February 22, 2017
PUBLISHED BY Vlocity
SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 7, 2017 / GLOBE NEWSWIRE / – Vlocity, Inc., a leading industry cloud software company, today announced that Vlocity received two prestigious awards in the CRM and enterprise computing industry. For the third year running, Vlocity has been named a winner in the 2017 CRM Watchlist Awards. The prestigious, annual competition – hosted by CRM analyst and best-selling author Paul Greenberg – recognizes companies that have had a significant impact on the CRM market over the last year and are poised to continue to shape the industry. Vlocity was honored for its achievements, innovation, customer success and mindshare in the industry cloud marketplace.
Vlocity also announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Vlocity and the Vlocity Communications Cloud as a 2016 NFV Product of the Year Award winner, presented by TMC’s Internet Telephony magazine.
Vlocity Wins 2017 CRM Watchlist for Third Year in a Row
According to Paul Greenberg, the CRM Watchlist “is designed to find companies who have not only had a significant impact in the market the year before but also are built to continue having that impact in the following approximately three years.” To win the exclusive CRM Watchlist Award, a “company has to be well rounded – it has financial stability, solid management, excellent products and services, superb culture and a strong partner ecosystem to help sustain its efforts.”
“We are honored that Vlocity has been named a winner in the 2017 CRM Watchlist,” said David Schmaier, CEO & Founder, Vlocity. “We view this award as another validation of Vlocity’s strategy to deliver modern, omni-channel, industry-specific applications in the cloud, and the incredible success and business results that our customers are realizing with Vlocity. Our back-to-back wins over the last three years are testimony to the historic IT transformation underway as companies move away from costly, obsolete on-premise CRM systems to agile and digital industry cloud applications built on the world’s #1 CRM platform, Salesforce.”
“It is exciting to see one of our important partners, Vlocity, win the coveted CRM Watchlist award,” said Peter Doolan, EVP of Digital Transformation and Innovation, Salesforce. “This is a testament to the power of the Salesforce platform and how it has enabled companies of all sizes to transform their businesses.”
“This marks the third year in a row in which Vlocity has won this prestigious CRM Watchlist award, with the company performing well across all metrics,” added Rip Gerber, Chief Marketing and Alliances Officer, Vlocity. “Paul Greenberg’s extensive analysis of CRM providers is the deepest review in our industry, a competition among 136 of some of the largest companies in enterprise computing. We accept this award on behalf of all our customers across the industries that we serve. We also congratulate our strategic partner Salesforce for topping the list with the highest aggregate score of any company in the industry.”
Vlocity Wins 2016 NFV “Product of the Year” Award
Drawing upon cloud and virtualization, two of the most powerful trends in computing, NFV (Network Function Virtualization) promises to deliver new levels of flexibility, efficiency and agility to service providers. Service providers will find themselves able to react more rapidly to market trends, more effectively meet user demands and more efficiently deliver new services and applications that will drive new revenue streams.
INTERNET TELEPHONY’s NFV Products of the Year recognize those companies and solutions leading the growth of this rapidly-emerging technology.
“Recognizing leaders advancing NFV, TMC is proud to announce Vlocity as a recipient of the 2016 NFV Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Vlocity Communications and Media Cloud apps have demonstrated innovation and will help drive continued growth in this rapidly-evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor Vlocity for their inspiring work.”
“Vlocity Communications and Media Cloud apps enable Communications Services Providers to launch new offers and services faster, ensure order accuracy and deliver timely service,” said Dan Ford, VP and General Manager of Vlocity Communications and Media. “Our industry-specific apps help sales teams quickly translate customer opportunities into approved quotes, signed contracts and completed orders, and enable customers to self-serve through their channel and device of choice.”
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