Merkle Releases Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report, Showcasing Impressive Growth for Amazon and Varying Trends for Google

Report Highlights 63% YoY Growth of Amazon Sponsored Products Ads, Contributing to a 106% Rise in Sales Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has released its Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report (DMR), a quarterly benchmark report that analyzes and highlights key metrics and trends for both paid and organic search, social, and display. The report looks to identify key drivers in ad spend shifts for Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. Merkle will also be presenting a webinar on…

SOPHOLA, Inc Brings AdScale Enterprise Digital Ad Optimisation Platform to Thailand Through Partnership with Primal

SOPHOLA, Inc. and Primal Are Delighted to Announce That They Today Entered Into an Agreement to Bring the Ad Optimisation Platform AdScale to the Thai Market. Primal, a Leading Digital Agency, Is the First in Thailand to Use AdScale to Optimise Client Accounts SOPHOLA, Inc. and Primal are delighted to announce that they entered into an agreement to bring the ad optimisation platform AdScale to the Thai market. Primal, a leading digital agency, is the first in Thailand to use AdScale to optimise client accounts. The…

AcuityAds Partners with Tapad to Enhance Cross-Device Marketing Capabilities with a Focus on CTV

Tapad's integration with AcuityAds’ current offering will complement cross-channel marketing capabilities for brands and agencies in the U.S. and Canada Tapad, a global leader in digital identity resolution, has partnered with AcuityAds, a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions for advertisers to connect intelligently with audiences. The partnership will enhance AcuityAds’ existing cross-device solution, especially with respect to its cross-channel marketing capabilities in the Connected TV (CTV)…

Google Cloud’s Anthos Can Save Enterprises A Range of Up To $42.8 Million According to New Total Economic Impact Study

Conducted by an Independent Consulting Firm, the Study Highlights How Anthos Enhances Employee and Customer Experiences, Reduces Costs, Increases Operational Efficiencies and Boosts Revenue With an Integrated Hybrid Environment Google Cloud released the results of a commissioned New Technology Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting, which concludes that large enterprises can save a range of up to $42.8 million over three years through the implementation of Anthos. Anthos is a hybrid and…

Why Audio Ads Should Be a Part of Your Advertising Strategy in 2020

The IoT allows more and more consumers to have an online presence almost 24/7 via devices: smartphones, tablets, smart boxes and sticks, smart speakers, watches — you name it. These developments open new opportunities for companies to reach and engage with their customers. Advertisers who opt for programmatic ads level up their marketing game in targeting various types of audiences. However, in 2020, it’s not just the programmatic that matters, but the type of content you choose — visual ads alone are no longer enough to…

Adverty Partners With MADFINGER Games to Enable Seamless In-game Ads in Upcoming ‘Shadowgun War Games’

Adverty AB (publ) has signed an agreement with world-class independent game developer MADFINGER Games to enable seamless in-game advertising in the upcoming new title "Shadowgun War Games". Launching on Google Play and Apple App Store in February, the game has over one million pre-registrations to date. Adverty AB, the leading in-game ad platform, has signed an agreement with world-class independent game developer MADFINGER Games to enable seamless in-game advertising in the upcoming new title "Shadowgun War Games". The…

Broadsign and TPS Engage Enhance Global Programmatic and Dynamic DOOH Access

New technology integration broadens international, programmatic dynamic DOOH inventory available via the TPS Engage DSP; streamlines contextual programmatic ad transactions  Broadsign, the leading digital out-of-home (DOOH) marketing platform, and cross-border dynamic outdoor advertising platform TPS Engage announced the integration of the Broadsign Reach supply-side-platform (SSP) and the TPS Engage demand-side platform (DSP). The new partnership extends the international digital screen inventory programmatically…

IT on a Roll: How a No-Code Platform became Part of Google Cloud?

Google Cloud’s latest acquisition would help enterprises empower millions of citizen developers to more easily create and extend applications without the need for professional coding skills. No-code development platforms have been in existence within the industry for some years now. They have been enabling software makers to deal with the rising demand for automation and drag-and-drop features, helping DevOps teams to quickly create such products with less or no coding. As CIOs look to accelerate their Cloud infrastructure…

Google’s Private Web Browsing Promise Takes Shape; Embrace a “Cookie-free” Economy by 2022

Apple Safari was the first browser to implement ITP. Firefox had also decided to block third-party cookies. Now, Google Chrome is expected to follow these browsers by rendering third-party cookies obsolete.  By 2023, Google Chrome will secure its web browsing technology, banning third-party cookies from accessing user's browsing history. There were speculations last year after Google announced its Privacy Sandbox initiative to develop a set of open standards for enhanced user privacy on the web. Google's monopoly on web…

