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Verint to Acquire KANA Software, Transforming the Way Organizations Engage With Their Customers

KANA LogoVerint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire KANA Software, Inc., a leader in customer service solutions delivered both on-premises and in the cloud. The acquisition would form a unique and revolutionary combination that would extend Verint’s Actionable Intelligence® strategy. The collective solutions from Verint and KANA would enable organizations worldwide to implement a single-vendor suite to help transform customer engagement. The acquisition of KANA, a portfolio company of Accel-KKR, is expected to be completed in Verint’s first fiscal quarter ending April 30, 2014.  Continue reading Verint to Acquire KANA Software, Transforming the Way Organizations Engage With Their Customers

Genesys Contact Center Solution Achieves Microsoft Lync 2013 Qualification

Geneys_logoGenesys, a leading provider of customer experience and contact center solutions announced that it has achieved Microsoft Lync 2013 qualification. The Microsoft Lync Independent Software Vendor (ISV) qualification program is designed to help ensure that qualified applications from Microsoft Partners meet customer expectations for specific scenarios. With third party testing, the program defines specific requirements for interoperability with Lync Server, installation, set-up and configuration, documentation, and support. With the latest Lync 2013 qualification, Genesys continues to enable Lync customers to unify their contact center interactions and enterprise unified communications.  Continue reading Genesys Contact Center Solution Achieves Microsoft Lync 2013 Qualification

8×8 Issued New Virtual Contact Center Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

8x8-INC-HiRes8×8, Inc., a provider of cloud communications and collaboration solutions announced that it has been awarded a new patent related to its Virtual Contact Center technologies. On December 31, 2013, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued United States Patent number 8,619,967 entitled “Networked Contact Center.” The new patent is a continuation of United States Patent number 8,275,116 which was awarded to 8×8 on September 25, 2012.  Continue reading 8×8 Issued New Virtual Contact Center Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Noble Systems Announces 2014 Select Noble Users Group Conference Series

NobleLogo_whiteBkgd_notagline-WebNoble Systems Corporation, a global leader in unified contact centre technology solutions, today announced the dates of its 2014 Select Noble Users Group (SNUG) Conference series. The theme of the 2014 events is “Going Beyond the Call”, a reference to how the company’s unified platform and technology solutions enable users to make the most of every customer contact and engage with them to build a relationship.  Continue reading Noble Systems Announces 2014 Select Noble Users Group Conference Series

Avtex Announces Partnership with ComputerTalk

Avtex, a provider of integrated interaction solutions, announced today its partnership with ComputerTalk, a leading provider of Microsoft Lync-native contact centre product and CEBP applications. As part of the ComputerTalk Global Partner Network, Avtex will work with ComputerTalk’s North American offices to better serve their own client base.  Continue reading Avtex Announces Partnership with ComputerTalk

FCS Gateway Solution Now Integrated with Toshiba Strata CIX®; Helps Symphony Suites Increase Revenue

FCS Computer Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive hospitality guest services applications and solution design services, is pleased to announce the successful integration of its Gateway solution with Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, Unified Communication Systems’ Strata CIX® Unified Communication Systems. Together, the industry leading solutions in hotel billing and unified communication applications with IP telephony will enhance operational proficiencies in small and boutique hotels.  Continue reading FCS Gateway Solution Now Integrated with Toshiba Strata CIX®; Helps Symphony Suites Increase Revenue