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Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2007/10/01 - Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN), a leading provider of Next-Generation Web solutions, and ioko, a specialist in digital and on-demand media, celebrated at very successful GITEX Technology Week 2007.
The companies, which jointly showcased the Vignette Digital Services Hub at the technology event, announced that this year’s show has helped them open up new opportunities with existing customers and partners, generate record number of sales leads and create awareness of their solutions across the region.
“GITEX has been a very important forum for us to increase awareness of our solutions in the region and to meet both existing and prospective customers. The response we got at GITEX this year was fantastic, our Vignette Digital Services Hub demos and presentations were very well received,” said Bijan Bedroud, regional vice president sales, Middle East and Northern Europe at Vignette. “Vignette has increased investments in the region and sees its business prospects in the region flourishing.”
Vignette and ioko used GITEX as a platform to demonstrate the Vignette Digital Services Hub and how it helps enabling organizations to meet the demand for managing and delivering digital content across multiple channels. The companies saw a high number of focused business visitors who were interested in knowing more about their solutions and with a significant number of visitors already having a great awareness of Vignette.
“We are delighted with the response and the quality of business leads we received at GITEX. More than a third of the visitors to our stand were quality leads with projects and showed interested in Vignette & ioko. We believe our participation at the show will help continue our growth momentum,” commented Mark Christie, managing director, ioko.
Vignette, which has its headquarters in Texas and operations worldwide, counts leading global 1000 companies and many government agencies worldwide among its many customers. Vignette’s Next-Generation Web solutions help enterprise organisations enhance their customer interaction by delivering highly personalized, participatory online experiences. These solutions help deliver custom content anytime, anywhere, to any Internet-enabled device, thus enabling greater productivity and efficiency.
The Vignette Digital Services Hub addresses customers in the Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment industries. It meets the key challenges of managing, securing, delivering and selling digital content and other services to customers. It helps consistently deliver an enhanced customer experience across multiple channels such as PC, digital set-top box, mobile phone, digital music player and other portable devices.
Vignette and ioko have seen their customer base in the region expand at a healthy rate over the past year. The companies expect to significantly increase the footprint of deployments in the region through the next year. “GITEX has definitely increased our visibility in this market. We are confident that our customer base will increase in the next few months. Going by the response we received this year, we are definitely looking forward to a bigger and better and more successful GITEX next year,” concluded Bijan Bedroud.
Vignette helps organizations improve interactions with customers and partners by delivering highly personalized, interactive online experiences. Vignette’s early content management and delivery tools laid the groundwork for some of the Web’s most popular sites. Today, Vignette’s 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. Vignette’s 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 (ioko.com) designs, develops, manages and maintains digital media technology systems for national and international broadcasters and major media, entertainment and telecommunications companies. Systems integrated and managed by ioko enable digital media to be delivered across broadcast, broadband and mobile networks to televisions, computers and mobile phones. They power the portals and platforms of many media organizations—providing millions of streams and downloads to millions of users around the world.