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Atlantech Online Launches Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams

Atlantech Online Launches Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams


Atlantech Online Launches Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams to Streamline How Businesses Transition to Microsoft Teams Phone

Silver Spring, MD – January 3, 2024 - Atlantech Online, a Telephone and Internet Service Provider serving business and government since 1995, is pleased to announce becoming a member of the Partner program for Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams. Operator Connect enables Microsoft 365 customers to seamlessly deploy Microsoft Teams Phone, reducing the complexity, time to deploy, and overall cost of migration from a legacy office phone system. The certification enables businesses to select Atlantech Online as their “operator” or carrier in the Microsoft Teams Admin Center.

Benefits of Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams

With Operator Connect, Atlantech Online customers can use the Teams Admin Center to assign each user a phone number and set-up the full complement of Teams Phone capabilities. In minutes, employees can make and receive business calls from their Teams desktop or mobile clients, keeping them connected to their customers and business partners. Leveraging Atlantech Online services with Operator Connect means organizations can better support today’s hybrid work environments, with the assurance of technical support and a shared service level agreement as part of the baseline experience.

Atlantech Online and Operator Connect

With Atlantech Online and Operator Connect, businesses will experience seamless collaboration and communications through Microsoft Teams, backed by Atlantech Online’s extensive carrier-grade network. Businesses will have the peace of mind of enhanced security, and unparalleled customer support for Microsoft Teams Phone. With Operator Connect, Atlantech Online offers a streamlined, cost-effective solution for customers who no longer want to manage legacy PBX systems.

"We are thrilled to be certified for Operator Connect," said Ed Fineran, President of Atlantech Online. "We are focused on delivering innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers. Operator Connect enables our customers to rapidly adopt Teams Phone, giving their people better communication tools to be productive from anywhere."

“Atlantech Online’s expertise in network infrastructure, long-time experience with VoIP and SIP trunking services and commitment to customer service make them an ideal Operator Connect provider," said Taimoor Husain, Modern Workplace Strategy and GTM Lead, Telcos at Microsoft. "The ability to provide local support makes the adoption of Teams Phone even more compelling."

How to Learn more about Operator Connect

Customers can select Atlantech Online from within the Microsoft Teams admin interface. That makes it effortless to enable calling in Teams using Atlantech Online’s voice services quickly and seamlessly. Because of the simplified provisioning and management, the Teams admin can establish the connection, provision users, and assign phone numbers directly from the Teams Admin Center. This enables you to save on infrastructure purchase and management and will retaining the ability to manage call controls in the cloud with Microsoft's Phone System, eliminating the need to purchase and maintain your own equipment. Just like our Hosted PBX service, you can feel confident with enterprise-grade reliability as Atlantech Online has established direct peering through Microsoft Azure Peering Service (MAPS) creates a 1:1 trusted network connection that enhances resilience.

Contact Atlantech Online today to talk about how to take advantage of our partnership with Microsoft Teams Operator Connect.


Tom Collins
Post by Tom Collins
January 3, 2024
Tom is the Director of Enterprise Sales & Marketing for Atlantech Online. He has over 20 years of professional experience in the Internet Service Provider industry and is known for translating technology into positive results for business. A native of Washington, DC, a graduate from University of Maryland (degrees in Government & Politics and Secondary Education), Tom is also a five-time Ironman finisher.