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News from September, 2013

Leading Global Consulting and Technology Services Customer Mitigates Supply Chain Risk with Aravo Solutions

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Press Release – Aravo

Firm to Add Aravo Risk Management to its Existing Aravo SIM Deployment to Reduce Risk from 10,000 Asia-Pacific Based Suppliers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 30, 2013 – Aravo Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle Management (SLM) solutions and Supplier Risk Services (SRS), announced today that a leading global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing customer has expanded its use of Aravo Enterprise™. With suppliers located around the world, the customer will use Aravo Risk Management to help it identify, manage and mitigate supply chain risk for over 10,000 suppliers primarily in the Asia-Pacific region.

This company serves clients in more than 120 countries, combining unequalled experience with comprehensive business services capabilities across all industries and functions to help their customers become high-performance businesses and governments. In 2012, they began to deploy Aravo Enterprise™ as a core component of their spending management infrastructure to centralize and automate strategic supplier management processes ranging from global supplier on-boarding and contract document management, to improved supply chain visibility and reduced maverick spending.

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InsideView® Announces Native Integration with Marketo® for Effortless Lead Enrichment

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Press Release – InsideView

InsideView and Marketo Deliver a One-Two Punch with Automatic Lead Enrichment and Rapid Lead Scoring and Routing

San Francisco, Calif.—September 23, 2013—InsideView, the leader in CRM Intelligence™, today announced native integration of InsideView for Marketing™ with Marketo®, the leading cloud-based marketing software platform. Through the integration, the moment a lead is created in Marketo, it is matched and enriched with complete and accurate company and contact data from the InsideView CRM Intelligence Platform™ for better scoring, routing and segmentation.

“As much as 61% of B2B marketers send all leads directly to sales, even though only 27% of those leads will be qualified*,” said Brian Kelly, CMO of InsideView. “Worse, sales reps spend hours researching leads that have little potential of closing. InsideView for Marketing ensures that every lead in the Marketo system will have complete, accurate firmographic data for faster, more accurate scoring and routing.”

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MobiTV Dangles Dongle in Front of Service Providers Also Partners with EchoStar on Android Set-Top, Works with Deutsche Telekom

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

By Jim Barthold

MobiTV is using IBC 2013 in Amsterdam as a launch pad for a new dongle that, it said, creates an opportunity for wireless, IPTV and DSL broadband operators to broaden their in-home reach with TV Everywhere.

The Connected Media Platform with an HDMI dongle “breaks down barriers to the home that used to exist in order for providers to extend their brands and deliver a more engaging experience to their users,” Charlie Nooney, CEO and chairman of MobiTV, said in a corporate news release.

Nooney said the device leverages MobiTV’s Android expertise, in particular, so that the company can “be creative with our delivery by integrating social recommendations and advertising insertion, among other cutting-edge advances.”

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MobiTV Hands Operators the Keys to the Home HDMI Dongle Offers Operators a New Means to Break Down Barriers to the Home

Monday, September 16th, 2013

AMSTERDAM, September 16, 2013– MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand TV Everywhere, today announced new HDMI dongle capabilities that offer operators a cost-effective entry into the home. At IBC (Hall 14, Booth 160), the company is showcasing its Connected Media Platform with an HDMI dongle powering an in-home and True TV Everywhere experience.

The dongle’s emergence in the ecosystem of devices creates an opportunity for wireless, IPTV and DSL broadband operators to enter the home and broaden their branded offering to include a True TV Everywhere solution that leverages their customer relationships. The device offers easy installation, without truck rolls, allowing the service to get off the ground and into homes quickly and easily. Additionally, operators can optimize the growing use of the second screen, as the tablet or smartphone becomes the remote control, thereby creating a better user experience in the living room.

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MobiTV Powers In-Network Deployment of Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain2Go Multiscreen TV Service

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

MobiTV’s platform extends Entertain2Go rollout across devices

AMSTERDAM – Sept. 15, 2013 – MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand true TV everywhere, announced today that its platform partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain2Go streaming service has successfully completed the first phase of the rollout. The new multiscreen service extends the robust Entertain service to deliver live TV and on-demand programming across screens.

“Advancements in wireless technology, network quality and content availability are changing the way consumers discover, access, and view video programming,” said Charlie Nooney, chairman and chief executive officer at MobiTV. “Consumers want to be able to choose when, where, and on which devices they view their content. Deutsche Telekom has been at the forefront of this transformation in the industry and the MobiTV team is proud to be at the core of the solution.”

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MobiTV Unveils Integrated Multiscreen, In-Home Android Digital Entertainment Solution at IBC 2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Company Stakes Leadership Position in TV Everywhere with the First Solution to Unify Android Set-Top Box and Non-Traditional Device Capabilities

AMSTERDAM, September 12, 2013—MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand true TV everywhere, today announced the extension of its end-to-end, cloud-based multiscreen platform to include the Android set-top box entertainment experience. The introduction signals a leadership position for MobiTV in TV Everywhere by being the first to deliver high-quality, secure HD content across Android set-top boxes and non-traditional devices. The solution leverages long-term strategic top-tier partnerships with Marvell Semiconductor (NASDAQ: MRVL), EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) to address the demand for secure content delivery, while building upon MobiTV’s connected media solution for viewing across multiple devices inside and outside the home.

“The definition of entertainment in and out of the home has changed,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO at MobiTV. “We see a great opportunity to leverage the rich app development within the Android ecosystem to create a personalized experience across screens and address growing consumer demand for a true TV everywhere solution. Our top tier partners and Android expertise will give service providers the added advantage to go to market with and ultimately lead to an improved, more seamless end user experience.”

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