SOURCE: Astadia


November 01, 2011 09:00 ET

Astadia Announces Customer Winners for Eloqua's Fifth Annual Markie Awards

FRISCO, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - Astadia, the leading pure-play Cloud computing systems integrator and Eloqua partner, congratulates Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), Kronos Incorporated (NYSE: KRO) and McAfee as winners at Eloqua's Fifth Annual Markie Awards. The Markie Awards honor excellence in marketing with creative campaigning, flawless execution, inspirational thought leadership, innovative tactics and outstanding results.

Since 2006, Astadia has partnered with Eloqua, the leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions, to generate revenue-driving solutions for industry leaders. For its marketing clients, Astadia provides strategic guidance, automation best practices and revenue performance analytics.

The following Astadia customers were recognized as 2011 Markie Award winners:

  • Progress Software: Connecting in the App Cloud
  • Kronos Incorporated: Marketing and Sales BFF (RPM)
  • McAfee: Clean House

"Progress Software is benefiting greatly from the Eloqua D&B Cloud Integration program. It allows us to append new records with relevant, trusted data from D&B. This enriched data enables us to more accurately score records and set thresholds in our integration with Our sales representatives are now focused on selling and following-up on the most important and highly qualified leads," said Anthony Slavinsky, Senior Manager, Global Marketing Operations at Progress Software. "Astadia is a trusted marketing automation partner of Progress Software and played a critical role in the successful deployment of the project. Their expertise and deep knowledge of marketing automation best practices were constantly demonstrated throughout the process."

"Kronos has effectively leveraged Eloqua to provide its sales team with access to a well-maintained contact database, real-time web activity, multi-touch and nurturing campaigns, email templates, reporting and robust sales leads. All of these activities have helped Kronos use Eloqua to achieve best-in-class marketing contribution to the revenue pipeline," said Susan Paugh, Director, Corporate Marketing Operations at Kronos Inc. "Our success throughout our first year using Eloqua was due to our talented cross-functional team and our partnership with Astadia. We have leveraged Astadia's expertise through all phases of our Eloqua deployment. Astadia is intimately familiar with our integrated solution and they have become critical members of the team as we move forward identifying opportunities to expand our implementation and continue to drive revenue."

"Since 2006, Astadia has partnered with Eloqua in assisting more than 300 clients," said Blake Wolff, EVP, Business Development at Astadia. "We believe that the annual Eloqua Markie Awards are an excellent recognition of our clients' successes."

Astadia congratulates Progress Software, Kronos Incorporated, McAfee and our Eloqua certified consultants on being recognized for this top honor. The 2011 Markie Award winners were announced at the Markie Award Ceremony on October 20, 2011 at Eloqua Experience 2011, Eloqua's global user conference held in San Francisco. For pictures and video of the event, please visit the Astadia Facebook page.

About Astadia

Astadia is a multi-national systems integrator and management consultancy focused on results-driven business optimization and cloud technology enablement of sales, marketing and customer service. Astadia's team of practical business and technology people develop lead-to-cash strategies, execute cloud technology deployments and drive user adoption programs. For the enterprise, we offer a global systems integrator class of service with the speed and agility of a boutique tech services firm, leveraging global experience found through 6000 Cloud engagements across the U.S., U.K. and India. Visit Follow us on Twitter at @AstadiaCloud.

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