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2N Case Study: Ensuring Security in Schools

2N Case Study\: Ensuring Safety in Schools

We recently worked with 2N® to develop a secure solution for Eastern Voice and Data. Find out more about our recommended 2N® product selection and how we worked alongside 2N® to deliver a solution which helped Eastern Voice and Data to ensure security in schools.

Key Challenges Included:
– Ensuring the security of both employees and pupils
– Support for third-party devices
– Creating a solution which could be centrally managed

The Customer

Eastern Voice and Data are specialists in the supply, support and installation of IP products. Their portfolio covers a range of IP devices including Access Control Systems.

Eastern Voice and Data supply to a range of businesses including those in the public sector, hospitality and private sectors. Always striving to provide the very best experience to their customers, Eastern Voice and Data work with carefully selected manufacturers and suppliers to ensure an optimal level of service.

Business Challenges

Eastern Voice and Data set out to create a secure, easily manageable solution for its client, a specialist academy providing 24-hour curriculum for students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. With a high turnover of staff, the academy found that they were spending a lot of time visiting sites to update their systems and ensure access rights were removed from former employees.

The key factors Eastern Voice & Data were faced with include:

  • Security – Security is key in edicational institutions, the site needed to be secure whilst also allowing staff to access areas at a push of a button or swipe of a key fob.
  • Integration – The solution needed to integrate with the existing systems and be easily managed by the central IT team.

The Solution

Security in schools is key and was the utmost priority when creating this solution. ProVu worked alongside 2N and Eastern Voice and Data to develop the ideal solution to address their application. The recommended solution consisted of:

2N IP Force with Camera 2N Access Unit 2N Indoor Touch RFID Cards
2N® IP Force 2N® Access Units 2N® Indoor Touch RFID Cards

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For assistance with your 2N® requirements contact our sales team on 01484 840048 or email us: contact@provu.co.uk.

JUST RELEASED: 3CX Virtual Training Courses

3CX Virtual Training - Autumn 2021

We’re excited to share the new dates for our next virtual 3CX training courses with you. These free to attend courses are accredited by 3CX and are designed to equip you with the knowledge required to become a certified partner*. What’s more, our courses are hosted live by our technical experts who are on hand to help you with any questions you may have.

Upcoming 3CX Virtual Training Courses

3CX Basic Training

3CX Basic Training - September 2021A great place to start with 3CX or to brush up on your knowledge. Learn about the basic concepts of getting 3CX up and running and develop techniques for basic troubleshooting.

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3CX Intermediate Training

3CX Intermediate Training - October 2021Covering some of the more advance, complex configuration options within 3CX, this course is ideal for those who have already completed the basic certification.

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Registration is free, simply complete our sign up form to virtually be there! To become an accredited 3CX partner, you will need to sit the relevant exam on the 3CX portal. You will need to first complete the basic course in order to take the intermediate certification.

Super Summer Savings!

Benefit from our exclusive deals from Yealink, 2N, Fanvil and Sangoma with our Summer promotions. All these offers are now available, so hurry and take advantage of these incredible offers.


Yealink Super 2 Incentive

Yealink’s Super 2 incentive

Purchase any Yealink device* plus at least 5 Yealink Headsets and qualify for a 2% rebate on your whole order. Available until the 30th September 2021.

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Sangoma P series Promotion

Sangoma P310/P315, buy 9 get the 10th free

Purchase 9 of either the P310 or P315 and receive a 10th completely FREE! What’s more Sangoma have recently released a new range of license bundles to help you build a complete out of the box solution. Available until 30th September 2021.

Find out more about Sangoma’s Promotion


Free 2N Mobile Video Credits

2N’s Free Mobile Video credits

Get an added bonus with 2N’s latest promotion. Purchase any of 2N’s answering units, including the Indoor Talk, Compact and View, and receive free credits for 2N Mobile video. Available until 31st December 2021.

What’s Included in the Offer?

Indoor Talk

Indoor Compact

Indoor View

12 Free Credits
(1 Year / 1 Mobile Phone)

SAVING OVER £20

24 Free Credits
(2 Years / 1 Mobile Phone)

SAVING OVER £40

36 Free Credits
(3 Years / 1 Mobile Phone)

SAVING OVER £60

Find out more about Mobile Video


Yealink NFR Headset Offer

Yealink NFR offers available

Explore the latest devices to join Yealink’s Headset range, ProVu resellers can purchase one of each of the following devices at a significantly reduced price until the end of September 2021.

Discover the latest Yealink Headsets


Fanvil Demo Kit Offer

Fanvil’s Demo Kit Program

Save up to 55% off the RRP across the selected Fanvil bundles, including office and hotel phones. Introducing you to the X3U, X4U, X5U, X6U, X7A, H3W & H5W. There is no better time to try out Fanvil! Available until 31st December 2021.

  • Bundle 1 – X6U & X4U
  • Bundle 2 – X5U & X3U
  • Bundle 3 – X7A & X6U
  • Bundle 4 – H5W & H3W

Save up to 55% with Fanvil’s Demo Kit Program

For more information or to take advantage of these money-saving offers please get in touch. Call 01484 840048 or email contact@provu.co.uk to speak with a member of our team.

