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SDL Expands Multichannel Mobile Marketing Solutions with Netbiscuits

SDL and Netbiscuits announce strategic partnership to help marketers reach customers anytime, everywhere

SDL, a  provider of Global Information Management solutions, has announced that its Web Content Management Solutions division  has entered into a strategic partnership with Netbiscuits, the world's leading publishing platform for mobile sites and apps.

This partnership will expand SDL's multi-channel mobile marketing solutions, enabling organizations to provide a mobile-friendly and compliant brand experience for their customers, quickly and easily. Under the agreement SDL will license the Netbiscuits cloud platform and integrate it seamlessly with SDL Tridion, the best-of-breed Web Engagement Management platform. Netbiscuits and SDL Web Content Management Solutions division have a clear fit in terms of enterprise class solutions, global coverage and partner network.

Jan Jaap Kolleman, CEO of the SDL Web Content Management Solutions division comments, "the mobile channel is a rapidly growing method to reach people wherever they are. Being able to interact with users while they are out and about brings a wealth of new opportunities. For example, geo-location targeting enables marketers to get the right messages to the right recipient at the right time and place. We want to help our global brand clients to make the best use of this opportunity. The partnership with Netbiscuits is another step that empowers marketers to achieve their vision of an immersive and consistent brand experience for their customers through mobile websites and feature-rich mobile applications."

Integrating Netbiscuits technology with SDL Tridion's unique BluePrinting capability means that content is managed centrally and is re-used across websites and mobile sites in multiple languages. When used together with recently released SDL SmartTarget™, marketers can deliver a powerful, targeted experience for customers over the mobile channel.

Michael Neidhoefer, CEO at Netbiscuits continues, "Netbiscuits enables SDL customers to develop, publish and monetize cross-platform mobile sites and apps. New smartphones and tablets come to market every day. Netbiscuits optimizes content including text, images and video, for these devices. We have a great relationship with the manufacturers so that new mobile devices are added to our proprietary database immediately.  With our technology, marketers get the best of two worlds - the ability to produce mobile optimized sites and to populate engaging apps - leveraging the investment that they have already made in creating compelling content."

About SDL
SDL is the leader in Global Information Management solutions. SDL's solutions increase business agility to enterprises by accelerating the delivery of high-quality multilingual content to global markets. The company's integrated Web Content Management, eCommerce, Structured Content and Language Technologies, combined with its Language Services drive down the cost of content creation, management, translation and publishing. SDL solutions increase conversion ratios and customer satisfaction through targeted information that reaches multiple audiences around the world through different channels.

About Web Content Management Solutions
SDL's Web Content Management Solutions division delivers the leading enterprise class Web Content Management platform, SDL Tridion.  SDL Tridion enables organizations to deliver a consistent, interactive and highly targeted customer experience, in multiple languages, across multiple Web sites and channels.

About Netbiscuits
Netbiscuits enables you to develop, publish and monetize cross-platform mobile sites and apps. Our world leading cloud software platform serves the mobile Internet services for premium online, media and retail companies such as eBay, Universal Music, MTV Networks, HSN and Axel Springer, as well as leading agencies such as SapientNitro, Publicis, Razorfish and Ogilvy. Globally Netbiscuits processes more than 3.5 billion mobile page deliveries for its customers each month. Founded in 2000, the company has 90 employees in the USA, Germany, UK and Singapore.

More Stories By Lars Hartkopf

Lars Hartkopf started online, went mobile, and now brings both worlds together. He is a start-up-proven hands-on type of executive with a focus on strategy, product management and marketing communication. Currently he is in charge of marketing at Netbiscuits, a leading software services platform for the development of mobile websites.

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