Bridgeline Announces New Partnership and Upcoming Release of Translation Services Product, Unbound Translate
BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLIN), a provider in cloud-based Web Content Management, eCommerce, Website Analytics and Marketing Automation software, announced today the addition of Unbound Translate; a native professional language translation solution to their marketing technology platform, Bridgeline Unbound.
The Bridgeline Unbound platform allows organizations to easily create multiple marketing and eCommerce variant sites, giving brands the opportunity to have an international presence localized to the needs of the target audience in their various global markets. Bridgeline will continue to expand on these capabilities by offering “Unbound Translate” releasing in early 2019. Bridgeline customers will be able to submit pages, content items and product data into customizable, easy-to-use workflows that initiate the translation of page content, product descriptions, SEO metadata and more.
To achieve this additional level of service, Bridgeline has established a strategic partnership with Lingotek, a leader in the cloud-based translation services market. Lingotek was the first to introduce cloud-based translation management technology to the United States in 2006. Lingotek provides a well-established network of professional translation experts throughout the globe in addition to a robust application program interfaces (API) with which the Bridgeline Unbound Translate product will deeply integrate to automate the translation workflow processes.
Bridgeline intends on leveraging this strategic partnership with Lingotek to release its Unbound Translate product in early 2019 and already have purchase intent from existing customers including one of its larger multi-national customers that committed to rolling out a series of eCommerce sites to new markets in Europe. In addition, Bridgeline has demand within its global customer base that will greatly benefit from the Unbound Translate product to launch multilingual websites.
“Unbound Translate will provide the ability to make content multilingual very efficiently including real-time translation status, reusable translation profiles, a glossary for key terms and translation memory to streamline content translation and reduce the costs of content redundancies,” says Carl Prizzi, EVP of Product & Solutions. “Additionally, multiple translation workflow options allow for flexibility in budget, content type and quality needs - and translation jobs can be requested from within the Unbound Content and Unbound Commerce products.”
“The addition of Unbound Translate and our strategic partnership with Lingotek enables our global customers to expand their footprint in new, international markets,” said Ari Kahn, CEO at Bridgeline. “Paired with the scalability and localization capabilities of Unbound Content and Commerce, providing natively integrated translation services empowers our customers to deploy multilingual websites and content with ease.”
About Unbound Translate
Bridgeline Unbound Translate empowers organizations to localize their digital content with ease. Automate the translation of your marketing and eCommerce experiences, enabling your content and product information to be available to your audiences at any time - in their native language.
Lingotek | The Translation Network is the only cloud-based solution to connect all of your global content in one place, giving you the power to manage your brand worldwide. Our industry-leading technology pairs with the best enterprise applications and expert language services to continuously push dynamic multilingual content to all of your global markets. Lingotek is based in Lehi, Utah, and has an office in the United Kingdom.
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About Bridgeline Digital
Bridgeline Digital, The Digital Engagement Company™, helps customers maximize the performance of their complete digital experience – from websites and intranets to online stores and marketing campaigns. Bridgeline’s Unbound (formerly iAPPS) platform deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, Social Media management, and Web Analytics to ensure marketers deliver digital experiences that attract, engage and convert their customers across all channels. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., Bridgeline has thousands of quality customers that range from small- and medium-sized organizations to Fortune 1000 companies. To learn more, please visit www.bridgeline.com or call (800) 603-9936.
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