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Invosys dog lovers bring PDSA into the frame for 2017 charity pledge

The growing popularity of dog ownership among Invosys workers prompted the Manchester-based firm to adopt animal organisation the PDSA as its charity for 2017.

Vodafone launches network security services

Vodafone's virtualised security capabilities have been boosted following the formation of a global relationship with Fortinet that enables the operator to launch security services as a network feature without the need for additional hardware, software or licensing.

Vodafone Secure Network Gateway includes network-based firewalling along with intrusion protection and detection.

Dublin-based EMIT acquires local rival Softech

Dublin-based IT services firm EMIT has acquired the manage services business and customer base of local rival Softech for an undisclosed sum.

This acquisition boosts EMIT's customer base to over 3,500 end users across enterprise, SMB and public sector organisations.

The deal is expected to add a further €2m in revenue over the next three years.

Clampdown on drivers using mobile phones prompts demand for headsets

Distributor Nimans has witnessed a 15% spike in demand for Bluetooth enabled devices since tougher mobile phones laws while driving came into force in March, hitting offenders with six penalty points and a £200 fine.

Nuvias rolls out EMEA-wide UC practice underpinned by Siphon acquisition

Nuvias has embarked on the next phase of its growth strategy with the EMEA launch of a UC practice following the acquisition of Siphon Networks in October 2016.

The practice builds on Siphon's existing strongholds in the UK and Benelux and will be rolled out over the coming months through Nuvias regional branches kicking off with Germany.

G3 Comms doubles connectivity orders with Fibre-Air solution

Luminet channel partner G3 Comms has doubled connectivity orders since reselling the MSP's wireless 1gb Fibre-Air clear channel business Internet service which can be up and running in 10 working days.

G3 Comms is also the first partner to use Luminet's new online portal which automates all sales processes.

ShoreTel ups the ante on cloud services

ShoreTel has recruited 21 UK reseller partners to sell its new Connect Cloud and Connect Contact Centre platforms within eight weeks of launch.

Exchange Communications wins more Hasbro deals

Glasgow-based Exchange Communication has won further work in Europe from global toy giant Hasbro after the successful completion of an earlier contract.

Hasbro, the third largest toy manufacturer in the world, previously engaged Exchange to upgrade the communications systems at sites in Germany, Spain and France.

UKCloud rolls out DR to the Cloud service

UKCloud has launched Disaster Recovery to the Cloud, a self-service replication and recovery solution underpinned by software provider Zerto.

Exertis targets cloud security with CipherCloud deal

Distributor Exertis has sealed a distribution agreement with CipherCloud, a specialist in cloud security and visibility.

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