*Eligible products include:

  • SIP: T3/T4S/T4U/T5/DECT (single cell & multi cell)/CP920/CP930W/CP960
  • Personal Devices: CP700 Series/CP900 Series/UVC20/UVC30/UH3X Series/WH6X Series
  • Microsoft: MP Series/T Series/CP960-TEAMS/SFB/A Series/MVC Series/ZVC Series/UVC Cam Series

Orders must include at least one of the above devices plus 5 headsets to be eligible. 2% rebate will be paid in one payment after the promotion ends on 31st September 2021.

**NFR units are limited to one of each model per company.

Yealink Business Headsets Webinar: Discovering the Portfolio

ProVu - Yealink Webinar - August 2021

With many companies adopting the hybrid working approach, headsets are a vital component in ensuring optimal audio quality. Whether you’re looking for a simple solution with noise cancelling technology or are looking to offer an intuitive all in one solution which enables users to control meetings and calls across multiple devices, Yealink’s Business Headsets have you covered.

Join us on Thursday 19th August at 11 am when our Head of Sales, Anna Maria Marzec-Smith will be taking you through the entire Yealink Business Headset portfolio, equipping you with the knowledge to better understand and sell the devices available.

Webinar Topics will include:

  • USB wired headsets
  • RJ/QD wired headsets
  • DECT wireless headsets
  • Yealink’s Super 2 Incentive

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ProVu Celebrate Channel Champions Awards Win

Last week marked our first physical event in over 16 months. Members of our team were estatic to head down to London to attend the Channel Champions Awards where we were named Technical Support & Engineering Team of the Year!

Our Technical Team have always played a pivotal role in our business. The level of support we provide and the knowledge our team share is second to none. We couldn’t be more proud to have won such a prestigious award and see our Technical Team finally recieve the recognition they deserve.

ProVu’s Tech Team receive the Channel Champions Award

But what is it that makes our Technical Team one of our greatest assets?

  •  We thoroughly test every product we supply before it goes on sale, this enables us to provide an excellent level of support and iron out any potential problems we identify before it becomes a problem for our partners.
  • We work closely with many of our vendor partners. This enables us to provide feedback on future product developments and to also quickly resolve any issues which may need to be rectified by the manufacturer themselves.
  • Pre-staged set ups; this service has proved incredibly valuable over the last 16 months. Our team can configure devices prior to shipping so they work out-of-the-box enabling installs to take place without any delays.
  • Remote support; whether you’re looking to install a new product range or would like to offer your installers an extra peace of mind, our team are on hand to provide remote assistance. This has proved incredibly valuable to resellers wanting to install more complex products.
  • Faster repairs and replacements, our team are proactive in ensuring you recieve the fastest resolution available.
  • Interop testing; whether it’s checking headset compatibility or ensuring the relevant code is added to your PBX to ensure headset compatibility with your softphone, our team can help.
  • Post support services: We provide a customer-centric approach and want to ensure you are supported throughout the duration of your deployments. We provide regular technical training courses enabling you to continue to support your customers.

ProVu do not just support the products it sells, we support our customers. We take a customer-centric approach to enable our partners to be more efficient, effective, increase sales and retain margin.

Regardless of where the fault lies, our team go out of their way to fix the issues that are presented to them.

We are delighted to have been named winners in the Channel Champions Awards and look forward to continuing to support our partners with the same level of care and expertise.

Smarten Your Solutions with FREE 2N Mobile Video Credits

Smart security is all the craze at the moment when it comes to building access. But did you know you too can offer the same smart functionalities to your customers with 2N’s Mobile Video Service?

Compatible with any of 2N’s stylish answering units, 2N Mobile Video enables users to answer calls, view visitors and grant access wherever you may be.

Available until 31/12/21, simply purhcase any of 2N’s answering units and receive free credits for 2N Mobile Video.

What’s Included in the Offer?

Indoor Talk

Indoor Compact

Indoor View

12 Free Credits
(1 Year / 1 Mobile Phone)

SAVING OVER £20

24 Free Credits
(2 Years / 1 Mobile Phone)

SAVING OVER £40

36 Free Credits
(3 Years / 1 Mobile Phone)

SAVING OVER £60

Find out more about 2N Mobile Video

What’s more, 2N Mobile Video is now free of charge across 2N devices. This means you can remotely access any additional deployed 2N devices you may have via your smartphone and/or through 2N’s Indoor Touch.

Offer your customers the smart solution with 2N. Free credits will be automatically included with your 2N devices.

Yealink & 3CX – What’s Compatible?

Yealink have always invested in the compatibility of their devices with popular platforms, most recently with the development of their Microsoft Teams range. But did you know, many of Yealink’s devices are also certified for use with 3CX?

3CX is a software-based IP phone system that works with SIP based IP phones, SIP trunks and VoIP Gateways to provide a full PBX solution. With support for 4 to 1024 simultaneous calls, users of 3CX can benefit from:

Competitive Pricing
Flexibility: Choose and control your own phone numbers, SIP trunk, cloud provider and hardware
Deploy anywhere: install on-premise on Raspberry Pi or virtualise on your existing system
Easy to manage from an intuitive user-friendly dashboard
Mobility: Work from anywhere
Enjoy advanced customer service functions including CRM integration, Agent training tools and online chat

Explore more about 3CX

Which Yealink devices can I use with 3CX?

