TeamViewer Acquires Customer Engagement Innovator Xaleon

TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions and workplace digitalization technology,  announced its acquisition of Xaleon, an Austrian start-up and leading provider of customer engagement software. Xaleon's core product is a co-browsing technology that enables an advanced form of GDPR-compliant screensharing in web sessions without installation and transfer of user data. Around co-browsing, Xaleon has built an entire software suite to enable a secure digital end-to-end customer engagement…

Merkle 2021 Customer Engagement Report Focuses on Data-Driven Conversations in the Cookieless World

Comprehensive survey explores how businesses are preparing for industry changes ahead Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company, released its 2021 Customer Engagement Report (CER) of 2021. The report explores data-driven conversations that focus on how businesses are responding to changes in key aspects of customer engagement, including the death of third-party cookies, new strategies required for data and identity, and digital and offline experiences. Merkle surveyed…

maaiiconnect Adds Whatsapp and Wechat Integration to Its Customer Engagement Platform

Making it easier than ever for businesses to communicate maaiiconnect, a leading customer engagement platform, now allows businesses to have conversations with customers over WhatsApp and WeChat directly from its dashboard. The integration of WhatsApp Business and WeChat Official Accounts represents a massive upgrade in maaiiconnect's omnichannel messaging capabilities, enabling users to tap into WhatsApp's unrivalled global reach and WeChat's Chinese social media dominance. Along with integration to Facebook Messenger,…

Verint Expands Customer Engagement Market Leadership in Asia Pacific

Frost & Sullivan Ranks Verint First in APAC Market Share for Cloud and On-Premises Workforce Management, Quality Monitoring, and Analytics; Firm Names Verint Contact Centre Optimization Solution of the Year Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced that it has once again been confirmed as the leading Contact Centre Workforce Management (WFM), Quality Monitoring (QM) and Analytics vendor in the APAC region, according to a recent APAC market share report from Frost & Sullivan. In addition, the…

Hootsuite Acquires Leading Digital Customer Engagement Platform, Sparkcentral

Sparkcentral brings advanced customer care conversations to the Hootsuite platform for a unified customer journey Hootsuite announced its acquisition of Sparkcentral, a leading SaaS provider enabling the future of digital customer engagement through 1:1 conversational messaging channels including Instagram, Facebook Messenger, Twitter, WhatsApp, WeChat, SMS, and Chat. Based in Hasselt, Belgium, and New York City, Sparkcentral is a best-in-class social and digital customer care platform, with deep integrations into the…

How D2C Brand Wakefit.co Transforms its MultiChannel Customer Engagement Strategy

Customer experience is key in the D2C industry, and for those that deliver a superior, seamless experience to their users, the rewards are clear. The D2C brands market could be worth $100 billion in the next 5-7 years, according to a report from investment banking firm Avendus Capital. Post-Covid outbreak, the D2C model, is seeing more takers and is being looked at as the future of Indian retail, especially when the consumer is getting more and more comfortable with shopping and exploring online. Wakefit.co, India's leading…

Genesys Launches the Future of Digital Customer Engagement

New Genesys Digital business unit led by Barry O'Sullivan builds on the company's leadership in customer experience and AI Genesys, a global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions, announced the launch of Genesys Digital, a new business unit to help companies address the latest technology trends and consumers' ever-changing needs in the digital landscape. Consumers' lives are increasingly digital, blurring the lines between marketing, sales and service for brands. Businesses are recognizing the…

Zito Media Selects CSG to Optimize Customer Engagement Efforts

CSG continues its strong forward momentum in deploying industry-leading customer engagement solutions across multiple verticals this year announcing it has been selected by Zito Media Group to support its efforts to deliver an exceptional experience for their customers. “From our products to our people, Zito Media is committed to delivering the best possible experience to our customers,” said James Rigas, president, Zito Media. “Finding the right partner to support our customer engagement transformation efforts is a…

Viant Expands Data Lake To Media Owners, Powering Deeper Customer Engagement

Viant, a people-based advertising software company, added Firefly, a street-level digital media network, as its first media owner for its cloud-based Data Lake, which provides brands, agencies, and now media owners a holistic view into all of their structured and unstructured data, within one single platform, to power intelligent action for deeper customer engagement. Viant’s Data Lake, established in 2014, is for the first time partnering with media owners – adding to its existing relationships with brands and agencies.…

Digital Customer Engagement Experts, Localz Close £2 Million Funding Round to Support Business Post-COVID

Localz, leading experts in digital customer engagement, location, and communications technology announced today the closing of a £2 million venture round of funding led by London-based investment manager Triple Point. Localz will use the funding to further develop its product portfolio to support businesses with new safety measures and procedures as well as putting a customer-centric approach to services post-COVID. Marketing Technology News: Bambuser and Entropia Join Forces to Launch Live Video Shopping in Malaysia…

