PlanetScale Delivers DaaS For Mission-Critical Applications Through Google Cloud Marketplace

Cloud-Native Database PlanetScaleDB is Now Available Alongside Google Cloud Infrastructure Offerings PlanetScale, creators of a database-as-a-service built on Kubernetes and Vitess, announced PlanetScaleDB is now available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. PlanetScale’s flagship product provides customers with a battle-tested transactional database that delivers the scalability, manageability and reliability enterprises need for current and emerging mission-critical applications. Gartner predicts that 75 percent of all…

HiveIO Launches Industry’s First Fully Integrated Hybrid Cloud Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)

New capability to help organizations with COVID-19 remote workforce challenges HiveIO, the leader in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), announced today the first of its kind fully integrated VDI platform that will deploy and run in private or hybrid cloud environments as a DaaS solution. The outbreak of COVID-19 has made it extremely challenging for IT teams to deploy VDI in traditional data centers, to enable remote workforces. This new offering is designed from the ground up to enable organizations to roll out…

Ubisecure Launches IDaaS Solution for Fast-track Identity Management Functionality Deployment

New B2B/B2C Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) Product Enables Developers to Quickly and Easily Integrate Digital Identity Management into Cloud-Based Applications Europe-wide digital identity services provider Ubisecure announced the launch of its new IDaaS product to help developers take applications to market faster with streamlined and secure digital identity functionality in web, mobile and single page applications. Today @ubisecure launched its #IDaaS solution to enable developers to quickly and easily integrate…

Janrain Unveils Next-Gen Customer Identity Management as a Service (IDaaS) Offering

Janrain Identity Central Accelerates Implementation of Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) from Weeks to Minutes Janrain, the company that pioneered the Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) category, announced Janrain Identity Central, which allows companies to provide comprehensive customer registration, authentication, single sign-on, preference and consent management, as well as self-service account recovery significantly faster, with less effort and at lower cost, while accommodating the largest…

Okta Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management for Fourth Consecutive Year

Okta, Inc. the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced that the company has been recognized by Gartner Inc. as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Access Management for the fourth consecutive year. Okta remains a leader in the Identity and Access Management market, and “is one of the most matured and advanced AM tools in the market to meet both internal and external user access management use case’s needs,” as Gartner highlights in the Critical Capabilities companion report to the Magic…

Delivering Better Customer Experience Using Customer Data Management

If there is one thing that has strengthened during the COVID-19 pandemic is our reliance on technology. Even more so, smart technology, also referred to as SmartTech in the modern business parlance. In the business world, the pandemic brought limitations in the form of a reduced workforce and resources. The year 2020 also tightened the corporate world’s take on smart decision-making in relevance to objectives and functionality. Right from the front, the decisions have been well calculated, well carried out, and in the…

6sense Launches 6signal Graph to Power Personalization for Sales and Martech Providers

Leading B2B Technology Companies Like Drift, Mediafly, and PathFactory Embed 6signal to Accurately Match Web Traffic to Accounts 6sense, the leading Account Engagement Platform, announced that its 6signal Graph now powers personalized experiences for sales and marketing technology providers. 6signal is 6sense’s patented account identification technology, which matches anonymous web traffic and 3rd-party intent signals to accounts more accurately than any other solution on the market. Companies like Drift, Mediafly, and…

Zoominfo Acquires EverString To Expand Its Breadth Of Company And Contact Data

Artificial Intelligence Data Engine Fuels the Most Comprehensive Company and Professional Data for Go-To-Market Efforts ZoomInfo , a global leader in go-to-market intelligence solutions, announced that it has acquired EverString, a leading artificial intelligence-powered, business-to-business (B2B) data solutions provider. The acquisition of EverString gives ZoomInfo a comprehensive business data graph, providing the foundation needed for enterprises to identify their total universe of customers and prospects, define their…

Ipsidy Joins the FIDO Alliance

Ipsidy Inc. a leading provider of secure, mobile biometric identity solutions, including Identity as a Service (IDaaS), today announced it has joined the FIDO Alliance, a cross-industry coalition developing open, interoperable authentication standards that reduce reliance on passwords with authentication that is more secure, private, and easier to use. The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance was formed in 2012 to address the problems individual users face in creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. FIDO…

InMarket Acquires Assets from NinthDecimal, Creating the Definitive Leader in Real-Time, Data-Driven Marketing

The transaction propels InMarket, a bootstrapped company, to $100+ million in revenue InMarket, the leader in 360° consumer intelligence and real-time activation, has acquired assets from NinthDecimal, a pioneer in location-based attribution and analytics. The deal cements InMarket as the leading real-time, data-driven marketing company, with $100 million in revenue and over 200 employees, offering a suite of solutions including a media SaaS platform, insights as a service (IaaS) and data as a service (DaaS). The…

LoginID and Ipsidy Announce Strategic Partnership to Combine FIDO2 Strong Authentication with Biometric Identity Verification

