SOURCE: Smartling, Inc.

Smartling, Inc.

April 16, 2013 10:00 ET

Smartling Grows Enterprise Customer Roster: Accelerates Global Expansion for YouSendIt, Glassdoor and 99designs

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2013) - Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced three new customers -- YouSendIt, Glassdoor and 99designs -- using its flagship platform to manage their fast-expanding translation and localization needs. From business documents, websites, web applications, and mobile apps to catalog feeds and long-tail digital content, Smartling manages all translation requirements to ensure online and offline content is up-to-date and in the native language of every region.

Customers rely on Smartling's cloud-based technology, transparent workflows, contextual editing capabilities and rapid deployment across their corporate ecosystem of digital content to go global with unmatched speed and accuracy.

  • YouSendIt, Inc, a leading cloud file collaboration service, is using Smartling's enterprise software platform to pilot their website and web app to Dutch and French speaking customers, and to expand internationally.
  • Glassdoor, the social jobs and career community, selected Smartling's Global Delivery Network (GDN) to launch localized English-language versions of the Glassdoor site to visitors in the UK, Canada, Australia, and India.
  • 99designs (, the largest online design marketplace in the world, relies on Smartling to bring its service to French, German, Italian, and Spanish speaking visitors.

"The companies we support understand that bridging the language gap is the last barrier to delivering dynamic, localized customer experiences that close sales and produce new sources of revenue," said Jack Welde, founder and CEO, Smartling. "We are filling that gap with enterprise technology that makes translation an integrated part of the business process, not an afterthought."

The Smartling Translation Management System gives companies real-time visibility into and greater control over their translation projects and makes worldwide deployment of translated content faster, easier and more accurate.

"Smartling gives us a competitive edge with a powerful cloud-based translation management solution that allows all our content to stay in sync, no matter what format or language," said Steve Izzo, VP of YouSendIt.

Smartling enables translation at the speed of business today, with flexible, iterative content updates, collaborative workflows and continuous deployment. Smartling puts the entire translation process in the cloud, improving quality and speeding deployment exponentially -- while meeting the quality requirements of the largest consumer web and mobile companies as well as the Fortune 500 and Global 2000.

About Smartling

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.

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