Leading technology provider Chess ICT announce the acquisition of Callagenix, a telephony solutions provider.

Chess looks after over 28,000 customers ranging from SME corporate and blue-chip enterprise businesses and public sector organisations. In the last two years, Chess have continued with acquisitions, Armadillo Sec and TTNC being more worthy of note.

Callagenix has been delivering telephony solutions to businesses for more than 20 years.

Callegenix is an Ofcom registered SS7 carrier with its own range of UK local and non-geographic number blocks, with agreements with international carriers to provide local and free phone numbers from over 100 countries around the world.

Chess’ product portfolio includes connectivity, cloud, digital and security solutions, business broadband, telephony, unified communications, and professional and managed services. Over 350 Callagenix customers will now benefit from Chess’ wider product portfolio.

David Pollock, Chess Founder and Executive Chairman, commented:

“The acquisition of Callagenix enhances our hybrid telephony proposition. Hybrid working is here to stay. We adopted the model successfully at the start of the pandemic. We help our customers do the same, to make it easy to work securely anywhere, anytime.”

Mark Jenkins, co-founder and COO of Callagenix, said about the acquisition:

“I am delighted that Callagenix customers are joining Chess. The acquisition will provide them with access to a great portfolio of solutions. Chess have the resources and the experience to help organisations on their transformation journey.”