SAP’s Business Technology Platform: A Trifecta of Data Excellence, Integration and Extension for the Intelligent Enterprise

SAP SE announced new capabilities, enhancements and further unification of the Business Technology Platform portfolio to help companies transform data into business value. SAP's Business Technology Platform enables developers and business users to access integrated, end-to-end services and tools to realize value along three critical areas of IT: data excellence, process integration and extensions. The announcement was made at the SAPPHIRE NOW Converge conference, being held online June 15–19, 2020. "Many customers I have…

Mastercard Announces Partnership With Facebook for Brazilians to Send and Receive Money Using WhatsApp

WhatsApp users in Brazil can now transfer funds and pay companies directly in the app, quickly, conveniently and securely Mastercard today announced the extension of its partnership with Facebook to offer an innovative way for Brazilians to send and receive money to friends and family on the WhatsApp app. Mastercard cardholders who make bank transactions with Nubank and Sicredi will be the first in Brazil to use the tool on WhatsApp. Soon, more banking partners are expected to join the program. Using Mastercard Send ,…

Mediafly’s Sales Enablement & Content Management Platform Now an SAP Endorsed App

Mediafly, a provider of sales enablement technology, content management and advisory services that create interactive, value-based selling experiences for companies of all sizes, today announces its Mediafly Sales Enablement & Content Management Platform is now an SAP® endorsed app. The platform provides sales teams with immediate access to technology for both in-person and virtual selling. “Many other sales enablement apps claim a high degree of integration with customer experience offerings like the SAP Sales Cloud…

Optimized Dynamic Pricing by Pricefx Now an SAP Endorsed App

This solution – offering a fast, flexible way to optimize pricing and increase revenue – is now available on SAP® App Center Pricefx, the global leader in native cloud pricing software, announced that its Optimized Dynamic Pricing (ODP) solution is now an SAP endorsed app, available for online purchase on SAP App Center. SAP Endorsed Apps are a new category of solutions from SAP’s partner ecosystem to help customers become best-run, intelligent enterprises. Endorsed apps are meant to deliver value with desired outcomes.…

SAP Drives Customer and Partner Success with SAP App Center Enhancements, New SAP Endorsed Apps Initiative

SAP SE  announced significant enhancements to SAP App Center, where customers can discover, try and buy trusted partner apps based on SAP solutions. SAP also unveiled the SAP Endorsed Apps initiative, designed to help customers solve key business challenges and become best-run intelligent enterprises. These announcements, made today at the SAP Global Partner Summit Online, will allow SAP to continue to quickly and efficiently serve partners and customers. "We're bringing a whole new level of partner commitment — uniquely…

SAP Invests in Customer and Partner Success Through New Initiatives That Create Best-run Businesses

SAP SE announced free global access to software demonstration environments to help partners navigate today's business landscape and create best-run businesses for their customers. The announcement was made at SAP® Global Partner Summit, being held online June 3. As the world continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, SAP is helping partners maintain business continuity by turbocharging its next-generation partnering movement and identifying powerful ways to help partners accelerate their customers' journey to recovery.…

Hypersonix Receives $11.5M in Series A Funding Led by Intel Capital for AI-Driven Autonomous Analytics Platform Founded by Former Executives…

Company offers comprehensive cloud-based, intelligent analytics solution for consumer commerce; counts Amazon Lab126 among growing list of customers Hypersonix has received $11.5M in Series A funding led by Intel Capital with participation from existing investors. Hypersonix was founded by successful serial entrepreneur and former SAP executive Prem Kiran, and is led by an impressive co-founding team, including Rama Rao, former MIT research faculty member for advanced analytics, as well as former PayPal and Intuit data…

NextLabs Launches Enterprise Data Protection Suite for SAP

An end-to-end policy-driven data protection solution for SAP ERP applications NextLabs announced that it will offer the Enterprise Data Protection Suite for SAP, which brings together four major functionalities of an enterprise-class, data-centric security solution needed for today’s digital enterprise - Entitlement Management, Enterprise Digital Rights Management, Data Loss Prevention, and Dynamic Data Masking - into a single cohesive solution. With this comprehensive solution, enterprises will be able to establish an…

Cloud Communications Leader Sinch to Acquire SAP Digital Interconnect to Redefine How Businesses Worldwide Engage With Their Customers

Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, and SAP SE announced that Sinch AB has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SAP’s communications unit SAP Digital Interconnect (“SDI”). SDI offers cloud-based communications products and serves more than 1,500 enterprise customers throughout the world. Sinch and SDI share a focus on digital business transformation, creating a first-class customer experience, and ensuring the highest possible quality of services. Sinch will…

AI in CX Management: ASAPP Scoops $185 Million Funding to Secure CX Innovations

AI in Customer Experience: ASAPP Scoops $185 Million Funding to Secure CX Innovations. Leading AI research firm, ASAPP is taking rapid strides in the field of AI-native technology for Customer Experience and Agency Automation. Disruptions caused by COVID-19 pandemic may have proved to be an overwhelming challenge to sustain businesses, But, for some AI leaders with strong business values, they are focusing on attracting funding and planning marketing and customer service expansion in new markets. ASAPP completed $185…

