Automatic Call Distribution (ACD)
Intelligently route calls to the agent most qualified to handle the customer's needs. ACD can route calls either through pre-determined rules or advanced call distribution algorithms.
Call Summary Notes
Provide agents with notes or context information about a call. These notes can include information such as caller disposition or contact history.
(Based on 42 reviews)
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Use touch-tone signaling or voice recognition to automate the retrieval and processing of caller information by phone. Administrators can configure the IVR with multiple branches to improve the identification, segmentation, and routing of callers to qualified agents.
(Based on 44 reviews)
Route calls to the most appropriate agent according to a series of factors, including the time of day, customer priority, IVR outcomes, and skill-based routing (SBR). Voicemails can be routed to agents during quiet call periods.
(Based on 55 reviews)
Callers can be routed to a queue or placed on hold until an agent becomes available.
Import and manage do not call (DNC) requests in order to ensure compliance with local and federal regulations.
(Based on 34 reviews)
Place a large or unlimited volume of calls simultaneously without diminishing the call quality.
(Based on 33 reviews)
Automate calling with tools such as predictive dialing in order to maximize agent productivity. Determine a call-to-agent ratio that automatically places the optimal number of calls to place to reduce abandonment rates.
Allow agents to place calls directly from business applications such as CRMs, contact center workforce solutions, or customer websites without having to manually dial numbers.
(Based on 48 reviews)
Call Recording & Playback
Record calls to access or evaluate at a later time to ensure quality standards are met, and pause recording of live calls if necessary.
Enables users to place phone calls over the internet.
(Based on 46 reviews)
Enables users to place video calls over the internet.
Enables users to send instant messages over the internet.
Enables users to share screens over the internet.
Enables multiple users to make phone or video calls over the internet at once.
(Based on 14 reviews)
Enables users to contact one anothers through mobile phones and landlines.
(Based on 19 reviews)
Custom Toll-Free Numbers
Purchase local or international toll-free numbers to call customers from familiar numbers, and let customers easily call local numbers that can then be routed to specific agents according to geography.
(Based on 37 reviews)
Contact Database Management
Capture and manage contact information, either through an internal database or a CRM system.
(Based on 40 reviews)
Manage call records and agent tasks through administrative features. Provide agents with guidance during live calls, and interrupt calls with call barging to ensure customer satisfaction, if necessary.
Reporting & Dashboards
Report on historical or real-time call center performance metrics, and access data through highly visual dashboards.
(Based on 50 reviews)
Computer-Telephony Integration (CTI)
Link agent computer terminals to the ACD system to provide access to features such as click-to-call, CRM integration, and screen pops. Screen pops notify agents of incoming calls and provide call summary notes before the call is answered.
(Based on 43 reviews)
Offers users the option to play music for contacts who are on hold.
(Based on 25 reviews)
Offers users the option to set up an automated attendant to field calls and information when employees are unavailable.
(Based on 16 reviews)
Offers users a unique number that can be dialed from anywhere.
Allows users to download the tool as an add-on to subscriptions to specific services such as Outlook 365.
(Based on 29 reviews)
Allows users to download the tool along as an extension to their browser of choice.
Requires users download the software on its own.
(Based on 36 reviews)