ReadSpeaker Launches VoiceLab to Unleash Branded Voice Solutions

The ReadSpeaker VoiceLab Is Designed to Empower Brands Worldwide to Better Engage Their Customers Using Voice Technology ReadSpeaker, the most trusted text-to-speech provider for global brands, launched the ReadSpeaker VoiceLab, a custom voice production unit that empowers brands from around the world to provide user-centric, expressive voice interfaces. Leveraging machine learning and offering multiple deployment options, the VoiceLab enables brands to create unique voice solutions that match their specific applications…

NextGen Leads, a Top-Tier Insurance Lead Generation Platform, Partners with Clearpoint Agency for Public Relations and Marketing…

Award-Winning PR Firm Hired to Provide Strategic Integrated Communications Program for Insurance Sales Leads Company Founded by EX-Googler Clearpoint Agency, a public relations (PR) and digital marketing firm, announced it is leading public relations and marketing communications for NextGen Leads, a top-tier health, Medicare and auto insurance sales leads company. @ClearpointPR is leading public relations and marketing communications for NextGen Leads Clearpoint is managing PR strategy, media relations, social media and…

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…

What Do Businesses Need to Know When Google Changes Their Algorithm?

How Can a Basic or Non-Existent Knowledge of SEO Hurt Them When This Happens? Google uses over 200 variables in their ranking algorithm plus multiple AI-based systems that help process search results. The main variables will cover 3 main areas of SEO: On-Page SEO (content relevance, quality, and engagement); technical SEO (ensuring your site is free from technical errors that prevent Google from crawling and understanding content); and off-page SEO (the volume, relevance, and quality of backlinks coming from other…

Denodo Platform Now Available on the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace Providing Realtime Data Delivery Through Data Virtualization

Provides Enterprise-scale Data Management Solution for Data Integration without Replication Denodo, the leader in data virtualization, has announced the availability of the Denodo Platform through Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace, making it easier for organizations to transition data to Google Cloud to accelerate cloud data analytics and data lake initiatives. As a subscription-based offering, the Denodo Platform on GCP Marketplace provides a true enterprise-scale data management solution for real-time data…

Citrix Workspace Live for Google Cloud

Solution Enables Companies to Deliver Simple, Intelligent Work Experience on Google Devices and Operating Systems Expanding on the flexibility and choice it provides to companies in enabling a superior digital work experience, Citrix Systems, Inc. announced general availability of Citrix® Workspace™ for Google Cloud. Using the solution, companies can deliver unified access to the G Suite apps employees need and prefer to use and fuel a simple, intelligent experience that improves engagement and productivity. “And that…

Google Cloud and Palo Alto Networks Expand Strategic Partnership

Companies Partner to Introduce New Threat Detection Solutions and Security Solutions for Anthos; Palo Alto Networks Will Continue to Expand Its Usage of Services Running on Google Cloud Google Cloud and Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced new solutions to help customers stay secure. Together, the companies will collaborate to bring new offerings to market and to run several Palo Alto Networks services on Google Cloud, combining the expertise of each company in cloud computing and…

Lytics Announces Seamless Integration With Google Marketing Platform to Optimize Marketing Spend

Marketers Can Now Share Customer Segments, Affinities, and Other Metrics Between Lytics and Google Ad Campaigns for More Precise Targeting and Increased ROI Lytics, the real-time CDP, announced a new capability for customers to share data seamlessly between the Lytics Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Google Marketing Platform (GMP) through tight integration between the two solutions. This is a game-changer for marketers who need to target Google Ads more effectively and drive better ROI from their ad spend on the Google…

Qumulo File System Now Available in Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

Enables Hybrid IT to Simply Scale-Across On-Prem and Multicloud Environments Qumulo, the leader in enterprise-proven hybrid cloud file storage, announced the availability of its file storage software in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace. Qumulo for GCP provides enterprise organizations with scalable file storage in the cloud that efficiently uses cloud-based resources to minimize solution costs. “At Google Cloud we’re committed to providing customers with the right technology, flexibility and choice they…

Samba TV Taps Oracle Moat to Measure Viewability of CTV Ads

Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, announced that it has expanded its integration with Moat by Oracle Data Cloud to measure viewability and invalid traffic across its CTV (Connected TV) impressions. “With over four billion available impressions for brands every month, and 100 percent of them measurable and addressable, Samba’s CTV advertising is an essential solution for our clients and a key growth driver for our industry. What’s unique about Samba’s Audience products across CTV and…

Denodo Platform Now Available on the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace Providing Realtime Data Delivery Through Data Virtualization

Provides Enterprise-scale Data Management Solution for Data Integration without Replication Denodo, the leader in data virtualization, announced the availability of the Denodo Platform through Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace, making it easier for organizations to transition data to Google Cloud to accelerate cloud data analytics and data lake initiatives. As a subscription-based offering, the Denodo Platform on GCP Marketplace provides a true enterprise-scale data management solution for real-time data…