TMCnet - World's Largest Communications and Technology Community



Spanlink Communications Acquires Calabrio
[August 17, 2006]

Spanlink Communications Acquires Calabrio

TMCnet Contributing Editor
Spanlink Communications, Inc. has acquired Calabrio, Inc., and its software for distributed workforce management (WFM) and scheduling.
With the acquisition Spanlink expects to become the software suite provider that transforms the business process for customer interaction in a services oriented architecture (SOA).
The acquisition also extends the Spanlink InteractiveEdge family of products to provide a comprehensive workforce optimization (WFO) offer for IP-based contact centers. The addition of CALABRIO Workforce Management software will enable Spanlink to offer workforce scheduling, adherence, key performance metrics and additional reporting capabilities into the agent and supervisors desktop views.

“With this acquisition, Spanlink continues to move aggressively into the workforce optimization market with a Cisco-based solution designed to meet the needs of customers looking for a full-featured, competitive suite of customer interaction software that is architected for virtual, IP-based contact centers,” said Paul Stockford, chief analyst at Saddletree Research in a press release.

He continued: “Spanlink’s innovative offering also accommodates the critical role of the supervisor in managing virtual contact centers more effectively.”
The Spanlink CALABRIO product claims to offer forecasting and scheduling accuracy - up to 99.5% .They also offer a full range of additional capabilities such as skills- and performance-based scheduling, key performance indicators (KPIs), vacation scheduling, payroll integration, and much more.
For more information, visit Spanlink or Calabrio.
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing writer for TMCnet covering call centers, CRM and information technology.

[ Back To's Homepage ]

Technology Marketing Corporation

35 Nutmeg Drive Suite 340, Trumbull, Connecticut 06611 USA
Ph: 800-243-6002, 203-852-6800
Fx: 203-866-3326

General comments:
Comments about this site:


© 2019 Technology Marketing Corporation. All rights reserved | Privacy Policy