ZANZARA ZANZARA The second generation of SMS broadcasting module via Microsoft Office Excel by ZANZARA <p><span>In </span><span><span><span>2009</span></span></span><span> ZANZARA developed a SMSCell module allowing SMS broadcasting through Microsoft Office Excel without integration and Personal Web Interface (PWI) use. </span></p> <p><span>Today we offer our customers much more - a product with lots of useful settings and functions. Thanks to the second-generation module for MS Excel ZANZARA's customers and dealers can import data into PWI as well as make a SMS broadcast or receive messages directly via Microsoft Office Excel.</span></p> <p><strong><span>The most significant features of the new module:</span></strong></p> <ol> <li><span>You can download the statistics from the server which is necessary to calculate the volume of the traffic used. </span></li> <li><span>You</span><span>can</span><span>send</span><span>a </span><span><a href=""><span><span>vCard</span></span></a>. </span><span>The last vCard sent is saved automatically</span><span>. </span></li> <li><span>You can receive SMS on the federal number rented by ZANZARA. </span></li> <li><span>You can start working not from a blank page, but use a ready sample with the basic data examples.</span></li> <li><span>You can exclude the black-list phone numbers from the dispatch or import (the list if formed by the user himself) which allows avoiding SMS broadcast to those who are unwilling to receive them. </span></li> </ol> <p><strong><span>The data import</span></strong><strong><span>:</span></strong></p> <ol> <li><span>The import function is performed considering the region and the time zone where a subscriber lives (According to the last reform of the time zones held in the Russian Federation in April 2010). </span></li> <li><span>There is no volume limit for a data base import; the maximum number of lines is defined by their number in an Excel list, which is over 1 billion. </span></li> <li><span>The function &quot;Import as usual&quot; - allows, once having set all the parameters and settings, importing avoiding this stage in the future. It automatizes the routine data import operations. </span></li> </ol> <p><strong><span>SMS</span></strong><strong><span> sending</span></strong><strong><span>:</span></strong></p> <ol> <li><span>&laquo;Dispatch at one-two&raquo; - an easy and fast sending off to one or several numbers at one step and two clicks of a mouse. </span></li> <li><span>You can indicate the exact time for each SMS broadcast, or calculate it automatically taking into account the set intervals limits. </span></li> <li><span>The storage of the data for each file. When you open the file next time the column values are restored. </span></li> <li><span>The SMS text analysis for its conformity with GSM-alphabet. The calculation of a message length and SMS quantity. The tips how to save traffic &ndash; highlighting of the excess symbols in the text which lengthen SMS. </span></li> </ol> <p><span>Thus, the import function checks and converts the data, given almost in a random mode, which provides its fast and convenient download in the PWI.</span></p> <p><span>The broadcast via MS Excel is not only an alternative to the usual PWI, but also a more convenient tool to solve the difficult customer's tasks.</span></p> <p><span>For the ZANZARA customers: you can download the add-in <a href="" target="new">by the reference</a>, the login and password are needed.</span></p> <p><span>If you are not yet our client, but would like to use the module of broadcast via MS Excel, please, fill in the request for subscription.</span></p> <p><strong><span>ZANZARA &ndash; it's convenient with us!</span></strong></p> Fri, 19 Nov 2010 15:23:00 +0500 210 ZANZARA celebrates its first 5-year anniversary <p>On the 22<sup>nd</sup> of September, 2010 ZANZARA celebrates its first anniversary &ndash; 5 years.<br />For this period the company has passed a long way from a young and fast developing company to the leading one on the federal level offering the unique services on the market. During the 5<sup>th</sup> year ZANZARA launched the following important opportunities:</p> <p><strong>SMS broadcast from Microsoft Office Excel </strong>&ndash; one of the most popular office programs. Almost all lists, customers' data bases are stored and given in .xls format. Having developed and offered this module to our customers, we saved them from data bases import operations &ndash; this process almost always requires a competent specialist help. </p> <p><strong>Integration of ZANZARA SMS-module into &laquo;1</strong><strong></strong><strong>: Enterprise&raquo;</strong> &ndash; the most popular accounting automation program. The module is provided for free to all ZANZARA customers, you don't need the programmers' help for its introduction, and as soon as it's installed all necessary functions for broadcast start are available for the customer. </p> <h3 class="acenter">New services for the customers:</h3> <ul> <li><strong>"HLR LookUp" service</strong> - allows getting the precise information about a subscriber registration (operator and even the branch office), whether a subscriber is within the network coverage at the moment and his current location. "HLR LookUp" service has become popular among banks, collectors and big trading networks. </li> <li><strong>Sending electronic business cards (vCards) by SMS.