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Omnichannel Contact Centre Solution

RingCentral Contact Centre is a cloud based omnichannel contact centre solution that helps organisations deliver fast and personalised customer service as well as accelerate sales.

Features

  • Omnichannel contact centre solution
  • Skills based routing
  • Customer surveys
  • Outbound capabilities, 5 diallers
  • Advanced IVR with speech recognition
  • In depth reporting and analytics, historical and real-time
  • Workforce optimisation
  • Workforce Management
  • Speech analytics
  • Collaborative contact centre

Benefits

  • Fast and personalised customer service
  • First contact resolution
  • Significant cost savings
  • Accelerated sales
  • Get a leading solution recognised by Gartner
  • Simple user experience across all devices
  • Seamless remote agent working and support for multi-site businesses
  • Collaboration within and outside the contact centre
  • Future proof solution that grows with your organisation
  • White-glove implementation and service

Pricing

£7.99 to £34.99 per person per month

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 11

Service ID

3 7 2 9 9 3 8 7 6 9 0 8 6 8 9

Contact

Techsolve

Austin Awadzi

02037446689

aawadzi@techsolve.eu

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
Yes, but can also be used as a standalone service
What software services is the service an extension to
RingCentral Contact Centre is a standalone solution. However with many out of the box integrations and open APIs, RingCentral Contact Centre can be integrated with RingCentral Office or other telephony systems as well as with most businesses applications companies use on a daily basis such as SalesForce and others.
Cloud deployment model
Public cloud
Service constraints
RingCentral Contact Centre is a pure cloud solution and as such does not require any specific hardware.
System requirements
  • Internet access
  • Windows XP,Windows 7, Windows 10
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
  • Full. 2Ghz processor, 1GB RAM
  • Minimum 120 MB disk space

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
RingCentral offers 24x7x365 support via email, phone and live chat.80% of calls answered within 60 seconds by our UK premium support unit. Web and other escalations are responded to in under 1 hour.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
Web chat
Web chat support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support accessibility standard
None or don’t know
How the web chat support is accessible
RingCentral offers 24x7x365 web chat support easily accessible from the support section of our website.
Web chat accessibility testing
None
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
RingCentral packages include 24x7x365 support via phone, email and web chat. The solution is fully cloud based and includes comprehensive remote support. If onsite support is ever required, the Professional Services team is on hand to determine the best solution.
Support available to third parties
Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
Both onsite and online training is provided based on customers requirements and needs. A wide range of user documentation as well as an online user community is also available.
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
  • Other
Other documentation formats
  • Video
  • Online User Community
End-of-contract data extraction
When the contract end, users will be able to extract their data. All customer data is destroyed upon account termination and all internal confidential material is shredded or put in locked shredding boxes when they are no longer needed or if the applicable defined retention period has expired.
End-of-contract process
The contract includes a licence fee per user per month as well as Professional Services cost (one off payment). Based on customer's requirements and needs there might be additional hardware costs for headsets if required by the customer.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install
Yes
Compatible operating systems
  • Android
  • IOS
  • Linux or Unix
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone
Designed for use on mobile devices
Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service
RingCentral Contact Centre is a cloud based solution and is available anytime, anywhere. Agents are able to make and receive calls on their mobiles and supervisors can use an iPad to monitor the contact centre activities in real-time.
A consistent experience is provided across devices, delivering a similar look and feel, navigation and functionality. With RingCentral, agents do not need to learn and relearn how to use the solution on different devices.
Service interface
Yes
Description of service interface
Users with Admin credentials are able to access additional functionality to configure the service based on their organisational requirements.
Accessibility standards
None or don’t know
Description of accessibility
The service is highly intuitive and accessible for most users.
Accessibility testing
None
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
APIs for different functions of RingCentral are available for free by signing up for Developer Account. These include APIs for: Voice, SMS/MMS, Glip Team Messaging, Meetings, Fax, Data, and General Configuration.
Documentation is available on how to use each API:
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/voice
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/sms
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/team-messaging
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/meetings
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/fax
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/data
- https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-products/configuration
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
  • Open API (also known as Swagger)
  • HTML
API sandbox or test environment
Yes
Customisation available
Yes
Description of customisation
Users can fully customise their solution to meet their business processes, needs and goals.

Scaling

Independence of resources
The Contact Centre platform has been designed from the ground up with high availability and geo-redundancy in mind. As a cloud solution RingCentral is highly scalable and provides service availability of 99.99%.

