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A new study has revealed the UK’s highest rated wearable smart watches, from those kitted out with GPS to heart and sleep monitoring.
A charity helping alleviate homelessness and hardship in the North West has ensured its services go uninterrupted during the pandemic, after dialling into support from Nice Network.
Whether it’s financial savings or improved productivity, VoIP is the clear choice for companies that want to maximise their communication stack.
Plans revealed by the FCA to increase the contactless payment limit to £100 have been welcomed by Nice Network.
Now more than ever, companies are realising that the cloud is the key to not just better business outcomes, but stronger continuity strategies too.
As IT chiefs and CIOs embrace the ‘new normal’, Microsoft Teams and VoIP are proving the perfect combination for increasing productivity and efficiency.
As businesses adapt to the ‘new normal’, we break down some of the tech trends most likely to shape IT strategies as businesses prepare for life post-Covid…
Work experience alumni Ella Chadderton explains how her placement helped develop the skills needed to launch Chocolate Explosion Boxes.
The Internet of Things is set to change the way we do business forever. Here’s how to ensure your organisation’s network is IoT-ready.
Tools like Teams Talk from Nice Network could be the perfect way to help your business digitally transform, while reducing your carbon footprint.
In a world where businesses need to be more agile and connected, platforms like Microsoft Teams are key to working more collaboratively.
A global industrial technology specialist is helping pandemic-proof production lines the world-over, after partnering with unified communications specialist Nice Network.
Wondering how to maintain the morale of your remote workforce during the festive period? Look no further than Microsoft Teams and Teams Talk…
In the UK’s logistics sector, the Coronavirus is pushing more companies than ever before into adopting advanced strategies for digital transformation.
Unified communications specialist Nice Network has been acquired by Onecom, the UK’s largest independent business telecommunications provider.
As the rate of cyber attacks targeted at manufacturers continues to increase, it’s never been more important for firms to revisit and revamp their business continuity strategy.
Digital transformation embraced by educators the world-over during Covid-19 will transform the education sector for generations to come.
The 5G revolution isn’t just something that companies can look forward to, it’s an experience that’s already here.
Currently, around 40% of financial services businesses are experimenting with IoT, focusing specifically on Big Data. We explain why.
Contactless payments soared in popularity during the pandemic as consumers the world-over looked to minimise human contact.
New technologies adopted by healthcare providers during the pandemic are set to transform the sector for years to come.
Digital transformation in the UK’s construction sector has been turbo-charged by social distancing measures introduced during the pandemic.
Recruitment company KES Solutions explains how support from Nice Network helped it continue operating during the pandemic.
Nice Network is delighted to announce that it is set to sponsor Darlington Football Club for a third season as the club’s back of shirt sponsor.
As the number of people working remotely continues to increase, we look at how you can ensure your in-office and remote workers remain aligned.
A Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy could help ease the transition back into the traditional office space as remote workers return to the workplace.
Increased productivity, reduced costs and a greener footprint are just three ways to establish a strong business case for embracing virtual meetings.
Microsoft Teams has unveiled a flurry of new features over recent weeks. We take a look at how they could benefit your business…
A leading energy consultancy that employs over 400 people has praised the positive impact remote working has had on its carbon footprint.
The partnership sees Nice Network become the leading screen protection manufacturer’s first authorised UK B2B partner.
Hoping to reopen your hospitality business as of July 4th but worried about connectivity? Here are five easy ways to get your business connected…
Following the UK Government’s u-turn on its decision to roll-out its own contact tracing app, we look at what’s next for its track and trace strategy…
Vulnerable palliative care patients at St. Benedict’s Hospice can now have face-to-face conversations with their loved ones, thanks to a generous donation by the team at Nice Network.
Working from home and suffering from poor connectivity? These six quick tips could help make your internet connection more resilient…
Whether your remote teams are working from home, using public Wi-Fi, or embracing a digital nomad lifestyle, VPNs are a critical form of protection.
The award-winning Sophos XG Firewall is helping IT chiefs and CIOs rediscover how to build a secure environment for their remote teams.
