10 2022 VISIONARY SPOTLIGHT AWARDS | CHANNELV ISION Broadvoice In response to hybrid workers’ growing demand for streamlined communications and collaboration tools, Broadvoice introduced its next-generation b-hive Communicator to give workers a single app for calling, video, text, collaboration, voicemail and fax. This version includes features that enable enterprise mobility with work anywhere. Tango Networks Tango’s Mobile-X integrates any mobile phone natively into a company’s unified communications platform. Mobile-X Extend uses a proprietary SIM from Tango Networks and a cloud-based control plane to integrate any mobile phone as an endpoint on the company UC platform. The company directly controls business mobile communications for its employees, including setting and enforcing policies; capturing, recording or monitoring mobile voice and text; routing mobile communications and other capabilities. Hosted PBX ULTATEL ULTATEL, through its proprietary development, is a provider actively extending the functionalities of Hosted PBX, including breakthrough technologies for Teams and other third-party integrations, products built exclusively for the way businesses work (Ignite for small business) and making advanced capabilities like real-time SMS post call surveys available for any size of business, not just large companies. International Deployment AireSpring AireSpring was chosen to provide, a large global manufacturer with 125 manufacturing, distribution and service facilities, and 7,000 employees worldwide voice, global SD-WAN, connectivity, and support services. In addition to providing the client with its AirePBX UCaaS solution, and SIP Trunking, AireSpring provided its Global Managed SD-WAN, a fully managed, end-to-end SD-WAN service that provides fast, scalable, and reliable global connectivity for on-premises and public/private multi-cloud application performance. IoT/M2M Ooma Businesses face a huge challenge with the impending demise of legacy copper-wire analog phone lines. Ooma AirDial is a solution for the “copper sunset” dilemma – a complete drop-in solution from a single vendor that combines on-premises hardware with fully backward-compatible virtual POTS lines and a wireless data connection to the cloud. Ooma AirDial is a POTS replacement solution that offers remote device management. Managed Services FirstLight Fiber FirstLight understands today’s IT environments often lack the in-house resources to manage everything efficiently. FirsLight’s Managed Services portfolio ranges from equipment and infrastructure management to managed security solutions including SASE solutions like DNS Protection, Secure Internet Gateway (SIG), and SD-WAN, to Managed Cloud, Server and Data Center services. FirstLight also has capabilities around monitoring technologies and services For2Fi Inc. For2Fi has removed the complexity and uncertainty of using 4G/LTE and 5G for primary and back-up internet service. By offering a managed solution with a hardware rental. For2Fi manages, monitors and alerts on the connection and data usage so there are no surprises. GTT Communications GTT’s managed services are designed to help customers through every stage of their GTT experience, from planning, to building the network and ongoing operations. GTT Managed Network includes SD-WAN as an overlay to broadband internet, broadband wireless, DIA and MPLS while including the management of the CPE. GTT Managed Services provide a cost-effective path for clients seeking a turnkey solution to conserve their internal resources. National Retail Solutions (NRS) National Retail Solutions launched Bundle Packages for its monthly service plan. Prior to that Bundles were sold a la carte. On the previous structure, with just one POS service plan, monthly fees could be cost-prohibitive, so, in 2021 NRS launched its tiered Bundle Plans; Basic, Pro, and Advanced. NRS makes it possible for a retail store to sell everything on its POS online, with eCommerce. NRS builds a URL for the store so it has its own site where customers can order. With the Advanced Package, NRS created Loyalty Programs for the stores.