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Discover Snom’s Latest Devices at Channel Live

There’s not long to go until Channel Live 2019, in the run up to the show we will be sharing more about our plans and what you can expect from the vendors who are joining us, first up is Snom!

What to expect from Snom at Channel Live:

Among a range of their feature-rich IP desk phones, Snom will also be exhibiting their new, yet to be launched multi-cell DECT system which will support up to a huge 16,000 handsets over a network of up to 4,000 base stations! The new base station also features LAN synchronisation making it simple for users to use the same phone across multiple sites and Bluetooth Beacon for asset tracking.

As part of the product launch, there will also be 3 new handsets, 2 of which are IP65 rated and a white handset specifically developed for clinical environments. We’re sure this system is set to become a game changer in the Channel – visit stand 556 to be among the first to witness these new products in action!

Channel Live 2019 – Register now to be there!

Have you registered for your free visitor pass at Channel Live yet? With just under a month to go, we’re gearing up to bring some of the latest VoIP technology to the show with some exclusive product reveals from Cisco, Konftel, Snom, and Yealink!

Join us on the 11th and 12th September at the NEC, Birmingham on stand 556 to try out the newest hardware and meet with the members of the ProVu Team.

Alliot at Channel Live

Interested in finding out more about IoT? Our sister company, Alliot will be joining the ‘Smart Business – Finding Lucrative Opportunities in IoT’ panel debate at the show at 11:15 am on the 12th September. This session is free to attend, if you’re interested in hearing more be sure to attend!

Save on Yealink’s Latest IP Phones

Good news, throughout the whole of August ProVu resellers can now benefit from some great savings across the entire new Yealink T5 Series of IP deskphones! Available until 31/08/2019, ProVu resellers are now able to offer these new sleek enterprise grade phones for a fraction of the standard trade cost. Plus, what’s more, with Yealink’s industry-leading lifetime warranty you have peace of mind that devices are covered from the date of purchase until 12 months after then end-of-life date.

T53

  • 3.7″ graphical LCD screen
  • Integrated 2.0 USB port
  • Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 8 line keys, 12 SIP accounts, 21 memory keys

T53W

  • 3.7″ graphical LCD screen
  • Integrated 2.0 USB port
  • Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 8 line keys, 12 SIP accounts, 21 memory keys
  • Built-in Bluetooth & WiFi

T54W

  • 4.3″ colour LCD screen
  • Integrated 2.0 USB port
  • Dual port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 10 line keys, 16 SIP accounts, 27 memory keys
  • Built-in Bluetooth & WiFi

T57W

  • 7″ multi-point touch screen
  • Integrated 2.0 USB port
  • Dual port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 29 touch keys, 16 SIP accounts
  • Built-in Bluetooth & WiFi

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If you do not have access to our reseller portal, ProSys and would like to register for an account, please complete our ProSys account request form.

6 Reasons to buy Cisco from ProVu

 
1. Wide Range of Handsets
There’s something for everyone in the new Cisco Multiplatform (MPP) range. A modern, super sleek design becomes the base for a multitude of options starting from low cost, no frills phones all the way up to 12 line, high resolution colour screen devices and even HD video. With headsets, conference units and DECT devices in the pipeline, with Cisco you can build the full solution.


2. 0% Interest
You can take out interest free loans on your orders. Providing they consist of at least 70% Cisco kit, loans can be easily secured with no catches!


3. Auto Provisioning
Gone are the days of manual configuration. The new Cisco MPP phones are easy to provision and with ProVu’s auto provisioning server you can order your Cisco devices pre-configured and shipped direct to site.


4. Technical Support
Not only can you trust our sales team to offer an excellent level of technical advice, our post-sales Technical Support team were heavily involved in the development of the new Cisco phones and know them inside out! Feel safe in the knowledge you are in the hands of industry experts.


