Deluxe Acquires Sundog Media Toolkit

UK firm provides mastering and versioning services for theatrical, television, and OTT content Deluxe, the global provider of digital and cloud based solutions to the world's leading content production studios and distributors, announced their acquisition of UK-based Sundog Media Toolkit, Ltd. ("Sundog"). Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 2013 by CEO Richard Welsh and CTO Chris Ralph, Sundog quickly established a  market foothold with their highly automated, cloud-based platform that creates specialized…

Augeo Acquires Deluxe Rewards, Expanding Its Consumer Engagement Platform and Advancing Growth Initiatives

Augeo, a leader in consumer, member, and employee loyalty and engagement solutions, announced today that it has acquired Deluxe Rewards, formerly a business entity of Deluxe Trusted Business Technology™ company. The acquisition of Deluxe Rewards, primarily located in Boca Raton, Florida, is effective December 31, 2020, and brings to Augeo, a patented, dual-currency, loyalty and engagement technology powered by an expansive collection of premium retail goods and travel services. In addition, unique experiential rewards are…

George Eyles To Head Worldwide Cinema For Deluxe

Deluxe, the global provider of digital and cloud-based solutions to the world's leading content production studios and distributors, announced that George Eyles has been appointed Executive Vice-President and General Manager, Worldwide Cinema. Eyles will report directly to Deluxe Chief Operating Officer Warren Stein and be responsible for the company's global Cinema (formerly Digital Cinema) strategy and operations. In making the announcement, Stein said, "I am delighted to welcome George back to Deluxe. His unmatched…

Salesforce Partners With Deluxe On Season Five Of Small Business Revolution Series

Expanded alliance between the two companies sees Salesforce showcasing their passion for small businesses in upcoming season Deluxe, a Trusted Business Technology™ company, announced that Salesforce, the global leader in customer relationship management, has signed on to sponsor season five of the acclaimed Deluxe series Small Business Revolution. The two companies first came together in early 2019, when Deluxe enlisted Salesforce to accelerate the company’s go-to-market strategy and improve customer engagement. Now,…

Deluxe Expands Alliance With Salesforce to Bring Salesforce Essentials to Deluxe Small Business Customers

Deluxe enhances technology portfolio with Salesforce Essentials, CRM for small businesses Deluxe, a Trusted Business Technology company, announced it will offer Salesforce Essentials, the world’s #1 CRM product purpose-built for small businesses, to its approximately 4.5 million customers. This is the first go-to-market collaboration between the two companies. For 105 years, Deluxe has helped enterprises, small business and financial institutions grow their businesses through payment solutions, printed products,…

Deluxe Inks Significant New Remittance Processing Agreement With Synchrony

Deluxe will assume all retail and wholesale remittance processing for Synchrony Deluxe, a Trusted Business Technology company, announced it has been awarded a significant outsourcing agreement with Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company. Deluxe has an industry-leading position in the remittance processing business. In assuming Synchrony’s remittance processing work, Deluxe will provide Synchrony’s customer base with the same high-quality service that they have become accustomed to. Employees located…

Deluxe Small Business Revolution Co-Hosts Ty Pennington and Amanda Brinkman to Speak at Dreamforce

Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer, Stephanie Buscemi will speak to the Deluxe Small Business Revolution co-hosts about issues and opportunities facing small businesses Deluxe Corporation, a Trusted Business Technology company, announced that Chief Brand & Content Officer and host of Small Business Revolution, Amanda Brinkman, and her co-host and renovation icon, Ty Pennington, will appear at the Salesforce Dreamforce conference on Wednesday, November 20, at 2 p.m. PST. Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer,…

Deluxe Completes Comprehensive Restructuring And Announces New Leadership

Eric Cummins named Chief Executive Officer Deluxe, the leading content creation to distribution company, announced that it has completed its comprehensive restructuring and has appointed Eric Cummins as the company's next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As a result of the restructuring and successful emergence from Chapter 11, Deluxe has shed more than 75 percent of its debt and obtained $115 million in new financing. Effective immediately, Cummins will succeed Deluxe's current CEO, John Wallace, who is retiring after…

Deluxe Corporation Joins Forces With Twin Cities Creative Agencies to Lead Company’s Branding & Web Initiatives for Growth

Rebrand Efforts to Support New Go-To-Market Strategy Announced First Quarter Deluxe Corporation announced it is working with two world-class Minneapolis creative agencies to accelerate organic revenue growth through enhanced company branding and web presence. Under the helm of President and CEO Barry McCarthy, Deluxe is undergoing a transformation from a legacy manufacturing company to become a Trusted, Tech-Enabled Solutions Company. “Internally, we are breaking down siloes and connecting across the company. MONO and…

Deluxe Corporation Strengthens Existing Partnership With Salesforce to Accelerate Its Go-To-Market Strategy and Customer Engagement

Deluxe Is Transforming With Salesforce to Improve Customer Insights, Ignite Innovation and Reach Its Diverse Customer Base With Highly Relevant Products and Services Deluxe Corporation, a Trusted, Tech-Enabled Solutions Company, announced an expanded agreement with Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, to accelerate Deluxe’s go-to-market strategy and improve customer engagement by getting a 360-degree view of customers across its entire business. “Deluxe truly understands the importance of innovation and digital…

