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Mashreq Appoints Aimee Peters as Group Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications

With more than 20 years' experience as a marketing and brand leader across the Middle East, South Africa and UK, Aimee joins the Mashreq leadership team to strengthen brand and corporate reputation to drive business growth Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has appointed Aimee Peters as its new Group Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications. Aimee has over 20 years of experience in Marketing, Communications and PR, across the Middle East, South Africa and the UK. Prior to joining…

Frontline Communications and Operations Platform Beekeeper Closes $10 Million Series B Extension

“Beekeeper is setting the standard for how the modern frontline workforce operates and communicates” investors say. Beekeeper - the first communication and operations platform designed specifically for frontline workers - announced a $10 million extension on their series B round. The extension brings the round’s total to $60 million. The extension was led by Chicago-based Energize Ventures, with investment from HighSage Ventures, SwissCanto, Thayer, Swisscom, Investiere, Alpana Ventures, and Swiss Post. Marketing…

IPFone Leverages Ribbon’s Intelligent Edge Portfolio to Deliver Best-in-Class Communications Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

Ribbon's EdgeMarc 2900 solution offers IPFone customers enhanced security, service assurance and site survivability Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, announced that IPFone, a provider of cloud-based business unified communications and telephony services, is leveraging Ribbon's Intelligent Edge portfolio to ensure that its customers could seamlessly work from home during the onset…

Role of Translation Services in Brand Communications During a Crisis

How Translation Services Have Become Hyper-Critical for Global Businesses Facing a Pandemic Having a quick access to accurate information has always been critical to any business enterprise facing a crisis situation; and that’s a salient point that the current COVID-19 pandemic is driving home for us with frightening urgency right now. Fortunately, great strides have been made in translations services velocity, thanks partly to the emergence of robust automation and AI-supported process that help disseminate information for…

Talent Agency Nine9 Selects Vonage to Power its Client Communications

 Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has announced that Nine9, a Michigan-based talent organization for models and actors, has selected Vonage to help stay connected to its applicants, clients and talent during the global health crisis. Priding itself as the "UnAgency", Nine9 is using Vonage to ensure rich, engaging and real-time connections with its client base through simple, reliable multi-channel messaging. Nine9 provides the 99-percent of…

Cision Launches Global Print Monitoring In Its Next Generation Communications Cloud

The new feature includes print media from over 100 countries Cision announced it has expanded its current product offering, making available global print content from more than 100 countries to the 7 million+ sources it currently monitors in the Next Generation Communications Cloud. Cision customers are now able to get print clips from regions across the world including Europe, Africa, Latin and Central America, Caribbean, Asia, and Middle East. Learn more about global print content and Cision media monitoring. "Cision…

Weatherford Wins Two Crystal Awards for Marketing Communications Excellence

Weatherford International plc announced it was awarded two Crystal Awards for Marketing Communications excellence by the American Marketing Association (AMA). The winning campaigns were awarded to Weatherford in the categories of Best Marketing Campaign for ForeSite® Flow and Best Special Event Marketing for the Victus™ automated managed pressure drilling (MPD) riser system. Weatherford helps customers to transform their operations using both of these oilfield technologies: ForeSite Flow is the world's first full-range,…

AVOXI Integrates Salesforce, Dynamics and Zoho Into Their Cloud Communications Platform

AVOXI, the leading cloud communications platform specializing in contact center and virtual number solutions, recently announced their ability to integrate must-have technologies like CRM into their contact center platform. Empowering support and sales teams to provide exceptional customer interactions, AVOXI is simplifying how contact centers manage their day to day workflows. Enterprise customers can now pull in important customer information directly into their web phones, automatically log tedious tasks like call…

Voodle Transforms Business Communication With Short Video App for Keeping Teams

Short Video App for Business Streamlines Workflows and Mitigates Video Conferencing Fatigue for Remote Workers Voodle, a next-generation short video app for business, built to help teams overcome the challenges of the new workplace by transforming the way information is shared and discovered across an organization, is now available for free in the Apple App Store. With business offices all over the world upholding social distancing and remote working practices, the Voodle platform helps teams stay aligned and connected by…

KDDI America Has Selected Infobip As Its Cloud Communications Platform

Partnership Enables Enterprise-Wide Customers Access to Digital Transformative Communications & Rich Media Experiences KDDI America, a subsidiary of “KDDI Corporation”, a Fortune Global 500 company with three datacenters in the U.S., announced it has partnered with Infobip, a global cloud communications company that provides messaging solutions for advanced customer engagement, identity authentication and security. As the demands for digital customer experiences expand, KDDI America’s strategy is to enable digital…

