Sponsors

Main Sponsor

Digital Wholesale Solutions

Digital Wholesale Solutions is the number one independent communications, IT and cloud services provider to the Channel. We are a true partner, committed to supporting partners in maximising opportunities through our innovative, comprehensive and value creating converged services portfolio. This includes Connectivity, Mobility, Voice Services, IP Communications, Cloud and Product Supply, all offered with flexible commercial terms to reduce credit risk. Everything we do has been designed to make life as simple as possible.

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8x8

8x8 is a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions for over one million users worldwide. Its technology, 8x8 X Series, helps businesses transform their customer and employee experience with one system of engagement across voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions, and one system of intelligence on a single cloud-based technology platform. By bringing the collective intelligence of the organisation to the hands of every employee, 8x8 enables business to not only meet, but exceed rapidly advancing customer expectations.

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Virgin Media Business

We provide internet, data and telephone services to over 50,000 UK businesses. We also partner with the public sector: with local councils and thousands of schools to improve connectivity in communities and support learning, and with the emergency services to enable them to efficiently perform their life-saving skills.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s largest international TV and broadband company. Liberty Global connects 22 million customers through operations in 11 countries across Europe subscribing to 46 million TV, broadband internet and telephony services. It also serves 7 million mobile subscribers and offers WiFi service through 12 million access points across its footprint.

Our dedicated, ultrafast network delivers the fastest widely available broadband speeds to homes and businesses. We’re expanding this through Project Lightning – the single biggest private investment in UK internet infrastructure in over a decade – to bring our ultrafast broadband network to more homes and businesses around the UK and Ireland.

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Comms 365

As an innovative, agile and responsive Network Services Company, Comms365 enables smart cities across the UK and smart businesses across the world.

Comms365 work with an established channel of partners and resellers to build enhanced solutions that deliver real business benefits to global customers. By supporting channel partners, of all sizes, for over 10 years, Comms365 have acquired experience and skills to ensure that it is treated as a trusted partner. Its award-winning solutions offer faster communications, access to bigger data, reduce exposure to network outages and have the ability to put partners and their customers back in control of their data networks.
 
Comms365 are leaders in providing all of the requirements for successful deployments of IoT and M2M solutions; from supplying enhanced 4G services for cellular M2M and IoT devices, to supplying sensors, gateways and LP WAN connectivity to relay sensor data, provide analytics and create alerts to solve business problems and increase efficiencies.

Comms365 works with its partners to help businesses solve complex internet connectivity challenges including:

•Reducing downtime due to communications problems – Failover and pre-ethernet
•Providing resilience and boosting performance to existing connectivity - Bonding
•Building and managing multi-site networks efficiently – SDN Technology
•Employing new technology to deliver actionable data – LPWAN/ M2M/IoT

Partners can offer services from across the portfolio, both as resale and wholesale and as Managed Services.

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Entanet

As a CityFibre company, Entanet is shaking up the UK connectivity market - exciting channel partners about the full fibre opportunities to be won by changing how they focus their business development.

As we continue to provide the channel with data and voice connectivity services from all the major carriers, in towns and cities up and down the UK partners are capitalising on the advantages of our CityFibre full fibre networks.

We’re already helping ambitious partners to target ready-business in cities where we have end-to-end control of the customer journey on our own network. They’re winning business thanks to our differentiated products, amazing pricing, excellent customer service and committed support.

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FluidOne

We are a market-leading network aggregator delivering services via our national fibre network, Platform One. Our vision is to be the best quality data connectivity provider, helping partners to securely connect any device, wherever they may be, to their mission critical applications and data.

Our award-winning customer portal Dash, allows partners to check Ethernet availability across 16 carriers, place orders and manage solutions via a single, easy to use platform.

We’re ready to support partners with our cutting-edge portfolio, talk to us about G.Fast, xDSL Ethernet on Demand, VCore and more.

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Glide Business

Broadband. Build for Business. Straight from the source.

Our unique national fibre footprint is now available for you to provide the best in class broadband that your customers deserve. Using our dedicated fibre network, we are coming to the rescue of poorly connected businesses everywhere. Whether your customers are using business-grade apps, driving cost efficiencies via the cloud or connecting multiple sites, we can provide you with a solution to futureproof your customer’s needs.

Our promise of broadband built for business means that you can provide your customers a faster better solution previously unavailable that stands head and shoulders above anything else on the market.

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Go Get Headsets

In spring this year, Go Get Headsets embarked on their mission to make finding business headsets simple. There’s no need to spend valuable time searching, Go Get have specially selected the highest quality headsets on the market to choose from. With their online headset finder, you will get paired with your perfect match for your device, with 30 days of free tech support on all orders.

Go Get also offers opportunities for partners to resell their fantastic range through their specially built website that can be white labelled to your brand. Customer service is at the heart of everything they do, so why just buy headsets when you can Go Get them? 

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iP Netix

IPNetix is one of the UK’s largest providers of Avaya Professional Services to Avaya Business Partners, with installations and support carried out across the globe.

We provide a non-competitive solution to the Business partners’ requirements for implementation, support and maintenance services to their clients; this can be white labelled to present a united front to the channel customer.

Our 300% growth in the last three years has been due to our business partner’s success.

Our portfolio of services is perfectly aligned with  the Avaya solution portfolio and empowers business partners to open up new opportunities and revenue streams. We look forward to discussing business requirements and how we can support delivery of new products and services to customers.

