The event and Best VoIP Innovation sponsor
Magrathea is the UK’s premier supplier of carrier services and managed solutions in all areas of the telecommunications world.
First established in 1995 the company has seen the industry grow and change and this experience is a key part of the first class service that we deliver to you and your customers.
The company has its own switching facilities based in London, Reading and Dublin including the world renowned co-location site ‘Telehouse’ giving access to virtually unlimited voice capacity and IP bandwidth and access to the best carriers in the world.
Magrathea’s technology is entirely developed in house by experienced technical design architects and solution delivery teams. The technology draws upon industry standards and utilises industrial strength components for ultimate carrier grade reliability. We offer complete VoIP solutions based on SIP and IAX2.
The network spans both the PSTN and IP world, with multiple connections to multiple top tier TDM carriers, including a full BT and Eircom interconnect allowing a full integration with the SS#7 network in both the UK and Ireland.
The IP network is diverse with multiple Tier one transit suppliers as well as peering at LINX (one of the largest internet exchange points) supplemented by private peering with key IP providers. The network is fully NGN enabled allowing us to fully support Voice over IP interconnection and services.
Packages vary from call termination services providing a high standard of call delivery with competitive national and international rates, numbering services including a complete portfolio of UK and Irish numbering and portability services as well as Wholesale Line Rental and Carrier Pre Select.
Magrathea are members of several industry organisations including LINX, ITSPA, FCS, NICC and RIPE as well as many industry working groups ensuring that we are best placed to advise and deliver key services.
Best Business ITSP (up to £2m)
Polycom is now a part of Plantronics. Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection.
Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn more.
Best Business ITSP (£2m-£10m)
ProVu are proud to sponsor the 2019 ITSPA Awards, having sponsored the awards for the last 8 years, ProVu are delighted to be associated with ITSPA and their industry leadership.
ProVu are the experts in VoIP hardware distribution, providing ITSP and telecoms resellers with automated services for the fulfilment, provisioning and ongoing remote management of VoIP hardware. ProVu's award-winning reseller portal, ProSys gives users access to a range of tools designed to ease the deployment of Customer Premise Equipment (CPE). With access to online ordering, automatic provisioning, remote device management, and sophisticated APIs, integration with ProVu’s ordering and provisioning systems couldn’t be easier.
Having been the first specialist UK distributor of VoIP hardware, ProVu has built an enviable reputation for their technical expertise. Over the years ProVu has expanded their product range to cover all requirements for any hosted or on-site IP PBX installation. Their product range includes; door entry intercom and access control systems through to infrastructure hardware such as SBCs and gateways. With large quantities of stock available, most orders can be shipped direct to site for next day delivery.
Best Business ITSP (over £10m)
Netaxis is proud to be able to support the ITSPA Awards by again sponsoring the Best Business ITSP over £10m. Last year this category was won by TalkTalk Business, one of our first customers in the UK and we ourselves won the Best VoIP Infrastructure Category.
Netaxis are a leading innovator in the provision of systems and support to the VoIP telco industry. If you use session border controllers or softswitch for your VoIP services then there is a good chance that you are using, or are about to use a Netaxis product.
We provide highly functional network monitoring and reporting, fraud detection and mitigation. Our Session Routing Engine is used by operators in the UK to adhere to the latest Ofcom rules on CLI presentation and our flexible API Orchestrator is the lynchpin for many Fixed Mobile Convergence services and is quoted by customers as the means by which they save up to two thirds on their development costs and timeframes when it comes to integrating different elements around their network.
We are Ribbon and Oracle Silver Partners and also work with Audiocodes, Broadsoft/Cisco, Metaswitch, Microsoft Skype for Business/Teams and others.
Think speed, Think Innovation, Think Netaxis.
Best VoIP Device
Hello Telecom are a pioneering and award-winning communications provider, who have been offering services to the channel since 2004. Hello pride themselves on being large enough to meet the needs of the most demanding resellers, but small enough to take a pragmatic and flexible approach to doing business. This is evidenced by our lack of minimum performance requirements, thus allowing partners to grow and progress at their own pace.
Our core focus is the impeccable delivery of white-labelled, cloud-based telephony services, including:
- Hosted Business Telephony
- Hosted Contact Centers
- SIP Trunks
- Fixed to Mobile Convergence
Hello delivers services via its own “Contrex“ platform, which has been designed to be used by small and large organisations alike, whether they have complex, or simple telephony needs. The Contrex platform is highly resilient and offers an easy-to-use, white-labelled management portal for resellers and their customers.
