ITSPA Awards Sponsors

Best Consumer VoIP

Sponsored by: Magrathea

MagratheaMagrathea is the UK’s premier supplier of carrier services and managed solutions in all areas of computers and communications. First established in 1995 we have seen the industry grow and change our experience is a key part of the service that we deliver to you and your customers.

Our network spans both the PSTN and IP World, with multiple connections to multiple top tier TDM carriers, including a full BT & Eircom interconnect allowing us to fully integrate with the SS#7 network in both the UK and Ireland. Our IP network is diverse with multiple Tier-1 transit suppliers as well as peering at Linx 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.

Our technology is entirely developed in house but draws upon industry standards and utilises industrial strength components for ultimate carrier grade reliability.

Our switching facilities, based within Telehouse London, Bristol and Dublin give us access to virtually unlimited capacity and bandwidth and access to the best carrier networks in the world.

Magrathea are a leading wholesale VoIP provider in the UK, supporting both SIP and IAX. Our solutions include;

- Managed National and International Voice Connectivity, combining competitive rates with high call quality
- Providing UK and Ireland geographic and non geographic numbering
- Hosted Billing Solutions
- Number Hosting
- Number Portability
- Providing 999 emergency service calling solutions

Best Business ITSP (Small Enterprise)

Sponsored by: Sangoma         

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Sangoma is renowned for its ability to allow disparate networks to be connected seamlessly together. The company’s products are used around the world to address the telecom needs of telcos, service providers, small and medium businesses, enterprises and original equipment manufacturers of all sizes.

The launch of PBXact UC and VoIP phones this year has put Sangoma in a unique position in the industry to offer everything a business needs to deploy the telephony solution of their choice. The premium product line offered at cost-effective price points also includes FreePBX, Digital and Analog Gateways, Session Border Controllers and Telecom Interface Cards.

Founded in 1984, the company is headquartered near Toronto, Canada and publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. Sangoma’ s customers are spread across all the continents in over 150 countries. The solutions are used in almost all industry verticals; most importantly in telecommunications, military, aerospace, transportation, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, maritime and service sectors.

The company stands out from its competitors with its customer-centric approach, product innovations, and a worldwide network of distribution partners to deliver the industry’s best engineered, highest quality, Internet Protocol, and Unified Communications solutions, supporting "any app, anywhere" for businesses and service providers of all sizes. All Sangoma products are backed by more than 30 years of IP communications experience, expert engineering and technical resources, and comprehensive warranties.

Sangoma’ s mantra is ‘Everything Connects’. This is now more relevant than ever, as Sangoma with its complete business communications solutions is becoming fast recognized as the single ultimate vendor solution provider in the UC industry.

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Best Business ITSP (Medium Enterprise)

Sponsored by: ProVu Communications provu-onwhite-itspa1

ProVu are the Business to Business market leader in VoIP hardware distribution within the UK. Our success is based on offering world class products to the telecoms and IT industry, by a team that are passionate and knowledgeable about our business. We know there are three essential strands to our success: our customers, our suppliers and our team.

Best Business ITSP (Corporate)

Sponsored by: aql  aql-blue-tight-small

With over 80 million hosted numbers on our network, routing over 1 million SMS text messages per day and enabling over 40 UK MVNO brands, your inbound telephony couldn't be in better hands. aql® is at the forefront of the UK communications technology industry and the hidden enabler of IP Voice services to the UK's ADSL industry.

aql offer 4 key areas of communications; SMS, Colocation, Mobile, Carrier Services and Telecoms. Responsible for supplying services to over 25 of the FTSE 100 and directly connected to the UK mobile and fixed networks we specialise in providing secure, reliable wholesale access to the fixed and mobile networks to government, enterprise and to innovators. aql holds over 12 million numbers that are available for allocation in real-time, so why not get a Virtual Local Presence Number for anywhere in the UK, aql developers are on hand to integrate aql's numbering into your own applications. Global numbers are also available.

We place a culture of security at the core of our business and we are focused on providing trusted messaging and voice solutions. Clearly defining the customer service specifications and adhering to ITSPA's defined frameworks have earned aql the ITSPA Quality Mark. aql are an ISO27001 certified company, acknowledging that as a company we adhere to an internationally recognised model for the implementation of effective information security management systems.

For more information about aql or to enquire into how aql can seamlessly integrate into any existing business processes, please visit www.aql.com, call or text 011 33 20 30 40

Best VoIP CPE

Sponsored by: Antheus Telecom antheus-logo

Best VoIP Infrastructure

Sponsored by: SIPHON siphon-nuvias-logo-vert-pos-cs5

Headquartered in the UK, SIPHON, part of the Nuvias Group, is a leading, international unified communications (UC) solutions and technology integrator for channel partners who want to deploy either cloud-based or premise-based UC technology, solutions and services.

In both 2015 and 2016, Deloitte ranked SIPHON among the top 25 fastest growing technology companies in the UK.

SIPHON was established in 2009 as a systems integrator to support service providers launching innovative cloud telephony services, by deploying carefully selected products to create a single, integrated and centralised platform.

Through its work with service providers and resellers across Europe, SIPHON has honed a unique skillset around its professional and technical support services, growing from strong niche UC distributor to trusted technology-enablement partner to many of the industry’s key UC players. SIPHON is now at the forefront of UC innovation, supporting channel partners who want to deliver a full UC experience to their customers. This includes Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, as well as a suite of video and collaboration solutions.

