Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN), a leading Customer Experience Management solution provider, and ioko, a specialist in digital and on-demand media, is showcasing the Vignette Digital Services Hub during GITEX 2007 taking place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 8-12 September 2007.
As the Middle East builds up its broadband networks and the demand for high-end consumer devices increases, organizations need to offer a broad and consistent set of services across multiple channels such as PC, digital set-top box, mobile phone, digital music player and other portable devices. The Vignette Digital Services Hub helps organizations retain customers, reduce content delivery costs and grow revenue by delivering rich consumer experiences that combine content, commerce and community across any device.
At GITEX, Vignette and ioko are demonstrating how the Vignette Digital Services Hub is enabling organizations to meet the demand for managing and delivering digital content across multiple channels. Also during the event, the companies will announce new joint deployments in the region.
Gonzalo Usandizaga, vice president and general manager of Vignette EMEA, said: “Digital convergence is increasing in the Middle East market, therefore the multi-channel delivery of content is essential if companies are to realize the revenue opportunities available to them. GITEX 2007 provides us with the ideal showcase to highlight how the Vignette Digital Services Hub can help TME (telco, media and entertainment) companies in region.”
Mark Christie, managing director of ioko, said: “As the world of digital content evolves, there is increased sophistication in how organizations seek to capitalize on the opportunities presented to them in respect of digital media services. ioko’s experience with Vignette and with the integration of truly ground-breaking content management and distribution solutions means we can deliver business advantage to our clients in the Middle East rapidly and effectively. The Vignette Digital Services Hub provides us with the flexibility to do this.”
Vignette and ioko is exhibiting at Stand B7-21, Hall 7 (The Pavilion Halls 5-7)
Vignette helps organizations improve interactions with customers and partners by delivering highly personalized, interactive online experiences. Our early content management and delivery tools laid the groundwork for some of the Web’s most popular sites. Today, our award-winning Next-Generation Web solution powers some of the world’s most recognizable online brands and enables organizations to have more meaningful interactions with their customers and associates. Our Imaging and Workflow solution adds the ability to deliver and manage online and offline document-driven customer transactions. Vignette is headquartered in Austin, Texas with operations worldwide.
ioko was established in 1996 to help commercial organisations apply cutting-edge technologies to create new, but practical, business solutions and applications. For ten years ioko has been working very successfully with some of Europe’s best known companies, applying its technical knowledge and skills to design, build and run high quality IT systems. ioko has worked with media companies since its inception, mainly as a provider of systems integration services, but also providing managed services for customers like EMI, Channel 4 and Sky. ioko has worked with Sky for the last five years, managing the company’s entire Internet platform including all websites, video streaming services and customer portals. ioko is also the leading implementer of Kontiki Grid technology software in Europe.