Hundreds of vulnerable people in self-isolation are set to receive healthcare support from the comfort of their own home, thanks to a pioneering new app.
E-waste is now the world’s fastest-growing waste stream and we all have a part to play in tackling the issue…
Improve the Microsoft Teams experience for your employees with these easy tips and tricks.
Nice Network and Rebuyer have joined forces to help businesses securely and sustainably dispose of electrical devices and equipment.
Due to the increasing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve decided to grant our staff the opportunity to work from home, in-line with the advice of the UK Government.
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to soar, we look at why it’s crucial that businesses include video in their communication stack…
While SIP and PRI both offer similar outcomes for your business, they each have different benefits to offer. Here’s everything you need to know…
Rishi Sunak’s decision to set aside £500m to extend 4G mobile coverage to some of the UK’s hardest to reach areas has been welcomed by Nice Network.
Data is the most valuable thing a business can have in the modern day. Here, we highlight five simple steps you can take to prevent data loss…
In a time when employees are doing more work than ever before from their smartphones, companies must put strategies in place to secure their devices.
As the Coronavirus continues to bring businesses across the globe to a halt, it’s never been so important to review your remote working strategy…
Ready to transform your company’s security standards? If so, we’ve highlighted three quick wins to do just that…
Want your team to be more efficient and productive in 2020? These five collaboration tools could help accelerate your business…
With SD-WAN and 5G, businesses of all sizes could potentially see considerable changes to their connectivity strategies.
Enterprise Mobility Management is designed to secure corporate data on employees’ mobile devices. We outline how it could benefit your business…
Private LTE, or private cellular networks, are rapidly emerging as a solution for the augmentation and even replacement of Wi-Fi in enterprise networks.
The right DRP solution gives you the guidance you need to get your business back on track as quickly as possible when something goes wrong.
If you’re still wondering why you need to invest in a data backup strategy, here’s what you need to know…
One of the easiest ways to watch your business evolve, without investing a considerable amount of money into changing technologies, is to explore communication in the cloud…
Microsoft Teams improves collaboration and productivity by creating a digital workspace where staff can chat, meet, share files, and work collaboratively…
Figuring out how to prepare for IoT will ensure your business is ready for anything. Here, we highlight the steps firms can take to prepare for IoT in 2020…
Smartphones are key to business success but the rise of the mobile worker has also brought with it a number of new threats. This is where mobile strategies come into play…
Retailers are increasingly using tech to fight back against the rise of eCommerce. In our latest blog post, we look at how 5G and IoT are leading this drive…
The kind of data held by public sector organisations could lead to serious harm if it’s exposed to cyber-attacks…
If you’re planning on implementing IoT into your business in 2020, here are some key predictions that you should be aware of…
Nice Network is recruiting for a B2B telephony engineer, think you have what it takes? View the job description below to find out more.
By 2025, VoIP will be responsible for more than half of all the calls that we make. Here, we look at the VoIP trends that we saw emerge last year…
Rugged phones are some of the most crucial investments for those in heavy industry. The question is, what do you look for when you’re investing in rugged phones?
There’s more to staying safe in today’s digital environment than downloading the right firewalls and anti-virus tools. Here’s how you can keep prying eyes off your data…
To make sure your business is prepared for an increasingly mobile world in 2020, here are five threats that you should definitely be aware of…
Rugged smartphones can withstand everything from drops and knocks, to dust, water, and even excessive heat. Here are our top five choices for the best rugged phones of 2019…
Whether you’re supporting a remote workforce, or team members on the field that need access to efficient and secure mobile solutions, Enterprise Mobility Management is sure to be on your radar…
Security risks can be mitigated in any business, and a professionally installed VoIP network is more secure than you’d think. All you need to do is put the right measures in place.
In an age when mobile working and remote employees are fast becoming the norm, it’s important to know how to balance tech-based security support…
Retail businesses across the globe are panicking about how they can compete with the digital world. We look at how IoT is helping bricks and mortar retailers fight back…
Thinking of attending #NiceMDM19 next month? If so, here’s a little insight into Mobile Device Management and why all companies need an MDM plan in order to stay ahead of the curve…
Thinking of implementing a remote working policy? We break down some of the main pros and cons of giving your staff the opportunity work remotely…
Experts from some of the world’s largest tech companies are to descend on the North East next month as part of a ‘first of its kind’ conference in Newcastle.
