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Release date: Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015

Skype for Business 2015 Supported With CC

Phoenix, AZ

Contact Center Solutions Leader Reinforces Position at the Forefront of the Microsoft Partner Community

Phoenix, AZ — June 3, 2015 – Enghouse Interactive (www.enghouseinteractive.com), developer of a comprehensive portfolio of unified communications (UC) and contact center solutions, today announced that Enghouse Interactive Communications Center (CC) now supports Skype for Business (SFB) 2015, providing a full omni-channel contact center experience.

CC and SFB can be operated in any combination of on-premise or hosted configurations. Enghouse Interactive’s award-winning contact center software continues to fully leverage native integration to Skype for Business, utilizing Microsoft-endorsed APIs and trusted conferences. End-users enjoy the unique combination of the power of CC interaction control, monitoring and management with their choice of SFB configurations and deployment options.

Important to note, is that CC is among the earliest pioneers to embrace Microsoft’s native APIs for communications media control, enabling a seamless integration of its applications, such as rich agent desktop and skills-based routing, into the SFB environment. With the merging of Lync and Skype technologies in the SFB framework, CC can intelligently manage any interaction from any location, whether it originated from a Skype consumer, a Skype for Business enterprise user, or a federated endpoint.

Enghouse Interactive’s expansive portfolio of contact center and customer interaction solutions lead the market with advanced functionality, such as UC queuing, integrated presence, and present the most powerful UC integrated contact center offering. Enghouse Interactive Communications Center (CC), which is native to the SFB environment, empowers agents with screenpops and the ability to dial from Microsoft Dynamics CRM — right out of the box.

CC also operates with Microsoft Office 365, allowing cloud provided interactions, such as email, to be queued and managed by the CC system.

“Skype for Business will usher in a new era of unified communications,” said Enghouse Interactive Vice President, Product Management, John Cray. “Enghouse Interactive, a member of the Microsoft Partner Network for more than a decade, continues to work diligently in providing its clients with the resources and expertise to take full advantage of Microsoft’s next-generation technology, and to deliver a truly omni-channel customer experience.”

Enghouse Interactive recently earned the Gold Application Development and Communications competencies, distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem. Attaining the Microsoft Communications competencies demonstrates partner expertise in videoconferencing, voice over Internet protocol and instant messaging.

ABOUT ENGHOUSE INTERACTIVE

Enghouse Interactive delivers technology and expertise to maximize the value of every customer interaction. The company develops the most comprehensive portfolio of customer interaction management solutions. Core technologies include contact center, attendant console, predictive outbound dialer, knowledge management, IVR and call recording solutions that support any telephony environment, on premise or in the cloud. Enghouse Interactive has thousands of customers worldwide, supported by a global network of partners and more than 1200 dedicated staff across the company’s international operations.

Enghouse Interactive is a subsidiary of Enghouse Systems Limited, a software and services company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol “ESL.” Founded in 1984, Enghouse Systems is a consistently profitable company, which has grown both organically and through the acquisition of well-regarded specialists including Arc, CosmoCom, Datapulse, Syntellect, Telrex, Trio, Voxtron, Reitek and Zeacom.

For additional information, please visit www.enghouseinteractive.com.

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