allowing Microsoft 365 | Office 365 E3 and E5 plan customers and their organizations to use Microsoft Teams (or Skype for Business) as a true PBX in the cloud. With the ability to make and receive phone calls to any global number, as they would with a conventional phone system.
The Voice of O365 is a unique – channel partner centric – cloud solution of SoftApp, is distributed exclusively by Tech Data to her ICT business partners in the UK and now supports the use of the SIP trunks of the leading UK telecommunications company: Gradwell Communications.
This certification emphasizes and shows the importance, potential of effective channel partnerships across borders.
James Taylor, Gradwell’s Head of Partner Sales, said: “We’re delighted to play a key role in The Voice of O365 offering. Unified Communications | Collaboration is becoming increasingly important to businesses around the world, and it’s great to see our SIP trunks powering a truly innovative product.”
“We’re pleased to have found a secure partnership with a leading SIP provider. Our working relationship has allowed the development process to work smoothly and efficiently”, said Jeroen Andre de la Porte, CEO of SoftApp.
Nick Stancliffe, Tech Data’s Business Development Manager, said: “Microsoft 356 in combination with Teams is a key part of Tech Data’s modern workplace strategy. We are very content to be able to offer our partners a SIP trunk service combined with a Direct Routing module to turn Microsoft Teams into a fully-fledged collaboration platform.”
SoftApp – headquartered in Amersfoort – the Netherlands, is an international cloud service provider of cutting edge Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions that enable small, medium and large enterprise organizations to use Microsoft 365 or Microsoft Office 365 as fully fledged PBX in the cloud. SoftApp’s strategy is to offer innovative solutions to her international reseller channel, which allows these resellers, in combination with the Microsoft value proposition, to be distinctive and to strengthen the business relationship with their existing and future customers.
Gradwell is a leading provider of communications technology to the UK’s SMEs. We are trusted by over 8,000 businesses to provide everything from cloud phone systems and voice products to broadband and connectivity. As well as our direct offering, we also work with hundreds of business partners, offering them a range of options to grow their businesses, from white labelled products to fully serviced support and invoicing.
Founded over 20 years ago, we are dedicated to helping small and growing businesses communicate better using technology. Our entire team – from support and account management to development and product – is proudly based in Bath, Somerset.
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