A £25m investment boost from Cisco-linked Digital Alpha Advisors will scale up UKCloud's operations across the public sector while giving Cisco a new route to market through joint sales and marketing activities.
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Sterling Scottish ICT provider Silver Cloud has transformed its growth vision into long-term strategy following a leadership revamp and the appointment of Michael McMillan as Managing Director.
Daisy Group Chairman Matthew Riley is responsible for 52 acquisitions, 12 disposals and circa 4,000 staff. For him, there is no such thing as business-lite.
Nothing in business beats the thrill of driving fast growth and exiting with a flourish, and last month’s inaugural ICT Investment Forum provided a valuable lesson in both.
If there is one thing I’ve learnt by working in the channel, it’s that trust and confidence in a telecoms solutions provider is imperative, writes Richard Thompson, Director of Partners, TalkTalk Business.
Perhaps no part of the ICT channel is so concentrated on deploying innovation as the billing sector which continues to diversify and invest in underpinning reseller businesses.
Now that the Department for Education has placed teacher training and support at the heart of its approach to EdTech, what specific requirements do tech providers need to address and solve?
ICT businesses looking to exit must invest in a comprehensive preparation process, writes Duncan Gregory, Transaction Director of M&A advisory firm Evolution Capital.
9 Group has taken a clear lead in realising the full potential of channel partnerships, claims MD for Partners Adam Cathcart.
Billing is to resellers what ramparts are to castles – their defence against an advancing wave of technology challenges and threats to customer ownership, according to Union Street Technologies Head of Sales & Marketing Vincent Disneur.
Converging trends are turning billing providers into linchpins of the comms and IT channel, according to Inform Billing Managing Director Shaun Bodsworth.
Nextgenaccess Managing Director Mark Weller has brought the company to the most significant inflection point in its history – a major expansion of its channel strategy and full fibre network.
In this era of cloud growth and consolidation entrepreneurs and innovation are rampant. Enter TIG CEO Des Lekerman…
Three hosted comms providers put down a joint motion to place traditional voice and data resellers safely on the road to a cloud-based future.
One technology alone stands to really transform the UK's comms landscape, the roll out of 5G, according to Gavin Jones, MD for Mobile, Media & Broadcast at BT.
In taking local 5G trial sites and setting them on a national stage we appreciate more fully the powerful narrative of a pending mobile-first world, according to Onecom CEO Ben Dowd.
Boom Comms MD Nick Birtwistle makes a strong point – that many larger organisations display unease over whether to adopt the cloud model. Meanwhile, the tiger's half out of the cage in the smaller business sector.
Five months into the job, Marston’s Telecoms MD Tony Ford is eyeing a £2m uplift in revenue this year and targeting £20m by 2023 as he seeks to establish the business as a top rung channel focused ISP.
Cisco's channel engagement strategy has moved on to a new chapter as it forges closer partner relationships based on consultation and solutions versus product selling, says Angela Whitty, MD of the Partner Organisation for UK&I .
The ICT sector's robust M&A market is its barrier against economic uncertainty, and February's ICT Investment Forum will go beyond the Brexit brick wall to maximise the potential of an industry with no boundaries to growth.
Traditional comms and IT resellers should realise that all roads lead to the cloud, according to NFON UK Managing Director Myles Leach who sets out his case.