Beacon Technologies announced that it has engaged into a strategic partnership with Bridgeline Digital, the Boston-headquartered developer of the iAPPS Product Suite. Beacon Technologies was selected to represent North and South Carolina and offer iAPPS services to that region. The iAPPS Product Suite is a powerful web engagement management platform that integrates eCommerce, eMarketing, Search Engine Optimization and Web Analytics seamlessly with Content Management, enabling users to swiftly enhance and optimize the value of their digital properties. iAPPS Content Manager is the 2010 CODiE Award winner for Best Content Management Solution (CMS).
Beacon Technologies and Bridgeline Digital agreed on the partnership after Bridgeline reviewed Beacon’s expertise in Content Management System and eCommerce implementations, along with their offering of professional services that cater to online store development and include strategy, information architecture, visual design, development, hosting, managed and support services, and project management. Beacon Technologies has built numerous enterprise-level website solutions for customers such as Bassett Furniture, Burton and Burton, New Jersey Natural Gas, RF Micro Devices, Silverpop, State of Massachusetts (MLIN), Trailways, Texas A&M, Winston-Salem State University and many others. The iAPPS Product Suite easily syncs up with the current offerings at Beacon Technologies making this a strong partnership.
“We are very pleased to build and strengthen our partnership with Bridgeline Digital, and expect much success by implementing their incredibly well integrated iAPPS suite of products,” said Mark Dirks, CEO of Beacon Technologies. “Bridgeline’s products will allow us to bring an unprecedented quality web engagement management product to our clients, at only a fraction of the cost of other comparable platforms on the market.” Dirks goes on to say, “iAPPS aligns perfectly with everything that Beacon has been doing over the last 12 years, marrying Content Management, eCommerce, Web Analytics and Web Marketing into a single integrated platform.”
Tony Pietrocola, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Bridgeline Digital, agreed with Mark’s comments. "Bridgeline is proud to recognize Beacon Technologies as a strategic partner," said Pietrocola. “Meeting the complex requirements of multi-million dollar online retailers and deeply integrated corporate websites requires a highly-skilled solution provider. Beacon Technologies has proven their abilities time and again, providing large-scale deployments and seamless integration services for a wide range of clients. They know content management. They know eCommerce. And of course, their web marketing services are tremendous, evidenced by their partnership with Google. We are certainly excited to be working with Beacon.”
About Bridgeline Digital
Bridgeline Digital is a developer of award-winning web engagement management software and interactive business technology solutions that help customers leverage best in class web-based technologies to achieve their business objectives. The iAPPS Product Suite is an innovative SaaS solution that deeply unifies web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities into the heart of websites, online stores, intranets, extranets or portals - enabling users to swiftly enhance and optimize the value of their web assets. iAPPS Content Manager is the recent winner of the 2010 CODiE Award for the Best Content Management Solution, globally.
Bridgeline Digital has hundreds of customers ranging from middle market organizations to divisions within Fortune 1,000 companies and powers web solutions on the iAPPS Product Suite for world-class organizations that include Sun Chemical, Cleveland Clinic, Healthcore, Berkshire Life Insurance, AARP, National Financial Partners, Cadaret, Grant & Co., National Insurance Crime Bureau, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
About Beacon Technologies
Founded in 1997, Beacon Technologies (beacontechnologies.com) was formed by a group of accomplished computer-information professionals who designed and built a prominent Fortune 100 company's global corporate intranet website. Today, Beacon’s strength remains with its business experience, deep technical staff and its focus on truly partnering with companies to automate, grow and showcase their businesses using leading-edge internet technology. From conception to launch, Beacon prides itself on being a partner, not a vendor, in guiding its clients to utilize to take full advantage of the internet. This success is due to the unique collection of services that Beacon’s clients get from a single company, which includes creative web design & development, web marketing (SEO, PPC, Social Media, etc), ecommerce solutions, content management software and state-of-the-art hosting services – none of which are outsourced. Beacon Technologies’ solutions deliver a competitive advantage that reduce administrative costs, expand customer bases and most importantly, increase revenue for clients. Beacon Technologies is based in Greensboro, NC.