Happy Birthday Comms Express

Wow! I can hardly believe I am saying this, but today, Comms Express is 17 years old!! Yes, crazy right? It only seems like yesterday, the years have sped by, but my they have been fun. Firstly, I would like to thank each and every one of our staff, those still with us of course […]

Cisco – Don’t Let Your Business Outgrow Your Network

It can be hard to imagine the perfect network, that ticks over like clockwork with minimal input. A network can quickly be taken for granted, that our reliance to direct traffic to communicate internally and externally won’t naturally increase. Several factors can cause an increase: Sharing larger files More connected devices Employment Security and Monitoring […]

Review: NETGEAR Orbi RBK50

Netgear are always innovative and pushing the envelope. Once again, they have come up trumps with the product we are featuring today. Netgear Orbi is the simplest and smartest way to enjoy high-speed WiFi in every corner of your home. This Orbi Mesh WiFi System kit of two covers homes up to 4,000 square feet […]

We are dreaming of a white Christmas, are you?

We haven’t got long to go until our last orders of the year roll out of the door, and whether we wake up Christmas morning to freshly fallen snow or glorious sunshine, we want to thank you all, our customers, for your incredible support in 2018. The Comms team has been busy all year fulfilling […]

The Difference Between Cat5 and Cat6

Ethernet or network cables are named dependant on their category numbers, which help you to identify which is which quickly. The most common categories are Cat5, Cat5e and Cat6 – although Cat5 is now mainly being phased out with Cat5e having taken its place as the industry standard. The way the naming works is that […]

How do I Extend My WIFI?

Many of us have experienced the realisation that we need to complete an important task but cannot get a WIFI signal. It usually means we have to pack up our laptops and find somewhere different to work from before we can get started. The frustration only gets worse if you can’t get a good signal […]

How to Access QNAP Remotely

The way that your team access their files stored on a QNAP NAS device remotely needs to be a central part of your technology strategy as a business. It is important to understand the technology so that you can provide users with an easy-to-follow process. The offering from QNAP is called myQNAPcloud and allows you […]

Review: D-Link AC2200 Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh WiFi System

Tri-Band Whole home WiFi is all the range. And rightly so. Most homes these days have areas where the signal drops considerably. With the world expected to have 75 billion IoT devices connected by 2025, stable wifi with minimum interference is going to be a must. So, welcome to the D-Link AC2200 Tri-Band Whole Home […]

BNS Distribution partners with Comms Express

Wigan, UK – October 30th, 2018 – BNS Distribution Ltd the UK’s primary Value added distributor for Grandstream Networks products are delighted to announce a partnership with Comms Express. This new partnership provides UK Grandstream customers with easy online ordering facilities for the Grandstream WiFI product range and a selection of IP Phones and network […]

ATEN Docking Stations: Maximise workspace connectivity

Have you ever got to the office, or a meeting, and realised you’ve not quite got the ports available to connect all the devices you need at that one moment in time? We have. Working on a project that isn’t really suitable for cross-referencing multiple sources of data, and so leads to the need for […]

Review: Top 5 Best HDMI Cables

HDMI cables are an essential tool. HDMI is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. And no surprise that with its importance here at […]

Eaton Case Study: University of Winchester

Eaton’s proactive power management transforms network for the University of Winchester “The quality of service from the UPS systems was a critical factor in our choice of supplier, but more than that, it’s the support that Eaton brings in enabling us to monitor and manage our systems.” Sean Ashford BA (Hons). Network and System Manager, […]

Review: Top 10 Best PDUs

PDUs or to call them by their full title: Power Distribution Units are an essential tool for any business not wishing to be hit by an unexpected power overload. A PDU will warn you before any critical data centre failures occur. We love a good countdown here at Comms Express, and with our new blog, […]

Review: The 10 Best WiFi Routers

WiFi Routers combine the functionality of a router and an access point enabling access to the internet or to a private network. WiFi Routers are considered the heart of any digital office or smart home where a high quality of service is paramount. Providing seamless wireless WiFi connectivity in the modern day smart home can […]