For businesses, the rise of smartphones has presented both opportunities and challenges. Here, we explain why every business needs to protect their mobile estate…
Keep hearing about SIP Trunking but unsure what all the fuss is about? This quick SIP trunking FAQ has everything you need to know…
Considering the benefits of bringing mobile devices into the workplace? If so, you’ll need to make sure that you have a strategy in place for keeping them secure…
Esh Group and Nice Network have picked up a Going the Extra Mile Award (GEM) for their work on the SR1 Connect campaign…
Nice Network is delighted to announce that it has seen turnover increase by £1.2m over the last 12 months, after welcoming on board a host of new clients.
In the digital age, no company can afford to take chances with their connections. Fortunately, Nice Network is here to help…
There are many causes of data loss that can disrupt a company’s performance. Here, we highlight a few of the most common forms of data loss…
Annual comms health checks are vital to ensuring businesses remain competitive. Here, we highlight just some of the reasons why regular checks are so important…
Rob Stevens has been volunteering with the educational charity to install a new server and help it achieve the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials certification.
As BT gets set to switch off ISDN, more and more businesses are turning to SIP Trunking as they look to keep their communications strategy up to date. Here’s why…
When we reach 2025, three quarters of the European population should have access to 5G. But is it being rolled out too quick? We look at the issues surrounding the technology…
Terry Lewis explains why the UK Government’s £30m commitment to testing 5G technology in rural communities is great news for the industry…
Data is currently the most valuable substance in the world – but how do you make the most of the data in your workplace? We explain how in this quick guide…
According to studies, around 4 million businesses could be at risk of losing crucial data because of inappropriate backup practices. Here’s how to ensure your data is safe…
For many businesses, the concept of allowing staff to have devices in the workplace is still seen as a threat to their company rather than a boon. Here, we break down how smartphones and tablets can help teams work smarter…
The cost, scalability and versatility of VoIP are just three reasons why the technology continues to grow in popularity…
Cloud technology is quickly becoming a must-have for many companies. In this quick guide, we highlight how cloud collaboration could benefit your business…
If you’re in charge of securing your business this year, then you might be wondering how you can present the best backup strategy to your CEO or business leaders. If so, here’s what you need to do…
As cybercrime continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, Infrastructure Engineer Rob Stevens looks at how 2FA can help safeguard your business…
Today’s smartphones and tablets are continually connecting to cloud applications and tools that can act as gateways for criminals. So, how do you make sure you stay protected? This quick guide has everything you need to know…
If you’re thinking of investing in a DX roadmap for your business, here’s what you’ll need to know about how to measure digital transformation…
IT teams are crucial in driving the growth and development of businesses. Here, we look at how IT and customer service are coming together to create the buyer journey of the future.
Interested in finding out how cloud computing could benefit your business? If so, here’s your primer on the cloud computing basics…
We are delighted to announce that Nice Network has been named as one of the UK’s top 25 SMEs for looking after its people and establishing a strong company culture.
5G will revolutionsie the way even the most traditional of businesses go about their day-to-day operations. Here’s how it could benefit you…
We recently provided work experience placements to two local students. Here, Kate Anderson tells us what she learned and liked most about the week…
We recently provided work experience placements to two local students. Here, Charlotte Chisholm tells us what she learned and liked most about the week…
Head of sales, Geoff Burns, explains how Nice Network’s remote working policy allows staff to work from anywhere across the globe, even the most remote and idyllic areas of Scandinavia…
Not only does a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy keep your staff happy, but it can save your business a fortune. Here’s how you can write a mobile device usage policy that works for your business…
At Nice Network, our VoIP strategy involves teaching you everything you need to know about IP systems – including how you can protect them…
Data is crucial to the evolution of today’s businesses, yet many organisations still don’t know how to use data analytics to their advantage…
Geoff Burns, head of sales at Nice Network, explains what we can learn from British Airways’ data breach, which saw the firm receive a record fine of £183m.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a significant impact on modern companies. Here’s what the rise of IoT trends means for data-focused CIOs…
Remote working is on the rise and the business benefits are huge. The question is, what are the remote working trends that we’re facing today, and how do they affect employees?
