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gateways extinction

Within Aculab, we’re often discussing the general acceptance of VoIP and whether we’re any closer to the time when traditional TDM voice will disappear and ALL enterprise voice communications needs will be handled via IP connections rather than TDM E1 and T1 circuits.

social housing

Technology, and especially communications technology, has surely become normalised in new and interesting ways. Take the amusing and gimmicky, where a fridge can text you when your water is cold, to the more usual everyday - where you can seamlessly contact and be contacted by your local authority or social housing agency. Such a service quickly and easily allows you to complete modern life’s admin, such as paying rent, and reporting problems to landlords.

Wearing a mask is now the primary way to limit the spread of coronavirus, and has been found to reduce the daily growth rate of reported infections in large scale populations by around 45%- but this raises a potential problem for voice biometric security.

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  • Reminder: The world is reopening

    Appointment reminders are critical to many industries around the world, now more than ever. From the crucial services to the downright fun, in the new world emerging from lockdown, we all need a little certainty in our lives.

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  • What’s ISO 27001 and why should your company implement it?

    As the risks associated with cyberattacks and data breaches continue to increase, information security has become a critical issue for every organisation. An effective approach should help defend against both external attacks and common internal threats such as accidental breaches and human error.

    ISO 27001 is the international standard that provides the specification for an information security management system (ISMS). This is a systematic approach consisting of people, processes and technology that helps you protect and manage all your organisations information through risk management.

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  • A Voice Biometrics system that works with non-verbal speakers

    What are the difficulties when accessing services over the telephone or online?

    As a non-verbal communicator, I’ve had a whole host of poor experiences with companies where I can’t service an account through my channel of choice since my Cerebral Palsy limits my ability to speak, as well as my manual dexterity.

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  • How Aculab is helping me Kickstart my career

    Starting a new job can be one of the most stressful situations we encounter as adults.

    When you throw starting your very first job after leaving education into the mix, whilst in the middle of a pandemic, it is a hard call over whether the interview process or the first day was the most nerve-wracking.

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  • Why a Local Cloud is the right choice for secure cloud communications

    Maybe it’s time to rethink your view of what Cloud architecture means. Cloud use is cost effective, provides huge operational benefits, AND is able to be utilised in a secure way.

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