5. One Stop Shop & Service Wrap
Here at ProVu we don’t just specialise in one product type. We have taken the time to build a portfolio that allows you to get everything you need from one place. From PBXs to routers, door entry to access control and everything in between, we are the one stop shop for your VoIP solutions. Our additional services including branded shipping, remote device management, API integration and much more will give you and your customers a seamless process and a one of a kind experience.


6. Most Recognisable Brand
On top of all the above, Cisco is probably one of the most recognised hardware brands worldwide. Combine that along with competitive pricing (thanks to our Master Reseller Status) there’s no question that Cisco have a compelling offering.

My Work Experience at ProVu

Hello, I’m Dylan Powell and I’ve recently finished a week of work experience at ProVu. I’m a sixth form student at ACS Cobham, Surrey, and I plan on studying engineering at university. I spend my time playing guitar, rugby and seeing friends.

ProVu is a leading telecoms distributor that specialises in VoIP goods, such as office phones and access control units. I received the offer of a week at ProVu from the Managing Director, Darren, and decided to do it to learn how distinct departments of a company function together and to gain a greater understanding of each one.

Tech

The first department I entered was the tech department, which is of paramount importance in a tech oriented company. They keep the database running and deal with inbound calls from customers in need of guidance. During my time here, I was taught by employees Luke and Jordan how to provision and interconnect some of the products that ProVu distribute. We used the IP addresses of the devices to configure PBX locations. In turn, I was able to make calls between them, forward calls and set up a conference call across several devices. I was also able to listen in to a couple of calls between customers and the tech support team using the company’s phone system. This allowed me to learn about the interactions between the technical support staff and their customers.

Sales

Next, I moved to the sales department and met Anna and Jason. By shadowing them, they were able to show me how orders come in and how they are processed. First, a reseller will place an order via telephone or email. Second, the sales department will receive this, enter the order details such as the product model, the quantity ordered and all other details to the company database. During my time in sales, I also practiced placing orders and learned about their product margins. It was excellent to learn everything I needed to about the company from a sales point of view. This was a great way to introduce me to ProVu’s objectives and the importance of the database.

Warehouse

After sales, I was in the warehouse with Jayven, James and Katy. There I saw how orders appear on the database from sales and are then prepared and transferred to couriers. I helped out by correctly retrieving goods, boxing them and preparing them for delivery. I enjoyed this department as I felt as though I was really contributing to helping the employees and the company. Also, it was brilliant to see how the order is started in sales and is completed in the warehouse very soon afterwards.

RMA

RMA is the returns department and is run by Mark in a room next to the warehouse department. There, Mark and I sorted through products that had been sent back by customers and had to conclude whether they are functioning, reparable or irreparable. For instance, we would open a package, find the RMA entry on the database and determine which category the product fell into. Similar to the tech department, RMA enlightened me on the inner workings of technological products. What’s more, it was fun to dissect and possibly fix the devices.

Systems

The systems department is what programs and maintains the database. I met Tim, who built the database, then Ben, who showed me how to improve it so that the departments can be more efficient when they use it. He taught me how to make changes and find bugs and in turn, I learned a very large amount about programming. We used the languages PHP and html to enhance several features on the database. Finally, I now know what a significant role programming has in modern industry.

Accounts

I met Julia in accounts and there she taught me that her department handles the flow of the company’s capital. The accounts department must check transactions, chase outstanding payments and refunds and maintain the accounts of customers and ProVu. For example, it was interesting to see that when RMA concludes that a device was faulty since production, Julia refunds customers by adding credit to their ProVu account. I also learned that companies have credit ratings and are only given a ProVu account if they are deemed trustworthy.

Marketing

Finally, I met Kate in marketing. There, it was great to learn that marketing is the department that handles the image and advertising of ProVu. Marketing must promote offers and new products to customers effectively and further gain new customers by organising show stands and promoting such activity through activity such as social media posts.

I was really happy with how friendly everyone at ProVu is. I didn’t know what to expect from this work experience and was welcomed by the employees. For example, I admire that when one person decides they want tea, they make tea for a group of three or four rather than each person making tea just for themselves. Finally, I enjoyed the five days I spent here very much and hope that ProVu continues to prosper while maintaining it’s friendly family atmosphere. Thank you very much for having me, it was a pleasure spending time with you.

