Wildix Technical Support - Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Aug 08, 2020 03:18
This document describes the service level terms and conditions according to which Wildix provides technical support to its Customers.
Created: April 2018
Updated: July 2020
0. Support mission
The mission of Wildix Technical Support is to provide an excellent service to our Partners during the deployment and after the deployment of Wildix Solutions. Wildix Technical Support does not provide pre-sales support, which is performed by our Sales Teams, or provide information included in the documentation.
To support this mission, we publish the terms and conditions of delivering Technical Support services which help our Partners set the right expectations in regards of Wildix Technical support services.
Wildix Technical Support teams work closely with NOC Engineers, whose mission is:
Proactive Wildix Systems monitoring and analysis of crash reports
Analysis and resolution of Critical issues which arrive outside Support Hours
In addition to the Technical Support service, Wildix offers a wide range of self-help resources, available for everyone, including Wildix Partners, Resellers and End Users:
Tech Wizards Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wildixtechwizards/
Bug Reports, Beta Releases and Integrations: https://www.facebook.com/groups/194649610873892/
Wildix online Documentation: https://confluence.wildix.com/
New releases and system updates: https://www.wildix.com/new-releases-and-updates/
1. Support eligibility
Wildix direct Technical Support service is available for the following type of Partners:
Wildix Platinum Business Partner
Wildix Gold Business Partner
- Wildix Silver Business Partner
Bronze Partners and Resellers must refer to their assigned Platinum or Gold Business Partner for technical support.
Wildix system end-users must refer to the System Integrator (Wildix Partner or Reseller) who installed the Wildix System.
2. Support Hours
Support hours for processing new tickets are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST / CET
Extended support service only for Critical issues is available 24 hours / 7 days per week
2.1 Ticket response time based on ticket class of service (CoS)
Response time for newly created tickets may differ depending on the CoS assigned to the ticket. Response times and the policies of assigning CoS are explained in the table below.
Ticket response goals
Within 30 minutes during Support Hours
NOTE: For Critical issues outside Support Hours, please use Phone.
Within the same working day, or on the next working day for the tickets created outside Support Hours
2.2 Extended Support Service for Critical issues
Extended Support Service is available only for Critical issues, such as:
Wildix UC Cloud Platforms, WMP, Website not available
Customers Business operations severely impacted with no workaround
Extended Support Service does NOT cover:
Reports of non critical problems
Issues with operators (partner must check beforehand if the issue can be reproduced with another operator)
HW replacement or checks on faulty HW
Checks on internet connectivity
Standard activities covered by Support and which must be planned in advance (deployment questions, integration analysis, bugs reports)
Extended Support Service is provided by phone, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week, only in English language.
To interact with Extended Support Service outside Support hours, please call:
Italy: +39 0461 1715112
D/A/CH countries: +49 89 2000 60 65
France and francophone countries: +33 1 76 74 79 83
- Spain +34932202994
Once a new ticket arrives outside Support Hours, the responsible NOC engineer investigates the issue and, in case the ticket qualifies for Critical CoS, tries to resolve the ticket immediately or provide a workaround.
3. How to interact with Support
We remind you again that Wildix direct Technical Support service is available only for:
Silver and Bronze Partners and Resellers must refer to their assigned Platinum or Gold Business Partner for technical support.
Wildix Platinum and Gold Business Partners can use the following channels for communication with Wildix Support:
Ticketing System via Wildix Management Portal (WMP)
Email - only for follow up on an existing ticket.
IMPORTANT: no new tickets can be opened via email starting from June 2018!
3.1 Ticketing System
You can open a ticket via Ticketing System any day and any time. Goal of Technical Support is to respond to all tickets within the same working day, or on the next working day for tickets created outside of Support Hours.
How to open a ticket
How to open a ticket to Wildix Technical Support from WMP:
Access WMP using your credentials
Go to Support tab -> click Add in the upper-right corner
- Fill in the mandatory fields: Subject, Message and PBX name or product info (can be selected from the list: serial number of devices, PBX/ product name/ PBX name etc)
Enter all the information related to the issue
The WMS version
FW versions of all the devices related to the ticket
Any additional information and attachments
After you have opened a ticket, you can:
reply to your ticket by email or from WMP to provide any additional information
track the status of your ticket from WMP
Please note that the following information is essential for support inquiries so that the request can be processed as soon as possible:
- IP address of the remote maintenance or *.wildixin.com address of the PBX
- login credentials
- WMS version of the PBX and optionally FW of the Wildix devices
- Exact error description and diagnostics done so far
- Traces with examples and information to address the issue; e.g. users involved in a call (caller and called numbers) and time of the call itself
If a ticket has been closed by Wildix support, it is no longer possible to reply and reopen the ticket. Please open a new case and reference the original ticket ID if needed.
You can contact Wildix Technical Support by the following phone numbers during Support Hours - from 9am till 6pm EST / CET (outside Support Hours 24/7, only for Critical issues):
D/A/CH countries: +498920006065
France and francophone countries: +33176747983
- Spain: +34932202994
Use the following links to chat/call Wildix technical support teams during Support Hours only - to access the service make sure a ticket has been created:
D/A/CH countries: https://kite.wildix.com/ucit/66
France and francophone countries: https://kite.wildix.com/ucit/67
- Spain: https://kite.wildix.com/ucit/54
- UK: https://kite.wildix.com/ucit/64
- US: https://kite.wildix.com/ucusa/25
3.4 Facebook Groups
Wildix Tech Wizards group is open for everyone and intended for:
New feature requests
Requests of additional information, documentation requests
Doubts, Ideas, sharing of experience, installations photos
Wildix Beta releases is reserved to Wildix Partners and is intended for:
Questions about beta releases
Questions about integrations
Please do not use Facebook groups to report a Critical issue (such as cloud system is unreachable, call drops which are not caused by the operator, business operations severely impacted without workaround). Use phone or Ticketing system instead.
4. Proactive system monitoring and crash reports
Wildix NOC Engineers perform continuous system monitoring 24/7, investigate crash reports, and intervene in case a problem with any client PBX has been revealed by the monitoring system.
In case a problem has been revealed, the following actions are undertaken:
Identify the CoS of the issue; issues which have been identified as Critical are immediately taken into analysis, even if revealed outside Support Hours
Find all the information related to the PBX, including Serial, Country, Partner, information about the issue
Partner is contacted by creating a ticket or by phone
5. System maintenance and global problems
You can check Wildix system status for its services here https://statuspage.wildix.com/
NOC Engineers report on Wildix Tech Wizards Facebook groups:
Planned system maintenances
Global problems with Wildix services