Cisco and Vyopta Transform the Way Businesses Engage with Customers with Video Customer Engagement for Jabber Guest

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Unique, Innovative Solution Enabling Customers to Click-to-Connect to Experts from any Website or Mobile Device Debuts at Cisco Live

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Now organizations can significantly enhance the quality of service they deliver to their audience, increase the number of customers they service, and expand the types of services they offer. -- Alfredo Ramirez, CEO of Vyopta

Vyopta Incorporated, the cloud video customer engagement company, today announced that it has teamed with Cisco to provide a revolutionary way for organizations to use expert resources to engage customers, students, patients and employees, and drive better outcomes. Using the new Vyopta Video Customer Engagement solution, organizations can now support high-touch services from their website, connecting customers to expert help instantly. The Vyopta cloud solution uniquely integrates the new Cisco Jabber Guest web-based video with an intelligent workflow engine as an embedded web widget, simplifying the user experience and expediting deployment and scale.

With Vyopta Video Customer Engagement, organizations can reach more customers, best utilize and maximize expert resources, and improve outcomes: universities can transform the way they provide student services and deliver connected learning; healthcare organizations can improve patient care, collaborative care, and training; professional services businesses can increase customer loyalty and retention, deliver wealth management guidance and personalized banking and lending services.

“This is transformational technology that changes the paradigm for customer engagement,” said Fritz Rupp, Director, Solutions and Software Innovation, ISV, Cisco Systems. “Cisco designed Jabber Guest for just such an application - to enable people to connect face to face with the click of a button from their web browser. Vyopta represents the kind of partner we want in our ISV program, developing innovative applications on top of Cisco reference architectures.”

“Just as Netflix revolutionized the way movies were delivered, we see this as a game-changer for how expert services are delivered,” said Alfredo Ramirez, President and CEO of Vyopta. “Not only is this more scalable and cost effective than previous approaches, the simplicity, automation and intelligence make video customer engagement a reality. Now organizations can significantly enhance the quality of service they deliver to their audience, increase the number of customers they service, and expand the types of services they offer. Our customers see this as a way to differentiate themselves and excel and thrive.”

Technology Innovation
Vyopta has designed the new paradigm for customer engagement: an intelligent workflow engine as an embedded web widget, that transforms any website into a Video Customer Engagement center.

The Vyopta Customer Engagement solution utilizes Vyopta building block apps and Jabber Guest to support varied business processes and workflows. Any website can become an interactive tool where visitors can engage with experts - scheduled or on-demand - by simply selecting an area of interest from a menu of services. Ensuring continuum of service, additional experts can be added as needed; documents, videos and other content can be shared to provide the information needed to make decisions quickly.

Traditional approaches to virtual customer engagement have been limited to either phone-based interactions with ‘the next available agent,’ text-only chat interactions, or video interactions on a very limited scale from hardware-based kiosks, making them impersonal, complex and expensive to deploy and scale.

Vyopta eliminates these obstacles with technological innovation that for the first time makes web-based, high-touch video customer engagement a reality.

  • A new user experience: Simple, Accessible, Immediate
  •      Click to connect to an expert, face to face, from any website or mobile device using Vyopta technology
  •      Scheduled, or ad hoc calls for immediate access
  •      Logical menu of services or questions, with multi-language support, to connect to the right subject matter expert easily
  • A unique technology approach: Automated and Integrated
  •      Calls are automatically queued; recorded video messages can be played while callers are on-hold
  •      Skills-based routing directs the call to the appropriate expert; additional experts can be added on-demand via warm transfer
  •      Content and desktops can be easily shared to enrich the interaction
  • A smart solution: Intelligent, Efficient and Cost Effective to deploy and scale
  •      Integrated analytics to measure outcomes, optimize, provide billing and chargeback accounting data, and predict and plan future demand
  •      Vyopta web widget requires no hardcoding or custom programming of websites - just drop a link into the website, much like adding a YouTube link; workflows can be changed quickly without requiring changes to the website
  •      Virtual Meeting Room technology expedites deployment and configuration; multivendor support ensures widespread interoperability
  •      Cloud based subscription model is cost effective and scalable

Learn More
See us at Cisco Live 2014, Booth #1129. View the video of Vyopta Video Customer Engagement or visit our website

About Vyopta Incorporated
Vyopta delivers Video Customer Engagement solutions that transform the way organizations connect experts to customers. Vyopta multi-vendor solutions are powered by the Vyopta application building blocks: vAnalytics™, vAccess™, vPublish™, vSchedule™ and vControl® that simplify the user experience and abstract the video technology, automate and integrate video technology into workflows, and provide intelligence to optimize and measure outcomes. Vyopta is a Cisco Preferred Solutions Developer Partner. For more information on Vyopta, visit

Vyopta®, vControl® and vRating® are registered trademarks of Vyopta Incorporated, and the trademarks of the Vyopta family of products are trademarks of Vyopta Incorporated. All other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. Specifications subject to change without notice.

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