Safeguard Your CX: Testing and Monitoring Solutions for the Enterprise

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CX Safeguard

With customers at the heart of every company, organizations who align their business strategies with the evolving demands of their customer base have an advantage. Nowhere is this more true than in contact center environments, which carry the burden of providing a quality customer experience when it is most needed. Automated end-to-end testing and monitoring detects and prevents issues across your contact center IVR applications, infrastructure and networks before your customers are affected. Why put customer experience at risk?

Empirix OneSight Solution Boasts DevConnect Certification

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Sight

Empirix OneSight serves as the key service-level and problem management engine for contact center operations and IT service management professionals. The latest release of the solution features automated Avaya Aura® profiles for key service-level metrics with out-of-the-box deployment capabilities. Users can establish service-level objectives with pre-existing profiles, and benefit from reduced time to deploy new technologies.

Don’t Leave Customer Experience to Chance

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Customer Experience

I was able to escape the blizzard-like conditions of New England winter for three sunny days in Las Vegas to attend the Avaya International User Group. Despite the recent restructuring announcement by Avaya, more than 2500 people registered to attend and hear about the latest and greatest that Avaya has to offer. Some highlights of […]

Some Post-IAUG Thoughts

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IAUG

After attending Avaya International Users Group in Orlando, I’m really excited about Avaya’s direction with Avaya Oceana™ centered around the Avaya Breeze engagement platform. It offers contact centers much more direct control over the mapping of the customer journeys. Direct control enables organizations to customize customer experience improvements based on real-time information and their own business objectives.

Empirix Receives Avaya DevConnect Certification for Encrypted and Disaster Recovery/Failover Communications Test Automation

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Encryption

This certification enables agencies to use Empirix test automation to most efficiently, accurately, and cost effectively simulate and test national and regional disaster scenarios, including encrypted communication performance, at high call volumes. This stress testing measures actual voice quality and adjunct systems, such as call recording, in order to ensure their viability in critical scenarios.

Empirix Enhances Ability to Test Secure Communication Networks With Secure Device Emulation for Encrypted Avaya Voice Networks

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Secure Communication

Empirix today announced enhancements to the Hammer Gen6 Test Platform to provide, functional, stress and ongoing testing for secure Avaya voice environments. The Empirix Hammer Gen6 test platform enables enterprises to examine latency, performance and voice quality over encrypted communication channels, resulting in truly secure communications. This new capability enables organizations to deploy with confidence secure communication networks for critical applications in verticals, such as financial, law enforcement, and healthcare, that use encrypted communications.

Voice Biometrics, WebRTC and More at SpeechTEK 2013

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Voice Biometrics

SpeechTEK 2013 in New York City this week was a very successful event. I’ve been attending this event for more than 10 years, and while the trade show area was a bit smaller this year than in past years, the quality of attendees, discussions with customers and conference sessions were outstanding. Voice Biometrics One of […]

SIP 101: Ensuring Successful Implementation

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SIP 101

To start the process off, perform a “Network Readiness Assessment” or NRA. Note, however, that this concept means different things to different people. I have seen some customers perform NRAs on their own in a variety of different ways, I’ve seen third parties perform them for customers, and some IP Telephony vendors require that the NRA be performed by them in order for them to support their product.

User Experience in the BYOD Era

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BYOD Era

Some companies are already attempting to understand how to deal with BYOD, while others haven’t even begun and are looking for direction. But everyone acknowledges it’s something that can’t be ignored. Whether or not companies officially sanction it is almost a moot point. It’s here and if you don’t find a way to deal with it, you will feel the impact.

SIP 101: Preparing for Successful Deployment

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SIP 101

When I talk about end to end SIP I am looking at SIP all the way in from the carrier trunks, through the core infrastructure, and out to the phones (hard phones or soft phones). With that out of the way, let’s talk more about some of the questions that need to be answered and some of the key things that you, the customer, need to do in order to make your SIP deployment successful.