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SDL Honoured with a 2012 Commendation of Merit by the Society for New Communications Research

SDL recognised for pioneering use of social media and internet communications

Maidenhead, UK

12/10/2012

SDL (LSE: SDL) the leader in Global Information Management, is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a 2012 SNCR Commendation of Merit for Technology Innovation in External Communications & Communities by the Society for New Communications Research Excellence in New Communications Awards program. The prestigious awards program honors individuals and organizations that are pioneering the use of social media and Internet communications technologies (ICT).

SDL BeGlobal s a cloud platform for real-time, automated translation that enables new communication via a secure web application. Companies are enabled to improve multilingual communication efficiency and productivity by empowering users to automatically translate numerous types of content at a trusted level of quality. With trusted automated translation, powered by the cloud, companies can afford to publish all content across multiple languages so more end-customers are enabled to find timely, relevant information in their preferred language. This enablement of external communication can help increase sales, reduce costs, increase brand loyalty, and improve customer satisfaction. “We are honored to recognise SDL through this awards program,” commented SNCR Senior Fellow Paul Gillin, chair of the SNCR Excellence Awards committee.

“It is with great pleasure that SDL BeGlobal has received a Commendation of Merit for Technology Innovation,” said Tim McManus, Senior Vice President of products for SDL’s Language Technologies Division. “SDL is delighted to be recognized for our success in providing this further innovation to the language industry.”

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