Craig Heiting Joins Wurl as SVP of Worldwide Business Development

Wurl, the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), announced today that media-industry veteran Craig Heiting has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Business Development. He is charged with accelerating the already dramatic growth of video producers and video services on the global Wurl Network. Marketing Technology News: Pixalate Earns MRC Accreditation for Multiple Connected TV/OTT, SSAI Measurement Metrics "Craig is a serious…

Organizations Worldwide Adjust to the ‘New Normal’ of Remote Working with Help from Mitel and Google Cloud

Global surge in demand for Mitel’s teleworking licenses up tenfold with collaboration tool usage up more than 500 percent across businesses of all sizes and industries Partnership with Google Cloud delivers higher levels of security, reliability and compliance for cloud communications. Businesses, hospitals, schools and public service agencies leverage enterprise-class communications to work from anywhere as they adapt to the impact of COVID-19. Free usage of Mitel’s cloud business communications system, MiCloud…

PowerReviews Helping Shure On Road to Become Most Trusted Audio Brand Worldwide

Shure Solicits and Showcases Customer Endorsements Leveraging PowerReviews Technology to Accelerate Buyer Journey Shure Incorporated today reveals how it has, over the last year, been leveraging PowerReviews’ ratings & reviews and social curation technologies to spearhead a comprehensive website redesign, fuel product development, broadly showcase its offerings and generate exceptional customer engagement. Shure, a leading global manufacturer of microphones, headphones and audio electronics, has now captured more than…

Marketers Find SEO Vital to Facing Coronavirus Challenges

Marketing Professionals Expect Search Engine Optimization to Help in Time of Decreased Budgets and Increased Challenges Conductor, the leading SEO and content marketing technology company, today announced the results of its extensive survey of marketers’ responses to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The survey, commissioned to provide insight into marketers’ reactions to the pandemic’s international upheaval, received 317 responses from marketing professionals including managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite executives from…

Bespin Global Receives Google Cloud ‘2019 Reseller Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific’ Award

Bespin Global is awarded the Google Cloud Partner Award for 2 consecutive years, after winning '2018 Breakthrough Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific' award in 2019. The award recognizes Bespin Global's success in generating Google Cloud related business opportunities in South Korea and Asia, as well as its outstanding customer service. Global cloud management company Bespin Global CEO John Hanjoo Lee announced that it received Google Cloud '2019 Reseller Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific' award on April…

The Trade Desk and TikTok Launch New Advertising Partnership in Asia Pacific

PepsiCo in Thailand first to launch campaign, accessing premium TikTok inventory via The Trade Desk platform The Trade Desk and TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, have announced a new advertising partnership covering key Asia Pacific markets. The partnership will allow advertisers to directly access premium TikTok inventory across Asia-Pacific via The Trade Desk platform. TikTok is the first short-form video platform to integrate its ad offerings with The Trade Desk, making this a unique…

Deloitte named a Leader by Gartner in CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide

Gartner, the world’s leading information technology and advisory company, named Deloitte a Leader, positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision, in its February 2019 report titled, Magic Quadrant CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide. Marketing Technology News: EnergyBot Raises Series B Funding “Creating the best experience in the moments that matter most for customers is critical to keeping them happy and advancing companies everywhere,” says Andy…

Asia-Pacific’s Leading Marketing Technology Platform Flaunter Set to Shake up the US PR Industry

Leading Asia-Pacific marketing technology platform Flaunter has announced its expansion into the US as well as new verticals, adding several trillion dollars to its addressable market. The venture-backed company has already signed several US accounts in response to inbound demand. Marketing Technology News: IAB Names David Cohen President Flaunter is used by brands like West Elm, Nautica, MAC Cosmetics and ASOS to effortlessly scale their PR efforts while accessing powerful data. By automating traditionally manual…

GroupM Expands Patrick XU’s China CEO Remit to Hong Kong and Taiwan, Ashutosh Srivastava Named CEO of Asia Pacific (Excluding Mainland…

GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, announced that Patrick Xu will expand his China CEO remit to include Hong Kong and Taiwan as Ashutosh Srivastava has been named CEO of Asia Pacific (excluding mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan), effective immediately. Xu will also remain WPP’s China Country Manager. Srivastava will take responsibility for all other GroupM Asia Pacific markets. In their new roles, Xu and Srivastava will join recently named EMEA CEO Demet İkiler as the newest members of the Global Leadership Team and…

Nativex Announces New Trading Desk Offering; Corporate Restructuring Sees Nativex Elevated to Worldwide Brand

Strategic Rebrand Embraces Nativex as Global Advertising Agency; Nativex To Provide Transparent, Omnichannel Buying Solution Through Its New Nativex Trading Desk Mobile advertising leader Nativex, announced the introduction of the Nativex Trading Desk, and a global strategic rebrand to align its parent company, Mobvista's client-facing business with the United States' name and brand identity. Starting today, marketers and advertisers leveraging the Nativex platform have access to the cloud-based trading desk. As the…