The partnership encompasses integration of LoginID’s FIDO2 and UAF certified Strong Customer Authentication platform and Ipsidy’s Biometric Identity Verification platform LoginID Inc. and Ipsidy Inc. a leading provider of secure, mobile biometric identity solutions, have announced a partnership that provides new tools in the fight against fraud in online activities. By integrating Ipsidy’s biometric identity verification platform with the LoginID FIDO as a Service platform, both companies will now offer seamless FIDO2…

TechBytes with Alexander García-Tobar, CEO and Co-Founder, Valimail

How have anti-phishing technologies evolved in the last 2-3 years? The biggest advance in the past few years has been the rapid development, and adoption, of sender identity technologies. This is a direct response to the fact that the vast majority of phishing attacks (89%, according to a study by Barracuda) use impersonation, either of trusted brands or of a person the recipient knows. Fake identities make these phishing emails harder for traditional defenses to detect, and they often fool recipients completely.…

Intermedia Gains Navisite as a Strategic Partner Including Its 70,000+ Business Customer Users of Microsoft 365

Navisite transitions its Microsoft 365 small business accounts to leading cloud software company Intermedia; users now have the ability to easily add an affordable set of complementary cloud products to their existing services, including email security, archiving, file sharing, voice, contact center, and video conferencing Intermedia, a leading cloud communications and collaboration solutions provider to businesses and the partners that serve them, announced that Navisite, a managed cloud service provider that accelerates…

Jornaya Names Rich Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

Smith Boasts Decades of Success Leading Innovative Marketing Strategies in Banking, Mortgage and Insurance Industries Jornaya, a leading data-as-a-service (DaaS) company with a proprietary view of more than 200 million consumer major-life purchase (MLP) journeys every month, names Rich Smith as chief marketing officer (CMO). In this new role, Smith will leverage decades of experience as a CMO in banking, mortgage and insurance to accelerate Jornaya’s growth. He will lead efforts to evolve the company’s brand as it…

Zendesk Welcomes Marketing Veteran Chad Pearce to APAC Leadership Team

Earlier this month, Zendesk welcomed marketing veteran Chad Pearce to its Asia Pacific (APAC) leadership team, following on the recent appointment of Wendy Johnstone as regional Chief Operating Officer and Gari Johnson as Senior Vice President, Sales, APAC. Marketing Technology News: PlanetScale Delivers DaaS For Mission-Critical Applications Through Google Cloud Marketplace As Vice President of APAC Marketing, Pearce will be responsible for developing and executing Zendesk’s regional marketing strategy for APAC’s…

Zoom Hires Jason Lee as Chief Information Security Officer

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. announced that Jason Lee will join the company as its Chief Information Security Officer, effective June 29, 2020. Lee brings 20 years of expertise in information security and operating mission critical services. He was most recently the Senior Vice President of Security Operations at Salesforce, and previously was Principal Director of Security Engineering at Microsoft. Lee will lead Zoom’s security team and report to Aparna Bawa, Zoom’s Chief Operating Officer. Marketing Technology News:…

Victory Square Portfolio Company FansUnite Announces Merger with Askott Entertainment

Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company FansUnite Entertainment Inc. and Askott Entertainment Inc. (“Askott”) announced entering into a definitive agreement on June 22, 2020 (the “Agreement”) to combine in an at-market merger, creating one of Canada’s leading gaming companies. Under the terms of the Agreement, FansUnite will acquire all of the outstanding securities of Askott by way of a three-cornered amalgamation (the “Transaction”) pursuant to which Askott and a newly incorporated subsidiary of FansUnite will…

Hero Digital Named an Adobe Platinum Solution Partner

Hero Digital, the leading independent customer experience company, has been selected as one of only 35 Adobe Platinum Solution Partners worldwide. Chosen from thousands of world-class agencies, consultancies, and systems integrators, Hero Digital now joins the elite ranks of Adobe's most trusted partners, alongside such companies as Cap Gemini, McKinsey, PWC, EY and Cognizant. With its newly elevated Adobe Platinum Partner status, Hero Digital will continue to offer dual specialization in Adobe Experience Manager and…

EPAM Joins Newly Formed MACH Alliance as Founding Member

EPAM to consult and advise businesses on how to advance their digital practices using MACH technologies--bringing exciting and expanded set of choices to enterprise customers What's the News – EPAM becomes a founding member of the newly formed MACH Alliance—along with commercetools, Contentstack and Valtech—to bring together likeminded companies and experts with a similar technology vision to drive next-generation digital experiences in the marketplace. Why it Matters – The business landscape is continually changing,…

Databricks Introduces Delta Engine and Acquires Redash to Bring Performance and Ease-of-Use to Cloud Data Lakes

New Capabilities Help Data Teams Build a "Lakehouse" for Unified Data Analytics Databricks, the data and AI company, announced the availability of Delta Engine and the acquisition of Redash. These new capabilities make it faster and easier for data teams to use its Unified Data Analytics platform for data science, machine learning, and a broad range of data analytics use cases. Delta Engine is a high-performance query engine on cloud data lakes and Redash is an open source dashboarding and visualization service for data…