Next Level in 15-year Relationship to Increase Collaboration Efforts, Offering Customers "Best of Breed" Solutions Combining the Power of GIS, Analytics, and Data Quality/Management
QUEBEC, April 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Korem, Inc., and US subsidiary Korem Corp., a multi-national corporation providing ISO-certified systems integration services, and Pitney Bowes Software, a global leader in customer data, location intelligence, analytics and communication software and services, today announced they have entered into a new, three-year Platinum Partner agreement.
The relationship will enable the parties to provide customers in telecommunications, financial services, insurance, government, utilities, and other key industries with the broadest range of coordinated solutions available today to help fully realize the value of their data. With over 80% of all data created containing some geospatial component(s), combining proven Location Intelligence and Data Quality/Management technologies from Pitney Bowes Software with ISO-certified integration services from Korem, companies of all sizes are able to make more informed decisions and drive greater efficiencies in customer acquisition, service, growth and retention.
Under the terms of the new North American regional agreement, Korem and Pitney Bowes Software will join forces to better address the unique needs of American and Canadian entities, in addition to supporting a global customer base. Korem has in place regional agreements in the Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) region, and in the Latin America (LatAm) region.
"We are excited to have inked the first multi-year commitment with Pitney Bowes Software as a Platinum Partner," said Sebastien Vachon, President of Korem. "We have had a successful long-term relationship already, but this new multi-year commitment underscores the level of collaboration between our two companies on a number of fronts, including application development, product/solution sales, professional services and customer support. Not only will this new agreement position Korem for growth within our own customer base, it will help us to support Pitney Bowes Software where our integration expertise with other leading technologies is a necessity. "
"In-depth market, product and technology expertise, coupled with a proven services delivery model, make Korem one of the most competent geospatial partners we have. Now, with Korem's expansion into other Pitney Bowes Software technologies, their ability to extend our mutual capabilities will enhance the value of our solutions and create enormous opportunities for our customers," said Greg Van den Heuvel, President, Americas, Pitney Bowes Software. "Korem will continue to leverage the Location Intelligence technologies they've become expert in over the past 15 years, and add powerful data quality and management solutions --- some of which are recognized as best-in-class --- which will help organizations realize a much greater ROI on their data investment in all areas of their business. Not only will they be able to perform critical business analytics functions, but ensure upstream data quality, storage, access and governance concerns are addressed. "
Founded in 1993, KOREM develops and implements integrated, evolving and high quality geospatial solutions that meet customers strategic and management requirements on a national and international scale. KOREM's workforce capacities, expertise and creativity have contributed to put together solutions to better locate, describe, disseminate, understand and analyze the information improving decision-making throughout organizations. With offices in the United States, Canada and Europe, Korem leverages key partnerships with industry leaders such as Pitney Bowes Software and Google, and commitment to excellence and adherence to the highest standards (including ISO 9001:2008 certification), to carry out solutions that deliver measureable, repeatable and impactful results. Please visit www.korem.com for more information.
About Pitney Bowes Software
Pitney Bowes Software provides multichannel solutions that leverage data to create relevant dialogue between organizations and their customers. These solutions enable lifetime customer relationships by integrating data management, location intelligence, sophisticated predictive analytics, rules-based decision making and cross-channel customer interaction management to increase the value of every customer communication while also delivering operational efficiencies.
Pitney Bowes Software is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a customer communications management technology leader. For more information, please www.pb.com.
For further information:
Patricia Pomerleau, Korem (418) 647-1555
Email: [email protected]