Deluxe Partners with AWS to Modernize Digital Media Content Supply Chain Functions

By Leveraging Its Expertise and Services, Deluxe Is Providing Content Creators and Distributors with Innovative, Cloud-Based Solutions on AWS That Meet Their Content Management Needs from Creation to Distribution Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe)  announced a multi-year, strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer faster and at-scale solutions for content creators and distributors. Additionally, Deluxe selected AWS as the company’s primary cloud provider, fully integrating AWS services…

Invoca Achieves Record Results in 2020 as Companies Turn to Active Conversation Intelligence to Optimize Revenue

Organizations including Build.com, Christian Brothers Automotive, Cincinnati Bell, LegalShield, LifeBridge Health, Media Experts, RingCentral, Tax Defense Network, Windstream, and others turn to Invoca to drive revenue by connecting their digital marketing campaigns to inbound sales calls Invoca, the leading Active Conversation Intelligence platform for revenue teams, ended its 2020 fiscal year with record revenue, accelerating growth, and continued momentum in winning over even the most sophisticated marketers. Invoca…

The Green Shoots of a Digital Publishing Revival Call for Creative New Formats

Listen carefully and you might just detect a note of quiet optimism in digital media circles, as publishers reflect on selected healthy signals from 2020 and look forward to a resurgent economy, driven by pent-up savings from the long, dull months of Covid. According to data from the Association of Online Publishers and Deloitte, 53% of digital publishers witnessed positive revenue growth in Q3 2020 - up from 22% the previous quarter. What’s more, 78% of digital publishers view advertising revenue growth as a high strategic…

Augeo Acquires Wellington, an Innovative Leader in Experience Design, Community Building and Strategic Gifting

Augeo, a leader in loyalty and engagement platform solutions, announced that it has acquired Wellington, based in Overland Park, KS. The acquisition, effective February 1, 2021, complements Augeo's growing live and virtual meetings, events, community building and incentives business. For over two decades, Wellington has delivered signature experiences focused on stakeholder engagement, to help companies strengthen relationships with employees, customers, communities or members. The combination of the two companies creates a…

Match My Email Releases Calendar Sync Module for Office 365 and Salesforce

Match My Email extends its email integration service for Microsoft 365 and Salesforce to include automated calendar sync in the cloud Match My Email ("MME") for Salesforce has released a new module of its data integration service for Microsoft 365. MME now offers automated calendar sync together with its highly rated email integration app for users of Salesforce and Office 365. Marketing Technology News: Deluxe Acquires Sundog Media Toolkit As an ISVForce Partner, Match My Email transforms…

Synamedia Partners With Akamai to Speed Pirate Take Downs

Synamedia, the world's largest independent video software provider, announced that its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to protect customers' streaming OTT content. Synamedia's solutions now detect and disrupt pirate streams in real time over the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform and redirect viewers to legitimate services. The integration of Synamedia's Streaming Piracy Disruption (SPD) managed service with…

AnyClip Launches VPAID, An Online Video Series About the Online Video Business

Confirmed guests include executives from New York Post, Hot 97, Single Palm Tree Productions, and Premion AnyClip, the video management, distribution and marketing platform, announced the debut of VPAID, a free monthly online video show exploring the strategies, technology and content of the online video business. Co-hosted by Nadav Dray, AnyClip's VP Operations, and Rebecca Paoletti, Co-Founder and CEO of CakeWorks, a full-service video agency, each 30-minute episode of VPAID will welcome media executives and subject…

Vyopta Announces Real-time Quality Monitoring for Cisco Webex

New functionality helps customers optimize their use of Webex and manage hybrid remote and in-office collaboration Vyopta, a leading provider of Collaboration Intelligence, announced the addition of real-time monitoring and broadened analytics support for Cisco Webex Meetings. The new functionality enables customers to proactively detect and resolve issues to ensure a great user experience within the broader UC estate. Marketing Technology News: Deluxe Acquires Sundog Media Toolkit With remote work as the norm…

Salesforce Reveals 2020 was the Biggest Holiday Season Ever for Digital Sales

Digital sales grew around 58 percent during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs $330 billion in online purchases are expected to be returned globally--about 30 percent of all purchases made Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, released its 2020 Holiday Shopping Report, highlighting data and trends that shaped the holiday season and will impact how consumers shop in 2021. Salesforce data shows a 50 percent increase in digital spend over the 2019 shopping season, making it one of the…

IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for 28th Consecutive Year with Innovations in Artificial Intelligence, Hybrid Cloud, Quantum Computing and…

More Than Quarter Century of Patent Leadership Demonstrates IBM's Long-Term Commitment to a Culture of Scientific Discovery and Innovation IBM scientists and researchers received 9,130 U.S. patents in 2020, the most of any company, marking 28 consecutive years of IBM patent leadership. IBM led the industry in the number of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, quantum computing and security-related patents granted.  "The world needs scientific thinking and action more than ever. IBM's sustained commitment to investing in…