LONDON, September 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Content Guru has entered into an important new partnership with leading global customer experience expert, Webhelp. This partnership will see the delivery of award-winning storm® Customer Engagement Hub™ and Cloud Contact Centre services to Webhelp's enterprise clients across Europe and beyond.
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Webhelp is a global leader in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) with a strong focus on transforming the customer experience. Following an extensive evaluation of the Contact Centre as-a-Service (CCaaS) marketplace, Webhelp selected Content Guru's storm, the largest Communications Integration™ platform in Europe, to deliver scalable multi-channel communications services for its multi-sector user base.
storm integrates with Webhelp's clients' CRM, WFM, ERP and other information systems to create market-leading consumer self-service capabilities at scale whilst empowering Webhelp's contact centre agents to handle all channels of communication within a single software architecture. Web chat, email, social, SMS, WebRTC video and voice are all served from storm's browser-based Desktop Task Assistant (DTA®) agent portal.
storm's unrivalled combination of capabilities enables hundreds of the world's leading organisations to communicate more effectively and competitively with consumers and citizens through millions of transactions every day.
David Turner, CEO of Webhelp UK, SA and India, commented:
"We are very proud of our role as a technology enabler and this is a great example of how Webhelp takes best in breed technology and combines it with our expertise in deployment and customisation to ensure our clients are receiving cutting edge tailored solutions.
"Our customers demand premium customer engagement capabilities that put them at the forefront of consumer experince. This creates distinctiveness and competitive advantage in our clients' respective sectors. storm, in conjunction with Webhelp's experienced team of service architects and contact centre professionals, provides the most flexible and efficient means to deliver on our clients' evolving needs.
"Another reason that we chose to partner with Content Guru was the rapid deployment times provided by their highly-qualified project management, applications and provisioning personnel, even for complex configurations where new services must incorporate multiple legacy platforms within a client estate."
Martin Taylor, Global CMO of Content Guru, added:
"Across all sectors, we're seeing the shift towards cloud customer engagement continue to accelerate. Webhelp's pedigree, combined with storm's transformational capabilities, presents a strong contact centre and digital self-service offering for end users of all sizes and sectors. We look forward to the opportunities that this exciting, and potentially market-defining, partnership will bring to our organisations and clients."
About Content Guru
Content Guru delivers Communications Integration™ services through its storm® platform. storm is a feature-rich, multi-channel Customer Engagement Hub™ which delivers inbound and outbound contact centre features, including iACD® (intelligent Automated Contact Distribution) to customers of all sizes. storm can seamlessly integrate with almost any third-party information system, supporting WFO (Workforce Optimisation), WFM (Workforce Management), and CRM (Customer Relationship Management).
Founded in 2005 in the heart of Europe's 'Tech Valley' in Bracknell, Berkshire, Content Guru provides cutting-edge communications services through a cloud-based delivery model. Its clients include large enterprise and government bodies throughout a huge range of sectors. In 2016, the company won a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation, the highest accolade for UK businesses, the UK IT Industry Award for its transformational work with NHS 111 London and a Comms National Award. In 2017 Content Guru has triumphed at the Computing Digital Technology Leaders' Awards, the UK Cloud Awards and the IT Europa Awards.
Global customer experience and business process outsourcing expert Webhelp, offers a multi-channel and multi-lingual network of more than 35,000 advisers worldwide. With turnover trebled in five years to reach 886 million at the end of 2016, the group is experiencing the fastest growth of any business in its sector.
More than 500 clients trust Webhelp with the management and optimisation of their dedicated customer relationship solutions, both for management devices (customer service, technical support) and for acquisition and retention solutions, as well as for operational consultancy.
In contact with more than 500,000 consumers each day, Webhelp partners with its clients in the design and improvement of the customer journey, as well as in the deployment of tailor-made solutions, through the capture and analysis of multi-channel data.
Webhelp is a socially responsible company that invests in its human capital. The respect and development of employees and equal opportunities are key elements of the group's CSR commitment. Webhelp has been owned by its management and KKR, a major investment fund on an international scale, since March 2016.
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