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Empowering telecom service providers to deliver more with less: ActivePort


As telecom consumers, we want more speed and higher responsiveness at once. For telecommunication companies, these increased demands present major challenges. But how can telecom companies continue to deliver excellent service and stay ahead of the curve under the strain of these requirements? A company like ActivePort is the key.

ActivePort’s goal is to enable carriers, MSP's, integrators and resellers to easily deliver new services and successfully grow their revenue. The company is all about the network. ActivePort loves automated network technology. That’s why when it saw a huge gap in the market for Software Defined Networking, it developed a software platform that MSP's and network providers could benefit from.

Called ActivePortal, it saves incredible amounts of technical administration time and management, while empowering service providers to deliver more with less. With one click access to Cloud, SaaS, Bandwidth, Firewalls and more, it’s the powerhouse networking solution of the future.

Network Automation and Dynamic Provisioning made easy

ActivePort understands operational challenges in the Telco Market, enabling end users or network team to instant provisioning services across a network or even provisioning from customers to CLOUD or Partner API Platforms... which is why we’ve developed ActivePortal - a real-time dynamic self-provisioning automation centralized management portal that allows you to instantly deploy everything from multi-cloud, bandwidth to SD-WAN, Carrier Services for your customers on one orchestrated platform.

ActivePort's next-generation interconnect software offers an instant provisioning portal with built-in billing, bandwidth demand options, optimization, firewall policies, monitoring, reporting, ticketing, and management tools.

ActivePortal's Automation Software offers a real-time, on-demand, Self Provisioning interface which manages and provisions hybrid WAN services across the network instantly. Users can manage traffic flow, prioritize applications and optimize performance with bandwidth requirements as needed.

Deploying network services to your customers has always been a challenge, despite bandwidth prices falling and a plethora of new tools becoming available. Reduce operational network timing and costs, allows for greater scalability on one simplified management platform infrastructure.

T&T Specialists with a Disruptive Focus

The team at ActivePort has created a Sofware Overlay Orchestration layer for carriers and service providers alike – giving you levels of automation like you’ve never seen before. Its key management team lead by its founders are a diverse group of IT industry professionals, from key technology backgrounds such as Carrier, Software Development and previously owning and operating 3 Data Centers.

Next-Generation Automation Software Defined Networking (SDN) Platform

 With ActivePort's Service Orchestration Portal, customers have the tremendous agility to self-provision network services and adjust bandwidth to align with capacity demands. Programmability coupled with policy firewalling, network virtualization with full policy control keys to an SDN revolution.

Rebrand the ActivePortal Dashboard & Service Catalogue: Customers create their own Services Catalogues on the “Dashboard” as individual “Tiles”.  This "Services Catalogue" may include your multi-cloud partners, Security (Firewall), SaaS, Wireless, SDN, WAN Services, Carrier services like IP Transit / WAN and Network Virtualization.

The company’s simple to use Dashboard will enable bandwidth-on-demand and instant self-provisioning so customers can manage and monitor internal cross-connects in real-time and enable SD-WAN for multi-site customers.

ActivePortal has been designed with incredible features, giving you the power to sell, monitor and control your entire enterprise service portfolio from one Dashboard.

  • Real-Time Provisioning– Customers can self-provision services linked to their Dashboard, with fulfilment handled automatically thanks to API integration.
  • Scalable Bandwidth– Got a bandwidth change to make? Customers don’t need to call you, they simply turn bandwidth up or down to meet their changing business needs through the Portal.
  • SD-WAN Enablement– Customer networks can be configured for SD-WAN simply by adding an edge device at the customer's site with the ActivePortal Dashboard managing and provisioning connectivity.
  • Full Visibility – Real-time monitoring and utilization make it easy to oversee everything that’s deployed via a visual representation and graphical interface.
  • Automated Billing– ActivePortal provides real-time carrier billing thanks to an integrated API. No more manual bill reconciliations to be done by the accounts department!
  • White Label Portal- Tile-based Dashboard which can be white labelled to fit carrier products including, Private & Public Cloud, WAN (SD-WAN), IP, SaaS, Firewall, IP Telephony plus Wireless Network Management. Set your own “Tiles” on your branded portal to promote and monetise your own products & services.
  • Secure SDN Provisioning- Allows services to be physically deployed without having to worry about your core security or divulging critical information to a third party.
  • Self-Provisioning – Customers can self-provision network services from the Dashboard with Real-Time Automated Provisioning.
  • Bandwidth-on-Demand– End users can scale bandwidth/capacity up and down as their business needs or demand in applications increases. Select by Time-of-day, day-of-week automatically!
  • WAN Enablement– Real-time self-provisioning allowing customers to connect to their multi-office network within your core. ActivePortal enables the core network and customer edge device by providing secure, real-time, bandwidth-on-demand SD-WAN functionality as an overlay solution.

Meet the leaders behind the success of ActivePort

Grant Farrow, Chief Operating Officer:  As a co-founder of ActivePort, Grant has been the Managing Director since 2016, with a background in Wi-Fi & Managed Networks as MD of Acurix Networks. He has also worked at national telecommunications carrier Amcom and Data Centre provider aCure Technology.

Mark Middleton, Chief Technology Officer: As a co-founder of ActivePort, Mark has an extensive background as a technologist having worked at Acurix Networks as CTO for 8 years and as Technical Director at aCure Technology for 10 years prior to that. His passion is for creating enabled portal technology that helps customers to self-provision and administer services.

“We are the fully-automated and orchestration software provider you’re looking for.”