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Hosted Business Phone Systems

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New Release for Horizon Hosted Phone Systems

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Call Recording, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Voice Services
New release available now for Horizon Hosted Business Phone Systems The latest service release for Horizon, the Hosted Business Phone System from Columbus UK is available now.  This release focuses on an extensive update to the Advanced Call Recording to make search, call recording retrieval and bulk deletion much simpler and easier to use. The improvements include: Faster searches for...
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BT to switch off ISDN network in 2025.

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems, SIP Trunking, Voice Services
BT to switch off ISDN network in 2025. In 2015 BT announced their intention to switch off the ISDN network by 2025, but what is replacing it and why? ISDN lines, the stalwart of UK offices across the country for decades have been in decline for some time and hundreds of thousands of ISDN lines are currently being replaced with...
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Don’t let the weather get the better of your business in 2015

By Disaster Recovery, Flexible Working, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Inbound Call Handling Services

Is Your Business Ready to cope with Extreme Weather Events? Whilst you could argue we haven’t had much of a summer this year, there is a chill in the air during the evenings which marks the beginning of Autumn in the UK. Whilst the traditional November storms are still a few months off it is worthwhile checking that your business…

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Hosted Business Phone Systems overtake traditional counterparts

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems
Hosted Business Phone Systems overtake traditional counterparts The sale of hosted business phone systems has overtaken the sale of traditional systems at Columbus and these days, you cannot have failed to have noticed that most business applications and services for UK SMEs (Office 365, Dropbox and Salesforce for example) are delivered over a cloud infrastructure. The delivery model has accelerated...
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Has your business embraced flexible working?

By Broadband, Flexible Working, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Inbound Call Solutions, IT Services, Mobile Services, Remote Working

The UK government’s flexible working laws have been in place since June 2014. Rights that were previously only reserved for carers and those looking after children have now been extended to the wider working population which means that your business is more than likely impacted. Whilst many businesses across the country have embraced flexible working and made the necessary HR…

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Hosted telecoms solutions bring agility to UK businesses

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Voice Services

Hosted Business Phone Systems provide the flexibility and scalability businesses require today. Nowadays business is done at lightning pace and it can be difficult to keep up with your competitors without a greater degree of flexibility throughout your organisation which allows you to respond quickly to changes in your market place, adopt new technology and take advantage of new employment…

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10 ways to secure your business phone systems

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems

Business Phone Systems – Security Best Practice If your business phone system is not managed properly and system security is weak, it could be vulnerable to hacking. Historically, there is a high risk of PBX fraud as a result of hacking attempts on business phone systems during holiday periods. This is due to business premises being left empty for longer…

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