Best VoIP Innovation

Sponsored by: PureIP  pure-ip-logos-red_borderadjust

Pure IP is a trusted, engineering-led, specialist provider of custom built, fully supported, secure voice networks that can easily incorporate regional offices around the globe. We offer the truly global reach you would normally expect from a big Telco, combined with a dedicated, personal approach to support and customer service. We’re agile, supportive and understand the importance and urgency of resolving your issues.

Our three Operation Centers in London, San Francisco and Auckland, and ten global points of presence, are strategically located to provide fully staffed support, 24- hours a day, 7 days a week. With 12 years of global SIP technology experience, geographical local number provision, HD voice and dedicated connectivity as well as 6 years as a certified Microsoft Skype for Business provider, Pure IP has proven itself to be at the forefront of our industry.

As a fully accredited, certified and trusted provider, our international network provides secure, encrypted and rock-solid voice communications to over 400 customers around the globe. Our engineers have the experience and expertise to consolidate disparate global sites, reduce complexity, streamline services and simplify your telecoms infrastructure. In short - our job is to make your job effortless.

Best ITSP Reseller

Sponsored by: Hello Telecom hello

Hello Telecom is an award winning  Communications Provider, who has been offering services to the channel since 2004. We are profitable, with no debt and controlled by our management team, all of whom have significant experience within the industry. Hello Telecom is large enough to meet the needs of the most demanding resellers, but small enough to take a pragmatic and flexible approach to doing business.

Our core focus is the delivery of white labelled cloud based telephony services, including:

·         Hosted Business Telephony

·         Hosted Contact Centres

·         SIP Trunks

·         Fixed to Mobile Convergence

·         Desktop / Telephony Integration

·         UC

These services are delivered using the Contrex telephony platform, which has been designed so that it can be used by small and large organisations alike, whether they have complex, or simple telephony needs. The Contrex platform is highly resilient,  offers an easy to use white labelled management portal for resellers and their customers and with the IPR owned by Hello, we are in complete  control of the development roadmap.

Additionally, we offer a full range of connectivity solutions, traditional PSTN services and VoIP and networking hardware. For channel partners we offer free  training, an ordering portal, quoting tools, white labelled marketing materials and bureau billing.

All of our services are supported by a highly experienced and knowledgeable UK based team, who are able to support both the services that we offer and our channel partners.

ITSPA Members' Pick

Sponsored by: Gamma  gamma-logo-coloured-strapline

Gamma is a leading supplier of voice, data and mobile products and services in the UK.

We supply a broad range of communications to small, medium and large-sized business customers, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations, both through our network of Channel Partners and directly. Almost 80% of our revenues are generated by an extensive network of more than 900 channel partners. Our products include fixed telephony, IP telephony, hosted phone systems, broadband and data connections, mobile services, security and unified communications solutions. As of June 2016, Gamma has 717 staff based across the UK and in Budapest.

We strive to always provide the highest levels of customer service and are committed to delivering high quality solutions to our customers at a fair price. Being one of the UK's largest network operators gives us the ability to respond much more quickly to our customers' needs and gives you the assurance that you are working with a financially-secure business partner with a highly resilient network.

We supply a broad range of communications to small, medium and large-sized business customers, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations, both through our network of Channel Partners and directly. Almost 80% of our revenues are generated by an extensive network of more than 900 channel partners. Our products include fixed telephony, IP telephony, hosted phone systems, broadband and data connections, mobile services, security and unified communications solutions. As of June 2016, Gamma has 717 staff based across the UK and in Budapest.

We strive to always provide the highest levels of customer service and are committed to delivering high quality solutions to our customers at a fair price. Being one of the UK's largest network operators gives us the ability to respond much more quickly to our customers' needs and gives you the assurance that you are working with a financially-secure business partner with a highly resilient network.

ITSPA Council Pick

Sponsored by: Gamma gamma-logo-coloured-strapline

Gamma is a leading supplier of voice, data and mobile products and services in the UK.

We supply a broad range of communications to small, medium and large-sized business customers, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations, both through our network of Channel Partners and directly. Almost 80% of our revenues are generated by an extensive network of more than 900 channel partners. Our products include fixed telephony, IP telephony, hosted phone systems, broadband and data connections, mobile services, security and unified communications solutions. As of June 2016, Gamma has 717 staff based across the UK and in Budapest.

We strive to always provide the highest levels of customer service and are committed to delivering high quality solutions to our customers at a fair price. Being one of the UK's largest network operators gives us the ability to respond much more quickly to our customers' needs and gives you the assurance that you are working with a financially-secure business partner with a highly resilient network.

We supply a broad range of communications to small, medium and large-sized business customers, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations, both through our network of Channel Partners and directly. Almost 80% of our revenues are generated by an extensive network of more than 900 channel partners. Our products include fixed telephony, IP telephony, hosted phone systems, broadband and data connections, mobile services, security and unified communications solutions. As of June 2016, Gamma has 717 staff based across the UK and in Budapest.

We strive to always provide the highest levels of customer service and are committed to delivering high quality solutions to our customers at a fair price. Being one of the UK's largest network operators gives us the ability to respond much more quickly to our customers' needs and gives you the assurance that you are working with a financially-secure business partner with a highly resilient network.

 

 

Next Event

European VoIP Summit

9th March 2017

QEII Conference Centre, London

 

ITSPA will have a stand and also run two sessions at the summit on Telephony Fraud and General Data Protection Regulation.

 

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14th February 2017

ITSPA Welcomes Launch of National Cyber Security Centre but calls for it to make telecommunications fraud a priority

ITSPA welcomed the launch of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre, opened today by Her Majesty The Queen, and called on the organisation to help combat telephony fraud and protect both businesses and consumers.

 

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