</strong> Any company can make a mass broadcast of its business card with the address, phone numbers and notes to all its customers in the same way as a subscriber sends the contacts info to his friends. </li> <li><strong>Automatic adjustment and import of a customer data-base.</strong> This free service is popular with all ZANZARA customers &ndash; both, huge federal companies and small firms. The program processes the customers' data base: checks the mistakes, misprints and iterations, adjusts the data to the necessary format and automatically exports it to the system for the further work.</li> <li><strong>Delivery scenario for SMS broadcasting</strong> &ndash; this service allows setting possible time intervals for SMS delivery, so that you don't bother your clients at night or at the weekend and on holidays.</li> <li><strong>New Personal Web Interface (PWI)</strong>. The new version of PWI - it's not only a new, rich and modern design of the pages, but new features. You can access the PWI through any popular browser and there's no need to adjust the safety parameters. For the customers' convenience we didn't the old version of the PWI (it's less exacting of the PC parameters), but made it possible to chose.&nbsp; </li></ul> <p>We are very proud of the work we have done for these 5 years. We have done the first many of what nearly all similar companies offer today, like: alphabetic sending number, federal number for SMS receiving, broadcasts according to the time zones, batch broadcasting and many others. Also we were among the first Russian companies which registered the domain in the Cyrillic zone - ..</p> <p>We are sure that these 5 years were just the beginning. In the future we will keep on enlarging our service range, offering the customers convenient, efficient and high-tech tools for their work and l constantly surprising them with new developments and ideas</p> <p>Every day ZANZARA team works to prove our main principle for 100% and give it new and new meaning - &laquo;<strong>ZANZARA &ndash; it's convenient with us&raquo;.</strong> </p><u /><a href="">Request for subscription</a></u> Wed, 22 Sep 2010 14:11:00 +0600 207 ZANZARA has taken active part in a customer conference held by EastWind <p><img height="180" alt="UserGroup_ZANZARA_Logo" src="/images/677.png" width="180" class="aleft" />In August, 16 - 20, &nbsp;EastWind&nbsp; - the software designer and ZANZARA's partner - held the 4<sup>th </sup>international customer conference &laquo;EastWind Formula 2010&raquo; in Astrakhan.</p> <p>&laquo;EastWind Formula&raquo; &ndash; is a traditional event for EastWind customers &ndash; the info-communication market representatives from different regions of Russia and CIS. From 2008 this event functions in an "out format" &ndash; the conference is held in that region where the EastWind customers work.</p> <p>The customers from Dushanbe, Bishkek, Baku, Samara, Kirov, Moscow, Volgograd, Ivanovo, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Cheboksary, Yaroslavl and Saratov arrived for this meeting.</p> <p>ZANZARA representatives and other conference members showed their presentations, had round-table discussions of problems and development tendencies with telecoms operators, and consolidated partner relations.</p> <p>The ZANZARA's report aroused keen interest among the audience and stimulated a large quantity of questions and active discussion.</p> <p><img height="256" alt="UserGroup_ZANZARA_2" src="/images/684.jpg" width="350" /><img height="256" alt="UserGroup_ZANZARA_1" src="/images/683.jpg" width="350" /></p> <p>In the context of this event the conferees visited the lotus fields - the unique growth places of the biggest flower in the world - situated in the Volga delta near the Caspian Sea bay. Here you can find the biggest lotus beds in the world. The area of some of them reaches 7 10 km or even more. The total area of the Volga delta and the Caspian seashore assigned to the lotus plantations exceeds thousands of hectares.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><img height="256" alt="UserGroup_ZANZARA_6" src="/images/692.jpg" width="350" /><img height="256" alt="UserGroup_ZANZARA_5" src="/images/694.jpg" width="350" /></p> <p>All the conferees - developers, telecoms operators, service providers - have got a valuable chance to share their experience in the world of telecommunications, how to keep pace with the tendencies when the situation changes constantly and the market develops so fast.