Smartling today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as a 2015 OnCloud Top 100 winner. This annual ranking recognizes the world’s top private companies bringing businesses and enterprises into the cloud. Smartling was recognized in the “Cloud – Application Platforms” category as the leading cloud-based translation management system, helping companies to unlock global opportunity while removing complexity, cost and time from the translation process.
Smartling simplifies and accelerates the highly complex global content translation process. The cloud-based software, featuring an automated workflow platform, consolidates translation vendors, processes and tools for complete visibility into projects, enabling greater transparency and control for the enterprise. With Smartling, translating websites, mobile applications, eCommerce sites and eMarketing content in various languages, across multiple channels is simple, cost-effective and efficient. Smartling enables companies to focus on growth with the assurance that content is accurately localized for customers.
“Smartling was the first company to truly leverage the cloud to transform the translation and localization process,” said Jack Welde, Smartling’s co-founder and CEO. “Our proven enterprise translation platform enables the world’s largest businesses to better compete globally and reach new markets faster, more efficiently and more affordably than ever before. Being included in this year’s OnCloud Top 100 list is continued validation of the impact we’ve had on the global business landscape.”
Smartling was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts around the world after a rigorous three-month selection process based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. Inclusion in the OnCloud Top 100 list signifies industry leadership, and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.
“The OnCloud Top 100 represents the best-of-breed of private companies in the business-to-business applications, management tools, security and infrastructure sectors,” explained AlwaysOn Founder and Editor Tony Perkins. “Given the amount of growth and investment pouring into the cloud – by both emerging and Fortune 1000 companies – the OnCloud Top 100 private companies are well positioned to be the fastest growing and most highly valued new companies on the planet.”
The 2015 OnCloud Top 100 winners will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnCloud event, which is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 26 at the College of San Mateo in San Mateo, California. This exclusive event gathers the brightest minds of the “Global Silicon Valley” for a lively exchange on the top trends and most lucrative entrepreneurial opportunities in business-to-business applications, cloud infrastructure and security.
To view the complete OnCloud Top 100 list, go to: http://www.aonetwork.com/blogs/Announcing-the-2015-OnCloud-Top-100-private-companies. For more information about Smartling, please visit: smartling.com.
Smartling, Inc. simplifies and accelerates translation and localization for companies reaching a global market. With the first cloud-based enterprise platform for translation management, Smartling helps companies quickly translate and deploy their websites and dynamic Web applications, mobile applications and business documents across the entire corporate digital infrastructure. Named “Most Innovative Startup” at Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal’s 2011 FASTech 50, Smartling is shaking up the translation and localization industry with the first platform designed to manage the entire translation, localization and delivery process via a scalable SaaS model. Brands that rely on Smartling to launch and manage localized multilingual websites and applications include Foursquare, GoPro, HotelTonight, Path, Pinterest, Shutterstock, Spotify, SurveyMonkey, Vimeo and more. The Smartling platform currently serves billions of page views per month in more than 100 languages across the globe.
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York City, Smartling is privately held and backed by leading venture capital firms, including First Round Capital, Harmony Partners, ICONIQ Capital, IDG Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock and several prominent angel investors.