As with any major change in your business structure, digital transformation is a process that requires caution and careful planning. Here’s why…
At Nice Network, we help a lot of customers with different types of digital transformation. Here, we give you your basic introduction to the fundamentals of DX…
Thinking of implementing or improving a remote working policy? Here are five strategies that can help you stay ahead of the curve and do just that…
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategies are continuing to grow in popularity but some business owners are still worried about potential security breaches. Here, we highlight how to stay safe whilst making the most of BYOD…
With so many options on the market today, choosing the right telecoms provider comes down to being well informed. This quick guide has everything you need to know…
As the world’s leading mobile companies race to invest in 5G, we break down what it means for you and your business…
Without powerful and reliable servers, online businesses cannot comprehend complex processes. Here, Nice Network look at maximising your server performance.
Could your business benefit from faster broadband? If so, we could help you tap into the funding you need to improve your connectivity.
Excellent communication is critical to any venture’s success. So, how do you create a communications culture that empowers and supports your team? It may be easier than you think.
Establishing a strong onboarding process is the best way to welcome, and retain, new employees. Here are a few ways tech can help you improve that process…
In a world brimming with new concepts like remote working, the digital workforce, and mobile employees, communication is becoming more complex. Let’s talk about some of the biggest benefits of implementing effective communication strategies in your workplace…
Studies suggest that switching to hosted VoIP systems can save companies between 50 and 70% on their communication stack. Here’s how to ensure you get the right deal…
As the heart of your communication strategy, your VoIP solution should always be reliable, up-to-date, and secure. Here, we highlight five common signs that it’s time to switch provider…
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is much easier than investing in a state-of-the-art phone for every worker. Here’s how to stay safe if your company makes the switch…
Cyber incident metrics could be a great way to give your entire team an insight into how protected your organisation is. Here are just some of the cybersecurity KPIs your CIO wants to you to know about.
You might have heard the term “VoIP” used frequently in the business telecoms world. However, unless you work directly with phone systems, there’s a good chance that you don’t know what “VoIP” actually means…
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Nice Network head of marketing, Nikki Lee, talks about the important role businesses play in eradicating the stigma surrounding mental health.
To truly unlock the value of IoT, you need to know how you’re going to keep your network safe. Here are a few steps to do just that…
Your web server is a crucial part of your digital architecture, designed to store web pages and provide them to clients upon request. Here’s how to ensure your data remains safe…
Meetings have changed a lot in recent years as businesses take advantage of the latest tools and innovations. Here are our top tips on how to run a meeting efficiently in the digital age…
Looking for a future-proof solution for your business comms? To help welcome you to a new age of audio communications, here’s an insight into the biggest VoIP trends for 2019.
Intel suggests that there will be at least 200 billion connected devices in the world by 2020. Here’s how the Internet of Things could affect your business.
The world of technology is evolving faster than anyone could have predicted. Let’s look at the advantages of Server Virtualisation or ‘going virtual’…
In recent years, data has emerged as one of the most valuable substances in the world. Here’s how you can use it to improve your decision making…
A smart office can help create a happier, more productive workforce. Here’s how you can make your office smarter with IoT devices.
Thinking of investing in cloud storage or switching provider? If so, here are some of the most crucial things you’ll need to consider before you take the plunge.
Is unreliable internet causing problems for your workforce? If so, here’s how it could be affecting your wider business…
As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, businesses need to rethink their security strategies if they want to stay safe. Here’s how you can protect your business…
According to studies, unplanned downtime affects around 82% of businesses. Luckily, remote network monitoring services can help minimalise the impact of this…
Every year, companies discover just how easy it can be to fall victim to security breaches. Here, we break down the biggest breaches of 2018…
It has never been more important to protect your company’s online identity. Here’s how 2 factor authentication can help…
Millions of businesses across the UK are at risk of losing their data due to poor backup practices. Here’s how cloud backup services can help…
Mobile Device Management (MDM) is changing the workplace as we know it. This quick guide explains what you can accomplish with the right MDM system…
Need to upgrade your technology stack? Here, we’ll introduce you to the advantages of SD-WAN and how it compares to traditional MPLS.
