Microsoft Azure allows Lionbridge to support GeoFluent customer requirements and preferences for data location; Provides enhanced enterprise-grade performance and uptime
WALTHAM, Mass. – Nov. 30, 2016 — Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIOX) today announced that its GeoFluent real-time translation solution is now available on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to support its global clients. The availability of Azure from 30 regions across the globe allows Lionbridge to support GeoFluent customer data residency requirements and preferences for data storage. Customers also benefit from Azure’s world-class reliability and performance.
This is especially important for the growing number of European customers who are using GeoFluent to address their pronounced language challenges. These clients will use GeoFluent delivered from Azure regions throughout Europe, to allow for real-time translation services across borders and in compliance with European personal data transfer requirements. Lionbridge will replicate this model to support GeoFluent customers in other parts of world, leveraging regional datacenters to support appropriate data privacy requirements.
“Lionbridge’s patented advances have made real-time translation a viable alternative to hiring bi-lingual agents,” said Tom Tseki, Vice President and General Manager, GeoFluent, Lionbridge. “In addition, the move to Azure ensures that we are able to optimize GeoFluent to meet the security and privacy requirements of each client in each region.”
“We’re pleased to see Lionbridge deliver GeoFluent on Microsoft Azure as a key component to meet local compliance requirements,” said Chris Niehaus, Senior Director, National Cloud Programs, Microsoft Corp. “The global scale and agility of Azure, combined with Lionbridge’s industry expertise, will help to enhance the overall experience for our mutual customers.”
GeoFluent, a SaaS offering from Lionbridge, eliminates language as a barrier between organizations and customers. By providing omni-lingual support across the omni-channel, companies improve customer experience (CX), increase revenue and decrease cost and risk. GeoFluent plugs into leading contact center, service management, collaboration and other communications platforms to maximize customers’ existing investments, enabling them to support over 100 global languages across any interaction channel.
For more information, please visit www.geofluent.com.
Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 27 countries. To learn more, visit http://www.lionbridge.com.
“Lionbridge” and “GeoFluent” are registered trademarks of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries.