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Sproxil Earns International Standards for Quality Management and ISMS Certifications
Completes ISO27001 and ISO9001 International Standard Requirements
Cambridge, Mass. (October 22, 2014) – Sproxil®, a leading provider of world-class brand protection and mobile marketing services, announces its Cambridge headquarters has earned the International Standards for quality management systems and Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) certifications. Sproxil successfully completed comprehensive assessments of the Company’s quality processes and management systems, information security, and continual improvement processes for ISO9001 and ISO27001.
The certifications highlight Sproxil’s ability to meet clients various and specific needs and strengthens the integrity of the company’s solution suite, including the company’s flagship, award-winning Mobile Product Authentication™ technology.
“Becoming ISO certified further solidifies our position as the global leader in mobile-based product protection technology and demonstrates commitment to our clients,” states Vivian Tang, Business Operations Coordinator of Sproxil who led the certification process. “The certifications demonstrate that our continual improvement processes and data security measures meet both strict global standards and our internal standards of success.”
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer of International Standards for businesses. Accepted as the worldwide standard that defines quality, ISO9001 certification is granted to companies who have developed a process approach to implementing and improving the effectiveness of a quality management system in order to enhance customer satisfaction by meeting customer requirements. ISO27001, considered the most stringent certification for information security controls, is focused on adoption of a process approach for information security systems and their management.
Sproxil uses mobile technology to combat counterfeiting and increase brand equity with innovative, consumer-focused product protection and targeted marketing solutions. Its flagship Mobile Product Authentication™(MPA™) solution helps ensure goods are not counterfeit or compromised, empowering consumers to verify product genuineness by SMS, mobile app, web, or voice. Compatible with any tangible item, MPA is widely used by leading pharmaceutical companies to curb the multi-billion dollar counterfeit drug industry. MPA protects products across more than ten industries, including personal care, automotive aftermarket parts and electrical cables. Sproxil’s mobile marketing and consumer loyalty services help brand owners increase consumer loyalty and differentiate themselves from competitors.
The company has been recognized globally for its efforts against counterfeiting and is endorsed by regulatory bodies in Nigeria and Kenya. Sproxil received the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2013 Patents for Humanity Award in Information Technology, the 2010 IBM SmartCamp Boston Award and the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative Outstanding Commitment Award. In 2013, Sproxil was named the most innovative company in health care and #7 overall by Fast Company Magazine. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, Sproxil has operations in India, Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria, with the ability to execute projects on six major continents.
For more information and a full list of Sproxil’s solution suite, please visit www.sproxil.com.