</p> <hr /> <p><em>EastWind is a Russian developer and supplier of specialized end-to-end solutions for the telecoms. The company is a part of "SITRONICS Telecommunications solutions". The foreground of EastWind operation is development, implementation, and support of original software solutions designed to automate business processes of any telecommunications company. </em></p> <p><em>The product line of the company includes</em><em>: OSS/BSS solutions, text exchange systems, VAS-solutions, Call/Contact Center. </em><br /><em>EastWind has been in the IT market since 1997, and has accumulated significant experience in implementing business solutions for telcos running networks of different types and standards in Russia and the CIS.</em><em> For more detailed information, please, visit <a href="" target="new"></a></em></p> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:22:00 +0600 203 SMS - broadcasting management module for 1:Enterprise 8.0. <p><img height="104" alt="ZANZARA+1C" src="/images/676.png" width="400" /></p> <p>ZANZARA has issued a module for the most popular accounting automation program &ndash; <a href="0">&laquo;1:Enterprise&raquo;</a> version 8.0 and further.</p> <p>As soon as it is installed, there&rsquo;s a new control panel appears for broadcasting management. </p> <p>Thanks to this module you can perform the following:</p> <ol> <li> <div>Form a broadcasting data base on the basis of &laquo;1:Enterprise&raquo; data.</div></li> <li> <div>Start SMS-broadcasting.</div></li> <li> <div>Search and add numbers into contractors&rsquo; or natural persons&rsquo; data base.</div></li> <li> <div>Manually add the subscribers for broadcasting to the current numbers base. </div></li> <li> <div>Send personal SMS-messages. </div></li> <li> <div>Save the current numbers base for the further broadcasts.</div></li> <li> <div>Do the broadcasts reporting: you can see the status of every message (delivered, undelivered, in the process of delivery).</div></li> <li> <div>Save all broadcasts and reports in the archive.</div></li></ol> <p>The advantages of SMS-broadcasting management module for &laquo;1:Enterprise 8.0&raquo; by ZANZARA:</p> <ol> <li> <div>The module is provided for free to all ZANZARA customers.</div></li> <li> <div>A customer doesn&rsquo;t need to engage the programmers for the module introduction.</div></li> <li> <div>The module works directly through the Internet as well as through a proxy server.</div></li> <li> <div>You work in a character mode (SMS sending emulation).</div></li></ol> <p>In 2006 ZANZARA already announced the possibility of integration with 1C products. At that time to start working you needed time and programmers help. Today, if a company wants to do SMS -broadcast through 1, it&rsquo;s just necessary to install the module and you can immediately begin working.</p> <p>In the future we are planning to enlarge the module functions basing on the opinions and wishes of the customers.</p> <h3 class="acenter">ZANZARA &ndash; it&rsquo;s convenient with us!</h3> <p><u /><a href="">Request for subscription</a></u></p> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 12:50:00 +0600 201 ZANZARA and CroSystems have released a joint product. <p><img height="176" alt="Crosys" src="/images/672.png" width="250" /></p> <p>At the beginning of June, 2010 ZANZARA and &ldquo;CroSystems&rdquo; - end-to-end solutions designer for business processes&rsquo; automation - signed a partnership agreement. &nbsp;Today the module designing and integration work is all done and the product is absolutely ready for its commercial use.</p> <p>The new module of the automated system &ldquo;CrossRequest&rdquo; allows getting the following information by the mobile phones&rsquo; numbers connected with the object being checked: </p> <ul> <li> <div>Whether a number really exists</div></li> <li> <div>What is the operator and home area of a subscriber</div></li> <li> <div>If a subscriber is within the network coverage at the moment</div></li> <li> <div>Where his last location is registered (what country or region within Russia). Is he in roaming or home network</div></li></ul> <p>The receipt of this data from the mobile operators is provided by ZANZARA basing on its HLR LookUp service.</p> <p>Thanks to this module use you can raise the potential contractors&rsquo; (debtors&rsquo;) check reliability when you arrange a deal (examine a credit application) or support business and monitor the contractors (debtors) during the period of deal instance (credit pay off). </p> <p><a href="">Request for subscription</a></p> Thu, 01 Jul 2010 10:09:00 +0600 199 ZANZARA a strategic partner of Goodlet. <p><img height="142" alt="Goodlet" src="/images/670.jpg" width="240" /></p> <p><a href="" target="new"></a> &ndash; it's a social network for purchase and consumer experience exchange which extends over the existing social networks and forums. </p> <p>Thanks to Goodlet the users - experts can promote goods which quality they guarantee, thus, earning money. And the users - buyers can order goods directly where they are used to find high-quality and objective information about them - in blogs, forums and societies, social networks. </p> <p>As a result, the process of goods choosing and purchase in