Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center

Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center 10.0

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Contact centers are the foundation for positive customer service. They are designed to enhance customer satisfaction, improve agent productivity, and create more revenue opportunities. Agents are connecting customers with personalized information, expertise, and support they need, when and where they need it most.

Ensuring that these evolving contact centers remain the foundation for positive customer service requires a significant investment in costs, resources, and time. More and more businesses are looking for ways to cost-effectively deploy new and upgrade existing technologies in the contact center, while managing a limited budget and maintaining a workforce with certain skill sets and expertise. Cisco® Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) for Contact Center resolves all these valid concerns and more.

Solution Overview

Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center is designed for companies with small and large contact centers ranging from 10 to 12,000 knowledge workers or agents per customer instance. It is integrated with Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution so customers can tap into multiple applications and services on one smooth platform. Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center delivers the advanced capabilities of Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise and Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal with all the benefits of cloud computing. With Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center, you have:

   No capital expenditures (CapEx): There is no hardware, no software, and no data center - it is all handled by your service provider. And because you are buying less equipment, you will use less power and enjoy the benefits of “green” computing.

   No lengthy deployment time: There is no telephony equipment to install, so your collaboration service can be operational in a matter of weeks instead of months.

   No additional staff required: Limited expertise is required, meaning lower support costs.

   No unpredictable costs: Pay only for what you use, when you use it. We call it “pay as you go”.

   No upgrades: New features and upgrades are delivered on demand by your service provider, without disrupting your business or your customers’ businesses.

   No worries: Cloud computing transforms the way in which services are provided, enabling unprecedented agility, scalability, and profitability. You can rapidly respond to changes in the market without having to manage a lot of infrastructure.

Important Features

   IP contact center

   Intelligent contact routing with Cisco Precision Routing

   Multichannel support with Cisco Unified E-mail Interaction Manager and Cisco Unified Web Interaction Manager

   Outbound support

   Multisite support

   At-home agent support

   Support for Cisco MediaSense

   Support for global deployments

   Agent and supervisor capabilities


   Hold in queue until agent is available

   Prompt and collection of customer data

   Automatic speech recognition (optional)

   Text to speech

   Standard computer-telephony-integration (CTI) desktop

   Next-generation agent and supervisor desktop with Cisco Finesse® desktop software

   Customizable desktop with CTI toolkit

   Agent greeting

   Whisper announcement

   Remote silent monitoring

   Web 2.0-based reporting with Cisco Unified Intelligent Center

   Multicustomer management provisioning capabilities with Cisco Contact Center Domain Manager

   Third-party integration for recording, wallboards, workforce management, customer relationship management (CRM), and database integration


Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center helps you provision rapidly, control costs, scale easily, and increase customer loyalty. The solution transforms customer service by making it possible to solve service problems in the cloud in real time. You can avail yourself of the latest contact center technology and applications without a large capital investment. The result? More satisfied customers and fewer incoming calls.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution for Contact Center, visit or contact your local Cisco account representative.