Alcatel-Lucent recognized for SMB tech solution

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LONDON, UK: Frost & Sullivan, on Wednesday announced that it has named Alcatel-Lucent its EMEA Inbound Contact Routing Systems Market Penetration Leader for 2009.


The Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Leadership Penetration is presented each year to the company whose product innovation, marketing and sales strategies have enabled it to gain the most market share in the past two to three years, said a press release. 

"Alcatel-Lucent is recognized for its clear understanding of EMEA's small- and medium-size business (SMB) contact center market requirements and its equally clear vision for addressing those demands," said Joe Outlaw, research analyst, Frost & Sullivan.

He further added that the company also leverages market-leading contact center technology from Genesys, a leader in customer service software, and a core part of the Alcatel-Lucent enterprise portfolio of which the company is commended for designing systems that are flexible, easy-to-use, and deliver lower cost of ownership - all critical SMB requirements.


"Alcatel-Lucent understands that SMB environments must respond to the dynamics of today's businesses by providing ease of use, automatic agent license increases, and by enabling agents or enterprise users the ability to log into the contact center from any phone, either on or off the enterprise campus," remarked Outlaw.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry, said the release.