CSG International Named to the 2013 InformationWeek 500 List of Leading Technology Innovators
Company Chosen as One of the Top Innovators in the U.S. after Deployment of Next-Generation Contact-Center Solution
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGS), a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, today announced that it has been named to the 2013 InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S., for its implementation and integration of an IP-based contact-center solution for the CSG Solution Support Center at its Omaha facility.
The leading-edge solution was developed to accommodate a new state-of-the-art facility that supports IP-based telephony rather than wireline technology. In fewer than six months, CSG implemented a highly reliable call handling, routing, and delivery solution to its contact center that utilized VOIP technology while preserving all of the features and functionality of its existing voice platform.
"Heavy snow days and other severe weather conditions are not uncommon in Omaha," said Lonnie Mahrt, chief information officer at CSG. "We needed a technology-rich solution that allowed our helpdesk employees to work effectively from dispersed locations, particularly when they could not get to the office safely. Our new implementation has delivered the quality, reliability, and flexibility we demand in order to provide some of the best customer service in the business—all with no loss in capability or service delivery."
CSG's contact center solution is part of an exciting new wave of technologies, including mobile computing and social networking, that enable employees to be more efficient and effective at work. Since CSG's solution has gone live, disaster recovery and system survivability have been measurably improved, and the company has experienced increased innovation in staffing and planning that yield cost efficiencies and increased customer satisfaction.
"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business," said InformationWeek Editor-in-Chief Rob Preston. "It's a movement rooted in customer-focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way."
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
About CSG International
CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) is a market-leading business support solutions and services company serving the majority of the top 100 global communications service providers, including leaders in fixed, mobile and next-generation networks such as AT&T, Comcast, DISH, France Telecom, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Time Warner Cable, Vodafone, Vivo and Verizon. With over 30 years of experience and expertise in voice, video, data and content services, CSG International offers a broad portfolio of licensed and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based products and solutions that help clients compete more effectively, improve business operations and deliver a more impactful customer experience across a variety of touch points. For more information, please visit www.csgi.com.
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