Five9 Partners with GENBAND to Deliver Advanced Real-Time Communications Solutions to Contact Center Customers

Plano, Texas – June 13, 2017GENBAND, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions, today announced a partnership with Five9 Inc., (NASDAQ: FIVN) a leading provider of cloud software for the enterprise contact center market, to offer GENBAND’s award-winning Kandy Unified Communications (UC), WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications) and Wrapper (pre-developed applications) solutions to its contact center customers.

Five9 delivers a full end-to-end omnichannel cloud contact center solution that enables enterprises to communicate with their customers on any channel, increasing their customer loyalty and satisfaction. Five9 empowers agents across all channels – voice and digital – and includes sophisticated management applications such as: supervisor desktop to monitor and coach agents, real-time and historical reporting, recording, workforce management, quality monitoring, out-of-the-box and custom CRM integrations. 

“More and more, enterprise customers are looking for innovative alternatives to traditional telephones or softphones for their contact center agents and are increasingly turning to WebRTC as the answer,” said Wendell Black, Vice President Global Channels, Five9.  “Five9 is pleased to have found a partner in GENBAND with their Kandy platform which delivers scalable and robust WebRTC endpoints for the highly demanding contact center environment.”

Black added, “As a leader in the market providing a unified solution that delivers transformative business benefits, it was critical that we select a company that has a proven history of providing world-class RTC and UC technology.”

“Five9 selected GENBAND and Kandy because of our extensive expertise in delivering cloud-based real-time communications capabilities across the globe and the ability to easily leverage our Kandy Business Solutions, WebRTC and Kandy Wrappers to deliver a total solution offering,” said John Ryan, Senior Vice President of the Americas Sales for GENBAND.  “As cloud providers of market-tested and proven enterprise solutions, we have many synergies that allow us to deliver state-of-the-art UC services to contact centers globally.”

Key Takeaways:

  • Five9 has partnered with GENBAND to offer the company’s award-winning Kandy platform to deliver UC, WebRTC and ready-to-deploy Kandy Wrapper apps to its contact center customers.
  • Five9 selected Kandy because of its extensive experience of delivering RTC and UC capabilities to global customers.
  • Kandy provides partners such as Five9 with the ability to offer customers a Real-Time Communications and Unified Communications extension to their traditional contact center capabilities.

Watch this short video to learn more about why Five9 selected GENBAND.

About Five9

Five9 is a leading provider of cloud software for the enterprise contact center market, bringing the power of the cloud to thousands of customers and facilitating more than three billion customer interactions annually. Since 2001, Five9 has led the cloud revolution in contact centers, helping organizations transition from legacy premise-based solutions to the cloud. Five9 provides businesses reliable, secure, compliant and scalable cloud contact center software designed to create exceptional customer experiences, increase agent productivity and deliver tangible business results. For more information visit


GENBAND empowers its global base of more than 700 customers in more than 80 countries to succeed via its technology leadership and intellectual property in network evolution and cloud based real-time communications software solutions and services. With networks increasingly moving to virtualized environments, service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers globally are leveraging our innovative solutions for rapid communications service and application creation. GENBAND’s market-leading portfolio, including its award-winning Kandy communications Platform as a Service, enables this transformation and delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities including voice, video, messaging, chat, presence and more, facilitating business, consumer and IoT solutions deployments with enhanced end-user collaboration experiences. GENBAND’s Marketing Advantage Program provides comprehensive support to fuel our partners’ success with our solutions. To learn more visit

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