CallFinder Rolls Out New Release Poised To Optimize Customer Engagement

CallFinder, the market-leading provider of SaaS speech analytics technology and automated quality monitoring solutions, announced a new release that provides businesses with greater insights into customer interactions to improve CX and reduce customer churn. This release marks the official launch of Insights, which includes sentiment analysis by agent, in conjunction with silence and overtalk, developed to help organizations meet the increasing demands of the modern contact center. CallFinder’s Insights provides context and…

Global Automaker Modernizes Customer Engagement with eGain

eGain, the leading cloud platform for customer engagement automation, announced that a global automaker has selected eGain for unified customer messaging and engagement automation. The automaker wanted to make it effortless for customers and dealers to get service through all digital channels, starting with SMS. eGain’s rich customer service functionality, powered by AI and Knowledge, and a hub approach to unified messaging, proved compelling. In addition, the client valued eGain’s omnichannel customer engagement…

IQVIA’s Orchestrated Customer Engagement Platform Selected by Zentiva

IQVIA, a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry, announced that Zentiva, a leading player in branded generic and OTC medications in the European and CIS markets, is leveraging IQVIA’s Orchestrated Customer Engagement (OCE) platform across 12 major markets. The platform will be key to helping Zentiva address changes in the market and streamline their commercial operations while creating more impactful customer interactions. Marketing…

Bolton Valley To Expand Influence And Enhance Customer Engagement With Ascent360

Ascent360, a leading data-driven marketing solution provider, announced Bolton Valley as its newest customer. The resort chose Ascent360 for its proven ability to drive new business and increase revenue for the resort industry. Bolton Valley is a unique all-seasons resort located just 30 minutes from downtown Burlington and Lake Champlain, high in the Green Mountains of Vermont within 5,000 acres of forest. It is home to an alpine village with a large and welcoming community of outdoor enthusiasts, families, and working…

OneSignal Ramps up Integration Partnerships for Customer Engagement

OneSignal, the market leader in customer engagement messaging, has announced its latest partner integrations with Mixpanel, RevenueCat, Movable Ink, and Radar, industry-leading tools for marketers and developers. OneSignal has shown considerable momentum this year by offering value to developers and data-driven marketers with solutions to capture info, offer valuable insights, and mobilize users through messages. "We are excited to team up with these leading companies to help address crucial customer engagement and…

Braze Reveals Multi-Cloud Support with Microsoft Azure to Help Brands Build Resilience into Customer Engagement Strategies

Additional Updates Include Enhanced Reporting Features, Unreal Engine SDK, and a New Integration with Tealium Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced several product and partnership updates that enable brands to build resilience into customer engagement strategies. Brands' short and long-term growth are being defined by the ability to proactively respond to today's challenging environment. Braze's new offerings empower marketers with added flexibility, faster insights, and an expanded integration…

Statflo Achieves Silver Technology Partner Status with the Twilio Build Partner Program to Drive Customer Engagement

The Silver Partner Status is a testament to Statflo's proven ability to build innovative communications solutions with Twilio Statflo, the leading one-to-one business text messaging platform that enables businesses to engage, retain, and grow their base, today announced it has achieved Silver Technology Partner status within the Twilio Build Partner Program. As a Silver Technology Partner, Twilio recognizes Statflo's demonstrated expertise and proven success in building on Twilio's powerful cloud communications platform…

SAP To Acquire Omnichannel Customer Engagement Leader Emarsys

SAP SE announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Emarsys, a leading omnichannel customer engagement platform provider. Emarsys enables businesses to engage more effectively and more personally with their customers. Enhancing the SAP Customer Experience portfolio with Emarsys will create a new paradigm for how commerce is managed digitally as it will deliver hyper-personalized, omnichannel engagements in real-time, helping organizations ensure every engagement is relevant and impactful. "Adding the Emarsys…

Oracle and Zoom Help Organizations Infuse Video into Customer Engagements

Oracle announced new integrations between Oracle Fusion Cloud Customer Experience (CX) and Zoom that will help sales, marketing, and customer service teams seamlessly incorporate video into existing processes and workflows in order to make every customer interaction better. "We are pleased to be able to work with the Oracle team to help our customers reach and engage their audiences in new and innovative ways," said Oded Gal, chief product officer, Zoom. "The need for all businesses to rethink customer engagements has…

Slingshot Combines Text, Chat, Social, Phone, and Email in its Omni-Channel, Customer Engagement Platform

Slingshot released updates to its customer engagement platform that allows clients to interact with their customers through text, web chat, social, phone, and email for both inbound and outbound communication from one central dashboard Slingshot, the leading 24/7 customer engagement and sales service platform for home services providers, released new technology that gives clients the ability to meet their customers in multiple communication channels all from a single centralized desktop application. This platform…