Ribbon Communications Announces Three New Appointments to its Board of Directors

Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced three new appointments to the company's Board of Directors.  The three new directors, Shaul Shani, Mariano de Beer, and Tanya Tamone, joined the Ribbon Communications board of directors effective June 19, 2020. Mr. de Beer and Ms. Tamone are independent directors, and Mr. Shani is the chairman of Swarth Group, the lead investor in ECI…

Veritone Appoints Head of Communications, Business Unit Marketing Leaders

Mission to Present Powerful, Unified Vision as Veritone Accelerates Growth Into New Global Markets Veritone, Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions, announced the appointment of Thor Valdmanis as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Locke Truong as Vice President of Marketing for Media & Entertainment and Monetization and Ryan Bazler as Vice President of Marketing for aiWARE. "Veritone’s world-class technology is ready to take the main stage and lead the AI…

BlackBerry Introduces AtHoc Managed Service; Offers Crisis Communications Solutions for All Organizations

BlackBerry Limited introduced BlackBerry AtHoc Managed Service. BlackBerry AtHoc Managed Service delivers the full featured BlackBerry AtHoc system as a service managed and delivered by BlackBerry. The service allows any organization, of any size, to quickly establish and maintain a crisis communications capability used traditionally by larger organizations. Current global events have compelled organizations to reassess the effectiveness of their crisis communication program to protect people and business operations. With…

CSG Extends Relationship With Mediacom Communications Through 2025

CSG and Mediacom Communications today announced an extension to their 23-year relationship, with CSG continuing as the sole provider of billing services to all of Mediacom’s customers through 2025. “Mediacom is committed to ensuring our customers remain our number one priority by providing an experience that is simple and seamless, while providing them with the best communications technology in the market,” said Tapan Dandnaik, senior vice president, customer service and financial operations, Mediacom Communications. “We…

Oracle Protects Real-Time Enterprise Communications via the Cloud

Scoring, detection and mitigation cloud service provides always-on communications security for enterprises and contact centers With a dependence on highly reactive, legacy communications security solutions, contact centers and enterprises are increasingly vulnerable to sophisticated infrastructure attacks. To mitigate these threats, Oracle has launched the Oracle Communications Security Shield (OCSS) Cloud, a real-time communications security solution. Built on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, the solution uses artificial…

Momentum Telecom Honored With 2020 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

Microsoft Teams Offering Recognized for Exceptional Innovation Momentum Telecom announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named Momentum's Microsoft Teams offering as a 2020 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award winner. Microsoft Teams on the Momentum network enables enterprise customers to create a fully unified communication and collaboration solution to best meet their business needs. In addition to Momentum's cloud…

Versa Networks Secure SD-WAN Receives 2020 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

Versa Secure SD-WAN Selected as Winner Due to its Unique Ability to Transform Networks by Converging SD-WAN, Security, Routing, and Network and Application Analytics Versa Networks, the leader in Secure SD-WAN, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named its Secure SD-WAN as a 2020 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award winner. Versa is the leader in Secure SD-WAN, uniquely combining full-featured SD-WAN,…

Attention C-Suite: 1 in 6 Employees are Wasting More Than One Workday Per Month Switching Between Communications Platforms

NYNJA, the security-first, all-in-one communications platform for all mission-critical needs, released the results of a nationwide survey exploring the pain points that business professionals experience while working with multiple communication platforms and what they would like to see out of these platforms in the future. The nearly one thousand-person survey found that 17 percent of employees -- or 1 out of 6 -- say they waste more than 10 hours per month (more than one workday) switching between platforms. Further,…

Maxar to Build Four 1300-class Geostationary Communications Satellites for Intelsat

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced it will build four geostationary communications satellites for satellite operator Intelsat. The contract was previously disclosed with Maxar’s 2020 first quarter results. Intelsat ordered the satellites to transition its existing media distribution and contribution services–uninterrupted–from the 3.7 to 4.0 gigahertz portion of the C-band, to the 4.0 to 4.2 gigahertz portion of the band as part of the U.S. Federal…

WorkN and Sense Partner to Modernize Candidate Engagement and Drive Mobile-First Communication

WorkN, the mobile-first on-demand staffing platform, formalizes a partnership with Sense, the industry-leading engagement platform for staffing. The partnership will streamline mobile communication to candidates and contractors throughout the talent lifecycle - increasing recruiter productivity, driving increased fill-rates, and maximizing talent engagement. Sense and WorkN together amplify the power of mobile-first communication, streamlining reminders and check-ins, and innovating further to drive action leveraging…