Evolve IP, an international cloud services provider headquartered in the U.S., has acquired thevoicefactory Ltd, a cloud communications provider based in Cardiff, United Kingdom (UK). This strategic purchase is part of the company’s ongoing market development strategy, providing Evolve IP with additional distribution channels in the UK and Europe, a significant client base, and greater penetration of the hospitality, automotive, finance and legal verticals.
Founded in 2009, thevoicefactory has more than 65,000 users in 21 countries via its extensive private label program. Thevoicefactory currently works with 35 resellers who will gain access to Evolve IP’s intellectual property and service delivery capabilities including: Web-based call management, an advanced omnichannel contact center, single-sign-on identity and access management, and a worldwide team of custom application developers.
Additionally, Evolve IP will add office locations in Fordingbridge, UK and Orlando, Florida as well as gain new data centers in the UK and United States.
Based on the same blue-chip BroadSoft platform as Evolve IP, thevoicefactory shares a common architecture and framework that would help ensure the rapid adoption of new features and capabilities for existing and new clients. thevoicefactory is one of the largest UCaaS providers in the United Kingdom and one of BroadSoft’s biggest wholesalers in Europe.
“We are delighted to welcome thevoicefactory, their associates, and its worldwide partner community to the Evolve IP family,” said Guy Fardone, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founding Partner of Evolve IP. “Combining Evolve IP’s intellectual property and OneCloud™ capabilities with thevoicefactory’s reseller channel will help us expand into new markets even faster and provide incredible growth opportunities for our suite of award-winning, analyst-acclaimed cloud services.”
Today, Evolve IP provides “best-of-breed” cloud solutions to more than 1,500 enterprises and to more than 410,000 users in virtually every industry. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands would rely on the company’s Evolve IP OneCloud strategy to migrate multiple integrated cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including contact centers, IP phone systems / unified communications, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, IaaS, and more. Evolve IP’s Compliance Cloud would provide assurances and dedicated expertise for organizations in healthcare, finance, hospitality, automotive, insurance, veterinary, legal, technology, retail and, construction verticals.