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Project Leadership Associates Teams With AltiGen to Provide MaxACD Contact Center for Microsoft Lync
Innovative Pilot Program Allows Microsoft Lync Customers to Experience Benefits
By: Marketwired .
Nov. 2, 2012 02:00 PM
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/12 -- AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of software-based Unified Communications solutions, and Project Leadership Associated (PLA) today announced an agreement to deliver AltiGen's MaxACD Contact Center for Microsoft Lync to customers across the United States. In addition, PLA will be providing 30 day pilots of AltiGen's contact center software to qualifying customers.
Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is a business and technology consulting firm that offers a broad range of technical expertise to small, midmarket and enterprise organizations. PLA is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Boston, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Sacramento, San Francisco and Seattle. The company has consistently ranked among Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in America. With over 100 Microsoft Lync deployments and more than 230 technology professionals on staff, PLA is well positioned as a unified communications leader.
"Microsoft Lync offers immediate business benefits for our enterprise customers," said Don Penland, Partner at PLA. "When that capability is combined with AltiGen's MaxACD contact center solution, the customer and user experience is phenomenal. We first engaged with AltiGen while deploying Microsoft Lync at Milwaukee Electric Tool http://www.altigen.com/docs/Milwaukee_Lync_CS1.pdf. Based upon the success of that experience, we have decided to deploy MaxACD internally for the PLA customer help desk and offer the solution nationally to our current and future customers. We find the MaxACD product to be innovative and intuitive, and we feel that PLA and AltiGen are a good cultural fit with a mutual focus of finding solutions for customers."
"PLA is a major addition to the MaxACD partner team," said AltiGen VP of Sales Mike Plumer. "The depth and reach of their skill set and national coverage will accelerate Microsoft Lync and MaxACD customer deployments. They will also be offering MaxACD as part of a jump start pilot program. Customers will be able to experience Microsoft Lync and MaxACD first hand to better understand how it can transform communications and interactions with customers. We are very happy to welcome them aboard as a partner."
AltiGen's MaxACD Contact Center for Lync provides a simple to deploy, simple to use, and simple to manage feature rich call center for Lync. Powerful features such as skills-based routing, multi-level Auto Attendant, a flexible and adaptable IVR with CRM integration capabilities, Call Recording and monitoring, and reporting are all tightly integrated with Microsoft Lync to provide a compelling communications solution either on premise or delivered through the cloud.
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