SDL Recognized as One of 100 Companies that Matter

Receives top industry award for both web and structured content technologies

Mar 03, 2011, 09:00 ET from SDL

MAIDENHEAD, England and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SDL (LSE: SDL), the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, today announced the double recognition by KMWorld for two of SDL's content technologies. SDL was named to KMWorld magazine's annual "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" for both its Web Content Management (WCM) solutions and the company's Structured Content Technologies (SCT). This is the second consecutive year SDL has been recognized for innovation in its SDL Tridion® product suite and the sixth consecutive year SDL has been recognized for leadership in the structured content market for its solutions in DITA, S1000D and dynamic publishing.  Companies on the list were selected based on their agility, commitment to improvement and customer focus.

"SDL's inclusion on the list is based on the breadth and impact of its innovations to meet specific customer needs while adding true value to its entire chain of constituencies," said Hugh McKellar, editor in chief, KMWorld. "SDL continues to provide customers with sophisticated technology and real solutions that help them to achieve success in today's connected world."

SDL's double award in two areas of content management is a testament to the power of SDL's vision in bringing best-of-breed technologies to market that integrate seamlessly with each other.

With SDL's Web Content Management solutions, global companies have the ability to engage with their prospects and customers across channels, devices, languages and cultures. Positioned as a "leader" by both Forrester and Gartner, SDL Tridion optimizes customer web engagement and maximizes conversion rates while reducing operational costs.

SDL's Structured Content Technologies empower global organizations to create, manage and deliver large volumes of technical information to customers, partners and field service personnel who need to understand and service products. SDL's DITA solutions help companies write once and reuse content across the organization. Its S1000D solutions for aerospace and defense ensure information is in the hands of those who maintain mission-critical equipment.  

"We're very pleased to receive such high recognition from KMWorld," said John Hunter, CEO of SDL. "Our solutions help companies engage with their customers throughout the customer journey – from brand awareness to sales and after-sales support. This award underscores our commitment to helping companies drive revenue and higher levels of customer satisfaction across languages, cultures and channels."

The list of companies receiving this distinction will be available online at and will be published in the March 2011 issue of KMWorld magazine.

About SDL

SDL is the leader in Global Information Management. Global Information Management enables companies to engage with their customers throughout the customer journey –from brand awareness, to sales and after-sales support– and across languages, cultures and channels.

SDL's best-of-breed Web Content Management, eCommerce, Structured Content and Language Technologies, combined with its Language Services drive down the cost of content creation, management, translation and publishing. SDL solutions increase conversion ratios and customer satisfaction through targeted information across all customer touch points.

Global industry leaders who rely on SDL include ABN-Amro, Bosch, Canon, CNH, FICO, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, KLM, Microsoft, NetApp, Philips, SAP and Sony. SDL has over 1500 enterprise customers, has deployed over 170,000 software licenses and provides access to on-demand portals for 10 million customers per month. It has a global infrastructure of more than 60 offices in 35 countries. For more information, visit

About KMWorld

The leading information provider serving the Knowledge, Document and Content Management systems market, KMWorld informs more than 45,000 subscribers about the components and processes - and subsequent success stories – that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

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