NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, a leading provider of advanced web content management, today announced a partnership with Engage Group, the UK's leading engagement specialist, to integrate Engage Group's user research, business consultancy and engagement services with the powerful functionality of Ektron's market-leading customer experience management solution.
The vendor partnership follows the selection of Ektron's foundation software, the Ektron web content management platform, for the global corporate website for one of Engage Group's Magic Circle law firm clients.
Ektron was selected following an extensive and agnostic vendor review process, driven by insights developed by Engage Group into the organizational, user and technological requirements of the client. The website is now in development and is scheduled for launch in early 2012.
Chris Copland, Engage Group's Managing Partner, commented, "Our clients want solutions that combine our expertise in stakeholder engagement and business change with innovative, scalable and reliable technology. This partnership significantly enhances our ability to meet these demands."
David Ryan, Managing Director, Ektron EMEA, added, "Technology needs to work harder to get site visitors engaged as well as to meet commercial requirements. Our partnership with Engage Group highlights Ektron's drive to fully realize every website's marketing and revenue-generating potential by using content to engage consumers, drive business outcomes and further revenue growth."
Ektron simplifies the creation, management and delivery of multi-channel customer experiences for global organizations that are looking to engage with customers online. Ektron speeds time-to-web, drives business outcomes and builds customer loyalty through software that powers corporate websites, intranet portals and social communities. Ektron helps its customers deliver compelling experiences to their audiences through all digital channels – including websites, mobile devices and social networks – by using content to engage consumers, drive business outcomes and further revenue growth. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, with offices in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Ektron has thousands of worldwide customers including: The Home Depot, Kodak, Microsoft, NASDAQ and National Health Services UK. For more information, please visit www.ektron.com, www.ektron.co.uk or www.ektron.com.au.
About Engage Group
Engage Group is the UK's leading specialist in end-to-end employee and stakeholder engagement.
Based in London, Engage Group focuses exclusively on driving organizational performance from the inside out through research-led engagement strategy and solutions. It specializes in: qualitative and quantitative research; engagement strategy and advice; leadership development; culture and employer brand; effective communications; collaboration and the social workplace.
Engage Group works with over 60 clients across multiple industries, including a number of FTSE 100 and 250 businesses in the UK and internationally. Clients include Sainsbury's, O2, RSA, SABMillar RBS, L'Oreal, Crossrail, Unilever, QBE, Diageo, MSCI, Musgrave Group, Transport for London, Schroders, JTI, Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance.
For general information, visit www.engagegroup.co.uk.
SOURCE Ektron Inc.