Software maker Nice Systems (Nasdaq:NICE) agreed to acquire cloud contact center service provider InContact (Nasdaq:SAAS) for $14 a share or $940 million, both companies announced on Wednesday, combining two key contact center technologies and adding further sizzle to an already hot cloud sector. In an interview, the companies told the Daily Cloud that the combination would yield significant growth synergies and enhance InContact’s leadership in the cloud contact center market. InContact is one of the few publicly quoted pure-play providers of contact center as a service (CCaaS). Based in Salt Lake City, it reported $222 million in revenue last year, up 29% from the previous year. Based in Israel with a U.S. office in Paramus, New Jersey, Nice Systems is a provider of workforce optimization software used in contact centers. It reported revenue of $927 million last year. The acquisition values InContact at 3.6 times estimates of InContact’s revenue this year. Both companies told the Daily Cloud that there would be substantial.