Sponsors

The event sponsor

Magrathea

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, CCUK, FCS, NICC and RIPE as well as many industry working groups ensuring that we are best placed to advise and deliver key services.

Best ITSP SME

Gamma

Gamma is a UK communications company, with the agility and flexibility of a software provider. We own and operate a large and fully resilient, carrier class network that supports an extensive and feature rich voice application infrastructure. Our pedigree is in voice, and as a tier one carrier, we can proudly say we are the market leaders of SIP within the UK.

We empower the channel market with over 1,500 partners, and operate predominantly in the SME/midmarket space. The combination of network investment, a digital first approach and in-house development skills has enabled us to develop a comprehensive portfolio of communications services with a significant amount of intellectual property, which has given us a heritage of disrupting the market with innovative and market leading cloud-based services. We supply a range of services to our customers for Cloud Communications Enablement, including Wholesale Voice Interconnect, Business Mobile and Cloud Mobile Numbering, Connectivity, Hosted PBX, and Contact Centre Solutions, with a full suite of APIs for enhanced customer experience and automation.

Find out more: www.gamma.co.uk

Best ITSP Large Enterprise

ProVu Communications

ProVu Communications are the UK’s leading VoIP distributor. We specialise in providing ITSP and telecoms resellers with automated services for the fulfilment, provisioning and ongoing remote management of VoIP hardware.

We offer a range of personalised services which enable Channel partners to achieve their objectives. As the UK’s first specialist VoIP distributor, we hold strong relationships with our vendor partners, enabling us to provide access to the very best services and products.

Our portfolio covers all requirements for any hosted or on-site IP PBX installation including, IP Desk phones, door entry intercoms, access control, SBCs, gateways, and much more! With large quantities of stock available, most orders can be shipped direct to site for next day delivery.

Our 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.

website address: https://www.provu.co.uk

Best Infrastructure

Fuse 2 Communications

At Fuse 2 we are independent cloud communication specialists with a unique global presence. Fuse 2 uses best in class Ribbon Core SBC’s (carrier grade) virtualised in geographically diverse data centres. Combining this with an advanced session routing engine gives Fuse 2 a significant competitive advantage with its agility and adaptability. Fuse 2 have delivered many offerings quickly and ahead of the curve, this is crucial within the ever changing market place. Our network has been built with resilience at its core. We have cut no corners in the bottom end investments and continue to develop the new technologies available to improve security, quality and service level agreements surrounding carrier grade networks. All features that Fuse 2 offer have been thoroughly developed with years of experience, working with key suppliers and customer development. This has therefore given Fuse2 a huge advantage to deliver and adapt to the fast paced VoIP industry.

We provide seamless voice, connectivity and cloud communications solutions to help modern, global businesses operate at the very highest level. We work closely with our customers to provide the most appropriate and personalised system for their bespoke requirements. Unlike many other VOIP providers, the collaboration does not end after purchase. We offer end to end solutions with our in-house technical support engineers being available to help at all times. Support is also available through dedicated account managers who can offer advice, pricing and free of charge demos on the many platforms Fuse 2 deliver.   

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Best Comms Device

Yeastar

Yeastar helps businesses realize digital values by making communications and workplace solutions easily accessible from ownership and adoption to daily usage and management. Yeastar has established itself as a leading provider of UC solutions with a global partner network and over 350,000 customers worldwide. Committed to delivering the right technology to value-oriented businesses, Yeastar offers products and services for UC&C, workplace scheduling, and hybrid workplace to enable them to win in the modern digital world. For more information about Yeastar or to become a Yeastar partner, please visit https://www.yeastar.com/

Best Multi-national Service

Netaxis Solutions

Netaxis is once more proud to be able to support the Comms Council UK Awards for 2021. As a winner of multiple CCUK Awards over the past three years we understand the value to businesses who enter and win these awards.

