John Whitty joins Solar Communications as CEO to drive growth strategy

GCI MD John Whitty has moved to Solar Communications as CEO and will leverage his 30 years industry experience to develop the company's portfolio and technical expertise and drive transformational growth. Whitty led GCI during its transformation from a traditional comms provider to become a provider of cloud, hosted voice and connectivity managed services.


We are delighted to announce  the finalists for the 2015 Comms National Awards (Grand Connaught Rooms, London, 22nd October).

Marketing matters

Why social, digital and mobile really matters

By Andy Grant, Managing Director, Bowan Arrow: We all rely on mobile devices to access information while on the move or outside of the traditional office environment.

Company Profile

Berry sows seeds of fruitful expansion

Berry Telecom's success challenges the widespread ideology that ‘business is business', according to co-founder Simon Langford who stands by his conviction that ‘business is people'.

Business Interview

Clark Zones into growth

MeetingZone has officially disclosed its ambition to be Europe's leading provider of UCaaS solutions and heading up its Skype for Business practice is General Manager Andy Clark who revealed the company's ambitious channel growth plan.

Market Review

The big UC&C question: Single vendor or hybrid?

A reseller's approach to providing UC&C solutions could also be the defining factor of their future path, inextricably linked to the single vendor versus hybrid solution debate, and central to the look and feel of their integration capabilities over the long-term.

Business in Focus

Complexity unravelled

Databarracks stands proud as an emblem of simplicity in an industry renowned for making things complicated, according to Managing Director Peter Groucutt.

Company in Focus

Pepper, a pioneer of the predictive MSP

Predictive monitoring platforms have proved difficult to develop but John Pepper, Managing Director at Managed 24/7, claims to have innovated an industry breakthrough.

Case Study

Facing the digital dilemma: Disrupt or be disrupted

Since its inception in 2005, Comms Vision has closely tracked the evolution of business communications technology and the role of the channel in bringing it to market successfully.

Business Profile

Incom accelerates upward momentum

Rising through the ranks can only take you so far, but the sky's the limit when you buy the company, become CEO and multiply revenues tenfold. Not content with this remarkable achievement, Incom Business Systems' David Hughes is pushing ahead with even bigger plans.

News Feature

ShoreTel Connect shakes up UC market

Business leaders wanting to take their first tentative steps towards the cloud while retaining a hardware presence on site are prime targets for resellers of ShoreTel Connect, a new solution launched to the UK market that offers a single platform with three deployment options and a common user interface.

Recruitment Focus

'In the know' with specialist recruiters

You'll be surprised to hear me say that using a recruitment agency should be your last resort. I've had a long career in sales and management and in this time I've managed the P&L of several companies.

M2M Matters

Stepping into the world of M2M

By Anton Le Saux, Head of Connectivity and Partner Sales at O2 Telefónica UK: M2M is increasingly being adopted by smaller companies as it becomes more established and more affordable.

Technology News


Special Feature

Adaptation is the defining activity of the channel

Federated collaboration, rent-to-rent and a call for greater channel intimacy: Welcome to the first Comms Vision round table debate on the big themes shaping our digital world and why the channel must react proportionately to the scale of these influential trends and market demands. By Stuart Gilroy...

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