Call Control Platform Market - Overview
Call control is a procedure that is implemented across the telecommunication industry in order to monitor and maintain connections that have been taken place. A call control platform is generally used for inbound and outbound calls. It is used to maintain the record of call logs that take place in inbound and outbound calls. For voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems, call control connection is used to control the connections between H.323 end points or between a gatekeeper and an endpoint. Call control is considered to be the most important parameter for the VoIP network. Furthermore, enterprises use call control platform in order to handle and process voice calls and video calls.
A call control platform is further used to maintain the data as per geographical location, time distribution, phone number, and recordings of phone calls. The platform comprises features such as keyword call recording, level tracking, and campaign attribution, allowing enterprises to gain insight about current trends in the call control platform and monitor the performance of a campaign. Call control platform provides advantages to small and medium enterprises such as pay per minute, pay per call, or pay per lead. Four technological methods are used in the call control platform: call number tracking, dynamic call tracking, call back function, and static number tracking. Among these features, call back function is automated through the use of specific web callback and mobile application.
Call Control Platform Market – Trends and Opportunities
Customer centric solutions and increasing number of call centers in the service sector are major drivers of the call control market. The call control platform is mainly adopted by call centers, advertisement firms, and digital marketing firms in order to maintain inbound and outbound call logs. For call center and digital marketing firms, campaign attribution is a driving factor to manage campaigns for different marketing channels. In campaign management, a unique number is assigned to each marketing channel, through which companies can identify which marketing channels are generating more calls. Furthermore, it is also deployed across knowledge workers and cubicle workers who need the high-quality features that today’s modern business environment demand. Call control platforms enhance the reporting by providing insights gathered or extracted from call conversations. Moreover, the platform enables the companies to receive data such as number of online website visitors and their channel media. This gives ideas to undertake strategic changes in campaign, helps in focusing on those factors which drive the conversation, and prioritize the follow up with prospective leads. By integrating with CRM systems, the call control platform provides factual data to improve and increase marketing efficiency of enterprises along with customer experience and possibility of gaining sales. Technical issues are the only restraint of the call control platform market, which happens when the connection is lost and the calls are dropped. Hence, the platform is unable to perform well during that period.
Call Control Platform Market – Segmentation
The call control platform market can be segmented in terms of type, enterprise size, solution, end-user, and geography. By type, the call control platform can be categorized into solutions and services. Solutions are categorized into inbound call and outbound call. Services are segmented into professional services and managed service. By enterprise size, the call control platform market can be segregated into platforms used in large, and small and mid-sized enterprises. In terms of solution, the call control platform can be categorized into queue management, conference room management, multi-platform, reports & dashboards, cluster provisioning, certificate management, dial plan configuration, user provisioning using LDAP, SIP trunking considerations, end-point provisioning, and multi-cluster considerations. Based on end-user, call control platform is used in different industries such as banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI); consumer goods and retail; life science and healthcare; IT and telecommunication; and manufacturing. Geographically, the call control platform market can be segmented into North America, Europe, South America, Middle East & Africa, and Asia Pacific. Rapid growth in small & medium industries in Asia Pacific is expected to make it the dominant region for the call control platform market in the coming years. Several enterprises are expected to expand their business in the region due to the growing call center sector and customer service industry.
Call Control Platform Market – Key Players
The major vendors in the call control platform market are Cisco Systems, Call Control, LLC, Polycom, Inc., EIL Global, ERGOMAN GmbH Germany Group, Voxter, Ribbon Communications Operating Company, Inc. etc.
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