Magnetic North have announced the appointment of Steve Williams as BT Channel Manager to manage Magnetic North's strategic relationship with BT.
Steve brings 15 years of experience in the BTB market space, including 7 years managing the BT channel in previous roles. He will lead UK sales of the entire suite of Magnetic North products that are now under the banner of 'BT Cloud Unified Communications' and he will head up an ever expanding team of sales, technical and pre-sales appointments.[more]
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced that Magnetic North has been awarded a place on the UK government’s G-Cloud 6 programme, qualifying once again as a provider of cloud-based contact centre and voice solutions to government organisations.[more]
The UK patent office has granted Magnetic North a patent for its unique Mobile Number Screening technology, which can increase mobile connect rates by up to 40%
Outbound contact centre operations are increasingly calling mobile numbers as a greater and greater percentage of their contacts. But typically around one third of mobiles are either unavailable, off, or roaming; leading to significant wasted time and calls.[more]
Leading US-based direct response teleservices provider Expert Planet has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with UK cloud contact centre vendor Magnetic North to roll-out its Maximise cloud contact centre platform. Expert Planet will now be using Magnetic North’s contact centre software featuring advanced agent scripting technology across their US workforce of over 5,000 agents comprising a combination of home workers and office based staff.
The three year agreement with Magnetic North follows an extensive search for a cloud contact centre platform that can provide the flexibility to rapidly create campaign scripts and workflows for Expert Planet’s client base, which includes eBay, Beach Body, DirectBuy and a variety of Fortune 500 customers.
The Magnetic North SIP trunking solution has been certified by Microsoft to confirm full interoperability with Microsoft Lync 2013.
Microsoft Lync is probably the most widely used of all business Unified Communications platforms. By combining the functionality of Microsoft Lync with the cost saving of Magnetic North’s SIP trunking solution, customers can significantly reduce telephony costs and maximise their return on investment.
With one single SIP connection, all calls and communications such as video and Instant Messaging made over Microsoft Lync are seamlessly delivered over the Magnetic North network.[more]
Market leading cloud communications provider, Magnetic North, have announced the appointment of Gary McAdam as Business Development Director Ireland to manage Magnetic North’s strategic relationship with BT Ireland and lead Magnetic North’s sales into Ireland.
Mike Donohue, Sales Director for Magnetic North said “Gary will have responsibility for the development and growth of Magnetic North’s Cloud Voice and Cloud Contact Centre product offerings within the BT Ireland channel. He will manage an expanding team of sales, technical and pre-sales consultants, and his appointment demonstrates Magnetic North’s commitment to an already successful partnership with BT. This will help BT Ireland drive the market for secure, resilient and cost transformational cloud services to businesses looking to embrace the possibilities of cloud technologies in Ireland.”[more]
Magnetic North has revealed that revenues from cloud communications solutions grew by 40% over the last year, reflecting a sharp increase in demand for cloud services across all industries in the unified communications and contact centre markets.
Recent research commissioned by Magnetic North confirms that customer service operations are turning to cloud providers to overcome limitations of legacy systems.[more]
Magnetic North has announced the appointment of Jon Dawson as Head of Delivery in the UK. Jon has over 15 years of experience in the Contact Centre and Telecoms industries, primarily in customer care and delivery roles. Jon is well placed to join the rapidly expanding cloud communications provider as they continue to grow their market share.[more]
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