Our aim is to partner with our customers to protect against today’s cybersecurity threats, through class leading technology and managed services that guarantee threat protection.
"I need to have proactive assistance because it’s important to us that we remain as secure as possible. Chess is the security specialist for us."
Dave Kilpatrick, Manager
Progressive employers are increasingly promoting flexible and remote working and modern business practices are continually moving towards an always switched on and available customer experience. With Hosted Voice, your people can work from anywhere, any time. Mobile workers with the app can be connected on their extension with all calls routed through the Internet. This not only provides flexibility but also significant cost savings and productivity
"Our staff have welcomed the new systems with great enthusiasm. As we have configured the system more to our bespoke requirements for call flows for our working practices, our reporting tools report an improvement in business efficiency of around 50%. In terms of costs, we are saving between 25% and 30% per calendar month, principally through Chess’ negotiation of our international call rates."
Paul Finch, IT Manager
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Chess Strengthens Partner Focus With Acquisition of TMS
Chess ICT, one of the UK’s leading technology solutions providers, is delighted to announce its acquisition of TMS, an independent channel-focused expert in billing solutions, hosted voice and data connectivity solutions for IT and telecoms suppliers.
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Chess Pilot the engage App
Last quarter we saw Chess take the stage at Microsoft Inspire. Kate Wood, Director of Culture made a big impression at the annual Women in Technology event, talking to 1000 people about the how “technology has driven Culture, and how at Chess, Culture is now driving technology”. This coincided with the launch of Chess’ very own Employee Engagement tool – “engage”.
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Chess ICT scoops 3rd place in Glassdoor’s Highest Rated Companies for Work-Life Balance!
A recent report saw Chess secure 3rd place in the UK’s highest rated companies for Work-Life balance in 2018. The research, conducted by Glassdoor, required a minimum of 80 work-life balance ratings to be submitted and took into consideration factors such as convenient commutes as well as employee working hours.
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Backup vs Disaster Recovery in Practice
How does Backup differ from Disaster Recovery? In our recent Chess webinar, iland Solutions Architect Nicholas King clearly demonstrates the difference. Find out what happens when a data centre is hit by a power outage, and what steps are required to restore systems.
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SecureTour18: The Best Bits
June saw another fantastically successful SecureTour18 for Chess CyberSecurity. The annual event happened at four locations around the country, including St Pancras Renaissance Hotel; the Imperial War Museum, Duxford; Old Trafford Cricket Club, Manchester and The International Conference Centre, Edinburgh.
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