MarTech Primer: Advertising Technology and Demand-Side Platforms (DSPs)

Long gone are the days when purchasing ads on TV or Radio were sufficient for improving Sales performances. In 1994, the first banner ad appeared on Hotwired.com and thus, the emergence of Digital Advertising. With the introduction of Google AdWords (in 2000), Google AdSense (in 2003), and Facebook ads (in 2007), digital advertising further evolved by leaps and bounds.  Digital Advertising today involves understanding customer behaviors and thus introduces the need for a transition to Advertising Technology (AdTech). In…

Samsung Ads Launches Samsung Demand-Side Platform

Samsung Ads, the advanced TV advertising unit of the TV set manufacturer, is launching Samsung DSP, a self-serve demand-side platform. The Samsung DSP (a demand-side platform) will give programmatic buyers access to exclusive CTV inventory, as well as offering targeted audiences and data from across 45 million households. Advertisers can manage the campaign reach and frequency of linear TV, connected TV (CTV), and mobile and desktop. Marketing Technology News: Seismic Earns the #1 Spot in the G2 Grid Report for…

CANOPY Management Approved as Official Amazon Demand-Side Platform Provider

CANOPY Management announced it was selected as one of Amazon's preferred Demand-Side Platform (DSP) agencies. CANOPY was one of the few independent agencies approved to use the service. This allows CANOPY Partners to sidestep the e-commerce giant's significant monthly spending minimums yet still leverage the powerful DSP retargeting service at a lower buy in—all while under the umbrella of CANOPY's other highly-success seller optimization services. Marketing Technology News: Nielsen Advances Shopper Research With…

Smart AdServer Acquires Demand-Side Platform LiquidM

As a Leading Independent Ad Monetization Platform, Smart AdServer aims to Align Supply and Demand to Deliver Financial and Operational Efficiency to Advertisers and Digital Publishers Smart AdServer, the leading independent ad monetization platform, announced its acquisition of LiquidM, the Bertelsmann-owned, global Demand Side Platform (DSP) based in Berlin. LiquidM's technology will be integrated into Smart's technology stack to offer digital advertisers, agencies and trading desks enhanced access to premium publishers'…

Two Ways Brand Safety is Affecting Demand-Side Platforms

According to a study from the CMO Council, 72 percent of marketers are concerned about brand safety. Similarly, 78 percent feel their brand’s reputation has been tarnished by the accidental placement of ads alongside controversial content. In the wake of recent brand safety worries, transparency has become a major issue for advertisers. Now, we’re witnessing the effect these concerns have on how advertisers buy and the demand-side platforms they use. To take a closer look at this phenomenon, my company, MediaRadar,…

SRAX Acquires OpenDSP’s Demand-Side Platform

Technology Acquisition Complements And Strengthens SRAX Platform's Capabilities For Digital Marketers And Content Owners To Reach Valuable Audiences SRAX announced the acquisition of Demand Side Platform (DSP) technology from OpenDSP, a privately-held company. The technology focuses on marketing experimentation, intelligence and optimization for brands and agencies. "OpenDSP has developed a unique DSP with exciting Real-Time Bidding (RTB) and targeting capabilities that will fit perfectly into the SRAX…

Taptica Acquires Tremor Video’s Demand-Side Platform for $50 Million

Tremor Video DSP will operate as an independent division of Taptica, and will be led by Lauren Wiener, who has served as Tremor Video’s president of buyer platforms for nearly five years. Taptica, a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world's top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available, today announced the acquisition of Tremor Video’s demand-side platform (DSP), an industry-leading technology stack built for video optimization and attribution, for…

MediaMath Tops Forrester Omnichannel Demand-Side Platform Report

MediaMath scores the highest according to the report in current offering and strategy MediaMath, a company that combines data, omnichannel, media and machine learning on a single unified programmatic platform for marketers said that it had scored the highest points in its current solution category in The Forrester Wave™: Omnichannel Demand-Side Platforms, Q2 2017” report. The Forrester Wave report classifies and appraises omnichannel demand-side platform providers in the field of programmatic ad technology. The…

Questback Embraces Oracle Cloud to Widen Access to Leading Experience Management Platform

Questback, the enterprise experience management technology company, announced the availability of its solution on the Oracle Cloud. Questback is a powerful, yet easy-to-use solution that allows organizations to run decentralized feedback initiatives over the course of the employee, customer, and product journey. It is used by over 1,700 top brands in 27 countries, in 133 languages. As part of Questback's strategic move to the public cloud and focus on expanding its reach, Questback has been listed on the Oracle Cloud…

Ayrshare Launches the API-First Social Media Management Platform

Ayrshare, the social media API platform, announced the public launch of the Ayrshare Application Programming Interface, or API, to automate social media posting. The API addresses the needs of companies and platforms that programmatically post content to multiple social media networks. "For companies that are publicly facing, social media is important to build their brand, engage their community, and drive new sales," said Geoffrey Bourne, co-founder of Ayrshare. "We are now seeing a fresh wave of adoption of API-first…

Lumen and Zoom Combine Technology and Collaboration Platforms

At a time when the world needs to be closer while being apart, Lumen Technologies and Zoom have been bringing together their technology capabilities and communications expertise to help businesses keep their vital conversations going. Today, they are expanding that partnership and offering customers Zoom delivered by Lumen. This solution provides an enhanced collaboration experience for businesses around the world, combining the speed and reliability of the platform with world-class collaboration platform. Marketing…

Why Do we Need CTV Demand Side Platform (DSP)?

