NICE inContact earns highest scores for technology capabilities and execution, validating the company’s strength and position in the market

SALT LAKE CITY – January 10, 2018 – NICE inContact, a NICE (NASDAQ: NICE) business today announced that Ovum, a leading research firm, has identified the company as a market leader in its 2017-18 Ovum Decision Matrix for Selecting a Multichannel Cloud Contact Center Solution, earning top scores for its technology capabilities and being highly regarded by customers for execution. NICE inContact was recognized by Ovum for its strong reseller and partner base, large installed base of cloud contact center customers, and high growth for cloud solutions.

Leaders in the Ovum Decision Matrix are chosen for strong technology capabilities, proven market share and consistently growing revenue streams. NICE inContact was ranked as a market leader, receiving high and consistent ratings from customers in the area of execution. Specifically, the company earned the overall highest scores in each category – 9.4 for execution and 8.8 in the technology capabilities category – compared to other cloud contact center solutions.  

“Ovum’s Decision Matrix continues to recognize leaders and innovators, giving businesses the insights they need to decide which cloud contact center solutions will help them deliver exceptional, cost-effective customer experiences,” said Paul Jarman, CEO at NICE inContact. “We are honored to once again be recognized by Ovum as a leader in this fast-paced market, as we remain steadfast in helping customers drive better experiences and ROI.” 

Ovum cited that the merging of NICE and inContact’s strengths for the launch of the CXone platform in July 2017, “marks the first time a single industry vendor has offered a cloud contact center platform as well as a full range of WFO applications and analytics packages, with the ability to offer a truly seamless integrated environment for cloud contact center operations.” NICE inContact CXone is a fully integrated and open cloud contact center platform that enables customer service teams to respond faster and act smarter, delivering a smooth omnichannel customer experience.  

Further validating NICE inContact’s technology and execution prowess, Ovum comments that, “the company's products meet or exceed the technology averages in virtually every area, including solution breadth and depth, capabilities, core platform, multichannel, vendor strategy, administration and monitoring, and security.” NICE inContact’s customers also rated its cloud contact center solutions highly across all execution categories. 

The Ovum report summarizes that the penetration of cloud contact center solutions is growing rapidly, as companies look to better engage customers with new solutions, or replace existing on-premises contact centers. The report compares and provides insights on strengths of various products, helping businesses navigate the broad array of cloud solutions available on the market. Businesses looking to deliver excellent, cost-effective customer service across all channels should use the Ovum Decision Matrix as a trusted and impartial resource to identify the technology solution which will best meet their contact center needs. 

To download a copy of the report, click here.  

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About NICE inContact
NICE inContact is the cloud contact center software leader, with the world’s No. 1 cloud customer experience platform. NICE inContact CXone™ combines best-in-class Omnichannel Routing, Workforce Optimization, Analytics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence on an Open Cloud Foundation. NICE inContact’s solution empowers organizations to provide exceptional customer experiences by acting smarter and responding faster to consumer expectations. NICE inContact’s DEVone developer program is the industry’s largest partner ecosystem, providing applications from partner companies on the CXexchange marketplace that are designed to integrate with CXone.

NICE inContact is recognized as a market leader by Gartner, IDC, Frost & Sullivan, Ovum and DMG, and is part of NICE, the leading provider of cloud and on-premises enterprise software, serving customers in more than 25,000 organizations and 150 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies.

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