BT Openreach Vans

BT and Openreach ordered by Ofcom to separate in ‘legal split’

Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator, has ordered BT to ‘legally separate’ from its Openreach network division that manages the UK’s broadband infrastructure. The regulator will prepare an official statement for the European Commission to kickstart the separation process. Ofcom had expressed competition concerns with BT in July and said it was proceeding with the move ...

Multi-display workspaces increase productivity

Multi-display workspaces. Have more space and be more productive!

I’m sure most of us have seen those computers on the trading desks and television channels like Bloomberg that have multiple monitors (often four or six) connected at the same time, displaying rafts of fact and figures, graphs and other data. The use of multiple monitors is often a topic of heavy debate amongst users, ...

Network cabling infrastructure

The way to your networks heart? Through its cabling.

Your cabling infrastructure is a significant long-term investment and it should be to the correct industry standard that allows it to function at its best for many years. Unfortunately, cabling for voice/data networks is often thought of in simple terms and are then chosen by the lowest price. Of course price is an understandable element ...

IT manufacturers announce UK Pound Sterling price increases

UK faces price increases from IT manufacturers

Just recently a number of manufacturers in the IT industry have announced that they will be making price adjustments to areas of their product range, citing the changes in the value of the British Pound as the reason. This page will keep you updated with such changes and offer further explanations if possible. Please bookmark ...

Migrating from Microsoft Exchange Server to Microsoft Office 365

It’s time to migrate from Exchange Server to Office 365

With the continuing growth of cloud services, establishments are often unaware of what’s available to them or the advantages new services could bring. One of the bigger decisions for an establishment to make is to move their email from being on an in-house server (also known as on-premise) to a cloud service. Microsoft Exchange Server ...

Wireless in education. Ruckus Wireless devices.

Wireless networking in education. Not just any Wi-Fi will do

The modern day classrooms and lecture theatres promise an amazing learning experience. Networked connected televisions and interactive whiteboards streaming online content, along with laptops, chrome books and tablets all providing a more engaging experience for todays students. All this technology while amazing and improving the depth of education, can create new challenges for schools, IT ...

Protecting students online. Keeping Children Safe In Education – Part 2

As mentioned in part one of this article, new Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) statutory guidance became statutory on September 5th, 2016 and in the second part of this article we’re going to detail out a solution from one of the three firewall/content filter manufacturers that has the correct signatures in their filter to ...

Keeping Children Safe In Education (KCSIE)

Protecting students online. Keeping Children Safe In Education – Part 1

The new Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) statutory guidance that became statutory on September 5th, 2016 means that online safety is a critical safeguarding issue. In part one of this article we’ll cover the main details of the new guidance document, with part two describing a solution from one of the three firewall/content filter ...

Paul Lough welcomes Tim Goddard to Corbel

Corbel welcomes Tim Goddard as Technical Director

Corbel are delighted to announce that Tim Goddard has joined the company and taken the role of Technical Director. Tim joins having worked most recently in a consultancy capacity after a 10 year tenure with logistics service provider Maritime Transport as IT & HR Director. “I look forward to bringing my management experience to Corbel ...