First Cloud Computing Solution for Corporate Language Services:

Flawless integration throughout an organization; No software or hardware to install or purchase; Uniform updates at no expense to the company. 5% Pay-per-Use: no contracts, no fixed fees.

Chicago, IL, November 18, 2009 --( launched its cloud computing services for individuals in corporations to buy translation and other language services directly from thousands of independent language professionals: TDADirectBuyer. For a low fee of 5% per transaction, representing up to a 40% savings over the fees charged by agencies, corporate buyers will have access to a complete language services department solution.—a proprietary solution developed, managed and hosted by Translatus, Inc.—is the first cloud computing solution for the translation and language services needs of corporations. is a product of Translatus, Inc., a language management company with over eight years experience managing multi-language projects for some of the world’s leading companies. The company began developing over two years ago.

“ began as an effort to better our in-house management software,” explains James Guidi, Translatus’ CEO, “but quickly the potential for distribution over the Internet, the move of large corporations toward SaaS and cloud computing solutions, combined with their growing demand for professional language services led to the development of the platform we are launching today.”

It is accessible via Internet, and as such, no expensive upgrades or implementation patches are required. Users are provided automatically with the most up-to date information, including uniform product updates, as soon as it is available. Users can access the system from standard Internet browsers and upload and manage language projects without installing any additional software. Distributed over the Internet through a secure-access website, there are no compatibility issues and it is easily accessible from any location. provides individuals from corporations with the management tools to process multiple jobs for translations, technical writing, desktop publishing in multiple languages for a fraction of the cost agencies charge. can operate seamlessly with a company’s in-house Language Service Department or, if needed, can become the company’s language service department. satisfies the demands of a market segment that up until now has been ignored. There are numerous sites for language services professionals to advertise their services and bid on jobs for a fee and there are agencies that offer online management tools at a considerable fee. However, is the first site to give individuals in corporations the high-end management software to upload projects, share projects and request price quotes from multiple language professionals for a fraction of the fee charged by agencies.

The difference:

Choose from over 2,000 language professionals or add your own to the database at no extra charge;

Request a price quote or assign a project to the internal Language Service Department in your company;

Track projects online, issue purchase orders, manage multiple projects;

All project information including files, support material and communications between buyers and language professionals are stored online;

Accessible 24/7 from any computer with an Internet connection.

The TDABids Database
Originally created and developed by the Translatus operations team, the TDABids Database with over 2,000 language professionals has played a key role in the company’s success in the translation and localization industries over the past eight years. The internal database contains an informative profile on translators contracted by Translatus from all over the world. The operations team maintained clear records of contact information, specialties, education and working experience, languages, program and software experience, pricing agreements and rates, along with continuous internal feedback on performance, delivery times and communication.

About Translatus
The company is incorporated in Delaware, United States, with its main operations office located in Prague and sales and marketing staff located in the U.S., Europe, China and Argentina. For more information about Translatus, Inc., please visit their corporate website:

About is an online marketplace where freelance translators, editors, desktop publishing specialists, technical writers, and other language professionals submit price quotes to individuals in global corporations for their translation and other language services projects.

For more information about their services for corporations, please visit their site

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Tara Sullivan
Marcom Manager,
Telephone numbers: +5411-6380-0450 (Buenos Aires), +420 222 523 347 (Prague), +1 203-812-0645 (North America), +852 3590 5569

Translatus, Inc.
Tara Sullivan, Marcom Manager
Telephone numbers: +5411-6380-0450 (Buenos Aires), +420 222 523 347 (Prague), +1 203-812-0645 (North America), +852 3590 5569 (Hong Kong)