How Teams Calling drives MSP profitability

how teams calling drives MSP profitability

Digital Transformation is the use of new, fast, and frequently changing digital technology to solve problems. It’s also about making smart choices. Our thinking is that our partners know the Microsoft suite better than we ever will, so we’re treating Microsoft Teams like any other third-party PBX. We provide the Session Border Controllers that integrate […]

Voice Ordering Tool

Voice ordering tool

If you’re an MSP providing your clients with voice services, you want your wholesale provider to make it easy to order those services, and easy to bill for them. We’ve already solved the billing part through our rebilling tool and integration with Datagate, and now we have made the ordering part super easy as well. […]

What are voice channels?

What are voice channels and how to scope them

We will try and keep this section as “un-salesy” and to the point as possible, but it is essential that you understand the difference between per-user and per-channel purchasing models for the SIP component of voice services like 3CX, Teams Calling, and Zoom Phone. Let’s start with the two industry-standard pricing models for pricing voice […]

The 3CX Playbook

The 3CX playbook - Lightwire Business

The Playbook your team needs to scope, design, sell, provision, and support self hosted 3CX.

Which voice solution is right for you?

Pick the right voice solution

Picking the right voice solution Teams Calling, 3CX Unified Communications, or SIP Trunking are all great products, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses. Choosing which one is the best fit is going to come down to cost, functionality, reliability and ultimately how it aligns with your end-users workflow. To help you pick the […]

SMS Alerts in illume

SMS alerts in illume

You aren’t always checking your emails and some alerts are too important to miss. That’s why we’ve set up a way for you to manage alert settings on a per-service basis. This means that you can now choose to receive SMS alerts for important events on business-critical services. Check out the video below to learn […]

How to select the right voice partner?

how to select the right voice partner

Choosing the right voice supplier 3CX, Teams Calling, Dialpad, 8 x 8, Ringcentral, Mitel…there are dozens of Unified Communications solutions and voice platforms sold by hundreds of suppliers, so how can you be sure that you are selecting the best platform from the best provider? Voice procurement isn’t a one-time transaction, it is an ongoing […]

Unified Communications Platforms drive profitability

driving profitability with unified comms

Unified Communications (UCaaS) platforms drive profitability. Well, good ones do… It all comes down to the features on offer and how well they are understood and utilised by you and your team. In this article I am going to run through how a good Unified Communications solution, e.g. 3CX or Teams Calling with Direct Routing, […]

3CX vs. RingCentral

3cx or ringcentral

A comparison of per user vs. per channel pricing If you are looking at purchasing a voice or unified communications solution, and trying to figure out whether you should be opting to pay based on how many team members you have or how many concurrent calls you need the system to handle, this post is […]

3CX vs Asterisk

3cx or asterisk

Businesses are expecting more from their phone systems than ever before, and this complexity is ushering in the end of Asterisk, and open source solutions (OSS) generally. Streamlined integration Gone are the days where voice mail to email was a fancy extra and requirements were limited to call forwards and time of day diverts. Time […]