Avangate Named a 2014 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Commerce, eCommerce & Billing and Subscription Management

Digital Commerce Platform Earns Prestigious Software Industry Recognition in Content and Software Categories

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - April 30, 2014) - Avangate, the leading Digital Commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of Software and Online Services companies to grow their business worldwide, today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards in three categories: Best Commerce Solution and Best Subscription Management Solution in the Software track and Best eCommerce & Billing Platform in the Content track.
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education and Software.

"The proliferation of digital goods comes hand in hand with the need for vendors to go beyond just accepting online payments and add value throughout the customer lifecycle. We work diligently to provide our clients with the most comprehensive commerce solution that allows them to support and service the customer across touchpoints consistently and accelerate market penetration and revenue growth," said Carl Theobald, CEO at Avangate. "To be recognized as a finalist by the CODiE Awards Program is a tremendous honor and further reinforces our commitment to helping businesses successfully and seamlessly sell software and online services."

As the only peer-recognized program in the content, education and software industries, this year's CODiE Awards feature 28 software categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends. Winners will be announced during a special Awards dinner in San Francisco on May 21 at Maximize, the industry's premier ISV gathering of SaaS, BI, and Cloud providers.

For more information and a complete list of categories and finalists, please visit siia.net

About CODIE and SIIA 
The CODiEs are awarded by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA's members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure, and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. For more information, visit siia.net

Avangate is the leader in Customer-Centric Commerce solutions, helping Software and Cloud services companies increase their online sales across touchpoints and business models, as well as grow their distribution channels to profitably scale and enter new markets. Avangate's solutions include a full-featured, modular and secure Commerce platform, which integrates online eCommerce, subscription billing, global payments, a partner order and revenue management solution, as well as a constantly expanding worldwide affiliate network. To learn more about Avangate, please visit www.avangate.com.

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CODiE Award Finalist 2014