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Cameron Stevenson at Columbus UK wins QA Scotland Tech Apprentice of the Year 2023

Investment in Apprenticeships at Columbus UK highlighted in national awards ceremony We are delighted to announce that Cameron Stevenson at Columbus UK has won the QA Scottish Tech Apprentice of the Year Award for 2023! The awards ceremony took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on Tuesday 7th March with over 140 attendees from businesses across Scotland. Cameron's…
10th March 2023
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KnowBe4 ranked as the top Security Awareness Training Platform

KnowBe4 Ranked as the number one Security Awareness Training Platform for the 10th Consecutive Quarter The latest G2 Grid Report compares Security Awareness Training vendors based on user reviews, customer satisfaction, popularity and market presence. Based on over 695 G2 customer reviews, KnowBe4 is the top ranked security awareness training platform with 99% of users rating 4 or 5 stars,…
4th October 2022
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Apple security flaw – update your Apple devices

Apple security vulnerabilities Apple security flaws have recently been identified and if you own apple devices you need to take action. You may have seen in the news over the weekend that Apple has identified two significant security vulnerabilities in its operating systems (this covers iPadOS, iOS and macOS). One of the software weaknesses affects the kernel, the deepest layer…
24th August 2022
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Security Awareness and Training Solutions

Knowbe4 named leader in the Forrester Wave KnowBe4 has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Awareness and Training Solutions, Q1 2022. Using a 30-criteria evaluation, the Forrester Wave report ranks 11 vendors in the security awareness and training market based on their current offering, strategy, and market presence. KnowBe4 received the highest scores possible in 16 of…
15th July 2022
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Horizon Apps for UK’s leading Business VoIP and UC System get new release

Horizon Apps for UK's leading Business VoIP and UC System get major refresh We are delighted to announce an exciting new release for our Horizon Apps which are part of the Horizon hosted phone system from Columbus UK. The Horizon Business VoIP and UC Apps are being refreshed to bring a significantly improved customer experience. The new release covers the…
15th April 2022
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Columbus UK featured in Business Scotland Magazine

Columbus UK featured in Business Scotland Magazine Columbus UK, a Dunbartonshire Chamber Member celebrated their 25th Anniversary by supporting other businesses through the Covid-19 crisis. Columbus UK got behind the Dunbartonshire Chamber’s “TogetherForBusiness” campaign that brought a host of businesses together to provide support and advice free of charge. Columbus UK, a Managed Service Provider, offered to help members and…
27th January 2021
CAT S61 Smartphone features an integrated FLIR thermal imaging system which can be used for elevated screen temperature screening.Business MobileCOVID-19

Cat S61 Smartphone provides role in COVID-19 temperature screening

Cat S61 Smartphone with integrated FLIR thermal imaging system provides role in elevated skin temperature screening. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to extraordinary times. Governments across the globe are in the midst of monitoring  the impact of the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions. Whilst effective contact tracing will be key to help prevent the spread of further COVID-19 infections and…
11th June 2020
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Remote Working – how is it going for you?

Supporting our customers with Remote Working Technology and Communication Services As we near the end of the second week of lockdown and transition to remote working, we’d like to wish you, your families and your businesses all the very best and we hope that you are safe and well over the coming weeks and months. We realise it’s not an…
3rd April 2020
Horizon Collaborate from Columbus UK provides a comprehensive suite of collaboration tools, all accessible from a single app and pane on your desktop, tablet or smartphone.Collaboration ToolsCOVID-19Remote WorkingUnified Communications

Remote working services from Columbus UK help bring teams together

Switch to remote working services quickly with Columbus UK This week has seen seismic and unsettling changes for everyone in the UK and what really matters now is how we calmly and collectively address the COVID-19 challenge. Most of us have never experienced anything like this before and you probably have to go back to the early 1940's to experience…
20th March 2020
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COVID-19 Update from Columbus UK

