Press release – January 5, 2015
Industry-Leading Company and its General Manager Honored for Technology Innovation and Visionary Leadership within Enterprise Mobile Engagement and Messaging
OpenMarket, a leader in enterprise mobile engagement, today announced the 2014 Mobile Star Awards have honored the company’s Mobile Engagement Platform and its General Manager, Jay Emmet, for their industry contributions. The platform was honored as a Shining Star in the Mobile Engagement & Marketing category and a Rising Star in the Mobile Messaging or Email category, while Emmet was named a Superstar Visionary in the Enterprise Mobile Software space. This rounds out a robust year of award wins for OpenMarket, including the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards, the Network Products Guide Best Products and Services Products awards, and the 2014 eGaming Review awards.
In support of these awards, the company continues its product innovation and customer experience focus for global enterprises. OpenMarket recently expanded its two-way SMS services globally into the Asia-Pacific market and added several new platform capabilities ideal for enterprise mobile engagement across IT, security, and customer service use cases. Under Emmet’s leadership, OpenMarket also signed new enterprise customers across the retail, education, financial, and marketing services industries. As a result, the company anticipates sending two billion new mobile messages and adding nearly 500 short codes over the next year.
“It is an honor to receive this recognition from the Mobile Star organization,” said Jay Emmet, General Manager at OpenMarket. “We have been working hard to satisfy the demand from global enterprises to leverage mobile messaging to improve customer experience, employee engagement and business operations. These awards are a reflection of our success and serve as motivation to continually work towards offering the best mobile engagement capabilities and support to businesses worldwide.”
The Mobile Star Awards was launched in 2001 and each year, the program has showcased the best products in categories covering consumer mobile apps, mobile devices, enterprise mobile software or services, technology visionaries, and success stories.
“Winning a Mobile Star Award is a great accomplishment that’s recognized by the entire mobile industry,” says MobileVillage founder and CEO Jon Covington. “Mobile is the fourth great wave of computing, and there are now millions of mobile products competing for our attention. Mobile Star Awards winners and nominees stand out from this crowd as the star innovators to watch and follow.”
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 $3.6 billion in fiscal 2014, Amdocs and its more than 22,000 employees serve customers in over 80 countries.
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Amdocs’ Forward-Looking Statement
This press release includes information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about Amdocs’ growth and business results in future quarters. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be obtained or that any deviations will not be material. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the effects of general economic conditions, Amdocs’ ability to grow in the business markets that it serves, Amdocs’ ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, adverse effects of market competition, rapid technological shifts that may render the Company’s products and services obsolete, potential loss of a major customer, our ability to develop long-term relationships with our customers, and risks associated with operating businesses in the international market. Amdocs may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future; however, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These and other risks are discussed at greater length in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014 filed on December 8, 2014.
About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
Since 1993, MobileVillage has been a pioneering market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through “Best of Breed” solution identification, event partnerships, an online directory, daily news, the widely respected “Go Mobile™” newsletter, and annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at www.mobilevillage.com.