PROVO, Utah, May 14, 2013 – XANT, the leading provider of sales automation technology for inside sales professionals, today announced a sponsorship of additional Ph.D. programs for the Brigham Young University Neural Network and Machine Learning Laboratory to further advance their sales automation platform through artificial intelligence applications. “Partnering with BYU’s Computer Science department reinforces our commitment to research,” said David Elkington, CEO and founder of XANT. “We are a data-driven, innovation focused company and we feel an obligation to advance the machine learning space. The Neural Network and Machine Learning Lab is the perfect partner for much-needed innovation in this down economy.” XANT has received four patents in the sales automation and machine learning categories from the U.S. Patent Office with many more in process, solidifying XANT as the market leader in the inside sales market. “The BYU Neural Networks and Machine Learning Laboratory is excited and grateful for support from XANT,” said Tony Martinez, Professor and Director of the BYU Neural Networks and Machine Learning Laboratory. “This support will aid graduate students in their research goals and also lead to advances in how machine intelligence can benefit business processes.” XANT research has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Inc., Forbes, Fast Company and Bloomberg. See all published research at www.www.insidesales.com/research_papers.php. To learn more about the XANT lead management software, research conducted, PowerDialer, or to speak to a sales rep, call (877) 200-5698 to arrange a free trial of our phone dialer software.
About XANT, Inc.
XANT is the worldwide leader in cloud-based, sales automation and predictive analytics for inside sales professionals. Their PowerDialer for Salesforce 5.0 has been one of the most popular applications on the salesforce.com AppExchange for over five years. The company was recently recognized #9 by Inc. Magazine for employee growth in Utah and #347 of the 500 Fastest Growing Companies on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500. The company was also named Service Provider of the Year by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP). XANT enterprise customers include ADP, Dell, Gannett Local, Inc., Marketo, ON24, Re/Max Cornerstone, Seagate, Groupon and more. To try the technology, visit www.www.insidesales.com.