Manx Telecom acquires Synapse

07 May 2019

Manx Telecom, the Isle of Man-based communications solutions provider has agreed to buy business IT services firms Synapse Consulting and Synapse Consultants for an undisclosed sum.

Synapse 360 provides B2B managed services in the UK and the Isle of Man and will bring its capabilities in traditional telecommunications, data centre operations and network-oriented services to the deal.

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Verizon offers integrated connectivity

07 May 2019

Francoise Boardman, senior product manager, global advanced VoIP services at Verizon

Francoise Boardman, senior product manager, global advanced VoIP services at Verizon

UK enterprises can now integrate with a Microsoft unified communications platform, thanks to a new collaboration service from Verizon Enterprise Solutions.

The collaboration service combines direct routing and SIP trunk connectivity and helps Verizon’s network customers embed their voice infrastructures in the Microsoft Teams platform. It is powered by Verizon’s session border control as a service (SBCaaS), the virtualised, the cloud-based service that reduces the need for organisations to invest in additional hardware.

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Microsoft names end of support date for Windows 10 Mobile

22 February 2019

Microsoft has published the date on which it will ‘end support’ for its troubled Windows10 Mobile devices as 10th December 2019.

The computer technology giant, which all but admitted defeat in the ultracompetitive mobile phone market back in 2016, quietly updated its FAQ in mid January and said December is when the devices will cease to receive new security updates as well as other staple features.

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Redundant fibre used for rail terminal surveillance

22 February 2019

The networked surveillance system features 32 Bosch cameras mounted on 18 Altron towers.

The networked surveillance system features 32 Bosch cameras mounted on 18 Altron towers.

A video surveillance system based on an AMG Systems-supplied Ethernet switch network is helping to protect the UK’s first new inland rail freight hub for over a decade.

The iPort project near Doncaster offers six million square feet of space across 337 acres. The site is already home to large distribution facilities for companies such as Amazon and Lidl, and occupancy is set to expand in the coming years.

 

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