It’s probably better to say which devices aren’t yet certified! The majority of Yealink’s portfolio can be used with 3CX.

Compatible Yealink Devices
T19P T21P
T23P T23G
T27P T27G
T29G T40P
T41P T42G
T46G T48G
T49G T40G
T41S T42S
T46S T48S
T52S T54S
T56A T58A
T58V CP960
CP920 (pending) W52P
W56P

Provisioning Yealink Phone with 3CX

There are several methods to provision your devices. More information on configuring your Yealink phones with 3CX can be found on 3CX’s website.

Find out more about connecting Yealink Devices to 3CX

ProVu – Your One Stop Shop

As key distributors for both Yealink and 3CX, we make it easy for you to streamline your orders. To order your devices and 3CX licenses simply call 01484 840048 or email contact@provu.co.uk

NEW Sangoma PBXact Software Bundles

If the last 12 months have taught us anything, it’s that FLEXIBILITY is key. Sangoma’s fully customisable PBXact puts a whole new spin on UC systems, but why do you need it?

Enable your customers’ workforce to operate wherever they may be with the functionalities they need. Customise systems to integrate with third party applications and to embody enhanced features such as call recording reports, extension routing and Conference Pro included as standard.
It’s not unusual for users to work across multiple devices. Create a continuous user experience with support for use on mobile, desktop and desk phone devices.
Discover Sangoma’s zero-touch auto-provisioning across the entire Sangoma IP desk phone range including the brand new P310/P315. Once set up, you can then remotely manage every aspect of PBXact from anywhere.
With hardware or software versions available, you can deploy PBXact however you want to.
NEW LICENSE BUNDLES
Discover all the features of Sangoma PBXact without the additional cost of the hardware with our new software license bundles. With three easy ways to purchase simply select from either 25 or 50 licenses to build your solution. You can then purchase individual licenses to make up the total number you require.
PBXact Software - 25 Bundle License PBXact Software - 50 License Bundle PBXact Software - Individual Licenses

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Sangoma P310/P315 Phones

Experience the powerful PBXact UC system with their brand new P310 and P315 (Gigabit connectivity) IP desk phones. Now in stock and available for next day delivery, these entry-level devices provide a rich user experience at a price that fits any budget.

Discover the P310

Discover the P315

With remote installation and a variety of support contracts available you can be sure your investment is protected with ProVu and Sangoma.

Get in touch today to discuss your requirements: 01484 840048 | contact@provu.co.uk.

ProVu Shortlisted for 6 Awards in 2021 Channel Champions

It’s celebrations all round for the ProVu Team. Following the recent shortlist announcement for the 2021 Channel Champions Awards, we’re delighted to have been shortlisted in 6 categories!

The Channel Champions awards are new for 2021. Hosted by Comms Dealer magazine, the awards have been developed to replace the ever-popular Comms Dealer Sales and Marketing Awards.

Taking place in Regents Park, London on 1st July, the awards will be the first physical event in over 16 months and now cover a much broader spectrum of categories.

ProVu’s Shortlist Includes:

  • Distributor Sales & Account Management Team
  • Distributor Marketing Team
  • Distributor Technical Support & Engineering Team
  • Distributor Executive Leadership Team
  • Distributor People & Culture Team
  • Apprenticeship Champions

View the Full Shortlist

2020 was an incredibly challenging year for our team, we are so happy to have emerged on the other side stronger and eager to build on our success. We can’t wait to get back out there and to celebrate with the Channel once again on 1st July!

New 3CX Virtual Training Dates Released

3CX Virtual Training - Summer 2021

Looking for a solution that enables your partners to work productively from anywhere? 3CX offers you a variety of options, whatever your customers’ preferences. Join our upcoming training courses to discover how you too can offer a feature-rich PBX with minimum management.

Whether you’re new to 3CX or are an accredited partner, develop your knowledge with our upcoming virtual training courses. These courses are free to attend and open to all. Designed to give you a better understanding ot VoIP technology and the 3CX phone system, our courses aim to support you in:

  • Increasing Sales
  • Improving customer satisfaction
  • Learn how to deploy and maintain systems more efficiently
3CX Basic Training

3CX Basic Training - June 2021A great place to start with 3CX or to brush up on your knowledge. Learn about the basic concepts of getting 3CX up and running and develop techniques for basic troubleshooting.

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3CX Advanced Training

3CX Advanced Training - July 2021Ideal for those already familiar with 3CX. The advanced certification consists of seven modules which cover the more advanced settings of 3CX including Bridges, inbound and outbound routing, security and anti-fraud.

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Registration is free, simply complete our sign up form to virtually be there! Our team will be on hand throughout these courses to answer any questions you may have. Our courses are designed to provide you with all the information you require to sit the Basic and Advanced certifications. To become an accredited 3CX partner, you will need to sit the relevant exam on the 3CX portal.