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Jola

Jola is an award-winning, channel-only supplier, specialising in mobile data SIMs. Our partners say the main reasons they use Jola are; we are easy to do business with; we automate wherever possible; we have great portals and we are rarely beaten on price. 

Our zero-touch approach to provisioning and in-life management, for all our products, gives partners total control of their customers and margins.

Jola has over 500 partners and is one of the fastest growing suppliers to the channel in the UK. In a recent survey 96% of our partners said they would recommend us.

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Knight Corporate Finance

Knight Corporate Finance is an ICT specialist advisor, working with entrepreneurs and management teams to unlock and realise shareholder value in their business.

Knight offer four key services to their clients:

- Strategy
- Acquisitions
- Fundraising
- Exit

Founded in 2008, Knight has completed over 100 transactions from its Warrington and London offices.

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Layer Systems

The Layer is the leading CRM platform for the telecoms & IT industry.

We work closely with our customers, creating innovative solutions which address the unique and often frustrating challenges which are specific to the industry.

The Layer is a single platform for managing marketing, sales, ordering, stock, customer service, finance & reporting, backed up by experienced project managers, developers and a dedicated technical support team.

We’re constantly enhancing The Layer by adding new features, ensuring our customers can capitalise on our out of the box functionality whilst saving costs and maximising efficiency, removing the challenge of maintaining an in-house development team. 

Talk to us about how you can partner with Layer Systems today!

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NTA

NTA are a Hosted Telephony provider with a difference! We offer our partners the ability to become a Hosted Virtual Network Operator (HVNO). In essence we run the infrastructure 24/7, 365 days a year and you have a platform in your name, your branding and you set your own price per seat!

NTA are different, we don’t sell on a Per Seat License fee, we charge you based on the amount of concurrent channels required for voice calls. All channels can be shared across your entire estate of end points and over 500 features are free, including Voicemail, Voicemail to Email, Hunt Groups, IVR, Call Queueing, BLF, Ops Console, and a full Voice Conferencing suite to name but a few.

Talk to us to explore the opportunity of making margins of 80% plus!

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Pangea

Pangea is a leading provider of global IoT connectivity and multi award-winning IoT solutions.

With 1.5 trillion ‘things’ waiting to be connected, and an estimated value of $14.4 trillion, more businesses than ever are adopting IoT solutions. But to make the most of it, we know innovative IoT solutions need intelligent connectivity, best-in-class devices, and actionable analytics.

That’s why we’ve built an IoT ecosystem that makes it as simple as possible for our partners to drive new revenues—whether it’s cutting-edge connectivity solutions to be taken to market immediately, or a bespoke end-to-end IoT solution for a specific challenge.

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Sky Business

Sky is the leading provider of entertainment and communication services which is built on over 25 years of market transformation and innovation. 

In addition to its entertainment portfolio, Sky Business provides communication services to its customers including Sky WiFi and Sky Ethernet. Sky Ethernet is a national Layer 2 Ethernet service that provides high quality, dedicated connectivity to communications providers across the country. 

By leveraging Sky’s world class nationwide fibre network and the UK’s largest 1Gb enabled exchange footprint, Sky Ethernet offers an unrivalled, highly reliable business grade service that is backed by comprehensive service level guarantees.

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Union Street

Union Street Technologies is the UK’s leading provider of billing, provisioning, and customer management solutions to communication providers (CPs) operating in the ICT channel.

Over 600 CPs use aBILLity™, our award-winning billing software, as the bedrock for their connectivity solutions. They choose aBILLity because it provides a total solution for managing the billing and provisioning process.

Union Street is committed to developing high quality solutions that are backed with outstanding training, support, consultancy and account management. This ensures that you’re able to leverage maximum value from our solutions.

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Virtual1

Virtual1 operates the UK’s Most Advanced Network.

Working exclusively for the channel, Virtual1 are the most advanced wholesale only UK Carrier, delivering up to 10Gb bandwidth to 180 towns and cities across the country from over 280 on-net exchanges.

Built upon state-of-the-art infrastructure, we deliver high capacity, low latency connectivity which is privately connected to market-leading UC, SIP and Cloud reseller solutions.

Our network is fully software defined and places the control and configuration of services directly under our partner’s control. Via our award winning 1Portal and suite of API’s, our Partners can quote, order and manage their UK customers from anywhere, 24/7.

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Voiceflex

Voiceflex is a leading communications provider supplying a comprehensive portfolio across SIP, voice, data and hosted telephony, along with fraud prevention, call recording and UC services, all focused on the Channel.

Clearly divided into three areas; SIP, Data, Hosted. Our products and services are designed to provide stable SIP voice connectivity. Designing solutions across these core service areas brings flexibility to voice with added protection of our Fraud Protection and PBX Threat Analysis integrated across all platforms. With constant investment in our products and delivery means we provide the best voice products to our partners and their customers, and our partners can deliver and maintain growth, providing VoIP with all the services that allow a fully converged service.

Partner and grow your business with Voiceflex.

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Wildix

Wildix is a multinational company that develops browser-based Unified Communications solutions and VoIP products. The company relies on the network of Certified Business Partners who install Wildix systems in Europe and in the United States. Wildix solution is aimed at small and medium businesses, between 50 and 1000 users, that need to provide their employees and collaborators with efficient yet simple to use communication tools. Wildix has been the first vendor to fully integrate WebRTC for direct audio and video communication support in the web browser without the need to install any software or configure VPN.

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