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Genesys Bubbles Up as Clear Market Leader in Multichannel Cloud Contact Center, Says Independent Analyst Firm

Ovum cites strong technical capabilities and advanced functionality across the entire Genesys cloud portfolio as primary drivers for company's commanding market presence

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesys® (, a global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, has been named a leader in Ovum's 2017-2018 Decision Matrix.* The report, Selecting a Multichannel Cloud Contact Center Solution, recognized Genesys as the vendor with the biggest market impact compared to other vendors evaluated in the Decision Matrix.

Genesys Bubbles Up as Clear Market Leader in Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Multichannel Cloud Contact Center. Image courtesy of Ovum.

In addition, the company grabbed the highest spot in five of the report's technology matrix categories and was ranked in the execution matrix as a top-three vendor for hosting reliability, multi-channel innovation and customization.

The Ovum Decision Matrix highlighted several of the company's core strengths, noting, "Genesys gets high marks in Ovum's evaluation based on the company's longtime record of innovation, product breadth and depth, credibility, and financial stability as one of the industry's largest privately-held technology companies."

The Ovum report assessed eight cloud contact center vendors based on technology, execution and market impact. Aggregate scores across criteria determined vendor placement as a "leader," "challenger" or "follower." While Genesys was one of three vendors named a market leader, it was the only company with multiple cloud offerings evaluated. Genesys PureCloud™, PureConnect, and PureEngage, all received high scores.

According to the report, "Genesys is ahead of most cloud customer engagement companies with its globalization efforts and today boasts of being able to support any agent, anywhere in the world."

"We're delighted to be recognized again by another leading independent analyst firm for our market-leading cloud strategy," said Merijn te Booij, chief marketing officer, Genesys. "We're doing what we said we'd do – and Ovum's report validates it – giving the market a proven cloud platform so robust, so flexible and so scalable that it can support businesses of all sizes and sophistication levels all over the world."

The Ovum report also recognized the company's robust customer and employee engagement offerings and business optimization capabilities as strengths across all three of its major cloud offerings.

"Organizations looking to adopt cloud-based contact center solutions will find a mature, comprehensive choice in Genesys solutions," said Ken Landoline, principal analyst, Customer Engagement, Ovum. "With its scalable and proven architecture, Genesys is very strongly positioned to cater to the needs of customers of all sizes, for all industries across the globe."

*Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Multichannel Cloud Contact Center Solutions, 2017-2018, Ken Landoline, November 27, 2017.

About the Ovum Decision Matrix
The Ovum Decision Matrix compares the leading solutions in major enterprise and industry-specific technology categories and greatly reduces the time and risk involved in product and service procurement. Ovum has a tested and proven set of deliverables that help IT managers make the right decision in a timely manner. The Ovum Decision Matrix is complemented by an interactive tool that enables you to personalize the comparison for your own organization.

About Ovum
Ovum is a market-leading data, research and consulting firm focused on helping digital service providers and their technology partners thrive in the connected digital economy. Through its 150 analysts and consultants worldwide, it offers expert analysis and strategic insight across the IT, telecoms, and media industries. Founded in 1985, Ovum has one of the most experienced analyst teams in the industry and is a respected source of guidance for business leaders, CIOs, vendors, service providers, and regulators looking for comprehensive, accurate, and insightful market data, research, and consulting. With 23 offices across six continents, Ovum offers a truly global perspective on technology, communications and media markets and provides clients with insight including workflow tools, forecasts, surveys, market assessments, technology audits, and opinion.

Ovum is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa plc, a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events group listed on the London Stock Exchange.

About Genesys
Genesys® powers more than 25 billion of the world's best customer experiences each year. Our success comes from connecting employee and customer conversations on any channel, every day. Over 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries trust our #1 customer experience platform to drive great business outcomes and create lasting relationships. Combining the best of technology and human ingenuity, we build solutions that mirror natural communication and work the way you think. Our industry-leading solutions foster true omnichannel engagement because they perform equally well across channels, on-premises and in the cloud. Experience communication as it should be: fluid, instinctive and profoundly empowering. Visit on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and the Genesys blog.

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