ITSPA Awards Sponsors

Would you like to sponsor ITSPA Awards 2019? There are many sponsorship opportunities, including the ceremony sponsor and category sponsorship. For more info contact team@itspa.org.uk or call us on 020 3397 3312

The event sponsor

Magrathea

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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)    

Sangoma Technologies             

Building on our 30+ Years in the industry, Sangoma Technologies has become a Global vendor of UC applications and devices that provide both value and enhanced functionality. Currently deployed in over 150 countries as either part of on-premise appliance or as the foundation of a hosted system, our PBXact solution is Feature Rich but without the hefty price tag and scalable without the commitment.

Our UC solutions sits at the core of a wide portfolio of products that make up the Sangoma Ecosystem including:

  • IP Endpoints. Our phones, featuring Sangoma apps, bring greater call control to the desktop.
  • Gateways. Heavily integrated with our UC, gateways bring legacy connectivity to next generation technology. Including high density analogue gateways, for hospitality and any other environment where analogues phones are prevalent.
  • TDM Cards. Cards can be built into our chassis or sold for OEM projects. Ideal for failover but also used in custom application development.

Sangoma has played a leading role in the Open Source community since the beginning of Asterisk and continues to put Open Source at the heart of our products and with our team of worldwide developers we continue to push the boundaries further with every new release.

Sangoma’s expertise goes beyond the world of Unified Communication with a range of carrier grade products such as Session Border Controllers and SS7 Interconnect Gateways.                                         

Best Business ITSP (£2m-£10m)

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ProVu are proud to sponsor the 2018 ITSPA Awards, having sponsored the awards for the last 7 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 CPE. With access to online ordering, automatic provisioning, remote 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 SBC's and gateways. With large quantities of stock available, most orders can be shipped directly to site for next day delivery.

https://www.provu.co.uk

Best Business ITSP (over £10m)

Netaxis Solutions

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Netaxis are one of Europe’s leading Voice Systems Integrators. We are unique in our class because the SI business is complemented by software development teams that have built up a portfolio of products ideally suited to the running and management of VoIP networks.

Our T1 and T2 carrier customers use us for Network Monitoring, Fraud Mitigation, Call Simulation and Testing, Provisioning Portals, API Orchestration and Session Routing Engines. We also provide carrier support services and run white label SIP trunk services for our customers.

We are at the heart of Fixed Mobile Convergence in Europe and can help you with integrating your current VoIP portfolio with emerging IMS networks.

Our customers include TalkTalk Business, AQL, KPN, Proximus, Telenet, Tango and BICS. We have offices in Belgium The Netherlands, France, Italy and the United Kingdom. Our partners are the Tier 1 suppliers in this space and include Oracle, Ribbon, Broadsoft/Cisco and Audiocodes. Session Border Controllers and Softswitches are our bread and butter with over 30 engineers in situ.

Our company is highly innovative. Recent projects include the integration of WebRTC based services to an online call centre, Video services for hospitals and a number of examples of Fixed Mobile Convergence where mobile and fixed line networks have been integrated with a Broadsoft Applications Server using our API Orchestrator.

If you have a problem you are keen to solve then please do get in touch. Our UK Managing Director is Trefor Davies: tref@netaxis.solutions or 07956 904477. We are currently building a presence in the UK and are looking to hire both sales and engineering people.

Best Consumer / SOHO ITSP

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Founded in 1998, aql is one of the UK’s most innovative telecoms operators and the hidden enabler of IP voice services to the ADSL industry.

Working across messaging, voice, colocation, broadband and secure mobile connectivity for the internet of things, we help many of the world’s biggest organisations connect securely with their customers and each other. We host over 80 million numbers, enable 40 UK MVNO brands and route millions of SMS a day over our network.

As a ‘hidden enabler’, we’re at the heart of the smart city, from secure SIM cards embedded in remote devices through to the 5G infrastructure that will enable near-future technologies such as self-driving cars. Our decade-long investment in connectivity infrastructure means we’re responsible for much of the data flowing through the North of England.

We’re a key partner in the Northern Powerhouse, helping transform the region into a hub for digital innovation. And through a range of diversity and education initiatives, with a focus on getting girls into tech, we’re helping build the workforce to match, too.

For more information, visit www.aql.com, or follow @aqldotcom on Twitter.

Best VoIP Innovation

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Antheus specialises in Open Source products and is an active contributor to the Open source community.

As a one stop shop for business IP phone systems, Antheus can address all or your company's telephony needs, from system design and analysis, security, networking, disaster recovery through to supplying hardware and software. We supply and install the Asterisk VOIP PBX system as well as the VisiDial and Liberalis call centre system.

Our passion is to improve your business performance by providing a combination of sound IT advice gained from 20 years experience, with 'hands-on' technological expertise. Our focus is on increasing your productivity and business efficiency. With pioneering work with VoIP (Voice over IP) technology, we can also provide you with the additional benefits of enhanced customer service - whether to businesses or consumers - and significantly reduced telephone call chargers.

We have a 'can do' attitude and take pride in our work, offering the most cost effective solutions to your business needs, but above all ensuring that they're right for you and that they actually work.

Best VoIP Device

Hello Telecom  hello

Hello Telecom is an award winning  Communications Provider, who has been offering hosted voice 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.

Best Multi-national Solution and ITSPA Hero

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Gamma is a rapidly growing, technology based, provider of communications services to the UK business market.

Gamma’s services, such as Cloud PBX, Inbound Call Control Services and SIP Trunking, are designed to meet the increasingly complex voice, data and mobility requirements of businesses, through the exploitation of its know-how and its own intellectual property. Gamma also provides business-grade mobile and data services and, as a consequence of its history, has a substantial voice service capability.  These services enable Gamma to provide a comprehensive range of communications services.

Gamma has enjoyed strong organic revenue and EBITDA growth driven by a high percentage of repeat revenues.  The business had 821 employees at 30 June 2017.  It operates across six main locations – headquartered in Newbury - with offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Portsmouth and Budapest.

Best VoIP Infrastructure

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PBX Hosting offer a rapid go-to-market Hosted PBX and SIP Trunking Solution to new and existing Telecoms and IT Services companies. Offering Hosted Telephony services with PBX Hosting, enables an ever expanding network of Channel Partners to deliver state of the art Hosted Telephony solutions to their new and existing client base with minimal hassle and total piece of mind.

PBX Hosting’s White Label Solution means Channel Partners preserve contractual ties with end users and still deal with the client facing communication, while a team of Technical Experts look after infrastructure, network availability, fraud protection and quality of service.

All products can be deployed via an innovative brand-able Web Portal, allowing Channel Partners to create new customer instances, instantly activate inbound and outbound services and deploy pre configured IP Endpoints.

PBX Hosting’s core Network and Enterprise VMware clusters are all hosted in Telehouse, London Docklands a Major Global and Pan-European Network Hub. Full Linx and Lonap members, being located in Telehouse allows convenient direct interconnects between all major UK IP Networks.

http://www.pbxhosting.co.uk/

 

 

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