COVID-19 Business Continuity Update from Columbus UK - 16th March, 2019. This is an update on our preparations this week and last week to deal with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. We have proactively and thoroughly stress tested our business continuity plan throughout last week. We have also engaged with partners to review their readiness and all of our key partners…
15th March 2020
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Full Fibre Broadband services launched by Columbus UK following partnership with Entanet and CityFibre

Full Fibre Broadband services available to Columbus UK business customers now. Columbus UK announced this week that it has signed an agreement with Entanet, the wholesale division of CityFibre, to provide a range of ultrafast, full fibre broadband services aimed squarely at small to medium-sized businesses that may not have the budget for traditional high performance leased lines. Jason George…
18th February 2020
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Get your business patched pronto

Users still vulnerable to latest Windows security issue - latest advice on Windows patch management It’s 2 weeks since the US National Security Agency (NSA) discovered a major flaw in Windows 10 that hackers could have used to create malicious software, but some users still haven’t patched their systems to resolve the issue.  Microsoft issued a fix for the CVE-2020-0601…
30th January 2020
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Disaster Recovery advice for businesses during storms and flooding

Does your business have an up-to-date Disaster Recovery Plan? With the latest business communications and technology solutions and a mobile-enabled workforce, businesses need not suffer during the annual UK winter storms.   UK storms impact As the winter storm season begins this year, all businesses should be thoroughly prepared because none of us know with any meteorological precision what is…
3rd October 2019
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Columbus UK is 25! A look back at technology in 1994.

Columbus UK is 25! Communications and IT Provider celebrates 25th anniversary. It's hard to believe Columbus UK is 25! Time flies and technology moves on at such an incredible pace. For digital natives (those born after the 1980's and familiar with technology and the Internet from an early age), it's hard to imagine life without smartphones, smart TV's, iPads, Google,…
25th September 2019
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Columbus UK’s 25th anniversary promotion launched.

Columbus UK is offering 25% rental discount on all new services for a limited period. Columbus UK's 25th anniversary has arrived! In 1994 the World Wide Web was in its infancy with just a few thousand web sites compared to over 1.5 billion today. We relied on dial up broadband and any web page with an image would takes ages…
20th September 2019
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Columbus UK is 25! Columbus celebrates major anniversary milestone.

Columbus UK is 25! Communications and IT Provider celebrates 25th anniversary. The year 1994 was a momentous, memorable year for many reasons: Nelson Mandela became president of South Africa. Netscape Navigator became the market-leading web browser. The most popular audio file format, MP3 was invented. Amazon was founded. The UK average house price was £68,032. OJ Simpson fled police in…
28th August 2019
Horizon Collaborate UC Service from Columbus UK can help businesses of every size realise the benefits of flexible working for their employees and help them improve their work-life balance.Collaboration ToolsFlexible WorkingUC SolutionsUnified Communications

Horizon Collaborate UC Service – Top Tech Tool for Flexible Working

The Horizon Collaborate UC Service can help businesses of every size realise the benefits of flexible working for their employees. According to the ONS (Families and the labour market, England: 2018), the employment rate for mothers was 74.0% in April to June 2018, which has increased from 68.9% in 2013 and from 61.9% in 1996 (when comparable records began). In…
24th July 2019
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Horizon Collaborate UC – what is it and how does it work?

Horizon Collaborate UC Solution - what is it? According to data from the ONS (Office for National Statistics), the number of UK workers who have moved into remote working has increased by almost a quarter of a million over the past decade. Technology can help organisations keep pace with the shift to remote working and flexible working by giving employees…
22nd July 2019
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Polycom VVX 450 added to Horizon Hosted Telephony handset lineup

We are delighted to announce that we have extended our Horizon VoIP handset range by adding the Polycom VVX 450 and Polycom VVX 250 IP desk phones. Horizon Hardware Incentive available now The great news is that the cost of these new handsets is fully covered by Columbus on all qualifying Horizon hardware incentive orders. Where a customer commits to…
16th July 2019