Clickatell In The Running

Global mobile messaging provider Clickatell has been nominated as a finalist for Best Enterprise Software in two product categories in the MobileVillage 2008 Mobile Star Awards, which honour  the top companies, products, deployments, and leaders in mobile and wireless technology.
Clickatells Messaging Gateway has been shortlisted in the Best Mobile Developer Tool category, while its Multimode Mobile Messaging platform has been nominated in the Best Mobile Marketing Solution category.
The Clickatell Messaging Gateway, which makes it fast and easy for any organization to set up and implement text-based messaging solutions to reach customers on their mobiles. Clickatells Enterprise Messaging Gateway includes a series of open APIs that support a set of common protocols, such as HTTP for interfacing and data exchange, FTP to upload files, XML for structured data, SMTP to connect e-mail to SMS, or Windows COM to integrate directly into applications. Script libraries and comprehensive integration specification documents are provided with each protocol.
Clickatell also serves the enterprise and Government market segment with its Clickatell Multimode Messaging Manager solution, which provides assured delivery of real-time disaster and critical alert messages across multiple messaging channels.
Clickatells Multimode Messaging Manager is a multichannel messaging application that can be integrated with any enterprise or public safety system. A messaging event – such as a status update or transaction alert – generated by an enterprise application is forwarded to the Multimode Messaging Manager via a set of open APIs, automatically transcoded into the right format and delivered in real-time to the recipients device, which could be a mobile phone, landline, fax, pager, PC or any IP-connected device. The multimode capability allows messages to switch between the various communication channels. Clickatell says that assured message delivery makes it ideal for emergency alerts, business continuity notifications and multichannel marketing applications.
For almost a decade, weve been providing enterprise messaging solutions to thousands of developers and have helped them deliver mobile solutions for IT Developers, global banks, insurance providers, healthcare organizations, social networks, travel and transportation, healthcare and more industries, says Clickatell CEO, Pieter de Villiers. Our customers need a solution that is easy to implement, easy to use, reaches people around the globe, and provides enterprise-level quality of service. Clickatell works with over 8,300 organizations to deliver mobile messaging strategies for companies worldwide needing to reach customers for a variety of critical communications and transactions anywhere, anytime.
Voting begins in July, and the winners will be announced in September.  To read more about this years nominations, click here.