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What is Dark Fibre?

Posted on January 14, 2016

Fibre Cable

While there may be an extensive optical fibre infrastructure currently in place, not all of it is in use. When we talk about dark fibre, we are talking about the portion of that infrastructure that is as yet unused. So, why is it called dark fibre?Optical fibre carries and conveys information using…

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Why businesses are turning to SIP for success

Posted on January 14, 2016

Old Phone

The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is technology that facilitates calls through data networks rather than the public switched telephone network (PSTN). It also enables Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), making video conferencing much easier and more reliable. Should your business be using SIP?…

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Storing hybrid cloud information in colocation data centres

Posted on January 14, 2016

Cloud systems are unlikely to go away, with firms seeing clear advantages from storing certain data in public or private systems. However, the wide range of different choice available can make it difficult to determine which one is best for your enterprise.As cloud storage solutions become more sophisticated…

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Why are more businesses using unified communications?

Posted on January 14, 2016

Unified communications (UC) has gained popularity as a tool to enhance collaboration and improve productivity levels. But are the well-known benefits of UC likely to be realised?Research from XO Communications indicated that many companies using UC solutions experience the advantages of doing so.…

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