Providing development and delivery platform for rich media content
Seattle, WASHINGTON, February 5, 2007 - Volantis, the world’s leading supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation™ solutions for the Mobile Information Age, today announced its partnership with Vignette to support its Digital Services Hub solution. Volantis’ Mobile Content Framework™ provides Digital Services Hub with the mobile content rendering, device recognition and asset resolution software required to deliver a broad selection of rich media content for telecommunications, media and entertainment companies.
Digital Services Hub provides a single unified framework for organizations to manage and deliver revenue-generating content to any Web-enabled device and provides tracking and analysis to ensure content reaches the intended audience with the desired effect. The new combined solution is rolling out immediately to customers worldwide.
“Volantis is the catalyst for Vignette’s expansion into the wireless industry, providing us with the most proven platform for mobile content delivery,” said Leo Brunnick senior vice president of Products and Marketing at Vignette. “We expect to leverage our Digital Services Hub partnership to create many new opportunities worldwide.”
"Our partnership with Vignette’s global sales and support organization enables Volantis to significantly expand the reach of its solutions and mine new markets,” said Matthew Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Volantis. “We’re very pleased to be recognized by this leading provider of personalized interactive online solutions and look forward to signing new customers as we work closely together.”
The partnership with Vignette represents an aggressive strategy by Volantis to expand the market for its mobile content solutions by partnering with leading global organizations serving wireless carriers and media and entertainment companies. Volantis leverages the unique characteristics of the mobile network and features of the wired Internet to help organizations dramatically increase revenue and margins, enabling them to grow communities of high-activity subscribers. Volantis’ Mobile Content Framework is the mobile industry’s most broadly deployed content delivery platform, launched in more than 25 carriers. Media and entertainment companies have partnered with Volantis to deliver more than 50 direct-to-consumer and carrier-deck services.
Together, Volantis and Vignette, along with other industry-leading partners, provide a flexible application for collecting, managing, approving and delivering electronic assets and rich media to customers based on preferences, demographics and demonstrated interests. The Digital Services Hub offering brings content, commerce and community together across multiple channels and gives business owners the power to control the consumer experience, drive commerce models, reach desired communities and launch services quickly.
Volantis (www.volantis.com) is the world's leading supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation™ solutions for the Mobile Information Age, providing applications, tools and platforms that solve the complexity of delivering optimized services to any mobile device.
Volantis extensive experience of serving content providers, mobile network operators, and enterprises, along with its standards leadership, enable a unique position for Volantis to create innovative technology for the Mobile Information Age that is more useful and more useable than the PC Internet of today.
Volantis is used around the world by organizations such as 3, CBS, Channel 4, Cingular, CSC, Discovery, eBay.co.uk, FT.com, Hearst, HP, IBM, lastminute.com, MobileOne, Orange Poland, Reuters, Telefonica Moviles, Telecom Italia Mobile and Telenor Mobil and World Wrestling Entertainment. Volantis also Chairs the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Device Independence Working Group and is a Founding Member of the W3C Mobile Web Initiative.
Volantis global headquarters are in Seattle, USA, with international offices in Guildford, UK; Hong Kong, China; Madrid, Spain and Krakow, Poland. Volantis is privately held with investors Accel Partners, Kennet Partners, and SOFTBANK Europe Ventures.