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Avaya and Google Collaborate on Contact Center Solutions for Businesses




SANTA CLARA, CA — (Marketwired) — 12/10/14 —

Avaya today announced it is working with Google on innovative contact center solutions for businesses. The collaboration combines Avaya–s expertise in customer engagement technologies with Google–s expertise in Web applications and Chromebooks to enable greater simplicity, flexibility and cost efficiency in contact center operations.

The initial project enables simple set-up of new agents and supervisors in any location, ideal for managing peak or seasonal demands, as well as supporting business continuity, mobile and remote agent strategies. Customer service agents will be able to access the Avaya contact center agent desktop with Chromebooks through a WebRTC-enabled interface. The Avaya Agent for Chrome solution eliminates the need to download thick clients on individual agent endpoints, providing significant management efficiencies and a highly cost-effective means to enable fast access to the full suite of technologies needed for real-time responsiveness to customers.

), a packaging orders and logistics company serving customers in 100 countries from 153 locations, will simplify their customer care operations by deploying the Avaya Agent for Chrome. They expect the solution to contribute to topline growth through increased business continuity, more efficient operations and higher customer satisfaction through first contact resolution.

The project is one of the latest efforts by Avaya to leverage the WebRTC standard and drive a 21st Century approach to communications and collaboration. In addition, as part of Avaya–s strategy to adopt next generation business tools, the company plans to integrate Google Apps for Work in a number of areas to help speed collaboration and enable greater access to key materials shared by Avaya teams.

Google uses Avaya technology internally both to power its global telephony infrastructure as well as to drive its contact center operations.

“Contact centers are highly dynamic, business critical, functional areas. The flexibility to quickly and cost effectively equip customer service representatives during peak periods such as the holiday seasons, new product launches and marketing campaigns can make a significant difference in capturing revenue and improving customer satisfaction. Our work with Google will allow companies to gain that flexibility and cost efficiency using our leading contact center capabilities delivered via our channel and service provider partners and accessible through Chromebooks.”

“As a B-to-B packaging orders and logistics company, all of our customers are high value and we need to be there for them or risk loss of revenue and brand perception. With the Avaya Agent for Chrome in our business centers, our contact center operations will be staffed and highly efficient — even when we might otherwise face business continuity issues. It–s remarkably simple and equally as powerful — just what we look for in technology to enable better customer engagement.”

“As a leading global provider of technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, TeleTech is continually seeking out innovations to help our clients improve their customers– experiences. The new Avaya Agent for Chrome is an exciting new solution for clients operating in the Avaya ecosystem. Cloud-enabled solutions, like this one, drive TCO savings, increase flexibility, accelerate ramp time and make it easier to implement secure agent desktops. We have deployed the Avaya Agent for Chrome internally to support part of our 24×7 Network Operating Center Avaya operations and look forward to partnering with clients for additional deployment scenarios.”

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Avaya is a leading provider of solutions that enable customer and team engagement across multiple channels and devices for better customer experience, increased productivity and enhanced financial performance. Its world-class contact center and unified communications technologies and services are available in a wide variety of flexible premises-based and cloud deployment options that seamlessly integrate with non-Avaya applications. The Avaya Engagement Development Platform enables third parties to create and customize business applications for competitive advantage. Avaya–s fabric-based networking solutions help simplify and accelerate the deployment of business critical applications and services. For more information please visit .

Certain statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements. These statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “should” or “will” or other similar terminology. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While we believe these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable, such forward looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. These and other important factors may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. For a list and description of such risks and uncertainties, please refer to Avaya–s filings with the SEC that are available at . Avaya disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Deborah Kline
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