Since its foundation 20 years ago, Portal has established itself as a leader in voice and data products and services. We are committed to creating and maintaining powerful customer relationships built on a foundation of excellence. Our history is already peppered with milestones and achievements which is testament to our continued development and growth in a complex and dynamic industry.
Quarter 1 – sold 3 multisite voice and data new business contracts.
Added Cisco and Ubiquiti wireless technologies to the portfolio.
Doubled size of account management team.
Invested £50,000 in enterprise account management training.
Became an Internet Services Provider (ISP).
Purchased premises for expansion.
Awarded major government expansion grant.
Founder partner bought out.
Helped Musical Keys, a disabled children’s charity, replace their telecoms contracts with FOC services.
Repaid bank loans.
Re-inforced a multi product strategy by gaining Cisco, Avaya & Panasonic accreditiations.
Liquidity moves from adequate to strong.
Converted high levels of short term debt to term loans.
Invested in carrier grade test equipment.
Began wholesaling data products.
Began wholesaling carrier products.
Awarded Direct debit facilities by the bank.
Established laboratory and training facilities for the direct and sub dealer technical and sales teams.
1 Founder partner bought out.
Established a UK wide sub-dealer network.
NEC Main dealer.
Left the national purchasing group.
Sold a customer base to a carrier.
Merged assets with a large regional competitor.
Introduced CRM database systems to the company.
Joined a purchasing group with national coverage.
Three partners started a business with high aspirations, no customers and £2,000 in the bank.