Interactive Intelligence has been awarded the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Emerging Vendor of the Year award in the Contact Center Applications Market.
A part of the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards program, this award is presented each year to the company that exhibits excellence in revenue and market share growth, innovation and differentiation strategies, major customer wins and milestones, and outstanding achievements and the ability to become a major force to be reckoned within the industry.
The Asia Pacific contact center applications market was reportedly estimated at $805.2 million in 2011 – a 13.10-percent growth over the previous year. The market in 2012 is estimated to be worth $890.0 million, and Interactive Intelligence grew its contact center applications revenue in the Asia Pacific by more than 25 percent in 2011.
Interactive Intelligence differentiates itself with its flagship offering, the Customer Interaction Center (CIC), an open, all-in-one IP communications software suite. CIC is transport and switch-agnostic, making it widely deployable in almost any environment.
CIC also includes SIP-based switching, unified communications capabilities, e-mail response and knowledge-based management, as well as business process automation capabilities.
Krishna Baidya, industry manager, ICT practice, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific, maintains that Interactive Intelligence has expanded its customer base across its key markets in Asia Pacific and is positioned and equipped now with a strong product portfolio and solid growth strategy.
"By winning customers in both premises and cloud markets – and offering easy migration between the two – Interactive Intelligence is also driving home the message that there exists communications solutions with very flexible deployment models,” added Baidya. “Given its innovative, attention-grabbing customer engagement solutions, we strongly believe Interactive Intelligence is well positioned to continue moving up the ranks in the Asia Pacific contact center applications market."
The Asia Pacific Emerging Vendor of the Year Award is presented annually to the company that exhibits excellence in revenue and market share growth, innovation and differentiation strategies, major customer wins and milestones, and outstanding achievements – alongside the ability to become a force to be reckoned within the industry.
Founded in 1994, Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. is a global provider of unified communications, contact center automation and business process automation software and services with over 4,500 customers globally. It was among the Best Small Companies in America in Forbes Magazine's 2011 survey and Software Magazine's 2012 Top 500 Global Software and Service Providers.
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