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Open Innovation challenges to transform Manchester with smart technologies

MLR Networks is pleased to become an Approved Installer for Connectix Cabling Systems.

Connectix is a British based manufacturer and distributor of copper cabling systems, fibre optic connectivity and racks and enclosures.

“Connectix is a great addition.  As Connectix design and test all of their components themselves as well as batch testing cabling to their own rigorous standards, we can recommend their products to our customers with confidence,” says Steve Williams, Procurement Manager at MLR Networks.  

MLR Networks is a network infrastructure specialist with over 30 years’ experience in designing, installing, testing and maintaining structured data cabling networks across the UK.

Outgrowing the office – it’s a nice problem to have.

Hosted Voice - IP Telephony and Video - MLR Networks

Source - Cisco

Wireless Networks

VIEW WI-FI THE RIGHT WAY…

If you are struggling to manage and maintain your current network, then you may be looking at Wireless Networks in the wrong way.

See thing’s our way… Read more about Wireless Networks on our website.

MLR Networks Joins ShoreTel Champion Partner Program

MLR Networks announced today they will begin selling and delivering ShoreTel® unified communications solutions as a new Authorized Champion Partner. ShoreTel, Inc., the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC), has designed the Champion Partner Program to strengthen the relationship between ShoreTel and its partners to provide end-customers with a brilliantly simple UC solution. The program’s goal is to advance and grow both companies’ market share in the UC industry, while ensuring every customer continues to be delighted with their ShoreTel experience.


“We’re pleased to welcome value-added partners into the Champion Partner Program to deliver our innovative products and leading business solutions, especially those like MLR Networks that have a commitment to sales and technical training, infrastructure development, and a focus on customer service,” said Adrian Hipkiss, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ShoreTel.

“We are delighted to become a ShoreTel Champion Partner and add their multi-award winning platform to our portfolio.  We believe ShoreTel is both the right fit for MLR Networks and our customers, giving us a true differentiator for SMB’s in both the on-premise and hosted voice markets,’ Ian Morris, Managing Director, MLR Networks Ltd.

About MLR Networks
MLR Networks is an IT network infrastructure specialist, supplying copper and fibre cabling, wireless networks, LAN infrastructure and telephony systems, all supported by our specialised service desk staff.  Customers come from all industries and sectors across the UK, from small single-site operations to large multi-national corporations, both public and private sector.

About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) products, cloud services and IP phone systems powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for contact centers and cloud, onsite and hybrid UC environments eliminate complexity, reduce cost and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel’s innovative contact center solutions, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, SIP trunking and business phones enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit www.shoretel.com.

ShoreTel and the ShoreTel logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ShoreTel, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

(Source - CISCO)

Keeping hospital patients connected – one family’s Wi-Fi experience

For those who follow me on social media or listen to my podcasts, you’ll know that I am an unashamed geek – and that much of the time, I geek-out defiantly about Wi-Fi.

But until my mother went into hospital for a routine operation, it hadn’t occurred to me how much my family and I would end up relying on Wi-Fi. I could spend the rest of this blog discussing how the hospital uses Wi-Fi to connect medical devices, clinical staff and monitor equipment. This is of course correct, but what I want to talk about is the positive impact Wi-Fi has had on my family.

The hospital in question has Wi-Fi everywhere – and I mean everywhere. And they allow access to patients and visitors, simply and easily with just a couple of clicks. This is especially helpful because my mum isn’t young, so needs to be able to connect her tablet device to the internet quickly and easily.

Keeping her connected to the whole family is hugely important, and being able to use her tablet for video calls with her children and grandchildren helps keep her happy.

Sounds easy – but is it?

However, while making a video call might be simple at home, with just a handful of devices connected to your home network, it’s a different story in a hospital setting.  Here there are multitudes of patient and visitor devices plus staff and clinical devices, all relying on the Wi-Fi access, with many of them critical to the quality of patient care.

Achieving a great experience for virtually everyone and everything in the building isn’t easy therefore, but this NHS Trust has worked hard to design and build a Wi-Fi network that is second to none. Some of the best practices it uses are covered in my podcast with some of Cisco’s top Wi-Fi experts:

http://gblogs.cisco.com/uki/podcast-wifi-best-practice-part-1/

http://gblogs.cisco.com/uki/podcast-wifi-best-practice-part-2/

And in a week when we’ve learned that phone services in NHS hospitals are costing as much as 50p a minute and a month’s worth of bedside TV services can cost as much as an annual TV licence fee, the Wi-Fi access for patients and loved ones becomes even more important.

Read more online…

Cisco UK & Ireland Blog » PODCAST: Cisco Meraki

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