Urban Airship Topples Targeted Mobile Messaging Records During the 2018 FIFA World Cup

New Boost Feature for Accelerated Message Delivery Sees a Successful Pilot with Onefootball, Which Sent More Than Five Billion Targeted Notifications During 2018 FIFA World Cup Customer engagement company Urban Airship has revealed that its platform’s peak messaging throughput has increased 33 percent, setting a new internal record of 400,000 notifications per second during the conclusion of the FIFA World Cup Final as traffic spiked for nearly seven minutes. Urban Airship Data Shows 98 Percent of Onefootball Users…

Quarterly SaaS Spending Reaches $20 Billion as Microsoft Extends Its Market Leadership

New Q2 data from Synergy Research Group shows that the enterprise SaaS market is now generating $20 billion in quarterly revenues for software vendors, a number that is growing by 32% per year. Microsoft has a worldwide market share of over 17% and is now the leading SaaS vendor by some distance, having overtaken Salesforce nine quarters’ ago. Thanks primarily to its leadership in the high-growth collaboration segment, Microsoft’s annual revenue growth is running at 45%, far surpassing overall market growth. Salesforce…

SkySync Raises Bar for Enterprise Content Migration Performance

Sets New Industry Milestones for Both Speed and Accuracy Continuing to ride growth momentum of companies migrating to the cloud, SkySync announced that its Enterprise Content Integration platform hit new performance records, significantly exceeding industry averages for both speed and accuracy. As part of a large-scale enterprise content migration initiative for a multi-national consumer packaged goods (CPG) enterprise, the SkySync platform performed file transfers at a rate of almost 60 terabytes per day from an existing…

AO.com Builds 360-Degree Single View on MongoDB Atlas to Improve Customer Experience, Fight Fraud and Comply with the GDPR

DevOps Culture and MongoDB Atlas Help Build New Platform in Less Than Six Months In a bid to fight fraud and become GDPR compliant, online electricals retailer AO.com built a single customer view platform on MongoDB Atlas, the fully-managed database as a service offering from MongoDB, Inc., the leading modern, general purpose database platform. Delivered in just a few months, the platform is pulling in all of AO.com's disparate data sources and data silos into one location where it can easily be accessed, managed and…

IGEL Launches New IGEL Knowledge Base for Faster and Easier Access to In-Depth IGEL Product Knowledge

Online Platform Features a Modern Design That Provides Users with Swift, More Intuitive Access to IGEL Product Documentation IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, announced the launch of the IGEL Knowledge Base. The online platform replaces the IGEL eDocs platform, providing users with a more modern design that enables faster, more intuitive access to IGEL product documentation. "When we set out to transition for our existing eDocs platform to the new Knowledge Base, we wanted…

Clear Software Announces Series A Funding Round

Plan to Scale Sales and Marketing Efforts Clear Software, the market leader in the simplification of business software, announced their Series A funding round. The round is being led by Collina Ventures with participation from The Knall/Cohen Group and Bill Oesterle, co-founder of Angie's List. Repeat investors include Charmides Capital, MK Capital, and Hyde Park Venture Partners. Clear provides a cloud-based automation platform that enables enterprises to streamline complex business processes across many software…

TechBytes with Hila Shitrit Nissim, VP Communications, Slidely

Hila Shitrit Nissim VP Communications, Slidely Video is one of the fastest growing modes of digital advertising that also has the highest rates of engagement. To understand the intricacies of visual content and make sense of the direction that this industry is moving in, we spoke to Hila Shitrit Nissim, VP Communications, SlidelyTell us about your role at Slidely and the team and technology that you handle. I joined Slidely approximately a year ago to lead marketing and communications. As part of my role, I am…

Bright Pattern Announces Partnership with Conduit Global to Power Digital Transformation for Contact Centers of All Sizes

Bright Pattern Contact Center Software Will Be a Core Component of Conduit Global's CX100 Cloud Suite Providing Their Customers with an Innovative Omnichannel Contact Center Platform and Agile Services to Deliver an Exceptional Customer Experience Bright Pattern, the leading provider of enterprise contact center software, announces its partnership with Conduit Global, a pioneer in the cloud Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) industry with more than 25 years' experience planning, deploying, and managing omnichannel…

CRM Amplify Demonstrates Success in Boosting Lead Conversions Across Multiple Industries

Any Business Generating Online Leads can Harness Innovative Sales-Optimization Solution which is Compatible with All Leading CRM Platforms Converting leads into actual sales has long been a frustrating process because the overwhelming majority of sales leads never end up buying anything, no matter how much time, manpower or expense is dedicated to the effort. By eliminating time-consuming pursuit of leads that data analysis shows are unlikely to ever become customers, CRM Amplify has demonstrated the ability to…

Full Circle Insights Launches Jumpstart Program to Recommend Implementations That Generate ROI More Quickly

Program Applies Lessons Learned from Hundreds of Client Interactions to Accelerate Results from Customers' New Funnel Management Strategies Full Circle Insights, Inc., maker of comprehensive sales and marketing performance measurement solutions, announced the rollout of Jumpstart, a new program designed to help customers get a fast start on implementing advanced funnel management strategies, so they can generate returns on marketing investments more quickly. The program applies lessons learned from hundreds of client…

