Stratecast Selects Shango for "Global OSS/BSS 10 to Watch in 2014" List

Summary: Shango, an Austin, Texas-Based Software Company, Has Been Selected by Stratecast for Their "Global OSS/BSS 10 to Watch in 2014" List, in Recognition of Their Innovations in the Area of Unified Fulfillment and Supply Chain Integration

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shango, a pioneer in the future of unified communications, has been recognized by Stratecast as one of the 10 Global OSS/BSS to Watch in 2014. Shango, the creator of Unify™ - a SaaS platform for integrating, promoting and fulfilling IP services, was selected for its focus on meeting critical business challenges and technology enablement functions, alongside such telecom giants as Alcatel-Lucent.

"Innovative services and applications are in no short supply around the world. What has been in short supply are solutions to unify the ecosystem of innovators with the fulfillment process for operators and their business partners," said Tim McElligott, senior consulting analyst for Global Operations & Monetization at Stratecast. "Shango leverages the flexibility of software-as-a-service to create a platform that can bring these together for the next generation of unified communications."

Shango's approach to supply chain integration through common application interfaces (APIs) and automated workflows creates an environment for market operators and carriers to deliver vertical-specific applications by providing a platform for integrating with communications service partners. Stratecast believes Shango is a company to watch in 2014 because it has the potential to eliminate stubborn barriers in fulfillment for this market.

"Shango is enabling a new generation of 'Smart Carriers' to better serve their customers by linking the services they love directly to their phone number, creating a personalized and seamlessly integrated service experience," states David Walsh, CEO of Shango. "We are honored to be recognized by Stratecast as a 'Top 10 to Watch' company. We will continue to create next generation solutions for the telecom industry to improve global competitiveness."

About Shango

Shango is pioneering the future of unified communications through Unify™, a SaaS platform for integrating, promoting and fulfilling IP services. With Unify, operators and service partners work together, utilizing subscriber telephone numbers to deliver unique and personalized communication offerings. Subscribers can connect with the services they want, how and when they want to use them.

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For more information, visit www.shango.com or call 855.9.SHANGO.

Eve Richter, Director of Marketing
Shango
(512) 758-7486