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Last 401.50 GBp
Change Today +1.50 / 0.38%
Volume 26.1K
SDL On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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04/27/15 - 472.00 GBp
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sdl plc (SDL) Details

SDL plc provides translation services for customer’s multilingual content worldwide. It operates in two segments, Language Services, and Technology segment. The company offers enterprise, desktop and statistical machine translation, content and campaign management, social media monitoring, and marketing analytic technologies. It provides SDL Customer Experience Cloud, a solution that offers personalized customer experience; SDL Trados Studio, a transaltion software; SDL Passolo, a solution to translate, share, and collaborate software localization projects; SDL Tridion used for processes and content assets; SDL Fredhopper for onsite search, navigation, and merchandising; SDL MultiTerm, a solution to manage brand across content, languages, and channels; and SDL WorldServer, a translation process management solution. The company also offers SDL TMS, a translation program solution; SDL LiveContent, a solution that enables customers to find answers post-sale; SDL BeGlobal, a cloud-based machine translation solution; SDL Contenta Publishing Suite, which are content delivery solutions for the aerospace and defense industry; and various other solutions. In addition, it provides consultancy and other services. The company serves the travel, finance, retail, aerospace and defense, and manufacturing industries. SDL plc was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, United Kingdom.

3,349 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/29/15
Founded in 1992

sdl plc (SDL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 434.8K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sdl plc (SDL) Key Developments

SDL plc Introduces New Enhancements to its Contenta Publishing Suite

SDL plc has introduced the new enhancements to its Contenta Publishing Suite, a core component of SDL's knowledge delivery solutions that support the aerospace and defense industry. SDL has released enhancements to search and indexing capabilities and drastically improved editing with advanced data reuse functionality. With Contenta S1000D 5.3 and Live Content S1000D 5.3, SDL now provides the ability to deliver better content, faster. With the improvements to the Contenta Publishing Suite, Common Source Data Base (CSDB) users gain new search technology, an advanced UI optimized for S1000D and automated indexing capabilities. These enhancements drastically increase the productivity and efficiency of project managers, enabling project workflow at a more granular level and providing greater visibility into work in progress for increased control over the life of a project. Additionally, with a streamlined Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) publishing process, time to publish will be significantly decreased resulting in enhanced performance. Authors and editors gain improved data reuse capability within the upgraded Contenta Publishing Suite. Now, users can add reusable components into a Common Information Repository (CIR) to automate content insertion, increasing content quality by managing information through a controlled repository - eliminating time spent on duplicated efforts within projects. These enhancements also provide increased S1000D specification compliance. Contenta Publishing Suite will be available for purchase by public sector channel partners and government agencies through multiple immixGroup contract vehicles including IT 70 GSA Schedule, NETCENTS-2 and NASA SEWP V. immixGroup Inc. This agreement enables a more streamlined method for purchasing the Contenta Publishing Suite, enhancing the buying experience for government agencies.

IMES DEXIS Expands Use of SDL's eCommerce Optimization

SDL plc has announced that IMES DEXIS has expanded use of SDL's eCommerce Optimization. IMES DEXIS selected SDL due to the fast, easy-to-use smart search and navigation technology within SDL eCommerce Optimization. Further, a major deciding factor was the ability to leverage the rich data that IMES DEXIS meticulously collects across the three languages to automatically offer recommendations to customers based on their previous purchases or the buying habits of similar customers. Since implementing the new SDL solutions, IMES DEXIS has: improved its product catalog organization and user interface experience for customers, helping with its digital transformation and advancing eCommerce revenue from 4% to 25% of total revenues; and enhanced its search and navigation as searches are now significantly faster.

SDL Unveils Next Gen Machine Translation Technology XMT

SDL introduced the next generation of machine translation technology XMT, a core component of the Language pillar within SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud. This powerful technology will become an essential tool in bringing down the barriers of multilingual communication by providing a scalable infrastructure for the development and rapid deployment of real-time translation capabilities a necessity in multilingual world. Developed by the SDL Language Research Group, XMT is a complete rewrite of machine translation technology developed to address the limitations of previous generations of machine translation. Current machine translation technologies apply a one-size-fits-all solution to all language pairs. XMT allows different translation algorithms to be used for different language pairs, drastically increasing the quality of the output. XMT will also allow for the quick development and deployment of ground-breaking new MT capabilities, including SDL Language Learning™, which will bring artificial intelligence to machine translation by empowering the engines to learn and apply individual user language preferences.


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