NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesys® (www.genesys.com), the global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, has grown its market share with nearly 700 organizations moving from legacy contact center systems to the Genesys Customer Experience Platform since the start of 2017. The company made the announcement at CX18, its annual customer conference taking place this week in Nashville.
Genesys now counts 65 percent of the most valuable global brands among its customers, with hundreds of leading businesses from across all market segments and geographies adopting Genesys in the last year, such as: AFFINBANK, Atos, BAC Credomatic, Cleartrip, Coca-Cola, Heineken, NortizandWestpac New Zealand.
The surge of companies replacing aging systems with Genesys does not appear to be slowing down, with nearly two-thirds making the switch in the last six months. In the first quarter of 2018 alone, Genesys closed at least one deal every day on average to help businesses move toward a transformational solution enabling highly predictive, fully contextual and efficient customer experiences across marketing, sales and service.
While Genesys is making significant headway replacing legacy systems from multiple providers, its sales momentum against Avaya is extraordinary. In the last five fiscal quarters, more than 360 former Avaya customers have migrated to Genesys, with the numbers doubling this year. All told, 75 percent of the new Genesys customers were sourced from either Avaya or Cisco.
Moving to the Cloud Offers Significant Gains for Major Global Brands
Genesys continues its heritage as a strong on-premises solutions provider with greater than 95 percent customer retention—but cloud adoption is on the rise. In fact, cloud now represents nearly 25 percent of total Genesys revenue. More than 50 percent of new customers in 2017 chose cloud solutions, including major brands Coca-Cola and Westpac New Zealand, which are experiencing notable business outcomes.
Businesses of All Sizes and Types Produce Positive Business Outcomes with Genesys
Companies such as AFFINBANK, Cleartrip and Heineken have selected a Genesys customer experience solution to help them reach targeted key performance indicators such as increased customer satisfaction, improved efficiency, revenue growth and more.
"This amazing momentum shows the market's confidence in our innovative products and exceptional team that enables us to address customer demands and market shifts ahead of the rest," said Tom Eggemeier, president of Genesys. "We have a steadfast commitment to helping businesses create positive, contextual experiences and predictable business outcomes. This is recognized by customer experience leaders and industry analysts alike, including Frost & Sullivan, which recently named Genesys the 2018 North American Contact Center Company of the Year."
Genesys has accomplished its impressive market traction replacing legacy systems through its innovative PureBridge program, which launched last year to help guide companies through migrations to a next-generation customer experience offering.
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