Nativex Announces New Trading Desk Offering; Corporate Restructuring Sees Nativex Elevated to Worldwide Brand

Strategic Rebrand Embraces Nativex as Global Advertising Agency; Nativex To Provide Transparent, Omnichannel Buying Solution Through Its New Nativex Trading Desk Mobile advertising leader Nativex, announced the introduction of the Nativex Trading Desk, and a global strategic rebrand to align its parent company, Mobvista's client-facing business with the United States' name and brand identity. Starting today, marketers and advertisers leveraging the Nativex platform have access to the cloud-based trading desk. As the…

IGA Coca-Cola Institute Keeps Food Retailers Worldwide Stocked with Learning Using Docebo

IGA Coca-Cola Institute, a global people development organization supported by The Coca-Cola company providing full LMS services dedicated to food retailers worldwide, has continued to expand its global food retailer training network with the help of Docebo, a leading AI-Powered learning platform. The IGA Coca-Cola Institute is continuing its successful partnership with Docebo after over 6 years of enterprise learning excellence. The company is using Docebo to deliver extended enterprise training to more than 10,000…

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Vonage as Asia-Pacific Communications Platform as a Service Provider of the Year

The Vonage API Platform, formerly known as Nexmo the Vonage API Platform, was honored with Frost & Sullivan's 2019 Asia-Pacific Communications Platform as a Service Provider of the Year Award. Krishna Baidya, Head of Customer Contact Research, Digital Transformation Practice - Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan, said that Vonage's focus on developing innovative solutions, local market understanding and early investments are the cornerstone of its success in the Asia-Pacific region. "Vonage's platform abstracts…

Vonage Named Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) Asia-Pacific Provider of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan has named Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, as Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) Provider of the Year and a recipient of its annual Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards recognizing Asia’s leading companies. Vonage’s API Platform, formerly known as Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform, was recognized for its innovative communications APIs technology and for providing businesses with the ability to connect and communicate with customers via their own preferred channels (chat,…

eBay Study Finds That Selling Through Online Marketplaces Enables Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Newly Launched 'Global Marketplace Index' Measures Small Business Economic Opportunity eBay Inc., a global commerce leader, announced the launch of its Global Marketplace Index (GMI) measuring the impact of online marketplaces like eBay in creating economic opportunities that empower small business owners and entrepreneurs. Marketing Technology News: Intuiface Unveils BrightSign Support The platform-agnostic study revealed that, for small business owners around the world, selling through online marketplaces has…

BORN Group and Fluent Commerce Announce Global Partnership to Help Retailers Worldwide Manage Orders More Efficiently

Fluent Commerce’s Distributed Order Management Platform Will Be Integrated Into BORN’s Omnichannel Retail Solutions BORN Group, a leading digital agency with a focus on experience management and enterprise commerce solutions has announced a Global Partnership with leading order management platform Fluent Commerce. BORN Group and Fluent Commerce Announce Global Partnership to Help Retailers Worldwide Manage Orders More Efficiently Fluent Commerce is a cloud-native distributed order management platform that provides…

Parks Associates: Piracy and Account Sharing Cost US Pay-TV and OTT Operators More Than $9 Billion in 2019 and Forecasted to Reach $66…

Industry Report Examines Trends, Business Models, and Best Practices to Identify and Fight Piracy A new Parks Associates report finds that the value of pirate video services accessed by pay-TV and non-pay-TV consumers will exceed $67 billion worldwide by 2023.  Video Piracy: Ecosystem, Risks, and Impact estimates that if just 10% of pay-TV subscribers discontinued pay-TV services in favor of video delivered by pirates, the 2023 loss to those operators could approach $6 billion. Video Piracy: Ecosystem, Risks, and…

Enterprises Worldwide Increasing Public Cloud Spending

ISG Provider Lens report finds big role for providers in helping customers manage complex public cloud environments Enterprises across the globe are rapidly increasing their spending on cloud technologies and migrating many of their in-house cloud workloads to the public cloud, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Public Cloud — Solutions & Service Partners Global Report finds the global IaaS and…

Indian Consumers Prefer Digital Payments Over Cash this Festival Season, Embracing UPI and Digital Wallets for Merchant Spending

Growing Strength of Digital Payments in Merchant Payments Channel, Increasing Ubiquity Driven by Younger Consumers, According to New Study by ACI Worldwide Digital payments are the preferred payment option for 42 percent of consumers in India, leading card payments (29%) and cash (27%), according to a new online study conducted by YouGov and ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions. Indian consumers prefer #digitalpayments over cash this festival season, embracing UPI…

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities

Accenture has been positioned as a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities 2019 Vendor Assessment. Accenture positioned as a Utilities Leader in digital transformation worldwide in latest IDC MarketScape report @Accenture_Util Accenture was recognized for key strengths, including its ability to successfully envision, position and execute strategic projects and real transformational initiatives; reliably and capably mobilize the right resources at a global level…