February 08, 2011 09:30 ET

VirtuOz Meets All Requirements in 8 of the 9 Categories in Most Recent Leading Analyst Firm Research Virtual Assistant Landscape Report

Analyst Firm Predicts That "by Year-End 2013, at Least 15 Percent of Fortune 1000 Companies Will Use a Virtual Assistant to Serve Up Web Self-Service Content to Enhance Their CRM Offerings and Service Delivery"

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2011) - VirtuOz, Inc., a leading intelligent virtual agent provider for contemporary online customer service, today announced that it was measured as meeting all requirements in 8 of the 9 categories in the recent Gartner Research Virtual Assistant (VA) landscape report. In addition, Gartner predicts that "by year-end 2013, at least 15 percent of Fortune 1000 companies will use a virtual assistant to serve up Web self-service content to enhance their CRM offerings and service delivery."

Released in January 2011, the report entitled, "Gartner Virtual Assistant Vendor Landscape 2011," summarizes the key criteria for evaluating VA solutions and comparative data across active vendors in the virtual assistant marketplace 

Vendors were evaluated on the following criteria with VirtuOz measuring as meeting all requirements in 8 of the 9 categories:

  • Understanding concepts
  • Social dialogue
  • Multiple questions
  • Spelling and grammar
  • 3D Personal with Emotions
  • Mobile solution
  • Sales and marketing
  • Drill-down analytics
  • Feedback management

"As the vendor with the most enterprise virtual agent implementations, VirtuOz prides itself on delivering best in class virtual agent solutions combined with domain expertise and best practice processes," said Steve Adams, president and CEO of VirtuOz. "We believe the latest Gartner report confirms that we are delivering on the features and functionality that the market is demanding."

Combining leading software as a service (SaaS) virtual agent technology, domain expertise and best practice processes, VirtuOz is ideal for progressive companies looking to address their customers' contemporary online service requirements with a superior customer experience while balancing their own need to keep operational costs in control. 

For more information about the report, go to:

About VirtuOz
VirtuOz is the leader in Digital Customer Relationships, enabling large and mid-market enterprises to use Intelligent Virtual Agents to provide world-class online customer and technical support. Intelligent Virtual Agents offer companies a contemporary online channel for improved access to customer service and a high quality user experience while avoiding the high costs associated with traditional customer service channels. VirtuOz solutions combine best-in-class virtual agent applications with best practices across agent development, deployment, and optimization to deliver predictable and measurable results. VirtuOz leads the market with the largest number of live enterprise virtual agents for Global 2000 companies such as eBay, SFR, H&R Block and L'Oreal. For more information about VirtuOz, go to

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