Stamford, CT,– HARMAN (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced today it ranked in the leadership zone among global service providers in the gaming vertical for the media and entertainment industry by the global advisory firm, Zinnov. HARMAN’s Connected Services division also secured a position in the leadership zone in the Information Services and New Media segments.
The annual Zinnov Global Service Providers Ratings for the media and entertainment space is a comprehensive research exercise that assesses an array of service providers in IT, R&D engineering and support services. It is intended to enable business leaders spearheading technology and engineering initiatives to make the right decisions in partner selection across geographies.
“By leveraging our extensive experience in social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology, HARMAN is able to deliver flexible and scalable digital transformation strategies and implementation execution to top-tier bookmakers and game suppliers,” said Sanjay Dhawan, president, HARMAN Connected Services. “It is this blend of consulting, along with our strong development in software expertise and innovation, that has positioned HARMAN at the top of the gaming space which includes online,casino and betting segments. We are very proud that Zinnov has validated our efforts and outcomes for our clients.”
According to Mark Grimes, chief information officer at Ladbrokes, “Having worked with HARMAN as a strategic partner for more than five years with multiple innovation programs, this award is well deserved. It is through this partnership that we have delivered a better digital experience across all channels. HARMAN’s domain knowledge in the betting and gaming space along with its analytical approach has helped us expand our customer base and boost the range of products available to our customers.”
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HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company's software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 28,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.5 billion during the 12 months ended December 31, 2015. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.