Cintas to use Platform to Create Intuitive Native Apps Across Company-Issued and Employee-Owned Devices
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 9, 2014 – Cintas Corporation today announced that it had chosen the Appcelerator Platform to develop and manage a portfolio of mobile apps for its workforce of 30,000 employees across North America and around the world. Through this partnership, Cintas will be able to use the power of mobile to deliver better service to more than one million customers, while gaining insight to make each transaction more efficient.
Cintas provides highly specialized services for business, including manufacturing and implementation of corporate identity uniforms, entrance mats, restroom supplies, first aid, safety, fire protection products and document management. The company will use the Appcelerator Platform to develop, test, analyze and manage new apps for the enterprise and will also integrate and improve pre-existing corporate apps. “Our Sales Service Representatives depend on mobile devices to deliver the best customer service and ensure that every order is fulfilled accurately and efficiently,” said Tom Moore, Director of Enterprise Architecture at Cintas. “With Appcelerator we will build on our existing infrastructure and mobile investments while creating new apps to enable our team to be even more effective. The Appcelerator Platform will have an immediate and long-lasting impact on our mobile success.”
“Mobile is changing how all organizations operate, and part of that is how they arm their employees to do their jobs better,” said Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator. “Cintas is embracing the post-web world, and in doing so it is making sure its employees are using mobile to reach their full potential for productivity. With our platform, Cintas will be able to develop, measure and manage its portfolio of employee-facing apps, without needing to hire an entire team of new mobile developers.”
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for over one million businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
Mobile apps are fast replacing web applications as the way we buy, share, search, learn and collaborate. Appcelerator® helps companies solve for this new reality with a mobile engagement platform to drive great mobile app experiences, quickly and at scale. The Appcelerator Platform speeds time to market with native cross-platform app development & testing, simplified access to data via mobile-optimized APIs, and comprehensive real-time analytics to power user engagement and measure success. Appcelerator also provides an award-winning open source mobile development environment, Titanium™. With 70,000+ mobile apps deployed on 250+ million devices, Appcelerator’s solutions are backed by one of the world’s largest mobile ecosystems, including better than 625,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and strategic partners, among them Accenture, Cognizant and CSC. 70 percent of Fortune 100 enterprises count on Appcelerator for their mobile success. For more information, visit www.appcelerator.com.
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Sara Pallas or Dan O’Mahony
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