August 13, 2012
What is a Cloud Call Center?
There are call centers, and then there are cloud-based call centers. Call center efficiency is something that business owners and decision makers are constantly looking to improve and maintain, yet they often do not know how to take that next step to ensure call center success. This is where the cloud comes in.
By deploying a cloud-based call center, customer satisfaction will increase, higher revenue will be accrued, and you will inevitably see your existing call center receive a huge boost of efficiency. By integrating the cloud into your call center, you will create a highly desirable competitive edge, as you will be integrating your database and CRM management tools with an automatic dialing system which reminds your agents to follow with leads. This means you’re opening up new business opportunities that you were once missing out on – all by harnessing the power of the cloud.
With a cloud call center solution, businesses will see instant availability of customer information with every incoming call; minimized customer hold times; increased service levels with complete visibility and reports; the ability to efficiently manage home-based agents virtually, which increases morale, productivity and agent satisfaction; detailed analytical reporting; and seamless integration with currently existing CRM tools.
Additionally, moving to a cloud-based call center will provide a peace of mind to your IT team as well as their maintenance demands. Many also find that by working within the cloud, computing hardware capital expenses are essentially demolished.
Last but not least, it’s been proven that cloud-based call centers can save larger enterprises as much as 50 percent when compared to on-premises systems.
In a nutshell, your call center will be made simpler, more secure and you will even be able to enjoy the benefit of instantaneously going global if you wanted to – all within the cloud.
Edited by Jamie Epstein