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NFON AG steps up presence on European contact center market with Daktela technology

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DGAP-News: NFON AG / Key word(s): Product Launch/Product Launch
16.11.2021 / 08:00
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Corporate news

NFON AG steps up presence on European contact center market with Daktela technology

- NFON enters into a strategic partnership with Daktela s.r.o., a specialist in contact center solutions.

- With "Contact Center Hub", NFON will strengthen its activities in the fast-growing European contact center as a service (CCaaS) market.

- This step underscores NFON's goal of becoming the leading provider of voice-centric business communications in Europe.

Munich, 16 November 2021 - NFON, the European provider of voice-centric business communications from the cloud, and the Czech market leader for contact center as a service (CCaaS) solutions, Daktela, today announced their strategic partnership in the field of cloud-based contact center solutions. The goal is to broaden NFON's product portfolio in the field of CCaaS and significantly expand this business area. The new omni-channel contact center product "Contact Center Hub" will form the basis for this.

This product will be presented for the first time at the Call & Contact Centre Expo in London from 16 to 17 November 2021. With Contact Center Hub, NFON AG will market a product in its core markets that offers tailored contact center functions for the target group at enterprise level and which can also be scaled ideally for small and medium-sized companies. NFON plans to make the solution available from Q2 2022.

Dr Klaus von Rottkay, CEO of NFON AG, explains: "There is enormous pressure on European companies to keep digitalising in order to remain competitive, particularly when it comes to business communications. The customer communication interface is the key success factor here. While larger companies are sometimes a step ahead already, many medium-sized companies are only just starting this important process. Through our partnership with Daktela, we offer European companies a technologically outstanding solution here. We have a strong partner in Daktela that bears the seal of quality 'Made in Europe' for our solutions."

Numerous studies show[1] that digitalisation of customer interfaces is becoming increasingly important for companies of all sizes. There is thus a growing need for professional yet easy-to-use contact center solutions. Key criteria that the Contact Center Hub fully meets include possibility for contact via all communication channels (omni-channel communication), integration capacity, reliability, and support.

Richard Baar, CEO and founder of Daktela s.r.o., comments: "We started concentrating on the contact center market at an early stage. This market has its special characteristics, particularly including high requirements for availability, support, and a degree of adaptability. With our product, we quickly became the leading provider. Now we are entering the next stage of our expansion together with NFON."

 

The CCaaS market in Europe accounted for around 27% of the total contact center market at USD 778 million in 2020. Up until 2027, an average growth rate of 17% a year is anticipated. This corresponds to around USD 2.3 billion. Companies with 50 to 1,000 employees - NFON's strategic sweet spot - account for around 80% of the total CCaaS market in Europe.

Jan Forster, CMO of NFON AG: "Although the market for UCaaS is still developing rapidly, the next wave of disruption is already approaching. Business communication no longer just means conventional communication in the form of telephone calls, videos and meetings, but rather will keep developing along a company's value chain. The strategic partnership between Daktela and NFON now gives us the opportunity to tap additional market potential in Europe. Integration in processes and customer contact will be key to companies' further development. We will map both aspects in our new portfolio structure."

 

Investor Relations contact

NFON AG
Sabina Prüser
Head of Investor Relations
+49 89 45300 134
sabina.prueser@nfon.com

Media contact

NFON AG
Thorsten Wehner
Vice President for Public Relations
+49 89 45300 121
thorsten.wehner@nfon.com

About NFON AG

NFON AG, headquartered in Munich, is a European provider of voice-centric business communications from the cloud. Its customer base comprises over 50,000 companies in 15 European countries. With Cloudya, NFON offers an easy-to-use, independent and reliable solution for advanced cloud business communications. Additional premium and sector-specific solutions round out the cloud communication portfolio. With our intuitive communications solutions, we enable European companies to get a little better, every single day. NFON is the new freedom of business communication. https://corporate.nfon.com/en/

About Daktela s.r.o.

Daktela SRO is a global provider of Contact Center software, headquartered in Prague it operates throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. With over 900 corporate clients it has been one of the leading providers of this customer communications technology for over 16 years. At its core, Daktela provides a hosted software platform that allows its clients to manage all their customer communication in on place, irrespective of the channel used. All Daktela software is developed in-house and expertly supported by our team of specialists, all of whom are experienced in the deployment of this customer communication technology. https://www.daktela.com

 

Disclaimer

This notification is made for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to buy or subscribe for securities of the company. The securities mentioned in this notification are not and will not be registered under the currently applicable version of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the "U.S. Securities Act") and may be sold or offered for purchase in the United States of America only in the event of prior registration or on the basis of an exemption under the U.S. Securities Act. No public offer of the securities mentioned in this notification will be conducted in the United States of America and the information contained in this notification does not constitute an offer to purchase securities. This notification is not intended for either direct or indirect distribution, publication or dissemination to or within the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Japan or other countries in which the distribution of this notification is unlawful, or to U.S. individuals.

[1] https://www.invespcro.com/blog/customer-acquisition-retention/, https://neilpatel.com/blog/solve-customer-retention-problem/, https://leaddesk.com/5-reasons-upgrade-modern-call-center-software/, https://www.expertmarket.com/phone-systems/workplace-communication-statistics


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