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BT and Daisy announce £70mn partnership

BT Sevenoaks workstyle building

BT has announced a £70 million partnership with Daisy Group which will offer customers of the latter to BT’s Wholesale Hosted Centrex (WHC) platform.

TNT enlists Verizon in cloud comms overhaul

TNT is upgrading its IT infrastructure

International logistics firm TNT has selected Verizon Enterprise Solutions to help the company implement a managed cloud-based unified communications platform. The move is part of the logistics firm’s broader IT overhaul.

Scania drives its comms platform into the cloud

Scania GB is replacing its legacy comms infrastructure with a managed cloud-based unified comms service

The British subsidiary of Swedish truck and bus manufacturer Scania has selected Olive Communications to help move its telecoms infrastructure to a managed cloud platform.

Daisy buys UC firm Damovo UK

Daisy Group has acquired unidied comms and cloud provider Damovo UK for an undisclosed sum

Recently privatised Daisy Group has acquired unified communications competitor Damovo UK for an undisclosed sum.

Fusion dishes $10m for cloud-based coms firm PingTone

EMC has bought OpenStack pioneer Cloudscaling

Cloud services provider Fusion has just acquired PingTone, a provider of cloud-based communication and call centre services, for about $10m.

8×8 expands UK presence with London office as cloud comms market heats up

Scott-Cowell: 'Demand for cloud-based comms is growing steadily'

The UK-based European arm of cloud-based communication services provider 8×8 has announced it has opened a new office in London in a bid to cater to growing demand as businesses look to replace their legacy telephony with more flexible, less costly comms infrastructure.

BT to use RingCentral cloud communications platform

BT will offer RingCentral's cloud-based comms solution as appetite for cloud-based services increases following the passage of flexible working legislation in the UK

UK telco BT announced it will offer business customers a cloud-based phone platform based on technology developed by RingCentral, a provider of cloud-based unified communications solutions. The move comes as the UK adopts legislation that sees flexible working rights extended beyond parents and caretakers.

Belfast City Airport opts for cloud-based unified comms platform

Belfast City Airport is replacing its on-premise telephony system with a cloud-based unified communications platform

Belfast City Airport, a regional airport for the British Isles and the Republic of Ireland, has replaced its on-premise telephony system with a cloud-based VoIP platform from UC vendor 8×8 to serve the company’s growing employee base.

BT, Cisco partner on cloud-based voice and collaboration

BT and Cisco are extending its unified communications partnership to deploy cloud collaboration services

UK telco BT announced a partnership with networking giant Cisco Wednesday that will see the two companies jointly deploy a cloud-based voice and video collaboration platform called One Cloud Cisco. The companies say the new platform will help position them to take advantage of recent trends in flexible working.

Cisco acquires datacentre and cloud start up

Cisco acquires datacentre and cloud start up

Networking vendor Cisco has announced its intent to fully acquire start up datacentre and cloud solutions provider Insieme Networks.