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Thrio Announces Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Thrio, Inc., maker of award-winning cloud contact center software, announced its omnichannel integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Users see a “Single Pane of Glass,” eliminating the need to toggle between applications while servicing customers. This tight integration equates to improved agent productivity in high-transaction customer service environments. In addition to voice, Thrio’s integration offers digital channels including chat, email, and SMS. Comprehensive reporting and real-time supervisory dashboards…

Sitel Colombia to Open State-of-the-Art MAXhub, a Reimagined Contact Center

Sitel Group, a global leader in end-to-end customer experience (CX) products and solutions, announced it will hire 11,000 positions in 2021 to meet the needs of rapid client growth in Colombia. In addition, Sitel Group is entering the Barranquilla market with the opening of a MAXhub. Designed as a hybrid co-working center, the MAXhub is dedicated to in-person collaboration, training and development and employee engagement. Associates have access to socializing areas, computers and wellness spaces, and the site enables…

Nuspire Innovates & Streamlines Contact Center, Selects Dialpad

Dialpad, the AI-powered cloud business phone and contact center provider for modern businesses, announced a deal with Nuspire, a leading managed security services provider (MSSP), to provide call, contact center, and video conferencing for all of Nuspire's sales and support teams. "At Nuspire, we consistently look for ways to better serve and communicate with our clients, and Dialpad is the perfect partner to help us seamlessly scale and adapt," said Michael Wilson, Nuspire Chief Technology Officer. "With strong growth…

Fuze Expands NICE inContact Partnership to Enhance Contact Center Offerings

Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, announced the expansion of its partnership with NICE inContact, further enhancing the user experience for global contact centers through CXone, NICE inContact’s world-class contact center platform. NICE inContact is a leading cloud contact center software provider, empowering organizations to create extraordinary and trustworthy customer experiences. The new offering features an updated presence integration for contact center agents…

Five9 to Acquire Inference Solutions

Five9, Inc., a leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Inference Solutions, the most widely deployed Intelligent Virtual Agent (IVA) platform. "Intelligent and personalized self-service has become the preferred approach to service for customers," said Donna Fluss, President, DMG Consulting, LLC. "IVAs, which are AI-enabled omni-channel self-service solutions, are going to play a major role in the future of customer service as they provide an…

UpCom DTS, Deploys Bright Pattern Contact Center with NewGO

Bright Pattern, a leading provider of AI-powered cloud contact center software, announced that it was deployed by UpCom DTS. UpCom DTS is one of the leading business process outsourcers in Chile with over 1,700 collaborators. Bright Pattern was selected for its enterprise functionality, out-of-the-box CRM integrations, AI-powered quality management solutions, and the ability to scale up and down from the cloud to support UpCom DTS's clients seasonal demand fluctuations. Due to the pandemic, UpCom DTS needed a cloud…

net2phone Partners with Five9

net2phone, a global provider of unified cloud communications solutions to businesses, announced a partnership with Five9, a leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center. Through the partnership, the company is now offering Five9's intelligent cloud contact center as a service (CCaaS) to complement its own business cloud communication solution. "The partnership with Five9 enables net2phone to extend our market reach with comprehensive communications solutions for enterprises with significant customer contact…

CallTower Delivers Five9 Intelligent Cloud Contact Center with Microsoft Teams Integration

CallTower, a global leader in delivering cloud-based enterprise-class unified communications and collaboration solutions, announced they are offering a Native Microsoft Teams Cloud Contact Center through their strategic partner, Five9. In July 2020, Five9 announced its selection as a Microsoft strategic contact center partner to integrate its Intelligent Cloud Contact Center platform with Microsoft Teams. Marketing Technology News: Momo Announces New Executive Chairman and CEO Five9 and Microsoft Teams integration…

Ethiopian Airlines Taps AI’s Predictive Power to Personalize Passenger Experiences and Grow Revenue

Leading Airline Improves Sales Conversions by 50%, Gains an All-New Window Into Online Customer Behaviors and Interests With Genesys As passengers scoured Ethiopian Airlines' website to adjust or cancel flight itineraries amidst COVID-19 travel restrictions and bans, its contact center agents knew precisely how and when to intervene. Genesys Predictive Engagement, an application that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, helped the airline use real-time statistics and data to engage passengers in…

Dialpad Raises $100 Million at $1.2 Billion Valuation

Dialpad, Inc., the AI-powered cloud business phone and contact center provider for modern businesses, announced $100 million in Series E funding. The round reflects the strength of both Dialpad's business and the strategic role that best-in-class work from anywhere communications tools are playing for businesses worldwide. OMERS Growth Equity led the round, with participation from existing investors including Andreessen Horowitz, GV, ICONIQ Capital, Felicis Ventures, Section 32 and Work-Bench. In total, Dialpad has raised …

