MapD Announces Extreme GPU-Powered Data Analytics on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

Instantly Query and Visualize up to Billions of Rows of Data on Google Cloud Platform MapD Technologies,the Extreme Analytics Platform provider, announced its availability on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace (GCP Marketplace), the deployment service for the Google Cloud Platform. Using GCP Marketplace, analysts and data scientists can now access a fast open source SQL engine and visual analytics platform from within Google Cloud's extensive cloud computing services suite, with no manual configuration required. MapD is…

Pega Digital Experience API Unveiled for Creating Consumer-Grade Interfaces

Powerful Open Architecture Combines Both Form and Function to Provide Engaging Customer Experiences  Pegasystems Inc. has launched the Pega Digital Experience API. Pega Digital Experience API is a set of design and application development capabilities that allow organizations to provide elegant and powerful digital experiences on any web or mobile channel. Part of the Pega Infinity™ digital transformation suite, the Pega Digital Experience API allows front-end developers to create consumer-grade user interfaces that…

21Vianet Group, Inc. Expands Its Cloud Business

21Vianet Group, Inc., a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China has announced, that on 16 July 2018 at the Microsoft Inspire 2018 Worldwide Partner Conference its wholly-owned subsidiary Shanghai Blue Cloud Technology Co., Ltd. has entered into distribution agreements with four world-class cloud service providers including Unify Cloud, AvePoint, Agile Point and Fadada.com who have officially authorized 21V Blue Cloud as a distributor of their products and services in mainland China.…

Digital Media Solutions Acquires Digital Performance Advertising Network W4

Acquisition Brings Extensive Online Ad Distribution Strength to Clients with W4's Broad Reach and Proprietary Technology Stack Digital Media Solutions, LLC (DMS), an industry leader in the world of customer acquisition and retention that helps clients maximize their digital marketing to beat the competition and accelerate growth, announced that it has acquired W4 Performance Ad Market (W4). W4 helps advertisers acquire new customers while enabling digital media publishers to monetize traffic on a results-based,…

Braze (Formerly Appboy) Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Report Recognizes Braze (formerly Appboy) for Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision Braze (formerly Appboy), the leading global customer engagement platform, has been recognized as a Leader in Gartner's inaugural 2018 "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms" research report with the highest placement on the ability to execute axis in the entire Magic Quadrant.1 According to the report, "Mobile interactions now play a dominant role across customer journeys, with mobile marketing platforms enabling marketing…

Lacework Selected by Brightcove for Automation of Security at Scale for Its AWS-Hosted Video Service

Using Lacework, Brightcove Automates Security and Compliance Across Multiple AWS Accounts Covering Development, Testing, and Production Lacework, the industry's first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced that Brightcove Inc. has selected Lacework to provide continuous security for its cloud-based online video platform hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). With Lacework, Brightcove automates security monitoring and host-level intrusion detection at scale across its thousands of…

Renegade Successfully Integrates OTT Offering for Client Success

Hunt Valley-Based Marketing Agency, Successfully Integrates Ott to Increase Client ROI With a growing number of video platforms available to consumers, Renegade Communications is pleased to announce the launch of their OTT offering, further increasing their capabilities in media strategy, placement, and insights. OTT  is streaming media content delivered online, directly to consumers. This platform is a favorite of cord-cutters, an increasingly large group of consumers who cancel their subscriptions to cable in lieu of…

So You Want A New Analytics System?

It’s inevitable, for those of us working in any data-focused profession there will inevitably come a time when we’re asked to evaluate or present our justification for purchasing, a new analytics system. There are myriad reasons for what triggers this. It could be that the tool we’ve been using is simply showing its age and we want something with additional functionality, perhaps management is pushing for us to use something cheaper, or maybe our favorite tool is no longer being supported. Regardless of why, we now have a…

Trusted Media Brands Names Randy Saperstone V.P. Digital Sales

Former Meredith and Time Executive to Lead Digital Ad Sales; Company Further Expands Digital Sales, Marketing and Management Team Trusted Media Brands, a leader in brand-driven multi-platform media content, and home to iconic brands such as Taste of Home, Reader's Digest, and The Family Handyman among others, announced the appointment of Randy Saperstone to the new position of Vice President, Digital Sales for the company effective July 16, 2018. He will be based in the company's offices on Third Avenue in New York City,…

SpotMe Named a Leader in G2 Crowd Summer 2018 Mobile Event Apps Grid

SpotMe, a leading enterprise engagement platform for live event, virtual meeting and engagement apps, announced that it has been named a Leader in G2 Crowd's Summer 2018 Grid for Mobile Event Apps. The company earned high marks for implementation, relationship and usability. "At SpotMe, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with a battle-tested, flexible software platform and adaptable service levels delivered by our world-class team," says Pierre Metrailler, CEO of SpotMe. "We are honored to have been named a…

