welocalize and alchemy partner via the alchemy LSP gold program
Welocalize Participates in Product Development Initiative
Dublin, Ireland; Salem, MA; Frederick, MD United States, October 30, 2007 – Alchemy Software Development Ltd., creators of the world’s most popular Visual Localization & Translation Solution, Alchemy CATALYST, and Welocalize, a leading provider of Integrated Globalization Services with 8 offices in 5 countries, today announced that Welocalize will participate in Alchemy LSP Gold, an innovative and select program aimed specifically at addressing the needs of Language Service Providers (LSPs) in their current and future technology strategies.
The Alchemy LSP Gold Program was established to provide increased choice within the industry for innovative, affordable translation technology solutions from an independent and complementary solution provider. Within the program Welocalize will have the opportunity to provide valuable guidance on the future development of CATALYST through direct feedback on development and marketing of new product features. “Now that Welocalize, a top 20 LSP with a truly global reach, has become a Gold Member and intends to play a leading role in the LSP Gold community, the program will benefit from increased momentum towards achieving significant product enhancements,” said Craig Myers, Vice President of Americas & Asia for Alchemy Software Development.
Welocalize has prided itself on developing a depth and breadth of experience with the best tools and practices in the industry. “Our internal teams have already developed a high degree of expertise in the use of Alchemy CATALYST, and our customers have also recognized the high value that Alchemy’s solutions bring to the table,” commented Smith Yewell, CEO of Welocalize. “Alchemy’s Visual Solutions for Software have been crucial to our delivery of excellent services to a number of top customers, and the opportunity to collaborate on the initiatives of the LSP Gold Program will add even more value to our solutions delivery to these customers.”
“This is an important milestone in the growth of the Alchemy LSP Gold Program,” said Tony O’Dowd, President & CEO of Alchemy Software. “Welocalize’s participation will assist us to focus even more on the most current and vital technology needs of our mutual clients, and enable the continued development of superior solutions as defined by incremental advancements in delivery of time, quality and cost efficiencies. Working in partnership with Welocalize is definitely a high-value proposition.”
Welocalize offers integrated globalization services for the fluid and rapid deployment of enterprise content and applications to international markets. In response to unique customer needs, we provide globalization consulting, translation, localization and testing solutions that manage risk, improve repeatability and ensure transfer of knowledge from project to project.
Our clients include Autodesk, Inc.; Canon; Cisco Systems; Computer Associates; IBM; Microsoft; Sun; Symantec and Xerox. With over 400 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains 9 offices in the United States, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China . Please visit www.welocalize.com for more information.
About Alchemy Software Development
Alchemy CATALYST is the world’s most recognized visual localization technology. 80% of the world’s largest software companies use Alchemy CATALYST to accelerate entry to international markets, improving revenue growth opportunities and reducing their costs.
With over 15,000 licenses worldwide, Alchemy CATALYST is the dominant choice among professional development companies, localization service providers and global technology leaders such as Siemens, Corel, Philips, Canon, JD Edwards, VistaTec, Lionbridge Technologies and SDL International.
For more information on the company and its products, please refer to www.alchemysoftware.ie.