Zype Wins Stevie Award for Excellence in Customer Service

Zype's Customer Success Department Recognized with Bronze International Business Award Zype, the video content management and distribution infrastructure company, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award by the International Business Awards in the Customer Service Department of the Year category. "Customers are at the core of everything we do, so we are proud to receive this award for providing excellent customer service," said Ed Laczynski, CEO at Zype. "One of our strong differentiators as a company is the high…

MeetEdgar Launches Auto-Variations to Automatically Write Social Media Posts

New Feature Makes Social Media Marketing Easier for Small Businesses MeetEdgar, a leading social media publishing application for small businesses and entrepreneurs, announced a new feature that automatically writes and publishes a variety of social media posts for their users' social media accounts at the push of a button. The application will leverage natural language processing to read content from a provided URL and pull out relevant, quote-worthy text to create social media posts. The release of the…

Using B2C Tactics to Achieve B2B Ecommerce Success

On Monday, July 17 (or Prime Day, depending on who you ask) Amazon’s stock hit a new all-time high, making Jeff Bezos the richest man in the world worth more than $150 billion. This is certainly significant, but not entirely surprising given B2C ecommerce’s massive growth; in 2017, online retail sales worldwide reached $2.3 trillion, a nearly 25% increase over the previous year. Less celebrated, but no less noteworthy, is the even more rampant growth of B2B ecommerce. While B2C ecommerce sales closed 2017 at $2.3 trillion…

Appnext’s Service-Based Monetization Solution Enriches User Experience in TextNow Messaging App

TextNow Embeds Appnext Actions Going Head-to-Head with Facebook Messenger's 'M Suggestions' Appnext, a leading mobile discovery platform, has announced that TextNow, the first ever full-service freemium wireless company with over 100 million downloads, has integrated Appnext Actions into its Android app's messaging stream. Appnext Actions maps key phrases in users' text conversations to seamlessly connect users to additional services they need such as ordering a taxi, making a restaurant reservation, booking travel,…

OneTrust Launches PrivacyTECH – The Leading Event for Privacy Technology

Register Today for OneTrust PrivacyTECH, 8-10 October in London OneTrust, the global leader in privacy management and marketing compliance with 1,500 customers opened registration for its global user conference, PrivacyTECH 2018 taking place 8-10 October at Hotel Novotel London West. PrivacyTECH will bring together 500+ industry leaders annually to breakdown the latest technology innovations driving global privacy compliance. OneTrust PrivacyTECH is the largest industry user conference focused on technology for privacy…

What Digital Transformation Is — And Isn’t

As companies in every industry focus on their digital transformation plans, the term itself gets murkier and murkier. In a sea of jargon and marketing lingo, it’s hard for many to answer the question: What exactly is digital transformation in 2018? Confusion exists for good reason. Companies have invested billions in information technology for decades and embraced the internet for all the revolutionary impact it has on business processes and commerce. You’d be hard-pressed to find a B2B company that hasn’t digitized any…

Interview with Claudio Franco, Global CMO, Gympass

"Data never lies and can unlock so much potential, but it is very much a language that must be learned."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join Gympass? Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always been passionate about technology. My teenage passion for repairing PCs and developing websites drove me to study Computer and Electronic Engineering. After school, I joined a management consultancy firm for five years and eventually landed as Head of New Business for an Israeli venture backed by Accel…

Amazon Advertising Inventory Now Available in 4C’s Scope Platform

Marketers Can Now Buy Amazon’s Sponsored Product Ads Alongside Apple News, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, NBCUniversal, Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat 4C, a data science and marketing technology company, announced that clients can now execute and analyse their Amazon Sponsored Product campaigns within its platform, Scope by 4C, alongside Apple News, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, NBCUniversal, Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat. Scope is the first self-service technology that delivers audience discovery, media execution,…

TechBytes with Wilson Raj, Global Director, Customer Intelligence, SAS

Wilson Raj Global Director, Customer Intelligence, SAS Advanced Analytics are influencing the adoption of automation technologies for marketing and sales. AI and machine learning applications play a pivotal role in making these analytics relevant and powerful for decision-making. Wilson Raj, Global Director, Customer Intelligence at SAS, about their platform and how it delivers Enterprise success.Tell us about your role at SAS and the team/technology you handle. I’m the product marketing leader and global evangelist…

Nuxeo Announces Updates to Its Content Services Platform

Nuxeo 10.2 Includes Enhanced Annotation Capabilities, New Adobe CC Connector, Content Federation Improvements, and More Nuxeo, the leading cloud-native Content Services Platform, announced Fast Track 10.2, which includes several updates and adds new features to the core Nuxeo Platform. Nuxeo 10.2 adds enhanced capabilities for annotations, including the ability for users to annotate office documents, images, videos, PDFs, and AutoCAD documents for review/validation processes or for media enrichment. The latest release of…