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News and updates to help you stay in the know!

Fantastic work by Neil Penman, BtL Communication on the successful start of a new partnership with the SEGRO Trading Estate in Slough.

Look into the benefits of having a Diaster Recovery solution in place for your business.

Super fast full-fibre connections availale in the Thames Valley, find out about the the immediate benefits that could enhance your business.

Find out how we can help your business provide an effective mobile worker solution to suit everyone.

Get to know more about one of our operations consultants Jai Allen in our Meet the Team feature.

Tools like Dropbox Smart Sync give teams access to the latest everything. And when teams are in sync, everything just flows and the work stays current.  .

Make sure you keep up to date with the latest news on Office 365, just watch the short YouTube clip

 

New fibre connectivity set to draw businesses to

Slough super-fast

SEGRO is partnering with BTL Communications and CityFibre to install fibre connections into 22 vacant units making Slough Trading Estate an even more attractive location for businesses.

BTL, which is based in Bracknell and operates across the Thames Valley, has an exclusive partnership with CityFibre which enables them to deliver a state-of-the-art fibre connection allowing businesses to work more quickly, access more data in real-time and run more cloud applications. Most importantly, the installation of fibre connection means businesses moving into the units will be operational more quickly, without the need to arrange installation themselves.

Neil Penman, BTL Communications, said: “We have worked across theThames Valley for many years delivering fibre connectivity tailored to the needs of local SMEs. The provision at Slough Trading Estate will ensure faster symmetrical speeds and better IT capacity, which is integral to the operations of many UK businesses.”

Paul Lewis, Regional Director for Thames Valley at SEGRO said: “This fibre connection will help boost productivity for businesses – particularly those form the tech sector – which rely on fast download speeds. We anticipate strong interest for the units from businesses already on the estate, and across the wider Thames Valley area.”

To find out more about getting a super fast full-fibre conenction installed in your business on the SEGRO Slough Trading Estate call Neil Penman 0800 011 4088 or email neil.penman@btlc.co.uk

In-Depth Disaster Recovery Planning

What would happen to your business if your most important IT infrastructure or applications went down tomorrow?

For all types of businesses, a potential disaster can strike at any time. While the known consequences associated with the inaccessibility of essential applications, data loss or the failure of other significant business functions are significant, many businesses do not have a sufficient plan in place to counter these disasters.

Detailed in our blog post is a complete breakdown of everything you need to consider when developing a Disaster Recovery plan, from identifying how quickly you need to recover from a disaster to understanding the extent of losses your business could incur in these scenarios. Click the link here to read the full post.

 

Five improvements ultra-fast connectivity

can make to your business

The way we do business is changing. We’re becoming ever more reliant on the Internet and exploring a new generation of applications and cloud services. But businesses are being held back. Our outdated digital infrastructure is unable to cope with the volume of data we are producing – leading to dropouts and slowdowns, and limiting our ability to grow.

BtL Communication  are now providing businesses in Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell, Slough and Maidenhead with access to superior, high capacity, pure fibre CityFibre based connectivity services. With ultra-fast, gigabit-speed Internet connectivity, businesses are fully future-proofed and ready to embrace the emerging hosted services that will help them innovate and succeed.

So, what are some of the benefits that you could hope to see for your business?

Ultra-fast, symmetrical speeds & super-low latency

With a pure fibre connection directly into your business, you will have access to symmetrical, gigabit-capable upload and download speeds, increasing efficiency and productivity. 

No slow-downs, no matter how many people are using the network
Gigabit speed Internet is on average 100 times faster than current copper based broadband. Staff working in a range of ways be that office based, in the field, or operating remotely, can simultaneously access a gigabit network at peak times with no drop in speeds. 

Next-generation services, cloud computing & remote back up

A pure fibre connection can support your business now and as your digital requirements evolve in the future. Virtually limitless capacity means a new world of applications become practical solutions, from Office 365 and video conferencing, to cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services and VoIP.

Revolutionise the way your business communicates.

Ditch your current landline for cheaper, smarter VoIP telephony and have your meetings face to face with HD video conferencing tools. With gigabit speed Internet, lag free video conferencing will be the norm, helping to bring businesses together,  

Resilient, reliable, responsive

Business critical services can run smoothly over the state-of-the-art infrastructure, where pure fibre connectivity represents a truly diverse connectivity solution, completely independent from incumbent infrastructure. Our business class 100% SLA’s and 9 business hour return to service guarantees* mean that if you do encounter any issues, they are resolved quickly and efficiently. 

To find out more about Full-Fibre connections call our sales team 0800 011 4088 or visit our website

Are your mobile workers equipped to succeed

or set up to fail?

Not powering your mobile workers with the right tools to be productive can damage your business.

Enabling mobile working can bring huge benefits for your business.  But its important to consider all the key issues, so it works for everyone.

50% of mobile workers consider a smartphone or tablet to be their primary device.

In today’s ‘always on’ world, enabling mobile working is an increasingly vital strategic objective for any business that wants to be successful and grow.

We all know  business is becoming more and demanding – increased competition, greater workloads, fewer resources, reduced budgets. demands of the modern business world  mean need to step up a gear to stay ahead.

Why you need to step up your mobility approach:

  • Being accessible to your clients
  • Staying in touch with colleagues on the move
  • Keeping communication simple
  • Enabling effective mobile working

For further information about how we can provide you with an effective mobile working solutions please see our blog or call the sales Team 0800 011 4088. 

Get to know Jai Allen, Sales Administrator

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

My dogs barking at anything they want

What is your biggest achievement to date – personal or professional?

Bagging myself a fantastic girlfriend.

What three words would you use to describe your role

Fun, Challenging and Fulfilling

What are your biggest professional challenges?

Getting the technical knowledge right but we learn every day, non-stop.

If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?

Rowan Atkinson

What do you like most about your job?

The money of course!!

What is your motto or personal mantra?

Winging it every day, I hardly ever plan for things in life meaning more surprises.

Given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?

A tree, reason being is I can help the world just by standing there and I wouldn’t have to worry about hayfever for once!

What’s your favourite line from a film?

I live my life a quarter mile at a time. (fast and Furious)

What is your guilty pleasure?

Classic American Muscle Cars 

Dropbox Business

Tools like Dropbox Smart Sync give teams access to the latest everything. And when teams are in sync, everything just flows and the work stays current. 

Securely access, share, and collaborate on all your work files with Dropbox Business.

Now everyone on your team can share and edit documents. Dropbox Paper is perfect for meeting minutes, proposals, or presentations. Plus, you can add images and videos to share ideas quickly and work more efficiently.     

Stay up to date with the latest Microsoft Office 365 updates released for February 2019.
This handy video will tell you all the tips, tricks and new releases from the past month.
Interested in making the switch to office 365?
Here’s just three simple reasons you should make the switch:
  • It’s always up to date
  • It’s on all of your devices
  • Collaboration simplified

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