Analytics

Service usage metrics
Yes
Metrics types
RingCentral Contact Centre provides a full range of metrics including real-time wallboards, pre-built reporting, custom reporting and also allows you to export data into external systems such as a BI tool in order to gain additional insights and fully align your contact centre solution with organisational goals. The analytics suite gives full visibility into the contact centre and allows a high level of granularity.
Reporting types
  • API access
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Regular reports
  • Reports on request

Resellers

Supplier type
Reseller providing extra support
Organisation whose services are being resold
RingCentral

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Staff screening not performed
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Yes
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations
No
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least once a year
Penetration testing approach
Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
  • Physical access control, complying with another standard
  • Encryption of all physical media
Data sanitisation process
Yes
Data sanitisation type
  • Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
  • Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach
Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
RingCentral Contact Centre users will be able to easily export their data from the online portal.
Data export formats
CSV
Data import formats
CSV

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
TLS (version 1.2 or above)
Data protection within supplier network
TLS (version 1.2 or above)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
The Contact Centre platform has been designed from the ground up with high availability and geo-redundancy in mind and provides 99.99% service uptime. RingCentral will share on financial compensation adjustments associated with underperformance upon request. All data is stored and processed in world-class datacentres highly secure running in an active-active configuration to provide business continuity in any situation.
Approach to resilience
The Contact Centre platform's architecture has multiple levels of inter & intra redundancy built into it. It’s designed to run in an active/active mode and seamlessly switches to the available data centre in the event of any failure. Service failover is tested regularly during system maintenance windows.
Outage reporting
RingCentral's network operations center (NOC) operates 24/7/365 to ensure optimal system configuration and service availability. The engineers continuously monitor countless systems, metrics, and alarms.

There are 5 internal alarm levels to ensure reliable operations (presented here from lowest to highest importance):
-Informational (take note, no direct action results)
-Warning (watch and take action as needed)
-Critical (immediately fix and/or escalate)
-Service Outage (immediately fix and escalate)
-Disaster (immediately fix and escalate through a live conference call regardless of day or time).

RingCentral customers are immediately notified of issues and outages affecting their service. Customers are also notified when the issue is resolved, what the issue was, and how it was resolved.

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
RingCentral has complex password requirement to restrict access to its service. Upon entering wrong details, user's account will be locked.
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
You control when users can access audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
Between 6 months and 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information
You control when users can access audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
Between 6 months and 12 months
How long system logs are stored for
Between 6 months and 12 months

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
No
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
Yes
CSA STAR accreditation date
Information upon request
CSA STAR certification level
Level 3: CSA STAR Certification
What the CSA STAR doesn’t cover
Information upon request
PCI certification
Yes
Who accredited the PCI DSS certification
Information upon request
PCI DSS accreditation date
Information upon request
What the PCI DSS doesn’t cover
Information upon request
Other security certifications
Yes
Any other security certifications
  • HIPAA
  • TRUSTe Privacy Seal
  • Safe Harbour
  • CNI Compliant
  • GDPR

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Yes
Security governance certified
Yes
Security governance standards
CSA CCM version 3.0
Information security policies and processes
RingCentral is currently the only cloud contact centre solution with a Trust Office because it is committed to data security. The in-house experts make sure your important data is safe, and your contact centre system is reliable and runs at top speed. A commitment is made to maintain compliance standards in both customer privacy and where customer records and financial information are stored. It is understood that the necessary security controls should flow through the entire system and every effort is made to do so. In addition to standard compliance policies put in place by the following designations, RingCentral participates in internal process reviews periodically throughout the year.
- PCI
- 404 SOX certification
- Safe Harbor
-HIPAA
-SOC2

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach
The RingCentral network and application perimeter is protected with firewalls and session border controllers. Administrative access requires authenticating through a production VPN gateway, then authenticating to local infrastructure systems. Technology layers include intrusion detection systems, system logs, and fraud analytics. Operational processes include system and service-level monitoring, system hardening, change management, and regular vulnerability scans.
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
RingCentral uses Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to monitor network activity for suspicious traffic and attacks.
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
RingCentral has a Network Operations Centre which monitors incidents 24x7. The security director is notified of the incident immediately. The required teams follow the approved information security incident response guide.
Incident management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach
RingCentral has Network Operations Centre which monitors incidents 24x7. The security director is notified of the incident immediately. The required teams follow the approved information security incident response guide.

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks
No

Pricing

Price
£7.99 to £34.99 per person per month
Discount for educational organisations
No
Free trial available
Yes
Description of free trial
RingCentral offers a 14-day trial which is a limited version of the services but will help buyers familiarise themselves with our solution, key functionalities and user experience.
Link to free trial
https://www.ringcentral.co.uk/office/plansandpricing.html

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