RAMAT-GAN, Israel, November 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendly Technologies, the IoT and device management company, announced today the launch of a new version of its TR-069 Device Management Suite that includes a new module for Automatic Problem Resolution, which provides additional capabilities designed to reduce the number of problems encountered by subscribers, cut call center costs, and improve customer satisfaction. Friendly's new Automatic Problem Resolution module shortens the average duration of support calls by proactively identifying and resolving CPE problems - and automatically diagnosing issues that arise in the subscriber's environment. Once a problem is identified, the Automatic Problem Resolution tool can fix it in the background so that, frequently, an issue can be resolved before the subscriber becomes aware of any degradation in quality. The system can also alert a Call Center Representative to a problem, and then suggest that the representative respond by clicking on a Fix-It button located on the application's interface. The module includes specific functionality designed to reduce call center costs by making call center operations more effective. For example, the tool's Problem Resolution Wizard allows a representative to search a problem by name, and displays a list of related issues and options for automatic resolution. The tool also includes an On-Screen Editor that allows the creation and modification of problem resolution scenarios. Scenarios can be modified to meet representatives' specific needs, and email or SMS notification or executable scripts can be included as part of a launched sequence. "The Automatic Problem Resolution module resolves issues that come up in a wide variety of use cases - ultimately, making a significant difference to the experience of subscribers," says Elan Migdal, the Founder and CEO of Friendly Technologies. The new tool allows operators to adopt a more proactive approach to service that manifests itself in many different scenarios. For example, if a customer complains of a slow Internet connection, the module can perform automatic diagnostics to ascertain whether the customer is connected by WiFi and assess the signal strength - and if necessary, it can force a device to select the best WiFi channel. In a completely different situation, if a CPE reports that RSSI is poor on the LTE network, the new tool can verify whether other devices in the region are suffering from the same problem and sends a notification to the administrator.