MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 23, 2013) - Gigya, the Connected Consumer Management Suite, today announced that it has been recognized by CRM Magazine as a "Rising Star" in the publication's annual Market Awards. Other winners of CRM Magazine's Market Awards include Salesforce.com, SAP, Microsoft, Oracle and NetSuite. The CRM Rising Star Awards recognize vendors that are paving the way in emerging markets with innovative product launches, bold initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, or substantial organizational or product-line restructuring.
Gigya was selected as a winner of the award for its industry-leading consumer data management technology. Gigya offers a SaaS platform that connects brands with modern consumers by helping them access, manage and leverage first-party consumer data to increase marketing campaign performance and on-site social engagement. The company has seen remarkable growth and traction over the last six months, announcing in early 2013 that it had more than 700 clients and that its technology was reaching more than 1.5 billion unique users per month. The company also recently announced the massive expansion of its NEXUS Partner Ecosystem, by adding more than 20 new partners to help clients directly integrate valuable identity and behavior data captured by Gigya's platform into third-party marketing systems like Marketo, ExactTarget and Sailthru.
"It's a tremendous honor being named a 'Rising Star' by CRM Magazine," said Patrick Salyer, CEO of Gigya. "With our 700+ clients, Gigya is fast becoming the standard for managing modern consumer data and winning this award is indicative of our traction in helping our clients create meaningful, authentic relationships with consumers."
This most recent honor comes on the heels of Gigya being named to the prestigious CRM Watchlist by "CRM Godfather" Paul Greenberg.
Gigya's Connected Consumer Management Suite enables the world's largest brands, including Pepsi, Verizon and ABC to understand and connect more closely with today's mobile and socially connected consumers. The company's technology helps businesses access, consolidate and manage permission-based identity and behavior data, while providing deep customer insights that turn data into action.
Through products like Social Login, Registration-as-a-Service, Social Plugins and Gamification, Gigya provides clients with the rich data, intelligence, and tools needed to reach consumers with the right messages, on the right platforms at the right time. Gigya drives user acquisition and engagement for 700 enterprises and reaches 1.5 billion unique users per month, ensuring that today's businesses stay relevant in the age of the connected consumer.