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Talkdesk named a Leader by independent research firm for Cloud-Contact-as-a-Service providers

Talkdesk makes waves with Talkdesk CX Cloud earning highest possible scores in 12 criteria

  • Talkdesk is a Leader in CCaaS Providers, Q3 2020 evaluation
  • 10 CCaaS providers were evaluated on current offering, strategy and market presence.
  • Talkdesk earns highest possible score in 12 criteria

SAN FRANCISCO — August 26, 2020 — Talkdesk®, Inc., the cloud contact center for innovative enterprises, today announced it is a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Contact-Center-as-a-Service (CCaaS) Providers, Q3 2020, published by Forrester Research. The Forrester Wave is a data-driven evaluation of software, hardware and services markets, used to inform buying decisions. For this report, the Forrester Wave identifies and evaluates the 10 most significant CCaaS providers. Vendors are scored on current offering, strategy and market presence.

Talkdesk received the highest possible score in 12 criteria including Product Vision, Execution Roadmap, Customer Success, Application Store, Support for Self-Service Capabilities, Omnichannel Agent Desktop, Agent Virtual Assistant, and Breadth of CRM Integration Capabilities. 

Additionally, The Forrester Wave states key strengths of Talkdesk CX Cloud™ include a “very streamlined user interface, for all roles in the contact center, proven scale based on recent wins, support for a wide range of cloud platforms (AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure), and an impressive rapid addition of functions, including native WFO. Its app store [Talkdesk AppConnect] is among the industry’s best, and it has good chatbot integration capabilities. Guardian ensures agents’ logins are validated and secure – a unique and well-timed capability for the COVID-19 pandemic.” 

“Talkdesk has quickly built a reputation as a leading-edge provider of reliable cloud contact center solutions through a rapid pace of innovation and we are thrilled to be recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave,” said Tiago Paiva, chief executive officer, Talkdesk. “Customer service is on the precipice of a major transformation and, as an industry leader, we empower our customers with the latest technology and make customer experience a competitive advantage.”

Talkdesk is revolutionizing the customer service market by offering the industry’s first and only modern, global end-to-end customer experience solution, Talkdesk CX Cloud. By combining enterprise performance at scale with consumer simplicity, CX Cloud easily adapts contact center operations to the evolving needs of customers and support teams, increasing productivity, customer satisfaction and cost savings. Talkdesk is the only contact center provider to back its solution and support its customers with an available 100% Uptime Service Level Agreement.

“Since first investing in Talkdesk more than five years ago, we’ve witnessed firsthand the company’s rapid growth as they have taken market share and become a leader in the large CCaaS market,” said Josh Stein, partner, Threshold Ventures. “We’re thrilled to see Talkdesk recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave.”

Talkdesk recently announced $143 million in Series C funding, increasing the company’s valuation to more than $3 billion. This new round of funding reflects both investor confidence in Talkdesk’s business and the strategic role that superior customer experience plays among top global brands. 

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Talkdesk® is the cloud contact center solution for innovative enterprises. Combining enterprise performance with consumer simplicity, Talkdesk easily adapts to the evolving needs of support and sales teams and their end-customers, resulting in higher customer satisfaction, productivity and cost savings. Over 1,800 innovative companies around the world, including IBM, Acxiom, 2U, Trivago and Peloton, rely on Talkdesk to make customer experience their competitive advantage. Learn more and request a demo at

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