the net should become the easiest and most convenient - a person reads comments and opinions about any good and can order it at once. &nbsp;Moreover, Goodlet automatically finds the best price for this item in the city where a customer lives and shows the respectability rate of the Internet stores. &nbsp;And the expert can star earning just in a few minutes in any topic thanks to his knowledge and recommendations about this or that good. </p> <p>Unlike many existing meta-catalogues of goods Goodlet allows to make an order directly, without logging into on-line stores' web-sites. It requires fast information exchange with the customers about their orders statuses. </p> <p>ZANZARA, from its part, offers SMS-notification service about order status, delivery time. SMS-notification for Goodlet is the optimal and most convenient way to inform. The high quality of service that ZANZARA offers was the major reason for this partnership to arise: high speed of SMS delivery through its own SMS-centers, the system of intelligent order and priority traffic determination for on-line messages. </p> <p><a href="">Request for subscription</a></p> Wed, 09 Jun 2010 16:32:00 +0600 197 ZANZARA is one of the first companies in the national domain zone . <p><img height="114" alt="." src="/images/666.png" width="400" /></p /> <p>In 2008 on the 32<sup>d</sup /> International conference of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers &ndash; international non-profit corporation responsible for managing the assignment of domain names, IP addresses and other aspects of the Internet operation) in Paris it was preliminary decided to introduce a new national domain for Russia &ndash; &laquo;.&raquo;. </p /> <p>The idea of the national domain zone creation was attacked by the aggressive critics of the professionals, starting with the web-designers who doubted due to the general complexity of interaction processes realization from the technological point of view and finishing by the Internet market analytics' opinion that nobody needs it. Of course, some of these doubts have reasons to be, but the initiators of - zone creation, enlisting the initiative and support of the government bodies, remained firm. And so, on May 12, 2010&nbsp; the first sites (<a href="http://./" target="new">.</a /> <a href="http://./" target="new">.</a />), assigned to Cyrillic domain names, started to work. </p /> <p>From May 25, 2010 ZANZARA web site is accessible by the address <a href=""></a />, as well as by <a href="http://./" target="new">.</a />.</p /> <p>The affirmative decision about the Cyrillic domain &laquo;.&raquo; creation was taken on the basis of the official &laquo;&raquo; trademark registration additionally to the previously registered one - &laquo;ZANZARA&raquo;. </p /> <p>By ZANZARA opinion there is a range of indisputable advantages of the national domain zone creation:</p /> <ul> <li>The number of Internet users will grow thanks to those, who don't know the transliteration rules and English language on its basis level. </li /> <li>There won't be any problems if you remember the web address and then, later, type it just the way it sounds. No doubts how to enter &ndash; &laquo;c&raquo; or &laquo;k&raquo;, &laquo;j&raquo; or &laquo;g&raquo;, &laquo;ja&raquo; or &laquo;ya&raquo; etc. </li /> <li>There won't be any twin - sites created by the cheaters to fraud the visitors, steal their personal bank accounts information and so on. For example, the address of Moscow city in .ru zone can be typed in different ways:,, and any other possible variants. When in the Cyrillic zone there'll be only one &ndash; ..</li /></ul /> <p>The registration of ZANZARA web site in the national domain zone &laquo;.&raquo; will contribute to the growth of visitors' number, hence its site reach will increase too. As a result, there'll be more and more companies on the territory of the Russian Federation which will be able to use the high-quality service of ZANZARA.</p /> <h2>ZANZARA, work becomes easy and convenient with us!</h2 /> <p class="aleft"><u /><a href="">Request for subscription</a /></u /></p /> Tue, 08 Jun 2010 13:05:00 +0600 195 Unique service from ZANZARA delivery scenario for SMS broadcasting <p>New unique service from ZANZARA &ndash; delivery scenario for SMS broadcasting. Now ZANZARA customers can set not only traffic priority, but also different delivery scenarios. </p> <p><strong>An example of a possible scenario:</strong></p> <p><em>The Customer: big bank operating within the whole territory of Russia.</em></p> <p><em>The Task: it's necessary to remind all the clients, who borrowed credit from this bank, about the term and amount of regular payment not earlier than 10.00 a.m. and not later than 8.00 p.m. of a current day according to the customers' time zones.