Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud Bolstered By Key Industry Partnerships

Pitney Bowes set to deliver speed and agility through alliances with
new cloud-enabled solutions and services

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides
innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today announced
that the deployment of the Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud to
customers will be enhanced through the company’s strong partnerships
with industry leaders, including Apigee, Aria Systems, Dun & Bradstreet,
General Electric (GE), Microsoft, MongoDB, Okta and Salesforce.com

The Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud is a commerce enabler, providing
access to solutions, analytics and APIs across the full commerce
continuum with speed and agility to help clients identify customers,
locate opportunities, enable communications, power shipping from
anywhere to everywhere, and manage payments. Businesses of all sizes can
now securely access – either through PCs, mobile devices, connected
metering devices, or via APIs – a full range of shipping, mailing,
ecommerce, location intelligence, customer information management,
customer engagement and payment solutions that simplify and power all
forms of commerce. The announcement was made earlier today in New York
City at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel.

Solutions and APIs delivered through the Cloud will enable businesses of
all sizes—from the mailroom to the boardroom– to be more forward
thinking. As a result, Pitney Bowes, its partners, and its clients will
experience a quicker time to value through increased agility and
scalability, on-demand services, legacy platform integration and access
to contextually-based data that will ultimately drive commerce in the
Digital Era.

“Today businesses operate at the intersection of the physical and
digital worlds. To help our clients navigate this intersection, Pitney
Bowes is focused on developing product solutions in innovative ways and
delivering them to market in a timely, scalable manner,” says Marc
Lautenbach, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pitney Bowes. “Our
partnerships are absolutely critical to delivering these services to our
clients. We’re honored to be surrounded by a team of industry-leading
partners to deliver world-class solutions.”

The partner services in the Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud enhance a
number of Pitney Bowes applications, including pbSmartPostage, Spectrum
On Demand, Universal Address Management, Relay Hub, EngageOne Video,
Borderfree Marketplace, Borderfree Retail, Global Financial Services,
Clarity Solutions, Enroute Shipping, SendSuite Tracking Online and

today’s launch of the Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud
, several
partners are expressing their support for the new cloud-enabled
solutions and services that will leverage the innovation, security and
reliability that has made Pitney Bowes an industry leader for more than
95 years and represent a key strategic milestone in the evolution of
shipping, mailing and ecommerce:

“Apigee’s partnership with Pitney Bowes highlights our shared focus
on powering today’s digital economy through solutions like the Commerce
Cloud,” says Chet Kapoor, CEO, Apigee.
“We’re honored to have
Pitney Bowes leverage the Apigee Edge API management software to help
deliver data-powered services that can drive innovation and enable
internal and external developers to build connected applications more
quickly.” -Apigee

“Aria is proud to continue its trusted partnership with Pitney Bowes,
providing our top-ranked billing and monetization service through the
Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud,” says Tom Dibble, President and Chief
Executive Officer, Aria Systems. “Our cloud capabilities are empowering
clients like Pitney Bowes to accelerate their time to market and provide
frictionless billing that enables greater customer satisfaction on a
global scale.” –Aria Systems

“Dun & Bradstreet is excited to partner with Pitney Bowes to help
businesses grow,” says Bob Carrigan, Chief Executive Officer, Dun &
Bradstreet. “Making our global business data available through the
Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud will empower businesses to glean actionable
insights used to help drive global commerce in more innovative,
meaningful ways.”
– Dun & Bradstreet

“In the Digital Era, businesses are seeking solutions that allow them
to quickly adapt to the ever-changing world of Commerce. Pitney Bowes
Commerce Cloud is designed specifically to address these business
challenges in order to deliver increased productivity, operational
efficiencies and more reliable services to its clients,” says Bill Ruh,
CEO, GE Digital. “That’s why Pitney Bowes has chosen to work with GE to
leverage our Predix platform, combining GE’s software and analytics
capabilities with Pitney Bowes shipping and mailing solutions. Our
collaboration is one that will drive Commerce into the future and
positively impact the Industrial Internet.” -GE

“Savvy entrepreneurs build a great team around them to tap resources
and capabilities to help grow their business. The Pitney Bowes /
Microsoft combination is a big win for small and medium businesses to
leverage SendPro
to increase productivity and streamline overall
shipping functions,” says Cindy Bates, Microsoft Vice President, Small
and Midsized Business & Distribution. “We are delighted to team up with
Pitney Bowes. This is the first in a series of innovative commerce
applications to be deployed by Pitney Bowes on Microsoft platforms,
including Windows 10 and Office 365.” -Microsoft

“Over the last decade solution-specific cloud platforms have proven
themselves to be a market-winning strategy,” says Dev Ittycheria, CEO
and President at MongoDB. “As many companies move to a cloud model, they
are increasingly choosing MongoDB as the backbone of their business.
MongoDB is the only database to combine the best of relational
technologies with the flexibility, scalability and always on global
deployments that are required for today’s modern platform. Pitney Bowes
has leveraged MongoDB to create a cloud commerce platform that will
expand what is possible for its customers and set the stage for the
future of global commerce.” -MongoDB

“The cloud is enabling businesses to reinvent their most critical
operations while increasing security and productivity for customers and
partners. Okta uniquely offers a single platform for B2B and B2C
websites, portals and cloud applications to securely manage and enable
identity and access,” says Todd McKinnon, CEO and co-founder of Okta,
“As Pitney Bowes revolutionizes their digital commerce platform to
deliver a top quality experience to their customers, we’re delighted to
partner to provide identity and device management for their cloud and
IoT initiatives.” -Okta

“I am thrilled that Salesforce is a key component of the Pitney Bowes
Commerce Cloud, helping to deliver exceptional experiences for every
part of the customer journey,” said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of
Salesforce. “It’s amazing to see this iconic American enterprise
transforming itself into a digital, 21st century company.” –Salesforce.com

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI) is a global technology company offering
innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of
customer information management, location intelligence, customer
engagement, shipping and mailing, and global ecommerce. More than 1.5
million clients in approximately 100 countries around the world rely on
products, solutions and services from Pitney Bowes. For additional
information, visit Pitney Bowes at www.pitneybowes.com.


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