Zoom Launches Zoom Phone Appliances

09 June 2021

Smart agriculture and organic farming are two trends strongly linked. In the United Kingdom are walking hand in hand for a while to improve competitiveness of small producers.

Senseye, a UK software company focused on prognostics and conditions monitoring, decided to develop a project with organic farmers to increase their crops and make them sustainable.

Since the beginning, the Senseye engineer team detected a lack of freely available public data in matter of agriculture issues, so they decided that it was necessary to work elbow to elbow with farmers and deploy a sensor network around the country to collect data.

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Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust makes communications system upgrades

04 June 2021

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust has selected Cinos to modernise its unified communications platform.

A Cisco-powered unified communications platform will provide and combine multiple communications channels for the Trust’s 6,500 employees, such as voice, video, personal and team messaging, voicemail and content sharing.

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Harrow Council moves to the cloud

18 May 2021

Harrow London Borough Council has deployed a cloud contact centre and communications product from 8x8 as part of its digital transformation agenda to enhance delivery of essential services.

The authority said it faced challenges that were common among UK public sector organisations, such as being hampered by legacy on-premises systems that were unreliable, costly to maintain and offering limited functionality.

These technology shortcomings were further exacerbated when the council’s mission-critical “Access Harrow” contact centre and telephony system struggled to support employees and contact centre agents transitioning to remote work.

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University of Hertfordshire suffers major cyberattack

11 May 2021

The University of Hertfordshire was hit by a cyber-attack that has taken down its entire IT network as well as blocking access to its cloud-based services. It revealed the attack occurred late on April 14 in a statement posted on its website. As a result, all its online classes scheduled today for the following day were cancelled.

The statement read: “Shortly before 22:00 last night, the University experienced a cyber-attack which has impacted all of our systems, including those in the cloud such as Canvas, MS Teams and Zoom. Please be reassured that our IT colleagues are working hard to rectify the situation as soon as possible.

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