Rich Tehrani : Communications and Technology Blog - Tehrani.com
Rich Tehrani
CEO
| Communications and Technology Blog - Latest news in IP communications, telecom, VoIP, call center & CRM space

Contact Center tag

Drill down on Contact Center search:

25 result(s) displayed for Contact Center (1 - 25 of 129):

Cloudstudio with Your UCaaS, Would You Like Fries With That?

McDonald's is famous for asking customers if they want fries with their order and as a result, over the years, they have generated millions of dollars of extra profit. We can all learn a little something from this worldwide purveyor...

Martello Offers Unique SD-WAN Solutions

Martello Technologies has become one of the more interesting players in the SD-WAN space - by purchasing Elfiq - one of the first if not the first players in the space. From there, they combined SD-WAN with service assurance... From quality...

New VTech Devices Bring SIP and Key System Functionality to Business

Sometimes you need to go backward to go forward is what we thought when we met for an exclusive interview with VTech execs to discuss a new line of products bringing together the best of Vtech with its recent...

Jenne Becomes Leading UCaaS Value-Added Distributor

As resellers evolve from selling telecom hardware like PBXs to UCaaS, they often need help to figure out how to do it successfully. Beyond the financial challenges inherent in going from a CAPEX to a monthly recurring (MRR) model are the...

With Yeastar, Becoming a Telecom MSP is a Massive Arbitrage Opportunity

Recently we wrote about how telecom resellers are becoming MSPs, providing UCaaS solutions on their own, without the need to rely on an OTT provider such as RingCentral or 8x8.In our discussions with MSPs making the switch from reselling a...

3CX Aims to be Top 3 in UC Software

MSPs and resellers in telecom are going in three directions. The first is business as usual. They continue to sell boxes and/or cloud services. Sometimes they'll just refer the business to the UCaaS provider and other times, they'll do the...

FracTEL Advances Conference Call Security

Citing the common theft of conference call pin codes in places like political campaigns, Michael Crown, President of FracTEL told us in an exclusive interview, his company's SKRUM solution announced at ITEXPO earlier this year, securely calls participants instead of relying on...

Bullseye Telecom Expands Channel Offerings

As telecom consolidation continues, a wave of mid-sized carriers are expanding their channel programs to take advantage of the opportunity to benefit from changes to these programs at the "big carriers."One such company is BullsEye Telecom. Their  Channel Partner Programs offer three new opportunities...

AireSpring Going The Extra Mile For Customers

AireSpring continues its rapid hosted growth according to Danial Lonstein (pictured below) who recently became the President and Chief Revenue Officer. To accommodate their expansion, Danial explained in an exclusive live interview that they recently moved to a new headquarters in Van...

Windstream Positioned between CableCos and Largest Carriers

Two months back at ITEXPO/SDWAN Expo, Windstream aligned its brands to simply Windstream Enterprise and Windstream Wholesale. The company explained the new brand strategy reflects the transformation the organization is undertaking in response to the demands of the business market for...

VirtualPBX Invented the UCaaS Space. This is What They're Doing Now.

In 1997, years before Skype, Vonage and before Cisco discovered VoIP, VirtualPBX was invented. To say the company was early is an understatement. Hundreds or thousands of communications companies didn't make it through the various bubble bursts between then and now.Now...

How Nuance is Powering the Voice Economy

It's no secret that voice interfaces have become one of the most successful product categories in recent years. With the price point of smart speakers dropping to the same level as a week's worth of Starbucks, many consumers have filled...

Jabra Responds To Evolving Workplace with Engage 65, 75

After exhaustive interviews with 400 call center professionals and IT administrators, Jabra set out to design headsets for the evolving workplace. Respondents told them, automation was handling the easy tasks leaving the higher value phone calls to be handled by agents. Also, as...

CounterPath Now does Collaboration

President and CEO Donovan JonesYears before it was fashionable, CounterPath had a soft-client, allowing an app to give mobile devices compatibility with virtually all SIP phone systems. The company's Bria softphone was so ahead of its time, it is pretty...

NewVoiceMedia Brings Salesforce AI into the Contact Center

Artificial intelligence is permeating every sector of business including customer contact and NewVoiceMedia is doing its part to help improve productivity as you embark upon digital transformation.John Eng (pictured above), CMO explained they make Salesforce Einstein real-time... They eliminate the need for...

TetraVX Smooths UCaaS Complexity

In a recent in-person interview with Jimmy Carroll of TetraVX, he explained the company has an end-user centric approach to consulting with customers to provide superior UC solutions. TetraVX is a new brand of Netrix, LLC launched this past January.They have...

Nectar and Plantronics Ear-to-Ear Diagnostics to Boost Call Quality

The quality of phone calls varies for a variety of reasons from network congestion to weak headset batteries and wireless interference. This is why Nectar Services partnered with Plantronics to build an Ear-toEar (e2e) solution allowing the enterprise and carrier to...

Sharpen adds AI and Cloud to Agent-First Contact Center

Sharpen provides a cloud-based agent-first contact center solution with simple pricing and AI-powered in-line training, microlearning, and conversational coaching.The company hails itself as the solution to these problems: Slow Release Cycles Expensive New versions Clunky/Confusing UI No/Limited API’s Expensive to...

NEC Brings Tech Edge to UCaaS

NEC has been a technology leader in the communications space for decades and as the market has evolved to UC and UCaaS, they haven't kept up. That however is changing and NEC is bringing the power of it's tech portfolio...

Genesys Bought Altocloud Because AI is the Future

Genesys has completed the acquisition of privately-held Altocloud Ltd., a cloud-based customer journey analytics provider founded and led by CEO Barry O'Sullivan.We predicted the sale some years back:"One last comment worth making is I perhaps have never seen an acquisition...

Talkdesk Really Differentiates with Enterprise Contact Center

In a short amount of time Talkdesk has amassed 1,400 global customers according to an exclusive interview we had with CEO, Tiago Paiva (above left; Yours Truly on the right).We've followed his company's progress since inception and through sheer will and...

IVR in the Age of Siri and Alexa; Evolve or Die

We'd like to apologize in advance for the dramatic headline of this post, especially the evolve or die part but there is a communications transformation taking place in companies around the globe and unless you're paying attention, you're likely to...

Tunnel is the Professional way Call Centers Text Customers

WhatsApp revolutionized consumer texting. Slack did it for business. Tunnel wants to do it for call centers. There is no shortage of vendors who will allow your call center to send text messages via an API. There are also numerous...

8x8 CEO Discusses Communications 2.0 and Going For the Win

 Communications is often sold as a commodity. What once cost dollars a minute is often free today but everyone knows that if you can find a way to take a commodity product and alter it – even slightly, you can...

ERICA Wants to be Your Contact Center Agent, All of Them

Automation is indeed sweeping industry after industry - Amazon just ordered 45,000 new robots, the U.S. Military is sending drone swarms from airplanes and AI is helping all companies become more productive and efficient. Recently we wrote about ERICA from Mobilize...
1 2 3 4 5 6 Next
Featured Events