Small businesses in Sunderland city centre are being offered the chance to open up a new world of opportunity, with free connectivity packages to support them as they grow.
Wondering whether to switch to Smart Wi-Fi but worried about the risks? Worry not, this quick guide has everything you need to know.
From routers to to megabytes, we take you through everything you need to know about ADSL.
When reviewing Social WiFi, customer experience is key. But the business benefits are easily achieved, as the following post highlights…
Staff at Nice Network and pupils from St Anthony’s Academy in Sunderland have donated over 50 coats and jackets to help keep homeless people warm over the coming months.
Working out whether you need dedicated internet can be trickier than you think. Check out our pros and cons guide to dedicated internet here.
Home ADSL is better than ever, but is it acceptable to purchase a home ADSL connection for business? Or is business ADSL a given?
The staff at Nice Network are delighted to announce that the company has been shortlisted for a top award at the Mobile News Awards 2019.
Finding a Mobile Device Management System is hard when you don’t know what to look out for. Use our checklist of features to find your ideal solution.
Unified communications specialist Nice Network has been shortlisted for two awards in the highly coveted North East Business Awards.
Nice Network Ltd is set for further growth after securing a lucrative deal with world-leading worktop and high pressure laminate producer Formica Group.
Selecting a Unified Communications solution can be tough. Once you’ve cracked which type of solution you require, the next step is how to implement it?
Looking for a dedicated service provider? Check out these guidelines to follow before making your decision.
Nice Network details everything you need to know about M2M communications and why you should be implementing it within your business.
The benefits of VoIP can mean different things for different businesses – here’s how you can make the solution work for your business.
In the modern day, business mobiles are crucial. Here’s how to ensure you choose the best business contract for your team.
As we near the ISDN switch off, businesses that haven’t already adopted SIP can’t be blamed for being skeptical.
You’re not expected to instantly become a VoIP specialist when choosing a VoIP provider. Luckily, Nice Network are here to help.
Telecoms specialist Nice Network has agreed a deal to become Darlington FC’s official shirt sponsor.
Worried about mobile call recording? Worry no more with this quick guide to when and how to best use mobile call recording in your business.
Mobile Device Management is a tricky, these best practices will help
Social WiFi versus Guest WiFi. A common debate in business. Take a look at these key consideration when it comes to choosing which to deploy.
Choosing a new internet connection is tricky. With so many options for internet in the marketplace, it can be a minefield.
You’ve heard about Smart WiFi but it with so much jargon it can be hard to understand. Take a look at our simple breakdown of what Smart WiFi is here.
Machine to machine communication is increasingly becoming part of everyday life. Find out how M2M could affect the future of your business.
SD-WAN is by no means a commodity product just yet. But, it’s not a long way off. As VPNs disappear overnight and cloud services continue to shape the office of the future, software defined anything will become software defined everything.
ADSL and FTTC aren’t common terms used in day to day conversation. Let us run you through some key facts worth noting before you decide why connection to buy.
We believe that our ISO 27001 certification at Nice Network is great for increasing trust and confidence among our consumers.
The question every IT manager wishes to know the answer to. DDoS attacks can be detrimental to businesses.
The cloud can be a scary place. Until you understand what the cloud actually means and you are already using it.
Rules and regulations are not being adhered to as much as they should.
SOTI MobiControl is more than just mobile device management and in 2018, it needs to be.
What you will want to remember is what SIP trunking is and how you can use it to benefit your business.
Our insightful guide will provide you with some important factors and tips…
Debunking Mobile Device Management Myths
You don’t need to trust cloud technology. You just need to understand it. And it’s really not as hard as you think.
The pivotal moment when buying a Unified Communications solution is finding differentiation.
You need to buy a new ADSL broadband package. Shouldn’t be too hard, right? Wrong.
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