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Message Systems

October 16, 2013 08:00 ET

Message Systems Announces Winners of Customer Excellence Awards at Interact 2013

First Annual Customer Excellence Awards Program Recognizes Customers in Four Categories

COLUMBIA, MD--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2013) - Message Systems, the global leader in digital messaging software, announced today the winners of its first annual Customer Excellence Awards program. In an effort to recognize, honor and celebrate customers achieving success with Message Systems solutions, the awards closed out Interact 2013: Connect, The Digital Messaging Industry Conference, which took place last week in San Diego.

The Customer Excellence Awards recognized Message Systems customers in the following categories:

Lifescript, the leading website dedicated to women's health and a longtime Message Systems customer, was cited as the customer that has done the most to help guide improvement of Message Systems solutions. Whether through discussions with the company's engineering staff or a member of the Message Systems product team, or through Customer Advisory Board sessions, Lifescript provided direct feedback that helped improve Message Systems product offerings.

"Message Systems has helped us to create a thriving business dedicated to inspiring women to be proactive about their health," said Jack Hogan, CTO at Lifescript. 

LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network on the Internet with more than 238 million members worldwide, was recognized as the customer whose innovative use of the Message Systems solution set the highest example for delivering measurable benefits to its own organization and the wider Message Systems user community. Specifically, LinkedIn was lauded for its leading role in creating and sharing Lua-based scripted policies for the implementation of DMARC-compliant messaging processes.

"I encourage Interact attendees to build on the work of my team at LinkedIn," said Franck Martin, digital postmaster at LinkedIn. "Spread the adoption of DMARC to help create a more secure online messaging environment for everyone." 

  • Global Momentum Award: XING

XING, a social network that helps business professionals in Germany to connect, find jobs and generate business ideas, was recognized as the customer who has achieved success through the implementation of a Message Systems solution internationally.

"Taking advantage of the capabilities of Message Systems Momentum platform, we were able to consolidate our messaging operations and optimize them in ways that improve the XING user experience and help grow our business," said Holger Burger, director of site operations at XING. 

Agora Publishing was honored as the customer with a long term and continuous relationship with Message Systems that has shown a commitment to the company's ideals.

"Message Systems has shown complete dedication to the success of Agora," said Getty Sarno, vice president of enterprise applications at Agora. "The company has helped us grow revenue year over year through a messaging platform that enables us to craft and deliver email newsletter and publishing products for audiences of millions around the world."

"Congratulations to all the winners of the 2013 Customer Excellence Awards," said Barry Abel, senior vice president of sales at Message Systems. "We are honored to have an amazing client base made up of some of the world's most innovative companies. We're inspired by the ways these companies have been able to leverage Message Systems solutions to grow their business, and we celebrate their success."

About Message Systems
Message Systems powers many of the world's largest, most complex email, text and cross-channel messaging operations. Our solutions enable companies to integrate messaging with any number of data sources and applications to orchestrate real-time two-way customer interactions through any messaging stream. The result is more effective customer communication that boosts engagement, drives down costs, increases revenue and builds closer relationships. Message Systems is the leading provider of messaging infrastructure to the world's largest social networks and e-businesses, including Facebook, and many Fortune 500 leaders in banking, consumer technology and telecommunications. Founded in 1997, Message Systems is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, and maintains offices around the globe. For more information follow us on Twitter @MessageSystems or go to

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