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22 March 2021

Creation of Nasstar Group launches new identities for GCI and Modality Systems

GCI becomes ‘Nasstar’ and Modality Systems simplified to ‘Modality’ in group-wide rebrand for one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of managed services...

1 March 2021

Modality offers OneConsultation video collaboration platform free to UK public sector for one month

Powered by Microsoft Teams, OneConsultation enabled nearly 350,000 meetings in 2020, providing a vital lifeline for users of healthcare, Police, education, and social services....

2 November 2020

Modality to enable 1000+ employees at APAC’s leading natural health company to work flexibly

Modality is to enhance Australia-based Blackmores Group’s modern workplace environment by adding telephony to its existing Microsoft Teams environment. Employees will have new ways of meeting and collaborating anywhere. This includes a single collaboration space to work on documents, make calls, and schedule meetings with colleagues, customers and partners. Several legacy telephony platforms will be retired as part of this program....

9 September 2020

Modality becomes first Microsoft partner in the world to attain three Teams advanced specializations

Modality has become the first Microsoft partner in the world to achieve three advanced specializations in Microsoft Teams. Designed by Microsoft so that partners can ‘assure potential customers they meet the highest standards for service delivery and support’, these certifications have been awarded based on Modality’s proven success in delivering customer projects in specific specialized areas related to Microsoft Teams....

23 March 2020

Modality extends OneConsultation virtual conference service to care providers

Last week Modality sent an open letter to all NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts advising they could trial our virtual conference service OneConsultation free of charge for one month, to swiftly equip them with the tools they need to offer remote consultations. We advised that we could make this service live within 72 hours so that those in need could be offered access to frontline healthcare expertise without needing to leave their home....

5 March 2020

Modality offer OneConsultation to NHS Trusts for free to help fight COVID-19

An open letter to all NHS Trusts & NHS Foundation Trusts As you are no doubt already aware, the NHS Strategic Incident Director and the Incident Director of NHS England and NHS Improvement have recently released guidance to you concerning COVID-19 preparedness and response. Within their joint letter, acute care providers and community and mental health providers are asked to “where possible, consider implementing alternative models such as remote consultations for those patients who can be supported at home”....

31 October 2019

Modality and Whitlock form strategic alliance to fast track Microsoft Teams migration

Whitlock, a leading provider of audiovisual and video collaboration solutions, and Modality, communications and collaboration services specialists, have today announced a strategic alliance to help global enterprises plan, deploy, operate and manage Microsoft Teams and support their existing legacy UC and AV investments....

25 October 2019

Celebrating Women in Tech at the DevelopHER Awards 2019

Modality Systems was proud to sponsor the 2019 DevelopHER Agile Award - presented to Keisha McLean, Agile Delivery Manager at Spetrix, on November 27.  Now in their fifth consecutive year, the DevelopHER Awards acknowledge the efforts of women across all areas of technology in East Anglia, creating role models to inspire the next generation to become developers, technicians, project managers, testers, and digital experts. ...

3 June 2019

Nasstar acquires Microsoft specialist Modality

June 2019: Converged ICT Services Provider Nasstar formerly known as GCI, has today announced the acquisition of Modality, the world’s largest dedicated Microsoft communications and collaboration practice with operations in the UK, USA, Asia and Australia. The acquisition will enable Nasstar to expand its business internationally for the first time and capitalize on the growing global market for its Microsoft-based, cloud-enabled intelligent communications services. This is the first step for Nasstar in an established plan to drive global presence....