Across Systems and Korean Localization Provider Saltlux Sign Strategic Agreement
SEOUL, Korea, KARLSBAD, Germany and GLENDALE, Calif. – June 5, 2008 – Across Systems, supplier of the world’s leading independent linguistic supply chain technology, and Saltlux, a leading localization service and linguistic technology provider for Asia, today signed a strategic partnership agreement. Saltlux will become a reseller for and integrator of Across Language Server technology, providing its customers with a comprehensive, centralized server platform for efficient translation workflow and processes. Saltlux will integrate Language Server technology into its own localization and translation service, as well as distribute and deploy it to customers.
In advance of the Localization World Conference, to be held in Berlin from June 9-11, executives from both companies met in Karlsbad to finalize details of the agreement before attending the conference, where both companies are major sponsors. Saltlux’s core business is to provide services and technologies for multilingual content and globalization. Saltlux gains rights to distribute the Across Language Server technology in Asia, including Korea, Japan and China, and through its subsidiaries in Europe and the United States.
Kyung-il Lee, president and CEO of Saltlux, said, “An efficient linguistic supply chain is a crucial element that adds value to our customers. With the Across Language Server, we bring them cost savings, process reliability, and quality improvement.”
The Across Language Server is a centralized platform for all corporate language resources that provides an end-to-end linguistics solution. Besides offering authoring assistance, translation memory and a terminology system, it also includes powerful project management and workflow controls. Its distinguishing feature is its ability to enable customers, agencies and translators to seamlessly work with the same data. Open interfaces enable the seamless integration of corresponding systems such as Content Management Systems (CMS) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions.
Across CEO Niko Henschen states, “This partnership with Saltlux is an important step to increase our presence in Asia. We are confident that we have chosen a great partner to help us gain significant market share worldwide.”
Saltlux is an innovation partner for global business and information management. The company adds usefulness and value to customers’ knowledge assets by integrating and providing knowledge content, publications, glaobization services, and information searching and mining solutions. For more information, see www.saltlux.com
About Across Systems
Across Systems (www.across.net ), based in Karlsbad, Germany, and in Glendale, CA, is the manufacturer of the Across Language Server – the world’s leading independent linguistic supply chain technology.
The Across Language Server is a central software platform for all corporate language resources and for controlling translation processes and workflows. The system simplifies, accelerates, and improves the management, coordination, and implementation of translations. Open interfaces enable the direct integration of corresponding systems, e.g. CMS, catalog, or ERP solutions. By using Across, translation costs can be cut drastically, and the investment in Across usually pays off in a very short time.