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Smart Cities & the Internet of Things

How big data and the Internet of Things create smarter cities “Smart city” is a term we are going to be hearing a lot more of in the coming years. It’s thought that by 2020 we will be spending $400 billion a year building them –but what are they? The idea is to em...

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Bringing Cloud Telephony to businesses in the South West

Bringing Cloud telephony to businesses in the South West   It was great to meet all of you at last week’s South West Business Showcase –We had a steady flow of interested people enquiring about Cloud Telephony and the NFON solution.NFON have been connecting the world through cloud telephony for o...

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The Rise & Rise of the 'virtual' payslip

Why the pay(per)slip’s days are numbered.. As 1.2 million employers prepare for their auto enrolment staging date, you might be forgiven for thinking that auto-enrolment is the biggest challenge facing payroll functions in 2015. And you’d be right – but only partly. For the many who have already reached their ...

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The next-generation telephone system - NFON Commercial.

NFON Cloud Telephone Systems offers companies between 2 and 249,000 employees the best telephone system in Europe that is fully integrated with Lync. 160 high-end features, excellent reliability, savings on costs and essential security features all contribute to NFON being Europe's market leader. NFON is based in London and is fully owned by ...

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Sooner or later, your data is going to be in danger...

It could be a machine error. It could be a virus. It could be a flood the size of Somerset. But whatever the reason sooner or later, you're going to be in a situation where you're at risk of losing some or all of your data.   - 90% of businesses losing d...

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Pac Man meets Goole Maps

Pac Man meets Google Maps Your neighborhood just got a lot more interesting. Google has released a new feature for Maps that lets you turn any location into a game of Pac-Man — all you have to do is click the new Pac-Man button that resides in the lower left corner of...

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Business Showcase South West

The Business Showcase South West 2015 is THE major business event for the whole of the South West of England. We’re celebrating the best in commerce, innovation, creativity, enterprise and sustainability. Speeches, discussions, exhibitors, networking. Keep your Diaries free on the 14-15th of May, and Join us at The Co...

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April Fools best Tech hoaxes.

The Best Tech Hoaxes we've ever seen... Toshiba TubeTop Toshiba tends to do at least one April Fools' joke every year. In 2010, for instance, it advertised an inflatable laptop that you could use in the bath, the pool, or anywhere you like. All you had to do was hold down ...

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St Christopher's School - Opera 3 Case Study

St Christopher's School Specialist independent school St Christopher’s has improved business processes as a result of using Opera 3. The Bristol based school which provides specialist education, care and therapy for children with severe and complex learning difficulties, is using Opera 3 to ensure paperless processes, flexibility and improved customer service. Wi...

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PPD - Catering for the changes in Opera3 & Opera II

PPD -Catering for the changes in Opera 3 and Opera II New releases of Opera 3 and Opera II will allow invoices to be calculated in line with the PPD legislation. The following Financial applications and stationery are affected: EC VAT application Users who have the EC VAT application can deselect the ‘VAT...

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