</em></p> <p><strong>The</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Solution</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <p>When you log-in into ZANZARA system set the scenario &ndash; deliver SMS only within the time interval from 10.00 a.m. till 6.00 p.m. according to a subscriber's time zone. </p> <p>In other words, if there's broadcasting not by ZANZARA, the aspect of time zone difference is adjusted manually, which takes a lot of time and efforts or is not considered at all. In the last case we have the following situation:</p> <p class="acenter"><img height="263" alt="Scenario for SMS broadcasting_1" src="/images/664.png" width="650" /></p> <p>All the federal broadcastings through ZANZARA system go by the following scenario automatically and without any time and efforts spent:</p> <p class="acenter"><img height="287" alt="Scenario for SMS broadcasting_2" src="/images/665.png" width="650" /></p> <p><strong>ZANZARA system automatically performs the following:</strong> </p> <ul> <li>When ZANZARA system receives SMS from the bank information system, it automatically determines the subscribers' (bank customers') time zones by their mobile phone numbers. </li> <li>If the local time of a subscriber is within the set interval, the SMS will be delivered immediately. Otherwise, the system will wait till the next day when this time is within the set time period. </li> <li>When SMS is delivered, the delivery report will be compiled for the bank information system.</li></ul> <p><strong>The advantages for the Customers:</strong></p> <ul> <li>You don't have to order new functions development for the existing information system by a side company, </li> <li>You don't have to pay for the technical support of these functions, </li> <li>You don't have to store and process additional attributes of a customer (time zone).</li></ul> <p>This service from ZANZARA is absolutely free for all our customers. </p> <h3 class="acenter">ZANZARA, work becomes easy and convenient with us!</h3> Thu, 20 May 2010 11:34:00 +0600 193 ZANZARA has conducted an All-Russian poll "Advertising media". <p>In April, 2010 ZANZARA and internet-system of advertising management "Platio" have conducted a poll "Advertising media" among the "Platio" subscribers: what advertising means the active part of Russian population prefers and notes more.</p> <p>The following aspects were considered in this poll: which ad media is preferred and which is not, behavior and response model to the advertising messages.</p> <p>10542 people from main cities of the Russian Federation have been polled: Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Saint-Petersburg, Ufa, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kazan', Chelyabinsk, Samara, Barnaul etc. </p> <p>The poll shows that the major part of the responders prefers modern ways of information delivery, like, SMS-messages, e-mail, <a href="">vCard</a>. </p> <p><img height="294" alt="ZANZARA_The most convenient way to infor" src="/images/657.png" width="350" />&nbsp; <img height="294" alt="ZANZARA_Electronic visiting cards" src="/images/656.png" width="350" /></p> <p><img height="77" alt="pdf" src="/images/560.gif" width="56" />&nbsp;<a href="/download.php?did=60">Detailed research results (310 KB)</a></p> <p><u /><a href="">Request for subscription.</a></u></p> Wed, 05 May 2010 15:09:00 +0600 190 New service from ZANZARA - Actual data base numbers check, determination of a cell phone subscriber location and his home network. <p>It happens quite often that you haven't used your customers' data base for a long time, it is pretty old and nobody knows which numbers are still actual and which are not. We can check your data base cell phone numbers for being connected to the network. All this process will be confidential and without any inconvenience or trouble caused to a customer. </p> <p>"HLR LookUp" service allows getting information about the last registration of a customer in the network and determining his location (Country, region, operator). </p> <p>What information can be received?&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li> <div>Whether a number really exists</div></li> <li> <div>What is the operator and home area of a subscriber</div></li> <li> <div>If a subscriber is within the network coverage at the moment</div></li> <li> <div>Where his last location is registered (what country or region within Russia). Is he in roaming or home network?</div></li></ul> <p>Using "HRL LookUp" service you can protect yourself from fraud:</p> <p class="acenter"><img height="476" alt="HLR LookUp ZANZARA_1" src="/images/636.png" width="550" /></p> <p>Or avoid confusion if you send promo messages to every person in the base:</p> <p class="acenter"><img height="230" alt="HLR LookUp ZANZARA_2" src="/images/637.png" width="550" /></p> <p>This service will cut down your expenses thanks to the following:</p> <ul> <li> <div>The irrevocably invalid numbers are d</div></li> <li> <div>The subscribers in roaming are excluded from the broadcasting</div></li> <li> <div>In case of federal broadcasting the information can be differentiate by the actual location of a subscriber as well as the place of his number registration.</div></li></ul><a href="">Request for subscription</a> Mon, 26 Apr 2010 14:08:00 +0600 186