CARY, N.C.--()--Dex One Corporation (NYSE: DEXO) today announced it was recognized with the “Best Emerging Technology: Enterprise Mobility” ValueHonors™ Award by InformationWeek for its digital transformation on mobile, social and video platforms.
“Our Enterprise IT transformation resulted in a 53 percent increase in digital bookings in our second quarter, and we expect digital bookings growth rates will continue well in excess of 30 percent for the balance of the year.”
The ValueHonors Award, which acknowledges collaborative and influential contributions toward creating value in global IT ecosystems and business transformations, was presented to Dex One earlier this week at the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference in California.
InformationWeek cited Dex One’s expanded digital product portfolio and multiple channels of delivering content and services to its clients. Dex One has developed customer-facing applications that include iOS, Android and a mobile version of its Web destinations to help local business and consumers connect, improving monetization.
“Receiving this ValueHonors Award celebrates the significant achievements the Dex One team has accomplished to support its digital growth,” said Atish Banerjea, CTO and senior vice president at Dex One. “Our Enterprise IT transformation resulted in a 53 percent increase in digital bookings in our second quarter, and we expect digital bookings growth rates will continue well in excess of 30 percent for the balance of the year.”
Dex One also developed application framework to support both Web and native environments. The iPad, iPhone and Android native applications were developed in house and with support from technology partner HCL Technologies. Dex One was also among the first in its industry to roll out iPads to its sales force in 2010.
ValueHonors Awards were judged by an independent panel of respected IT and business experts, including Stephanie Stahl, executive editor, InformationWeek marketing services; Jennifer Zaino, contributing editor, InformationWeek; and Peter Krass, editor-in-chief, Smart Enterprise magazine.
ABOUT DEX ONE CORPORATION
Dex One Corporation (NYSE: DEXO) is a leading marketing solutions provider helping local businesses and their customers connect wherever and whenever they choose to search. Building on its heritage of delivering print-based solutions, the company provides integrated products and services to help its clients establish their digital presence and generate leads. Dex One's locally based marketing experts offer a broad network of local marketing solutions including online, mobile and print search solutions, such as DexKnows.com. For more information, visit www.DexOne.com.
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