Posts by George Bearman

Street sign - one way leads to 'Grey Market' and the other to 'Legitimate'.

Cisco Grey Market

What is the Cisco 'grey market', what risks does it pose, and what happens if something goes wrong with your equipment? Most importantly, we cover tips on how to avoid it

Review: Hands on with Cisco Spark

We take a look at Cisco Spark and our experiences over the past month of using the subscription-based cloud collaboration service.

What is flexible working in 2017?

Flexible working is traditionally associated with variable start and finish times, or simply working from home out of necessity, but unified communications and collaboration technology allows flexible working to take on new meaning in our world of work.

IPFX Unified Communications and Contact Centre Review

When I first saw IPFX being used, my first thoughts were, this solves so many problems in the workplace. Do...

Poem for National Poetry Day – Server Rap by George Bearman

Channel inspired 'rap-style' poem written for national poetry day. This goes out to all the techies, server admins and engineers out there.

Packlock and lock chain

The Security Revolution?

With all the recent talk about hackers, cybersecurity and security flaws, let's open up the 'security revolution' to discussion.

Man running with briefcase.

The Future Worforce Unlocked by Interoperability

Have you ever wondered what the modern working environment might look like, and how how about the ways technology is already making the office more productive?

Top 5 Best Channel News Sources

These are some of the major sources of news in the channel that you should be sure to make part of your daily reading.

IoT – Channelnomics Webinar

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that has so much potential, and yet to many it has relatively...

There’s a lot of Buzz in the Channel

From looking at a list of buzzwords published by CompTIA at the beginning of this year it’s quite easy to...