Chess is pleased to announce that we have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Network Services 3 framework (RM6116).
Introducing Cloud Voice Express
In today's fast-paced business landscape, staying connected is not just a luxury – it's a necessity. For freelancers, sole traders, and small single-site businesses, having a reliable phone line is crucial to maintaining a strong connection with customers. That's why we're thrilled to introduce Cloud Voice Express.
Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader, explains how businesses can integrate calling and audio conferencing into Microsoft Teams with Operator Connect.
Digital Transformation for Business Resilience
Mark Lightfoot, Chess' CFO, reviews how technology can help you weather the economic storm and make your organisation more resilient to the changing business environment.
The Role of Technology in ESG
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, heads up the Green Team in the organisation. He reviews three main technology areas you can focus on to improve your business sustainability easily - Microsoft, Device Leasing and Recycling, and FTTP.
6 Top Microsoft Apps
At Chess, our people work securely anytime, anywhere. As a Microsoft partner, we rely heavily on their technology to enable a hybrid workplace. Here's what different people have to say about their favourite app, tool or trick.
SD-WAN: The Future of Your Network
Michael Smyth, Network Consultant at Chess, reviews why SD-WAN is gaining popularity and deployed in enterprises.
Is IT Outsourcing The Answer?
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Emma Stott, Customer Service Director at Chess, reviews why organisations look at IT outsourcing.
Protect Your Data with SASE
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Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains the emerging cyber security concept SASE (Secure Access Service Edge).
The CFO Take on Tech Budgets
Ways to reduce your costs in 2022: With the start of the new financial year, Mark Lightfoot, CFO at Chess, explains his new approach to tech spending.
Make the Most of Your Tech Budget
Leasing new IT equipment is fast, flexible and helps stretch much-needed cash reserves. Paul Gibbons, Cloud Services Sales Development Manager at Chess, reviews the benefits of leasing.
Technology Leasing in Public Sector
James Ambrose, Head of Public Sector Sales, reviews the benefits of technology leasing offers to public sector organisations.
Reduce Your Costs in 2022
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, reviews the three key areas every small business should consider to reduce their costs and preserve cash.
Your Line and Broadband Switch Off
Stephen Dracup, Chief Operating Officer at Chess, summarises the most recent updates on the 2025 PSTN Switch Off.
2020 and 2021 were turbulent years filled with uncertainty, change and development, so we asked our board of directors for their predictions and plans for 2022. Interestingly, none of them mentioned NFTs, the Crypto Gold Rush or virtual reality. Instead, they all focused on simple things you can do to grow your business next year.
Enabling patient satisfaction: EMIS and Cloud Voice integration
Martin Bacon, Consultant Team Leader at Chess, discusses how Cloud Voice and EMIS work together, and how you can create greater efficiencies now and in the future.
Learn Why Projects Fail: How a Law Firm Reduced Their Communication Costs
Megan Yates, Business Sales Team Leader at Chess, looks at her recent experience as an Adoption and Change Management Consultant at a large law firm who chose Chess to help them connect their people with a new communications solution.
Cloud Communications – Make the Right Choice
Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader and Unified Communications Expert at Chess, reviews the differences and benefits of Cloud Voice and Teams Voice.
ACT NOW TO AVOID THE CHAOS
The 2025 PSTN and ISDN Switch Off - It's a big problem! Here's what to do.
Your communications strategy – chat, call, collaborate
Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader and Unified Communications expert, explains what you need to consider when creating your communications plan.