Datacom and Interactive Intelligence partner to transform contact centres
January 20, 2014 – Datacom, one of Australasia’s largest independent business technology solutions providers, and contact centre
software company, Interactive Intelligence Group (Nasdaq: ININ), have announced a strategic partnership that will bring
the best infrastructure, experience and tools available to contact centres across Australia and New Zealand.
The partnership combines Datacom Connect’s experience in offering flexible and proven cloud-based infrastructure and
contact centre solutions with Interactive Intelligence’s Customer Interaction Center (CIC) to bring a rich, resilient
and scalable contact centre solution to their customers.
CIC is a single, fully integrated software solution for contact centres that can be deployed via the cloud or on-premise
and provides multichannel contact centre, unified communications, and business process automation functionality. Its
applications include multichannel routing and queuing, interactive voice response, call and screen recording, predictive
dialling, workforce management, real-time speech analytics and customer feedback management.
The partnership enables Datacom to extend the provision of sales, service and support across New Zealand and Australia
for the entire range of Interactive Intelligence communications solutions. Datacom can also offer Interactive
Intelligence’s contact centre, unified communications and business process automation functionality to organisations of
“Our Contact Centre as a Service solution utilises leading technology and infrastructure from Interactive Intelligence,
housed in Datacom’s and Interactive Intelligence’s data centres,” says Kirsty Hunter, Managing Director of Datacom
Connect. “At Datacom we’re led by the desire to provide exceptional customer experiences and outcomes, underpinned by a
service that leverages our experience and that of our partners.”
Datacom was selected by Interactive Intelligence as a new Interactive Intelligence Elite channel partner due to its
in-depth IT services offering, industry-leading skills competence and the opportunity it offers Interactive Intelligence
to extend its reach in the market.
“We are delighted to be working with Datacom throughout Australia and New Zealand. This new relationship will enable
Interactive Intelligence to satisfy demand and support deployment for our cloud-based communications solutions while
opening up major new business opportunities for both ourselves and Datacom in both public and private sector
organisations,” said Brendan Maree, Vice President Australia, New Zealand and Japan, Interactive Intelligence. By
working with Datacom, we have teamed with an organisation which inherently understands the value and rapid return on
investment which our solutions provide in cloud-based contact centre communications.”
Interactive Intelligence supports its partners in Australia and New Zealand with dedicated channel management,
pre-sales, marketing, professional services and post-sales customer support.
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