We provide essential product and technical training to our partners at no cost. To assist with the challenge of researching and making customer proposals we provide a pre-sales support desk.
Additionally, we offer a full range of connectivity solutions, traditional PSTN services and VoIP and networking hardware. Our partner offer includes free training, an ordering portal, quoting tools and white-labelled marketing materials.
All our services are supported by a highly experienced and knowledgeable UK-based team, who can support all of the services that we offer.
Best VoIP Software
Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies (TSX VENTURE: STC) is a trusted leader in value-based Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions for SMBs, enterprises, OEMs, carriers, and service providers. Sangoma’s Voice over IP offerings include on-premises and cloud-based phone systems, SIP trunking services, and telephony hardware.
Sangoma’s products and services are used in leading PBX, IVR, contact center, carrier networks, and data communication applications worldwide. Sangoma is the primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project, the world’s most widely used open source communications software, and FreePBX, the world’s most widely used open source PBX software. Businesses can achieve enhanced levels of collaboration, productivity, and ROI with Sangoma. Everything Connects, Connect with Sangoma!
Best Consumer or SOHO ITSP
BNS Distribution Ltd are the UK’s only Value added distributor for Grandstream Networks products. Founded in 2007 BNS provides a proven level of expertise and experience to ensure our partners receive the service and support they need. We are constantly evaluating our products, prices and configuration services to keep the Grandstream Networks products at the front end of the market. The BNS vision is to service the ITSPs and Reseller community to a higher level than previously available from less focussed distribution channels and our experience and service levels enables us to work closely with our partners to ensure they get the right product at the right price.
BNS are proud of our position in the market as a trade only distributor; our aim is to understand reseller and ITSP requirement and the commercial pressures on your business. and our aim is to only sell you hardware based on your configuration requirements. This unique approach has led us to deliver to our customers the opportunity to give their customers a seamless, feature rich SIP experience.
Best VoIP Infrastructure
A leading global premium brand for innovative professional and enterprise VoIP phones, Snom is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 1997, Snom is a pioneer in the VoIP industry, launching the world’s first IP phone in 2001. Today, Snom’s product portfolio meets the full spectrum of business communications requirements of call centers, conference rooms and executive management through to safety-conscious industrial environments.
A subsidiary of VTech Holdings Limited since 2016, Snom has offices in Italy, the UK, France and Taiwan and enjoys an excellent global reputation in the Voice-over-IP market. Snom’s products are renowned for their technical innovation, aesthetic design, user-friendliness and outstanding audio quality. The current product portfolio is universally compatible with all leading PBX platforms and Snom products have won numerous awards around the world from independent experts.
Engineered in Germany, Snom’s IP solutions also make an excellent choice for vertical markets, such as healthcare and education, when searching for specialized solutions in business communications, IoT and smart technologies.
Visit www.snom.com to find out more about Snom Technology GmbH
Pure IP is proud to support ITSPA by sponsoring the 2019 Hero Award. As a leading provider of SIP trunking for multi-national corporations, our services provide the ability to stay connected to international offices -- via one network, vendor, and solution -- making your voice communications and engagement with Pure IP effortless.
Our extensive coverage map includes services in over 80 countries, including full PSTN replacement in 32 countries, allowing you to route multiple calls from your local numbers to anywhere in the world – without the expense of dialing internationally.
Serving nearly 600 clients in 20+ industries worldwide, Pure IP’s solutions reduce network complexity and decrease costs, while simultaneously introducing flexibility for the changing business needs of Fortune 500, FTSE100, and enterprise-level corporations. Pure IP’s solutions allow you to leverage the benefits of the latest technologies while simultaneously consolidating voice networks and telephony hardware. Our engineering team works diligently to develop innovative solutions for our clients’ unique requirements that are at the forefront of the voice communications market.
Each Pure IP solution is backed by our fully-staffed network operations centres, located in the United States, United Kingdom, and New Zealand, that actively monitor our 11 Points of Presence (PoPs) across four continents, and provide 24/7 technical customer support. Additionally, our network is designed with geo-redundancy and multiple layers of resilient fail-over technology to keep you seamlessly connected.
Pure IP is a proud member of the Internet Telephony Services Providers Association (ITSPA), London Internet Exchange (LINX), and RIPE in the United Kingdom. We are long-standing partners with a wide variety of leading Unified Communications providers including Ribbon, AudioCodes, Avaya, and Microsoft.