Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Xora for Its Leadership in Customer Value for Mobile Workforce Management MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- Based on its recent analysis of the mobile workforce management (MWM) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Xora, a ClickSoftware Company (NASDAQ: CKSW), with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. The award highlights Xora's superior focus on enhancing the value customers receive, beyond good service, leading to improved customer retention and, ultimately, market share expansion. Four key factors have contributed to Xora's leadership in providing customer value: a best-in-class customer support program during and after solution deployment; an affordable, cloud-based delivery model; the forging of strong partnerships with wireless carriers; and finally, an expanded definition of the solution's use and value in today's marketplace. Xora StreetSmart, a suite of configurable mobile apps that turn any mobile phone or tablet into a powerful productivity tool, is designed to appeal to a wide range of businesses and public-sector agencies. The application is highly configurable through an intuitive, easy-to-use interface and is continually evolving with new feature releases. Cloud-based SaaS deployment minimizes IT requirements. The solution also allows customers to easily scale their implementation, leveraging new features as their needs evolve. This ultimately creates high-value delivery for each Xora customer and rapid ROI. As a part of its promise to provide best-in-class service, Xora delivers live training to educate users on solution capabilities, ranging from help creating wireless forms to configuring mobile jobs and defining mobile business workflows to better realize the customer's end goals. Xora also invests time and energy to understand business needs of its customers, which results in clear ROI expectations for the customer and greater use of Xora's capabilities, ultimately leading to better service for end consumers. With the merging of ClickSoftware and Xora, customers will receive increased benefits from the ability to expand their functionality as their business and mobile workforce needs grow. The merging of the two organizations will enable Xora to leverage ClickSoftware's global sales operations, while providing ClickSoftware additional distribution channels through leading wireless carriers. Xora is both a visionary and evangelist when it comes to the business potential of mobile workforce management solutions. The company has spent the past two years working to expand the industry's view of the value and capabilities that MWM solutions can deliver--well beyond just understanding employee locations to transforming mobile business processes in the field. "By merging Xora and ClickSoftware, we expanded our product offerings to service companies of all sizes, from 5 to 50,000 mobile workers. We are proud to deliver services that enable them to provide an exceptional customer experience, while also providing the tools to achieve outstanding operational performance and grow their businesses," said Dr. Moshe BenBassat, founder and CEO of ClickSoftware. "The combination of Xora and ClickSoftware will enable companies to pick the deployment model that suits their needs--whether it's an out-of-the-box cloud deployment for an SMB or enterprise solution to meet more complex business needs." "Xora knows the SMB sector--its needs, its fears, its pain points," said Jeanine Sterling, principal analyst, Frost & Sullivan. "As a result, it understands how to create real value for small and mid-sized businesses, focusing not just on affordability, but also on two other make-or-break factors with these customers--ease of implementation and ease of use. We're very pleased to recognize Xora, a ClickSoftware Company, with this Customer Value Leadership Award." Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry. About Xora Xora is the #1 market leader in mobile workforce management. Our flagship product is a suite of configurable mobile apps and a Web-based management application that helps mobile businesses and their field employees work smarter and faster. More than 15,000 organizations rely on Xora every day to save money and grow their businesses. Visit Xora on the Web at www.xora.com. About ClickSoftware ClickSoftware (NASDAQ: CKSW) is the leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and service optimization solutions for the enterprise, both for mobile and in-house resources. As pioneers of the "Service chain optimization" concept, our solutions provide organizations with end-to-end visibility and control of the entire service management chain by optimizing forecasting, planning, shift and task scheduling, mobility and real-time management of resource and customer communication. Available via the cloud or on-premise, our products incorporate best business practices and advanced decision-making algorithms to manage service operations more efficiently, in a scalable, integrated manner. Our solutions have become the backbone for many leading organizations worldwide by addressing the fundamental question of job fulfillment: Who does What, for Whom, With What, Where and When. ClickSoftware is the premier choice for delivering superb business performance to service sector organizations of all sizes. The company is headquartered in the United States and Israel, with offices across Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.clicksoftware.com. Follow us on Twitter. Safe Harbor Statement This press release contains express or implied forward-looking statements within the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other U.S Federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those statements regarding expected benefits from using ClickSoftware's solutions. Such "forward-looking statements" involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those projected, including those discussed in the "Risk Factors" section and elsewhere in ClickSoftware's annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013, and in subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as otherwise required by law, ClickSoftware is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Amy Rascanin Director Rockpoint Public Relations 203-653-4628 email@example.com
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Xora for Its Leadership in Customer Value for Mobile Workforce Management
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