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PlanetOne Teams With inContact

Agents for PlanetOne Communications now can sell inContact‘s contact-center platforms throughout the country.

The master agency and the software provider said late last week they have a new strategic alliance in place.

We have customers who need the reliability, scalability and affordability of the inContact solution yesterday,” said Lauren Shapiro, PlanetOnes vice president of operations. We are really pleased to partner with them and offer their award-winning product.”

Paul Jarman, CEO of inContact, agreed, calling the deal a “win-win” for both companies.

“Well add new offerings to the PlanetOnes portfolio, while PlanetOne, with its current customer relationships and deep-reach into hundreds of organizations with contact centers, will introduce inContact into a large number of new opportunities,” he said in a press release.

inContact is supplying the following to PlanetOne agents: a dedicated channel manager, ongoing training, newsletters, Webinars and weekly product demos.

“They’re providing every incentive our agents need to be successful with this product suite,” Shapiro said.

inContact’s contact-center products have no up-front hardware costs, a pay-as-you-go billing model, security features and more. Ideal users include retailers, outsourcers, government agencies, health care firms, insurance companies and financial-services organizations.

The new partnership also means inContact now qualifies as a PlanetOne 2012 Preferred Vendor. inContact executives will take part in PlanetOne’s All Star Telecom Tour this year, meeting with and speaking to agents at all upcoming road shows.


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