Sykes - CMS in High Tech
Who Is This Vendor Assessment For?
NelsonHall’s CMS in high tech industry sector profile on Sykes is a comprehensive assessment of Sykes’ high tech sector customer management services (CMS) offerings and capabilities, designed for:
Sourcing managers monitoring the capabilities of existing suppliers of CMS to serve the high tech sector and identifying vendor suitability for CMS RFPs
Vendor marketing, sales and business managers looking to benchmark themselves against their peers
Financial analysts and investors specializing in the support services sector.
Key Findings & Highlights
Sykes Enterprises (Sykes) is a U.S. based company with headquarters in Tampa, Florida. It offers outsourced customer management services (CMS), primarily in support of the communications, financial services, technology, healthcare, travel, and retail industries. Sykes has an emphasis on providing inbound technical support and customer care.
Sykes was founded in 1977 by John H. Sykes, as a small engineering services firm in North Carolina, where it serviced IBM, Disney, AT&T, and Pacific Bell. In 1984, Sykes was split into information services and technical services divisions, and in the mid 1990s it moved its headquarters to Tampa, Florida. Sykes went public, trading on the NASDAQ in 1996. Currently, Sykes has 48k employees located in 70 contact centers in 21 countries, providing support in 30 languages.
NelsonHall estimates that Sykes has ~8k dedicated agents supporting its CMS high tech clients from its global delivery centers. It also provides work at home agents (WAHA) based in the U.S.
Sykes has a diverse global client footprint. It provides a range of offerings to the high tech sector, including:
Scope of the Report
The report provides a comprehensive and objective analysis of Sykes’ high tech sector CMS offerings, capabilities, and market and financial strength, including:
Identification of the company’s strategy, emphasis and new developments
Analysis of the company’s strengths, weaknesses and outlook
Analysis of the profile of the company’s CMS high tech sector customer base, including the company’s targeting strategy and examples of current contracts
Analysis of the company’s high tech sector CMS offerings and key service components
Analysis of the company’s delivery organization including the geography of delivery locations used for CMS high tech sector clients.
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