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Half of employees admit to sending emails to the wrong person

Research conducted by IT security and control firm Sophos has revealed that 70 percent of businesses are concerned about sensitive material falling into the wrong hands as a result of data leakage via email.

Daisy chief handed £5m in real-life Dragon`s Den challenge

Matthew Riley, owner and CEO of Lancashire-based Daisy Communications, was handed £5m after winning the Northern Final of the inaugural Bank of Scotland Corporate £25m Entrepreneur Challenge - a real-life dragon`s den scenario.

Swyx` new Version 6.10 release offers Fixed Mobile Convergence

Swyx has released SwyxWare Version 6.10, the latest version of its software-based VoIP telephony, aimed at SMEs and larger corporates.

Central Telecom crowned Avaya BusinessPartner of the Year

Burton-on-Trent-based Central Telecom, an Avaya Platinum BusinessPartner, has been crowned Avaya`s Business Partner of the Year for an unprecedented second consecutive year. 

Rocom to distribute Polycom handsets for Microsoft OCS 2007

Rocom has struck a distribution deal with Polycom for its new range of handsets for Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007.

Spiritel scoops five year hospitality contract worth up to £1.25m

Spiritel has signed a five year contract for up to £1.25 million with one of the UK’s leading hospitality companies, Regent Inns. Spiritel will provide Regent, owner of the Walkabout, Old Orleans, Jongleurs and Bar Risa outlets, with VPN management, hosted VoIP and customer WiFi to its 100 sites across the UK, its head office in Borehamwood and to a number of field-based staff.

ShoreTel joins forces with Syntellect in enterprise collaboration

ShoreTel and Syntellect, a provider of enterprise-class contact centre solutions, have signed a strategic distribution agreement under which ShoreTel will offer Syntellect’s contact centre solution in conjunction with its pure IP Unified Communications system to ShoreTel resellers globally.

3Q07 North American wireline capex up 7%

Ovum RHK has posted its analysis of third-quarter 2007 revenue and capital spending by North American network operators. Wireline operators increased capital spending by 7% versus the third quarter of 2006, while mobile operator capital spending plummeted 18%. Revenues remained on trend, with mobile revenue growing nearly 10 percent, and fixed revenue basically flat versus last year.

Alcatel-Lucent named in Gartner`s Magic Quadrant

Industry analyst firm Gartner has placed Alcatel-Lucent in the leaders quadrant of its Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, EMEA, 2007, authored by Drew Kraus and Steve Blood.

Ramsac scoops contract to manage the IT functions of Shipleys

IT solutions consultancy Ramsac has won the contract to manage the IT functions of Shipleys LLP, the top 50 practice of Chartered Accountants, Registered Auditors and Professional Business Advisers, with offices in London’s West End, Surrey and Essex.

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