8×8 Accelerates Contact Center Deployment for Sefton Council in Just Ten Days to Transform Citizen Services

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that Sefton Council, the governing body for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, rapidly deployed the 8x8 Contact Center in just ten days to transform citizen service in the face of the global health crisis. Sefton Council is the governing body for the metropolitan borough of Sefton in Merseyside, north-western England. It employs over 3,000 staff and provides essential services to 275,000 citizens across the borough. With a focus on…

Observe.AI Raises $54 Million Series B Round; Leverages AI to Transform the Contact Center

Observe.AI, a leader in Contact Center AI, announced a $54 million Series B financing led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Next47 Ventures, and NGP Capital. The funding will allow Observe.AI to continue its momentum by helping the world’s top brands accurately transcribe and analyze every call while providing deeper visibility into customer service operations. With the funding, Observe.AI will expand its go-to-market programs and will continue to invest in R&D to add new capabilities in the areas of real-time…

Aceyus Launches VUE to Optimize Contact Center Efficiency and Improve Customer Experience in Real-Time

 Aceyus Inc., a leading provider of customer experience solutions specializing in enterprise-level data management and reporting, announces the launch of VUE (Visionary User Experience), an integrated system that provides end-to-end contact center reporting and analytics solutions for mid-market to global enterprises. With three product suites to meet a variety of customer needs, VUE improves agent productivity and allows contact center managers to track customer engagements across channels, gaining actionable insights from…

Replicant, World’s First Autonomous Contact Center, Raises $27 Million From Norwest Venture Partners

Replicant, the world’s first autonomous contact center announced the closing of $27 million Series A financing led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from returning investors Bloomberg Beta, Costanoa Ventures, and founding investor Atomic. Also joining this round is State Farm Ventures. The investment, which brings the company’s total funding to $36 million, will be used to triple Replicant’s R&D and scale its go-to-market teams. Norwest partner Scott Beechuk will join the Replicant board. Replicant is…

MondayCall Chooses Vonage as its Preferred Contact Center Partner

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, announced that Salesforce consulting partner MondayCall has chosen Vonage as its preferred partner for contact center opportunities. The combined power of Vonage Contact Center for Salesforce (VCC), and MondayCall's expertise, provides customers with deep integration with Salesforce to enhance the way their agents connect with each other and with customers. MondayCall delivers creative, scalable, and sustainable…

Contact Center AI Company Observe.AI Announces Rich Wang as VP of Customer Success

Observe.AI, a leader in providing AI-powered agent enablement software to enhance voice customer experiences, has experienced rapid growth in response to the growing demand for solutions to support the remote workforce transition. In order to fuel this momentum, Observe.AI has hired Rich Wang as Vice President of Customer Success. Rich will run the post-sales customer journey and identify new opportunities for the business. "Rich’s extensive background in building and leading world-class customer success at organizations…

Bright Pattern Contact Center Chosen by Everise, Next-Generation BPO

Bright Pattern selected by Everise to provide advanced Customer Experience solutions to innovative connected device start-ups Bright Pattern, a leading provider of AI-powered cloud contact center software, announced that it was chosen by Everise to power omnichannel customer support in the cloud. Everise selected Bright Pattern Contact Center for its omnichannel capabilities, easy-of-use, mature cloud infrastructure with 100% uptime, out-of-the-box integrations to multiple top CRM providers, and the company's flexible…

Humach Acquires InfinitAI, Adding Agent-Assist Capabilities

Humach, a leading agent and technology outsourcer, has completed the acquisition of InfinitAI, a Colorado-based provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) technology and conversational design interface for contact center agent assistance. InfinitAI will accelerate Humach’s vision for intelligent contact centers that combine the strengths of both humans and machines to deliver exceptional customer experiences. The acquisition follows the notable launch of Humach’s new website, which announced the next generation…

TransPerfect Chief Revenue Officer And Senior Vice President Win Stevie Awards

Kevin Obarski (CRO) and Martha Ferro Geller (SVP) Recognized for Business Achievements TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that two of its senior executives were honored with 2020 Stevie Awards®. Chief Revenue Officer Kevin Obarski was announced as a Silver winner for Senior Sales Executive of the Year, and Senior Vice President Martha Ferro Geller was named a Bronze winner for Woman of the Year in Sales. The Stevie Awards for Sales &…

Avaya Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Elevating Contact Center Workforce Engagement

Avaya's solutions combine resources, insights, and knowledge from across the organization to deliver outstanding customer and employee experiences Based on its recent analysis of the North American workforce engagement management (WEM) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, with the 2020 North American Growth Innovation Leadership Frost Radar Award. The Avaya OneCloud contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) portfolio…