Activating Customer Data with AI-Based Technologies in Business

To meet growing consumer expectations in a digitally-driven world, companies are dealing with large amounts of data and aim to create personalized consumer experiences at different touchpoints to stay relevant. The various consumer touch-points of an enterprise generate a wide variety of digital data and are also potentially great interaction points to improve an enterprises engagement with customers. Furthermore, as enterprises adopt digital technologies for their internal and external processes, a large amount of digital…

New Predictive Analytics for Inbound and Outbound Leads Combine with Deep Account Insights to Revolutionize Group Sales for Hotels

Knowland Releases New Technology That Optimizes Sales Efficiency by Automatically Identifying a Property's Best Opportunities and Cutting Through eRFP Spam Knowland, the industry leader in market intelligence for hotels, venues, and CVBs, announced a major update to its Insight Elite platform. New built-in predictive technology analyzes all inbound leads, including electronic RFPs, to determine if they are a good fit for a specific property, enabling sales teams to prioritize the leads that are most likely to result in…

Salesforce-Datorama Deal Brings High-Octane Business Opportunities for MarTech Customers

Datorama Is Joining the Salesforce Family! From today, Sales and Marketing won’t be what it used to be. The cork is off the marketing cloud champagne with the most prolific news of the quarter. The Salesforce-Datorama deal. Salesforce is all set to raise the bar in the CRM and marketing analytics industry with its latest announcement. The #1 CRM company in the world, and the top places to work in the US has officially announced about acquiring another high-performing marketing intelligence platform, Datorama. The Israeli…

Interview with Bryan Wiener, CEO, comScore

"Connecting the dots requires a vast data footprint and sophisticated data science that spans all platforms."Tell us about your role at comScore and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a customer-led measurement firm? I’ve built a 25-year career on navigating companies in highly disruptive industries to positions of market leadership. Given the pace of change in the media landscape at present—and the need for a trusted, independent measurement partner able to account for audiences across…

AI-Powered Sales Intelligence Company Artesian Gains Momentum in B2B Rankings

Artesian Solutions Maintains Leading Position in the Sales Intelligence Market, According to G2Crowd Artesian Solutions, an AI-powered sales intelligence service that equips B2B teams with the advanced tools they need to succeed in a modern insight-driven sales environment, has once again been named amongst the highest-performing sales intelligence vendors in G2Crowd’s latest report. Artesian continually scans millions of online sources for data on markets, organizations, individuals, and topics, and uses sophisticated…

When Organic Installs Turn Rotten

Botnets continue to damage and dilute established mobile marketing and analytic practices, but it’s not just paid acquisition that’s suffering. Emerging disciplines like app store optimization (ASO) are being equally threatened by the increasingly sophisticated efforts of mobile fraudsters. Left unchecked, mobile botnets could cost lawful publishers billions in the years to come. With a combined 5 million apps available between the Google Play and Apple App Stores, marketers can’t afford to leave any stage of their…

Interview with Carson Conant, Founder and CEO, Mediafly

"Marketing leaders who can make decisions based on clear data, can move faster and focus on the right things because they know what works and what doesn’t."Tell us about your role at Mediafly and how you got here. I am the Founder and CEO of Mediafly, a Chicago-based provider of sales enablement technology. My objective when I founded Mediafly was to assemble an incredible team of leaders that excel in their unique areas and are passionate about their work. I focus most of my time collaborating with them on the vision…

Emodo Unveils First-Ever Institution for the Mobile Programmatic Ecosystem

Emodo Launches First-Ever Educational Initiative to Tackle Advertising’s Data Illiteracy Problem Emodo, Ericsson’s mobile advertising and data monetization platform, announced the launch of the Emodo Institute. Emodo Institute is a brand new program focused on the research, education, and resolution of the mobile data concerns that hinder the effectiveness of mobile programmatic advertising. The Institute seeks to help advertisers, agencies, and solution providers master best practices, increase their understanding of…

Seven Things You Should Know About Marketing Analytics

Complete Lifecycle of Web Marketing from a Bird's Eye View. Basic Touchpoints for Marketers to Develop Functional Online Marketing Campaigns "Don't find customers for your product, find products for your customers." - Seth Godin What is Marketing Analytics: 7 Things You Should Know Discussing the value quotient of marketing analytics Marketing techniques are multi-dimensional. Marketing campaigns can be run on several mediums like websites, Social media, channel communications etc. Today's marketers ensure that…

Agora.io Releases React Native SDK For In-App Voice & Video Calling

Agora.io, a global leader in real-time communication solutions, announced the release of the Agora React Native SDK, an open source developer toolset for adding voice, video, and live broadcasting functionality to mobile apps using the React Native framework. The new SDK enables cross-platform building across iOS and Android platforms, making it easier and quicker to deploy and maintain embedded voice and video communication features within native mobile apps. React Native is an open source project started by Facebook…