Sponsors of TAS Trader are industry-leading companies in the answering service space. They make TAS Trader possible, providing it to qualified industry members at no cost. We salute these organizations and ask that you thank them for their support of TAS Trader.

Pulsar360: full circle solutions

Pulsar360, Inc.

Pulsar360, Inc. has served the telecommunications requirements of SMB to Enterprise business customers since 2001 and the TAS industry since 2008.

Pulsar360 serves over 150 TAS customers, meeting their special requirements, including: 20 percent burstable trunking; SIP trunking, toll free number and national network redundancy; and an infinite number of automatic fail over alternatives.

In addition, Pulsar360 offers hot-standby business continuity and disaster recovery solutions designed for TAS centers. If the call center’s premise system is down or cloud system is offline, calls automatically failover and are delivered directly to operator desktop with calling party ID and customer name or account number. Also included are cloud-based IVR with multiple call queues and skills based routing when in failover mode.



Headquartered in Irvine, California, Startel is a leading provider of unified communications, business process automation and performance management solutions and services for small to mid-size organizations. Since its founding in 1980, Startel has established a loyal customer base from a variety of industries, including contact centers, education, government, healthcare, insurance, telephone answering service and utilities. Customers depend on Startel’s solutions and services to increase business efficiencies, identify performance opportunities and deliver quick, secure and accurate communication 24/7 x 365.

In 2015, Startel Corporation and Professional Teledata merged. In 2017, Alston Tascom also merged with Startel.

EVS7 Cloud-Based TAS Storage

Electronic Voice Services

Electronic Voice Services provides state-of-the-art cloud-based software to run your telephone answering service. Virtual receptionists login to handle calls for multiple clients with communication via voice, text, and email.

Bring your telephone answering service to the modern era with Fox! Cloud-based call handling software with phone service included for your own telephone answering services.

  • Fully cloud based. Login with a web browser from anywhere. No downloads or separate phone lines required.
  • Handle multiple calls and clients. The correct script and information pops up so operators stay organized.
  • Omni-channel communications: voice, texting, and email.

Map Communications: seeking TAS acquisitions

MAP Communications

Put up to 45% more cash in your pocket by selling to MAP versus another party. Section 1042 of the IRS Code lets you take advantage of indefinitely deferring taxes by selling to MAP’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Receive an all cash (no note) deal while your employees become part of a large established ESOP with real career opportunities! Dozens of past sellers to MAP include Stericycle Communications Solutions, Answer Center VA Beach, and very recently A-Courteous Communications in Orlando.

Please visit us at MapCommunications.Com/Calc and enter your own sale price to see the significant tax advantages gained by selling to MAP. Call Grant Sibley 800-955-9888 or email gsibley@mapcommunications.com for a confidential conversation.

Amtelco and Telescan for the answering service industry

Amtelco is a supplier of communications applications and software solutions to call centers in all vertical markets, as well as system developers. They’re known for their innovative ideas, patents, integration capabilities, and call center solutions.

Amtelco is in call centers in all 50 of the United States and in more than 40 other countries either operating a solution locally or from their cloud-based infrastructure. Millions of telephone calls, text messages, and secure communications are instantly and accurately processed by Amtelco software throughout the world each day.

Ron Violante can help you buy or sell your telephone answering service

Ron Violante can help you sell your TAS or buy another one. Put his 35 years of telephone answering service industry experience to work for you. He has personal connections with buyers who are ready to act.

Call Ron Violante at 330-565-8364 or email him for a confidential consultation.

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