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ASC and CA Cheuvreux Announce Successful Implementation of Global Recording Solution

Flexible System Handles Diverse Media in Alcatel-Lucent Environment

Hoesbach/Germany, February 22, 2013 - ASC telecom AG (www.asctelecom.com), a leading global provider of innovative solutions to record, analyze and evaluate communications, and Credit Agricole Cheuvreux (CA Cheuvreux), the leading independent European equity broker, today announced the successful implementation of a communications recording solution to handle diverse media in an Alcatel-Lucent communications environment. The system provides central management at CA Cheuvreux's Paris headquarters with 15 global subsidiaries.

ASC's MARATHON EVOLUTION for DR Link and EVOip for IP DR Link integrate and record TDM and IP phones, SIP and GSM devices, and trading turrets in a system with high business continuity and disaster recovery for all components and architecture. In a system compatible with Alcatel-Lucent's OmniPCX Enterprise Communication Server, ASC provides active and passive VoIP recording, including encrypted calls, for up to 280 concurrent channels per server.

Dr. Frank Schaffrath, CEO of ASC, said, "Our implementation for CA Cheuvreux represents an amazing example of our ability, in tandem with Alcatel-Lucent, to centralize communications recording for a diverse global organization, achieving increased efficiency and cost savings as a result. Even more important, the system's scalable and fail-safe architecture makes it ideal for financial institutions requiring both high business continuity and the ability to accommodate change."

Schaffrath continued by listing additional capabilities of the CA Cheuvreux solution. A software-based system without any proprietary hardware, it provides recording control and retrieving information directly on the Alcatel-Lucent phone display. The capture of call index data such as phone numbers or call direction is enabled through CTI integration. And the solution is compatible with the Alcatel-Lucent DR (dedicated recording) link, a secure interface to support voice recording.

CA Cheuvreux's new system takes up less space on its trading floor, merges different recording systems and increases employee mobility. It allows adaptation to changing technical demands while simultaneously reducing telephone and videoconferencing costs.

About ASC
ASC is a leading global provider of innovative solutions to record, analyze and evaluate multimedia-based communications. ASC's solutions reveal information, enabling companies and organizations to considerably improve their value creation: contact centers enhance customer service, efficiently deploy staff and increase productivity. Financial institutions fulfill documentation requirements, achieve a higher level of legal security and reduce costs. First responders and public safety organizations enhance reactivity in emergency situations.

ASC´s software solutions are used in contact centers to continuously measure and improve the quality of customer contacts. Data from all communication levels in contact centers are collected, brought together and evaluated to help train agents and optimize customer service. Based on the content of recorded calls and screen activities, INSPIRATIONpro reveals improvement potentials in contact center operations including processes, marketing, sales activities, time of reaction and problem analysis.

ASC subsidiaries and sales offices in France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Great Britain and the United States as well as certified, powerful distribution partners realize ambitious customer projects all over the world. An export quota of more than 60 percent, together with its worldwide service network, makes ASC a powerful global player.

For more information, contact:
ASC telecom AG • Seibelstrasse 2 - 4 • 63768 Hoesbach • Germany
Contact: Katrin Henkel, PR & Communications
Phone: +49 6021 5001-264
Fax: +49 6021 5001-310
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: www.asctelecom.com

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