55.1 million users are expected to cut cords by 2022 which opens new doors for advertisers. According to Steelhouse's forecasts, ad spend on CTV will hit $20 billion this year. Now, the task for advertisers is to start a conversation with viewers on CTV. But how? The answer lies in three letters: DSP. An Ideal DSP for CTV A demand-side platform is arguably one of the most complete solutions to buy traffic on CTV for both direct advertisers and agencies for its safety, transparency, and reliability. The trick is to choose…

Mountaingate Capital Platform MeritDirect Completes Second Add-On Acquisition

Mountaingate Capital portfolio company MeritDirect, the leading provider of B2B data and performance marketing solutions, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 180byTwo, a leading Account-Based Marketing Technology, and Audience Solutions Company in Clearwater, FL. This is the second acquisition this year for MeritDirect. Recommended: MarTech Primer: Advertising Technology and Demand-Side Platforms (DSPs) With this acquisition, MeritDirect, as a world class data-driven marketing solutions organization,…

Near Acquires Location Intelligence Platform Teemo

Near, the world's largest source of intelligence on people and places, announced it is acquiring Paris-based location intelligence platform, Teemo. The strategic acquisition of Teemo will enable Near to offer more advanced data intelligence products, including audience curation and data-driven marketing capabilities, to customers in the European market. The move will also help Near firmly establish its position to service global companies headquartered out of Paris. Marketing Technology News: Criteo Integrates with Oracle…

Programmatic OOH Platform VIOOH Enters US Market as Report Confirms Critical Role in the Future of Digital Ad Strategy

Programmatic out of home (OOH) is set to form a crucial part of US digital advertising strategy going forwards, according to the annual State of the Nation report from VIOOH, the programmatic OOH trading platform, which is released. The report found that US respondents forecast including programmatic OOH in 51% of all digital campaigns in 2021, up from 47% in 2019. VIOOH’s report, which surveyed 600 executives from media agencies and advertisers across the US, UK and Germany during August 2020, proved that the flexibility…

Amazon Advertising Demand Side Platform Agency Clear Ads Dominates DSP Business UK

George Meressa is a leading paid-advertising expert and founder of Clear Ads, an Amazon Advertising Demand Side Platform (DSP) agency currently dominating DSP business in the UK. Specializing in the field since 2009, Clear Ads has extensive knowledge in diverse industries, bringing an unmatched skillset to Amazon Advertising Management. As part of an extensive rebrand, Amazon brought together its advertising capabilities (inclusive of AMS, AAP, and AMG) under the new umbrella term, Amazon Advertising. Amazon Advertising…

Viamedia Awarded Patent for QTT Platform, Bringing Digital Ad Demand to Brand-Safe Premium Linear TV Inventory

Viamedia, the largest independent local ad management company, announced it has received a patent (U.S. Patent No. 10,757,462) for its QTT platform, a cloud-based television advertising solution bridging the gap between linear TV and digital advertising. QTT is a first-of-its-kind solution that requests and receives ads from programmatic digital ad exchanges to enable real-time linear cable television ad insertion utilizing existing cable TV infrastructure. With its patented technology, Viamedia can significantly…

OpenX Reports Growth and New Milestones Across Demand-Side Business

Successful SPO reviews and new products highlight significant growth with brands and agencies OpenX reported recent milestones from the company's business unit dedicated to building and expanding brand, agency and DSP relationships. With new and renewed SPO partnerships, new products, and a new senior executive leading the team, the buy-side of the OpenX business has grown on multiple fronts, bringing valuable demand to the OpenX Exchange for publishers. Marketing Technology News: Virtu Lauches Open Technology, a…

Roku Unveils OneView Ad Platform

Leading streaming platform integrates dataxu to plan, buy, and measure advertising across estimated 4 in 5 homes in U.S. Roku, Inc. unveiled OneView Ad Platform, a single platform leveraging TV identity data from the No. 1 TV streaming platform in the US to manage advertising — across OTT, desktop and mobile campaigns — that reaches an estimated four in five homes in the U.S. As consumers move to TV streaming, advertisers are seeking a toolset to scale their OTT advertising. Marketers want self-serve capabilities to…

InMobi Exchange Becomes the First Mobile Supply-Side Platform to Integrate with LiveRamp’s IdentityLink

Partnership Enhances Cookieless Targeting and Measurement Across In-App and Mobile InMobi, the world's leading marketing cloud, announced its integration with LiveRamp IdentityLink, a privacy-conscious people-based identifier. Through this partnership, marketers will be able to reach their consumers beyond desktop to mobile web and in-app on InMobi Exchange; there are also plans to extend the integration across connected TV (CTV) environments. InMobi Exchange is the first mobile supply-side platform (SSP) to integrate…