welocalize joins idiom technologies LSP partner program
Rapidly-growing LSP to Bring Idiom WorldServer to More Customers Worldwide
Waltham, MA and Frederick, MD: August 1, 2007 – Idiom® Technologies, Inc. (Idiom), the leading independent supplier of SaaS and on-premise server-based globalization management systems (GMS), today announced that Welocalize, a leader in providing globalization consulting, translation, localization and testing solutions, has joined the Idiom LSP Partner Program. “Welocalize is committed to becoming the leading technology integrator in the industry,” said Smith Yewell, CEO of Welocalize. “Idiom WorldServer, combined with our Hybrid Delivery ModelSM and global platform of offices, creates a service capability that is unique in the localization industry.” For Idiom, this alliance will create stronger ties with one of the fastest-growing Language Service Providers (LSPs) and will continue to make Idiom WorldServer a standard for many of the industry’s top-tier vendors.
“As the globalization and localization market continues to expand and increase in complexity, we’ve made it our mission to provide customers with maximum choice in finding the globalization solution that best fits their unique needs,” said Mike Iacobucci, president and CEO, Idiom Technologies. “The addition of Welocalize to our Global Partner Network is another key step in bringing this freedom of choice to clients. We’re pleased to collaborate with a recognized leader in the translation and localization space for the common goal of bringing superior solutions to our customers.”
“We highly value our new relationship with Welocalize, particularly given that its team has been working closely with WorldServer alongside many of our largest customers for years,” continued Mike Iacobucci. “ As part of this alliance, Idiom and Welocalize have agreed to a specific plan to ensure that Welocalize quickly meets our criteria for acceptance into the Platinum tier of our LSP Partner Program. To that end, Idiom is already working with Welocalize on a number of joint marketing and new business development activities, as well as specific training initiatives to enhance the company’s already strong WorldServer expertise.”
“For a growing number of our clients, Platinum status represents a higher level of expertise and service,” said Smith Yewell. “We look forward to reaching this milestone very soon.”
The Idiom LSP Partner Program provides independent Language Service Providers (LSPs) free access to the robust and highly scalable translation management technologies provided by WorldServer for their internal production processes. The program combines this offering with unique alliance-building opportunities to grow business and increase revenue while enhancing competitive offerings to clients. The Platinum tier of the LSP Partner Program recognizes those partners that have contributed substantially to the program and show the greatest capacity to accelerate the adoption of WorldServer GMS solutions in the translation and localization industry.
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 Idiom Technologies, Inc.
Idiom® Technologies is the leading independent supplier of SaaS and on-premise software solutions that enable our customers and partners to accelerate the translation and localization process so that content rapidly reaches markets worldwide. Unlike other companies serving this market, Idiom offers freedom of choice by embracing relevant industry standards, supporting popular content lifecycle solutions and partnering with the industry’s leading language service providers.
As a result, WorldServer™ GMS solutions are fast becoming an industry standard, allowing customers to expand their international market reach while reducing costs and improving quality. WorldServer is used every day by organizations possessing many of the most recognizable global brands to more efficiently create and manage multilingual websites (e.g., AOL, eBay and Continental), localize software applications (e.g., Adobe, Beckman Coulter and Motorola) and streamline translation and localization of corporate and product documentation (e.g., Autodesk, Cisco and Business Objects).
Idiom is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with offices throughout North America and in Europe. WorldServer solutions are also available through the company’s Global Partner Network™. For more information, please visit www.idiominc.com.