MrTed's Cloud 9 Release Revolutionizes Talent Acquisition for Global Enterprises

LONDON, February 26, 2010 — MrTed announced today that users reaction to the newest release of its flagship product has been overwhelmingly favorable, particularly for the way MrTedTalentLink Version 9 — also called the Cloud 9 release – brings consumer-level friendliness to enterprise-level talent acquisition.

“This is an all-new breed of talent acquisition software, and its general release has met with a great response,” said Jerome Ternynck, CEO at MrTed. “Cloud 9 is a very special product. It transforms in the best way imaginable the user experience for an enterprise platform.”

Clients directly benefit of the advantages of the new release, MrTed has upgraded all its clients at the push of a button. Cloud 9 leverages the full potential of cloud computing. It is built on true service-oriented and open architecture, allowing for a world of application modules and an interactive, on-demand graphical user interface (GUI). The result is that Cloud 9 makes it easy for end users to personalize the solution to create the most suitable solution for their business.

“MrTed had said this version of MrTedTalentLink would be user-friendly, and it really is,” said Chris Herrmannsen, Group Managing Director of Ochre House. “It’s intuitive and easy to learn. Despite how robust and flexible the new design is, we didn’t need any training to start using the new features. We can already see how this will truly enhance our recruitment service delivery to our end clients and will make the collaboration with our client managers easier.”

The formal release of Cloud 9 follows major recognition of the system in its beta stages by respected industry analysts who specifically cited the new version’s vision and potential.

Leading research and advisory consulting firm Bersin & Associates, in its September 2009 assessment of the state of the talent acquisition market, said MrTedTalentLink Cloud 9 “brings the next generation Talent Acquisition Solution towards the market, (as it) will fully embrace the cloud computing technology and enhance its partnerships.”

The Power of Enterprise Cloud Computing Architecture
In addition to its on-demand user interface, the architecture of MrTedTalentLink Cloud 9 features a configurable candidate database that can easily integrate data from any source, and an independent business logic layer exposed through Web services. This open architecture makes it fast and easy to connect with other talent management and HR applications, empowering users get the full benefit of cloud computing on their desktop.

A World of Apps
With MrTedTalentLink Cloud 9, business processes are presented as portable application modules that users can turn on, turn off or customize to create a truly personalized experience. Cloud 9 includes apps for all major business processes, including internal and external recruitment, outplacement, contingent workforce management, vendor management, candidate processing, time sheeting, offer management, on-boarding and more.  Apps are portable and can be used with other systems and interfaces, while external applications developed by other vendors can be integrated inside the Cloud 9 workspace.

Dynamic User Interface
Users of MrTedTalentLink 9 are free to configure and rearrange any apps they wish to create a truly personalized workspace and navigation experience. The dynamic interactivity of the user interface means apps can be resized, dragged, dropped and even layered.  Even though the interface processes large amounts of data, Cloud 9’s asynchronous data retrieval keeps the presentation layer running quickly and smoothly — a truly enjoyable user and time-saving user experience.

If you want to learn more, MrTed developed has developed informative and accessible white papers that are free and available now:

“Cloud Computing Matures to Bring Consumer-Friendly Functionality to Enterprise-Level Recruitment Applications”,

The Next-Generation GUI: A Truly Personalized Workspace to Leverage the Power of Enterprise Computing”,

“A Truly Personalized User Experience for Enterprise-Level Talent Acquisition Software”,

About MrTed
MrTed is a leading provider of on-demand talent acquisition solutions designed to help companies of all sizes optimize the process of acquiring local talent on a global scale. Through innovation, passion and focus, MrTed provides the world’s most effective recruitment solutions, ranging from MrTedTalentLink, an enterprise-class global talent acquisition solution, to SmartRecruiters, a free and easy applicant tracking system. MrTed was founded in London in 1999 and supports over 1,500 clients in more than 100 countries to find and acquire the most coveted talent in the world.

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