By displaying our Awards for Innovation, Software and VoIP Infrastructure our largely Tier 1 and Tier 2 roll of customers are reassured that they are dealing with a business that is both expert and leaders in their field. Moreover our staff know that their efforts yield visible results and it makes them proud to work for Netaxis.

Our business is growing quickly as we move from only reselling other people’s products (Oracle, Broadsoft, Ribbon, Audiocodes…) to also building our own advanced software for telcos.

By using APIO our automated provisioning and customer self care portal Cisco Broadsoft users are able to cut costs and produce services that differentiate them from the pack. We are frequently recommended by Cisco as an alternative solution to their own Loki platform that is now facing End of Life.

Other software products include SRE, a highly flexible SIP Proxy based Session Routing Engine that makes accessing third party databases a doddle, Nemo our multi-tenant VoIP monitoring and reporting tool and our Sigma flexible call generator.

We have a growing international list of clients with customers in the UK, Europe, Africa, USA and Asia. If you’d like to hear more about what Netaxis can do for you please drop me a line at tref@netaxis.solutions and I’ll get back in touch. You know it makes sense :)

Best Innovation

PURE IP

Pure IP is a leading global provider of enterprise voice communications managed services. Delivered via its own secure, resilient and fully redundant SIP based voice network, Pure IP offers full PSTN replacement services in 38 different countries and service coverage in a total of 90 countries around the world. Complemented by a 24/7 follow-the-sun international support operating primarily from its 3 operational support centers, Pure IP prides itself on providing outstanding customer service and technical excellence.

 

Outstanding Contribution Award

SNOM TECHNOLOGY

Snom is a premium manufacturer of professional and business IP phones that debuted in 1997 as the pioneer for Voice-over-IP (VoIP) technology in Berlin, Germany. Within two decades, Snom developed into an internationally renowned brand for innovative telephony solutions.

Now in its 25th year, Snom’s success story rests upon two crucial cornerstones: first-class technology and local know-how. As per their motto, “We believe in local management”, Snom currently maintains local branches in eight countries. Divisions including software and hardware development, quality management, interop, and marketing, are located in their Berlin headquarters.

Another important factor of success is the company’s approach to offer tailor-made products and solutions. From displays and phones with Hebrew characters, to customised devices for large vendors like Vodafone; Snom products are designed to suit the needs of various groups of customers.

The IP desk, conference and DECT phones by Snom are equipped with a multitude of features and high-end audio quality, which feature up to 27 languages, depending on the model. Completing their selection, Snom also offers a wide choice of accessories, such as headsets and expansion modules. A three-year warranty is included as standard for all devices.

For more information, please visit our website www.snom.com.

 

Best SOHO Service

Ringcentral

RingCentral is a leading provider of business cloud communications and contact center solutions based on its powerful Message Video Phone  (MVP®) global platform. More flexible and cost effective than legacy on-premises PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect via any mode, any device, and any location. 

RingCentral offers three key products in its portfolio including RingCentral MVP™, a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) platform including team messaging, video meetings, and cloud phone system; RingCentral Video®,  the company’s video meetings solution with team messaging that enables Smart Video Meetings; and RingCentral cloud Contact Center solutions. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading third-party business applications and enables customers to easily customize business workflows. 

RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.

Best Comms Software

Yealink

Yealink (Stock Code: 300628) is a global-leading provider of Unified Communication & Collaboration Solutions specialized in video conferencing, voice communications, and collaboration, dedicated to helping every person and organization embrace the power of “Easy Collaboration, High Productivity”.

With best-in-class quality, innovative technology, and user-friendly experiences, Yealink is one of the best providers in more than 140 countries and regions, ranks No.1 in the global market share of IP Phone, and is the Top 5 leader in the video conferencing market (Frost & Sullivan, 2021).

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2022 Comms Council UK Awards

Comms Council UK are sponsored by Magrathea

The winners will be announced at Sea Containers in London on 28th September.

Book your tickets here.