2N LTE Verso – Now Available!


The new 2N LTE Verso is now available to order from ProVu. Featuring the same elegant design and compatible modules as the popular IP Verso, this new model offers a HD camera to provide a unique LTE door entry solution with video.

Compatible with SIM cards across a variety of networks, the LTE Verso utilises a 4G mobile communications standard for delivering high-speed wireless communication to either your PBX or the My2N hosted system. Without the need for any expensive cabling this solution can be easily installed – simply connect to power and it’s ready to go!

Key Advantages include:

Ideal solution for older buildings or remote locations where cabling may not be feasible.


Features a HD camera to offer an LTE video intercom


Can be remotely and securely configured via 2N’s cloud portal.


Available in a black of stainless steel finish


Compatible with all Verso modules*.


Pricing and stock information can be seen on our reseller portal, ProSys.

 
 

*Please note: The LTE Verso base unit requires the use of 2N’s external antenna when used with additional modules and is compatible with a variety of mobile networks in the UK. Video Preview is available on smart phones and the Indoor Touch via the My2N app, but is not compatible with third party PBX’s or third party VoIP phones.

Yealink upgrade offer now extended!

Good news, we’ve extended our Yealink upgrade offer! Available until the end of July 2019, you can purchase the new T54W for the same price as the T46S. Supplied with in-built WiFi and Bluetooth, the T54W offers a feature-rich device with all the same, if not improved functionalities of the T46S.

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Become a Yealink Partner!
Register now to join Yealink’s new UK Partner Program! Consisting of three different partner levels, there’s a status for everyone, all of which come with various benefits. Contact us to find out more.

Introducing the New Sangoma s406

There’s a new phone in Sangoma’s S-Series of IP phones. Now in stock and available from ProVu, the new s406 replaces the s405 and offers the following enhanced features:

  • New, faster internal CPU for improved system responsiveness
  • Support for OPUS codec
  • Improved overall audio performance

If you do not have access to a ProSys account, ProVu resellers can register their details by completing out ProSys registration form.

Upgrade for Free with ProVu & Yealink

From now until the end of June 2019, we’re giving ProVu resellers the opportunity to upgrade from the T46S to the new T54W for free! With in-built WiFi and Bluetooth, the T54W offers a feature-rich device with all the same, if not improved functionalities of the T46S.

 

T46S

T54W

SIP Accounts 16 16
Ethernet Ports/Speed 2 x Gigabit 2 x Gigabit
PoE
Display 4.3″ (480 x 272 pixel) backlit colour display 4.3″ (480 x 272 pixel) backlit colour display
WiFi Capabilities
Integrated dual band 2.4G/5G WiFi
Bluetooth Capabilities Supports Bluetooth headsets with USB dongle Built-in Bluetooth 4.2

To take advantage of this offer simply contact us on 01484 840048 or email contact@provu.co.uk.

3CX SBC on Raspberry Pi

We’re excited to now be able to offer 3CX’s powerful SBC on Raspberry Pi! Ideal for small to medium-sized businesses, schools and small hotels, this solution can be easily installed to a 3CX system to provide 20 extensions and simultaneous calls with a maximum of 200 BLF keys across all devices (10 per device) plus a whole host of additional benefits.

3CX SBC enables you to:

  • Remotely manage all supported end points from the hosted PBX
  • Protect your customers’ PBX against DOS attacks and toll fraud
  • Encrypt your voice traffic with the SBC secure tunnel
  • Eliminate firewall issues
  • Ensure remote site traffic remains in LAN

Partcode:
3CX-SBC-PI

Available with pre-configuration, we can even add all of your preferred settings to the Raspberry Pi meaning it is ready to automatically work out-of-the-box, saving you time and money on deploying devices. To discuss your configuration needs with a member of our team, please call 01484 840048 or email contact@provu.co.uk.