Adverity Raises $30 Million in Series C Funding Round Led by Sapphire Ventures

Equity Investment Signifies Momentum in Automated Business Insights for the Marketing Data Platform Adverity, a leading force in marketing data intelligence and business ready data, announced a Series C financing round of $30 million, bringing the total amount raised to $50 million. The latest funding round is led by Sapphire Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, whose prior investments have resulted in more than 55 exits through IPO or acquisition. Also participating are Mangrove Capital Partners, Felix…

Accenture and SAP Launch Upstream Oil and Gas Solution to Help Streamline Processes and Costs

Solution based on contributions from leading global oil and gas companies, including ConocoPhillips and Shell Accenture and SAP have launched a co-developed solution for upstream oil and gas companies  based on SAP S/4HANA® Cloud. Using intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the SAP S/4HANA Cloud solution for upstream oil and gas helps clients to further increase visibility into operations and cash flow. Now generally available globally, SAP S/4HANA Cloud for upstream oil and gas is a scalable…

Transcend Spatial Solutions to Rebrand as Rizing, Expanding Geospatial Services to the SAP Marketplace

Rizing Geospatial brings location intelligence experience to the transportation industry and SAP customers Rizing, LLC, a privately held multinational company and leading professional services firm that focuses primarily on SAP technology, announced that their Geospatial Solutions business, Transcend Spatial Solutions, is rebranded as Rizing. Location intelligence extended beyond the transportation industry "Transcend has been instrumental in solving location data challenges in the transportation industry for over…

Gekkobrain for SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA Migrations Now Available for Purchase on SAP App Center

By integrating with SAP ERP, Gekkobrain's solution helps customers simplify migration to SAP S/4HANA Gekkobrain announced that Gekkobrain for SAP HANA and S/4HANA Migrations is now available for purchase on SAP App Center, the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. Gekkobrain's solution integrates with SAP ERP and delivers simplified SAP S/4HANA migration and data-driven business process analysis to customers. "We are proud to have our product SAP-certified as powered by SAP NetWeaver® and to offer it on SAP…

Relational Junction Provides Instant Data Warehouses for SAP SaaS and On-Premise Applications

Relational Junction Releases Support for SAP HANA, Allowing SAP Customers to Create Instant Data Warehouses From SAP's Supported Database Platforms Sesame Software, the innovative leader in Enterprise Data Management, announced the support of  SAP HANA databases, enabling the creation and ongoing replication to an instant data warehouse for SAP Applications on Oracle, SQL Server, and now SAP's own HANA database. HANA is SAP's own in-memory relational database system. It is designed for both transactional and reporting…

Genesys Messaging with WhatsApp Simplifies Communication Between Businesses and Consumers

Powerful contact center solution from leader in customer experience helps organizations connect every interaction across voice, email, chat and messaging Vodafone Germany is now using WhatsApp, SMS and another top business messaging platform supported by Genesys, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions. With Genesys Messaging, 1,500 of the company's agents can connect easily and intuitively with customers on this growing channel, which already averages 300,000 monthly interactions.…

IMImobile Enables Hyundai to Use Whatsapp Business for Customer Service

Using WhatsApp as a customer service channel will improve customer experience for vehicle service booking Global cloud communications software and solutions provider IMImobile PLC announced that Hyundai India has integrated WhatsApp as part of their customer service strategy. Using WhatsApp, Hyundai wanted to streamline the vehicle service booking process, provide service updates and documentation all in one place via their customers’ preferred communication channel. Marketing Technology News: AudioEye Appoints Heath…

Enterprise Strategy Group Highlights Impact, Value of Actifio GO for SAP HANA on Google Cloud Platform

More Than 50% of Companies Can't Tolerate Even 15 Minutes of Data Unavailability A new Solution Showcase by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) describes the rising importance of instant data re-use for mission-critical applications such as SAP HANA and the impact and value provided by Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, and its Actifio GO for GCP (Google Cloud Platform) SaaS offering. A recent ESG survey polled 320 customers and found that 51% of these enterprises can only tolerate 15…

SAP Litmos Training Content Extended to Salesforce Users; Offers Fresh Features for Mobile Learning

SAP SE announced a new enterprise edition of the SAP Litmos Training Content solution, with more than 2,000 video or downloadable courses, including 150 courses designed for customer-experience professionals. The new edition also extends SAP’s learning portfolio to customer-facing professionals using Salesforce solutions. Additionally, a new app for iOS and Android allows users on the go to learn the latest about their products and services or acquire customer-service and leadership skills. Marketing Technology News:…

SAP Litmos Training Content Extended to Salesforce Users; Offers Fresh Features for Mobile Learning

SAP SE announced a new enterprise edition of the SAP Litmos Training Content solution, with more than 2,000 video or downloadable courses, including 150 courses designed for customer-experience professionals. The new edition also extends SAP’s learning portfolio to customer-facing professionals using Salesforce solutions. Additionally, a new app for iOS and Android allows users on the go to learn the latest about their products and services or acquire customer-service and leadership skills. Marketing Technology News:…