BNS Group is a privately owned company based in Sydney and Canberra focused on secure enterprise FAX and SMS messaging. BNS manufactures commercial software products on the Windows platform which are licenced to customers and reseller partners globally. BNS Group first started its business in 1989 developing fax server software based on Brooktrout & Eicon Networks technology.
Today, BNS provides virtualised FAX and SMS messaging solutions using industry leading partners and continues to enhance its technology to operate in cloud computing networks.
BNS’s enterprise FAX technology ‘msXfax’ is designed best to work with Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 but can work with any IMAP\SMTP based network.
BNS’s enterprise SMS text messaging technology ‘msXsms’ is designed best to work with Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 but can work with any IMAP\SMTP based network.
BNS focuses on providing FAX and SMS messaging solutions with a specfic focus on meeting standards such as the Australian Government protective marking standards.
BNS has decades of experience building fax server solutions utilising technologies from industry leaders: TE-Systems, Brooktrout, Dialogic, Sonus/Ribbon Communications and Audiocodes.
In 2016, BNS fully tested its new vitual SIP based fax server technology with TE-Systems XCAPI and Ribbon Communication Session Border Controllers (SBC) providing a reliable platform for SIP based faxing. With extensive interoperability provided by XCAPI, msXfax enterprise version 8.x now offers interoperability with a range of unified communications platforms.
BNS’s customers include: Australian Taxation Office, Defence, Computershare, Panalpina Freight, Suncorp Group: Suncorp Bank and Insurance, AAMI, GIO & Shannons.
BNS has won many awards over the years, including:
- AIIA ACT State iAward 2010 for its SMS solutions used by Suncorp Insurance Group in the Queensland floods of 2010.
- AIIA ACT State iAward in 2012 for its unclassified fax solution to help prevent WikiLeaks by fax using Ricoh multi-function devices.
BNS has been a certified Microsoft developer partner since the early 1990's.