Evolve IP Acquires Netherlands-Based Cloud Communications Provider Mtel

Evolve IP, The Cloud Strategy Company™ announced that it has acquired Mtel, a European cloud communications firm based in the Netherlands. The strategic purchase is part of the company’s ongoing growth strategy and will provide an increased presence in Europe. Established in 1999, Mtel provides best-of-breed cloud communications solutions including contact center, IP phone systems, and business collaboration tools. Continue reading Evolve IP Acquires Netherlands-Based Cloud Communications Provider Mtel

Record period for UK outsourcing market

The UK outsourcing market recorded its strongest half year performance since 2012 between January and June as financial services companies ramped up activity, according to the Arvato UK Outsourcing Index. The research, compiled by outsourcing provider Arvato and industry analyst NelsonHall, revealed outsourcing deals worth £5.2 billion were agreed in the first six months of the year, with financial services accounting for 55 per cent of the total contract value at £2.9 billion. Continue reading Record period for UK outsourcing market

SSE Enterprise Telecoms launches Cloud Connect service, syncing businesses with leading cloud service providers

SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – today announced the availability of high-speed connectivity between businesses and their preferred cloud service providers (CSPs), such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The service, known as Cloud Connect, offers businesses a private dedicated Ethernet connection to their chosen CSP, delivered over SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ core network. This enables the service to bypass the public internet, which can carry a range of security and performance issues. Continue reading SSE Enterprise Telecoms launches Cloud Connect service, syncing businesses with leading cloud service providers