Press release – September 16, 2014
Award Highlights Company’s Innovative Mobile Messaging Services for Large Global Enterprises
OpenMarket, a leader in enterprise mobile engagement, announced it has been recognized as a Gold winner in the 6th annual Golden Bridge Awards for its Mobile Engagement Platform. The annual Golden Bridge Awards highlight and generate industry-wide recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and businesses worldwide. OpenMarket’s Mobile Engagement Platform was honored in the Information Technology and Security Innovation category for Large Enterprise Innovation.
An annual industry and peers recognition program, the Golden Bridge Awards honor the Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on September 8th in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders and judges.
“The mobile channel offers enterprises an effective way to stay connected with customers and employees like never before, enabling them to substantially improve operational processes and communications,” said Jay Emmet, General Manager at OpenMarket. “However, many businesses still struggle with leveraging mobile messaging to its fullest potential. The Golden Bridge Award is a testament to the impact of our Mobile Engagement Platform, and its ability to help large global enterprises improve the effectiveness of their mobile strategy and create the best possible ROI company-wide.”
This award continues the recognition momentum OpenMarket and its Mobile Engagement Platform have received. The company has been recognized for the 2014 Network Products Guide’s Best Products and Services award in the Mobile and Wireless Solutions category, as well as eGaming Review’s 2014 Best Mobile Services Provider and Best Customer Service award. OpenMarket also received two Mobile Star awards at the end of 2013 as a ‘Rising Star’ in the Enterprise – Mobile Marketing Solution category, and ‘Super Star’ in the Enterprise – Mobile Messaging, Email or Alerting Solution category.
The OpenMarket Mobile Engagement Platform is a SaaS-based solution, allowing global enterprises to easily create and deploy smart, interactive mobile engagement services globally with connectivity to over 200 countries. Enterprises can access the platform via a web-based GUI or directly via service APIs. The platform supports features such as personalization, scheduling, logic and decisioning, list management, user segmentation, and reporting. By using the platform, enterprises are able to optimize business operations, automate processes, enhance internal and external communications, improve customer experiences, drive brand awareness and generate new revenue.
Today, OpenMarket processes more than one billion mobile messaging interactions per month, connecting businesses to over three billion users and six billion devices worldwide. The company services over 400 enterprises globally, including four of the top 10 most respected global brands with mobile messaging use cases like customer service appointment reminders, emergency notifications, company announcements and secure PIN authentication. The company’s most recent announcements include long code messaging capabilities for the enterprise, SMS connectivity expansion into 15 new countries in Europe and Asia-Pacific, and Google Voice connectivity to allow enterprises to reach new emerging technology users via SMS.
About the Golden Bridge Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in 10 annual award programs: CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Business Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, Pillar Employee Recognitions World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.
OpenMarket, a division of Amdocs, helps enterprises use mobile to transform their business. OpenMarket provides mobile engagement solutions for organizations to optimize their operations and enhance relationships with their customers and employees. Major enterprises choose OpenMarket for our domain expertise, service flexibility, demonstrated performance and reliability, global scale, and corporate maturity. We provide smart, interactive connectivity to more than 200 countries, enabling businesses to engage with nearly every mobile user around the world. Our clients trust us to power their mobile business. For more information, visit www.openmarket.com.
For more than 30 years, Amdocs has ensured service providers’ success and embraced their biggest challenges. To win in the connected world, service providers rely on Amdocs to simplify the customer experience, harness the data explosion, stay ahead with new services and improve operational efficiency. The global company uniquely combines a market-leading BSS, OSS and network control and optimization product portfolio with value-driven professional services and managed services operations. With revenue of $3.3 billion in fiscal 2013, Amdocs and its more than 22,000 employees serve customers in over 80 countries.
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