Comms Vision Convention speakers announced: MIT's Andy Lippman to Chair comms industry's leading event

Comms Dealer has made its first announcement of keynote speakers at this year's Comms Vision Convention, to be held at Gleneagles Hotel, 8th-10th November.

ProVu superheroes meet Gauntlet Games challenge

Congrats to 'Team ProVu' for completing the Gauntlet Games staged in Manchester, overcoming obstacles such as monkey bars suspended over ice cold water, space hopper races and foam-filled slides.

Comms Dealer Update

World leading tech innovator Chairs Comms Vision

Comms Vision Convention (Gleneagles, 8th-10th November) Chair Andy Lippman, Associate Director and co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab (MIT), delves deep into the underlying trends behind this year's conference theme - the rise of the workplace and customer digital experience.

Company Profile

Ex-band leader finds a voice in comms

In his own words, Armstrong Bell Director William Copley talks about achieving NME's ‘single of the week', becoming a chart topper in the comms channel, and why resellers are critical to the success of innovative businesses.

Business Interview

How Whitty remoulded Solar

Solar Comms CEO John Whitty discusses his great transformation challenge and opportunity, an exciting step change year, and a potential company ‘game changer'.

Market Review

Getting to the heart of medical matters

The new Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) represents the orchestration of greater competition and opportunity in the marketplace, which is music to the channel's ears.

Business in Focus

Leach set to gain greater market share

Three months into the top job at NFON UK Managing Director Myles Leach reveals how a period of consolidation following impressive growth will provide the springboard for an ambitious push into the cloud telephony SMB market.

Company in Focus

Navy man’s plain sailing in the channel

With every year, Cheltenham-based PSU Technology Group just gets stronger, according to Managing Director Michael Lounton.

Case Study

The making of HSCN: An inside view

Close collaboration between the comms industry and the Public Sector has delivered a new Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) designed to help SME providers flourish in a far more competitive marketplace. Here, Adept Telecom CEO Ian Fishwick provides insights into how the new framework was created.

Business Profile

Russell sharpens Arrow and aims at new targets

Mega-reseller Arrow Business Communications can chart its long history back to the launch of a small mobile service provider in 1995 and one man has been at the sharp end of its many twists and turns from day one - CEO Chris Russell.

News Feature

WebRTC's channel-ready and set to revolutionise comms

WebRTC is tipped to revolutionise the way businesses communicate and according to industry experts the technology is already edging closer towards mainstream and widespread adoption.

Recruitment Focus

Job prospects brighten in telecoms sector

With unemployment at its lowest level for 40 years and wages rising, employment prospects for skilled job seekers are bright. The big issue now is the quantity of active jobseekers, or rather the lack of them, writes Clive Jefferys of recruiter JMA Network.


Special Feature

Cisco Spark adds flare

Cisco is best known for driving innovation in the enterprise sector. Now, it is running counter to convention and also championing SMBs, making strident manoeuvres in the channel with a full complement of sparkling collaboration and communication tools, according to Andy Brocklehurst, Head of Collaboration EMEAR.