SOURCE: Lingotek


July 27, 2011 08:53 ET

Lingotek Chosen as Featured Partner in Jive Apps Market, the First Social Enterprise App Store

Lingotek Offers Jive Users Unprecedented Access to Enterprise Social Media Translation

DRAPER, UT--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - Lingotek, the leader in collaborative translation solutions, has announced that it is a featured launch partner in Jive Apps Market, the first social enterprise app store. Lingotek - Inside Jive is a collaborative translation software app that is now available on-demand to Jive customers so they can translate and localize community content quickly, cost effectively and accurately.

Jive, the market leading Social Business platform, has launched the Jive Apps Market for their Jive 5 customers. Following the revolution in the social consumer space, employees have started to bring into the enterprise a new generation of easy to use, yet powerful cloud applications, often without the sanction of IT. The Jive Apps Market allows businesses to deploy these innovative apps with one click, in a way that provides scalability, security and ease of use that is IT-approved.

As a featured Jive Apps Market launch partner, Lingotek has been selected as a trusted company to help enterprises build localization and translation capabilities into their communities. The Lingotek app, which is available both for individual users and for companies, will offer instant access to fast, reliable and cost-effective translation within Jive's social software.

"When we decided to launch Jive Apps Market, we started to look for partners that offer leading technology and share our commitment to innovation," said Robin Bordoli, Jive's Vice President of Jive Apps Market. "The breadth and depth of the Lingotek solution makes it stand out as a leader in the translation market. Leaders like to work with leaders, so it was a natural fit."

Lingotek's dynamic translation will allow Jive users to generate and consume content in their native languages, saving the time and price of professional translations and the headache of machine translations. Many of Jive's millions of users, which include employees at large global corporations like Yum! Brands and CSC, are located around the world and speak a variety of languages. Through Lingotek's app, Jive content owners can invite community members to view, translate, and rate the quality of content translation. By allowing companies to harness Lingotek's customized mix of community and machine translations, the app will eliminate the time, cost and middlemen typically associated with enterprise-level translations.

"Jive works with International brands with an employee base from around the world that speak multiple languages. Therefore, Lingotek is thrilled to be the language translation company that Jive chose as a featured partner within its App Market," said Lingotek CEO Robert Vandenberg. "Like Jive, we share the mission to change the way that work gets done in the enterprise as we strive to drive the adoption of multiple languages within organizations."

Lingotek | The Translation Network gives enterprise business customers new ways to engage their global communities by providing trusted, rapid translations to expand and grow business in a cost effective way. Its exclusive web-based Collaborative Translation Platform™ represents the next step in the evolution of translation through technology and community involvement. Today, global organizations, intelligence agencies and government entities use the platform, saving time and resources on projects ranging from a few pages to several volumes. Lingotek also offers professional translation services for companies. The company is based in Draper, Utah and is funded by Canopy Ventures, In-Q-Tel, and Flywheel Ventures. For more information, visit

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