Danny Cresswell

Danny Cresswell

Danny joined Syntec in 2000 after two years working for a telecoms reseller. Many years of experience in the telephony industry has given Danny a vast understanding of integrated network and cloud-based contact centre solutions, along with an ability to present technical solutions in layman's terms. Danny takes a consultative approach to his role as head of sales at Syntec, managing both its direct and indirect sales channels, and he gets great satisfaction from helping clients increase the performance and effectiveness of their contact centres, often under tight budgets and short lead-times.

Processing secure ACH payments with CardEasy

Firstly, what is an ACH payment? An ACH (Automated Clearing House) payment is a type of electronic bank-to-bank payment commonly used in the United States for processing low-value domestic transactions. ACH offers a simple way for customers to schedule recurring payments – think monthly insurance premium payments, utility bills, and other similar payments. ACH payments …

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Agent assisted versus self-service IVR payments – what’s the difference?

Our flagship CardEasy solution enables customers to pay securely using the touch-tone keypad of their phone, either whilst on a call with an agent (so-called ‘agent assist’ mode) or using a self-service IVR. The technology underpinning both options is DTMF masking. In this blog we’re going to explore these two options in more detail and …

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Expert insights – Alex Pezold, Founder and CEO of TokenEx

Alex Pezold is co-founder of TokenEx, whose mission is to provide organizations with the most secure, nonintrusive, flexible data-security solution on the market. In this interview he talks to Syntec’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Danny Cresswell, about the future of contact center security in ‘the new normal’.  Danny: Can you start off by explaining what TokenEx …

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Managing through disruption

The current global pandemic has changed the way the world does business, almost overnight. For a lot of companies, there was a mad rush to try and get set up for the ‘new normal’ – trying to get VPNs installed, ensuring workers had remote desktop access or company laptops and for contact centers, ensuring that …

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Enabling secure payment via social media channels

Over the last decade, social media has become one of the most important channels through which customers interact with brands. Social networks are a vital and integral part of the way in which brands and organizations communicate with customers and, in many cases, sell to them. Ecommerce is also no longer something that only happens …

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Secure card payment using automatic speech recognition (ASR)

Advances in voice recognition technology have changed the way we can now search the internet, as well as how we interact with smart devices in our homes. Consumers are increasingly familiar with such technology, no longer just as a novelty (such as asking Alexa to tell a joke) but as a core part of how …

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