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MailChimp and Parse Partner to Bring the Mandrill Email API to Parse-Powered Applications

The Mandrill Cloud Module makes it easy for Parse applications to access Mandrill’s transactional email API and enable reliable trackable email sending from their mobile app.

For developers whose apps require transactional messaging such as password resets, order confirmations, welcome messages, personalized product recommendations and more, Mandrill provides a powerful, reliable way to customize, send, and track these messages.

“As a big fan of MailChimp, we’re really proud to bring the functionality of the Mandrill API to Parse-powered applications,” said Ilya Sukhar, CEO at Parse. “We get a ton of inbound requests for this integration, so we’re happy to further simplify this piece of the mobile puzzle for both Parse and MailChimp customers.”

“We’re really excited that Mandrill is now available to developers on a great platform like Parse,” said MailChimp Head of Integrations Amy Ellis. “The Mandrill Cloud Module brings the power of Mandrill to Parse-powered applications.”

Additional information can be found at http://parse.com/docs/cloud_modules_guide & at blog.parse.com/2012/12/19/introducing-the-mandrill-cloud-module-for-transactional-emails/

About Mandrill

Mandrill is a transactional email product from the people who brought you MailChimp. Apps can use Mandrill to send automated one-to-one email, like password reminders, shopping-cart receipts, and personalized notifications. Mandrill offers advanced tracking, easy-to-understand reports, and hundreds of template options. Plus, it’s built on MailChimp's proven email platform, which sends more than 4 billion emails each month.

Mandrill users can send up to 12,000 emails per month absolutely free, and monthly MailChimp users get an allotment of Mandrill email credits every month, as well.

About Parse

Parse is the mobile app development platform for iOS, Android, JavaScript, Windows 8, OS X, and Windows Phone 8. Parse allows your team to focus more on creating a great user experience and less on server maintenance and complex infrastructure. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and Cloud Code, which lets you add rich custom logic to your app's backend.

Parse powers over 50,000 applications for brands like the Home Depot, Armani, TOMS, The Food Network, and more.

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