Mountain View, CA and Belfast, Northern Ireland – June 3, 2015 – WSO2 and SLA Mobile today announced a strategic partnership to deliver digital services, leveraging WSO2 open source middleware, to mobile operators in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
WSO2 delivers the industry’s most comprehensive open source platform for building, integrating, managing, securing and analyzing companies’ APIs, applications, and Web services—on-premises, in the cloud, on mobile devices, and across the Internet of Things.
SLA Mobile is a global mobile solutions company that provides mobile operators and merchants with managed digital service solutions, allowing them to engage with their customers and create new revenue streams.
The partnership was announced in conjunction with WSO2’s news at WSO2Con Europe 2015 today that the company has achieved a 155% growth in partner-driven revenue in Q1 2015 over Q1 2014, and increased its number of partners by 140% in the same period.
As a WSO2 Preferred Partner, SLA Mobile has supported the WSO2Con Europe 2015 by participating as a Silver Sponsor and hosting a speaking engagement delivered by their SLA Mobile Chief Technology Officer Stephen Carl. Stephen discussed the importance for mobile operators to create digital services like mobile identity to ensure they remain competitive. He also explained how the GSMA Mobile Connect solution is becoming the de facto standard within the mobile industry.
Under terms of the agreement, SLA Mobile will use WSO2’s open source middleware to provide mobile operators with innovative digital service solutions. Additionally, WSO2 will provide SLA Mobile with technical, sales and marketing support to promote adoption and help customers achieve the high availability, high performance, and flexibility they require for IT and business agility.
“SLA Mobile’s alliance with WSO2 further extends our leadership in the mobile industry with regards to digital service solutions. It enables us to provide innovative mobile solutions leveraging the capabilities of WSO2 open source middleware,” said SLA Mobile Head of Sales and Marketing Amelia Power.
“Our partnership with SLA Mobile is a win-win situation for our mobile industry customers,” said WSO2 Vice President of Channel Sales Lindsey Anderson. “SLA Mobile, as a partner of choice for many mobile operators and merchants for its managed digital service solutions across EMEA and Asia, provides a strong complement to our comprehensive WSO2 platform. Together, we are empowering these businesses with the modern, flexible and secure solutions they require.”
About SLA Mobile
SLA Mobile is a global mobile solutions company that is continually moving forward, creating managed digital service solutions that help mobile operators engage with their customers and monetize their network and data assets. Our heritage and strength working in mobile professional services at the top end of the telco market for over 10 years has made us the company we are today. For further information, visit www.sla-mobile.com and @slamobile on Twitter.
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