NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - Smartling, Inc. (www.smartling.com), the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced it has earned compliance with the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for its software services. HIPAA protects the privacy of individually identifiable electronic health information, and requires strict, standardized administrative, physical and technical security measures.
"Healthcare and life sciences companies generate digital content constantly, and as they expand globally, it's essential that their localization and translation management partner understands the complex confidentiality requirements of HIPAA," said Andrey Akselrod, CTO, Smartling, Inc. "We're proud to have completed this security assessment and earned official HIPAA compliance, third-party validation of Smartling's dedication to security and privacy."
The Smartling Translation Management System (TMS) allows customers real-time visibility and greater control over their translation projects and makes worldwide deployment of translated content faster, easier and more accurate.
The HIPAA security assessment was performed by 360 Advanced, P.A., a full-service audit and consulting firm that specializes in integrated compliance solutions, including conducting HIPAA assessments. Completion of the rigorous HIPAA Security assessment demonstrates Smartling, Inc.'s continued commitment to create and maintain the most stringent controls needed to ensure the highest quality and security of services provided to their customers.
In addition to HIPAA compliance, Smartling also holds Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1, the highest level of PCI certification, and Service Organization Control 2 (SOC2) certifications.
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 Named "Most Innovative Startup" at Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal's 2011 FASTech 50, Smartling is shaking up the outdated translation and localization industry with the first platform designed to manage the entire translation, localization and delivery process via a scalable SaaS model. Brands who rely on Smartling to launch and manage localized multilingual websites and applications include Spotify, SurveyMonkey, Foursquare, Path, Vimeo, Kodak, HotelTonight, Uber, GoPro, and more. The Smartling platform currently serves billions of page views per month in 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, IDG Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock and several prominent angel investors.