Cox Classic Goes Mobile in 2012: CoSentry to Host App Developed by AppShark

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Cox Classic presented by Lexus of Omaha has announced that a mobile application will be available for the first time during the 2012 tournament.

We really wanted this app to extend the ‘Cox Classic’ experience before, during and after the tournament by providing valuable content that fans, volunteers and sponsors of the tournament have asked for over the last few years.

The new app will provide Cox Classic fans, volunteers and sponsors instant access to scores, high-definition course information, special events schedules and event coupons. This cutting edge app will provide a unique experience for tournament fans and volunteers, giving them unprecedented access to tournament and course details. Powered by HTML5 technology, the app will be accessible on iPhone, iPad and Android devices, all from one mobile interface.

CoSentry has been tapped to host the mobile app, which was developed by AppShark, one of CoSentry’s strategic partners. The app was designed with strong user experience in mind. Using the latest in mobile app technology, it integrates social media sharing through Facebook, Twitter and e-mail. Features will provide golf fans everything they need to engage in the excitement of the tournament and its philanthropic mission.

“We really wanted this app to extend the ‘Cox Classic’ experience before, during and after the tournament by providing valuable content that fans, volunteers and sponsors of the tournament have asked for over the last few years,” said Chad Mardesen, Cox Classic tournament director. “We pride ourselves on being one of the most innovative tournaments on the tour, and we think this app reinforces that statement.”

The four-day PGA Web.com Tour tournament runs Aug. 2-Aug. 5 in Omaha, Neb. The tournament attracts more than 100,000 spectators each year while supporting the tour’s primary mission of raising money for local organizations.

About CoSentry
CoSentry serves as a one-source provider of data center, cloud computing and managed technical services. For over 10 years CoSentry has been helping clients create and protect PCI certified and NIST compliant technology platforms to compete in today’s ALWAYS ON business environment. Business leaders depend on CoSentry’s world-class capabilities including collocation, virtual server and storage platforms, high-capacity Internet and technical help desk services to keep their businesses running – no matter what. CoSentry has facilities in Kansas City, Mo.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Papillion, Neb., and Omaha, Neb. For more information about CoSentry, please visit their main Data Center | Colocation website at http://www.cosentry.com.

About AppShark:
AppShark is a rapidly growing international software solutions provider. Using the latest technology and service delivery techniques, AppShark helps businesses better connect to customers, employees and suppliers. AppShark's expertise includes developing, integrating and managing business-specific custom, mobile and Salesforce CRM applications. A global team of consultants, developers and project managers design creative solutions through an agile development model that lowers costs and accelerates production, giving customers the ultimate versatility and value for IT investments.
Founded in 2007, they primarily focus on U.S. markets, but also serve customers in Canada, the Middle East and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.appshark.com

About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.

CoSentry
Manny Quevedo
Vice President, Development
402-492-7800
mquevedo(at)cosentry(dot)com

AppShark
Matt Dillon
Vice President of Business Development
402-415-4485
matt.dillon(at)appshark(dot)com

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