets increasing year on year and organisations spending millions on security technology and software, data breaches continue to make big news. A recent Government survey shows that 65% of large organisations and 51% of medium and small businesses reported that they had suffered security breaches in 2016. In fact, being difficult to monitor, employees […]

The mass adoption of cloud pbx - Solar Comms

The Mass Adoption of Cloud PBX

An increasing number of businesses are moving away from traditional on-site telephony solutions with more and more IT managers embracing a hosted solution (Cloud PBX) as a direct replacement. Currently, there are 38 million hosted Voice over IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications (UC) seats and the number of VoIP and UC users is forecast to total […]

Solar join Solar Communications Group

 Solar Communications further enhances unified communication offering with Solar acquisition. Solar awarded Mitel Gold accreditation Mitel customer base and skillset materially extended Significant cross-sell opportunity Bolsters unified communications expertise Hot on the heels of July’s acquisition of Response Data Communications Limited (“RDC”), Solar Communications (“Solar”) announces its latest acquisition of Solar Limited (“Solar”), for an […]