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SAS Delivers Priceless Retail Planning Capabilities in the Hypercompetitive Age of Amazon

AI-fortified, cloud-ready SAS Intelligent Planning Suite enhances the customer experience for global retailers and consumer goods manufacturers NRF 109th NRF Big Show and EXPO – Recent enhancements to the SAS Intelligent Planning Suite have infused it with artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud agility to help companies localize assortments, optimize inventory, automate forecasting and maximize profits. Leading companies like Carrefour, Grupo Exito and Nestle rely on analytics leader SAS and its proven portfolio of software…

Amazon Fire TV Introduces Expanded Suite of Features and New Solution Providers for Fire TV Edition Partners

Fire TV Edition now powers over 50 TV and soundbar models in more than 10 countries Amazon announced the expansion of the Fire TV Edition program, delivering a richer experience and more opportunities for developers, operators, device makers and manufacturers across multiple categories including automotive, smart TVs, soundbars and streaming media players. Fire TV has passed more than 40 million active users, and customers globally have access to tens of thousands of channels, apps, Alexa skills and more. With this…

BlackBerry Collaborating with Amazon Web Services to Demonstrate Safe, Secure, and Intelligent Connected Vehicle Software Platform for…

BlackBerry Limited announced it has teamed up with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to demonstrate a connected vehicle software platform for in-vehicle applications that combines the safety and security of BlackBerry's QNX real-time operating system with AWS' Internet of Things (IoT) Services in the cloud and in the car. The platform enables automotive manufacturers to securely access data from vehicle sensors, and create software applications and machine-learning models for connected, electric, and autonomous vehicles.…

Amazon Continues Investment in Florida with Deltona Fulfillment Center

New facility will total more than one million square feet and create 500 new, full-time jobs Amazon announced plans to open a fulfillment center in Deltona, Florida, creating more than 500 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay of $15 an hour and up, and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. Employees at the more than one million-square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship large customer items, such as sports equipment, patio furniture, fishing rods, pet food, kayaks, bicycles, and larger…

RCN, Grande, Wave Launch Amazon Prime Video App on TiVo Set-Top Box Platform for Seamless Streaming Entertainment

Millions of households can access Amazon Originals via the Prime Video app on the TiVo Platform RCN, Grande and Wave, leading providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., announced the availability of the Amazon Prime Video app through the company’s TiVo set-top boxes. Pay-TV subscribers with an Amazon Prime membership can stream content via the Prime Video app on their TiVo devices. This service enhancement adds to RCN, Grande and Wave’s already robust catalogue of streaming…

MoEngage Inc. Achieves Amazon Web Services Retail Experience Competency Status

MoEngage Inc, an intelligent customer engagement platform, announced today that it achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency. AWS Retail Competency Partners have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success across numerous innovative solution areas in retail spanning Data Lakes, AI/ML, Voice, Recognition, IoT, Microservices, and Retail Transformation. AWS Retail Competency Partners undergo rigorous validation by AWS to ensure alignment to AWS best practices for building the most secure,…

Amperity Achieves Amazon AWS Retail Competency Status and Joins the AWS Partner Network Global Startup Program

AWS recognizes Amperity's impact and expertise in applying machine learning to customer data unification and analytics & insights Amperity, the first AI-powered Customer Data Management platform, announced two Amazon Web Services (AWS) achievements: obtaining AWS Retail Competency status and joining the AWS Partner Network (APN) Global Startup Program as one of the inaugural Customer Data Platform APN Partners. As a headline partner at the AWS re:Invent Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas, Amperity brings patented…

Informatica Expands Relationship with Amazon Web Services with New Innovations to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Modernization

New Data Engineering, Data Lake, and Enterprise Data Warehouse Solutions from Informatica Now Available on AWS Informatica, a leader in enterprise cloud data management, announced new product capabilities and accelerators for Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions, including Amazon Redshift, Amazon EMR, and AWS Glue this week at AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas. These new capabilities are designed to help customers minimize the cost and complexity of cloud modernization initiatives. Amazon Redshift Ready Designation…

Zendesk Talk Partner Edition Expands Amazon Connect Support

Zendesk Selects Amazon Connect as a Preferred Contact Center Voice Solution for Global Deployment with Zendesk Talk Partner Edition AWS re:Invent 2019 – Zendesk, Inc. announced a strategic, go-to-market solution package based upon an enhanced integration between Amazon Connect and Zendesk Talk Partner Edition. The enhanced integration allows both Amazon Connect customers and Zendesk Support customers to leverage multiple sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) services from Amazon Web Services…

Fortinet Further Expands Integration of its Dynamic Cloud Security Solutions with New Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solution

Fortinet a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced the extension of the Fortinet dynamic cloud security offerings for advanced security on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Fortinet has integrated its FortiGate-VM with the recently released AWS CloudFormation third-party resource provider framework and now offers new Fortinet managed rulesets for AWS Web Application Firewall (AWS WAF). In addition, Fortinet’s cloud security offerings now support Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)…

AWS Announces New Quantum Computing Service (Amazon Braket) along with AWS Center for Quantum Computing and AWS Quantum Solutions Lab

New Amazon Braket Service Lets Customers Explore, Evaluate, and Experiment with Quantum Computing Hardware to Gain In-House Experience as They Plan for the Future Today, at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com company announced three key initiatives as a part of the company’s plans to help advance quantum computing technologies: AWS announces new quantum computing service (Amazon Braket) along with AWS Center for Quantum Computing and AWS Quantum Solutions Lab Amazon Braket (in preview today) is…

Media Giant Meredith Corporation Selects Nasuni To Help Move Traditional On-Premises File Infrastructure To Amazon Web Services

Meredith cut CapEx costs significantly, eliminating traditional backup and reducing its on-premises NAS infrastructure by 80% Nasuni, a leading provider of cloud file services, announced that Meredith Corporation, the No. 1 magazine operator in the U.S. and owner of brands such as PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, REAL SIMPLE and Parents, moved to Nasuni to deliver a global file system on Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS supports industry leaders like Meredith with scale, multi-site file sharing and powerful cloud…

Amazon Unveils Winners of U.S. Small Business Spotlight Awards

nutpods based in Bellevue, WA named Small Business of the Year Amazon announced the U.S. winners of the Small Business Spotlight Awards, including: Small Business of the Year, Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, and Small Business Owner Under 30 of the Year. The Small Business Spotlight Awards, introduced in September, honor and celebrate inspiring, unique, and customer-obsessed small businesses selling in Amazon’s stores. More than 1,300 American small businesses nominated themselves for the awards, and on October…

Amazon Advertising This Cyber Monday: Too Good an Opportunity to Miss

According to Amazon, last year’s Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day event in history. It was part of a record-breaking holiday season that included Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the weekend, i.e., the “Cyber Five.” Marin’s ad management platform showed that during last year’s Black Friday weekend, clicks and ad spend were up in the US by 53% and 81%, respectively. Cyber Monday also posted 40% growth in clicks and 105% growth in ad spend for the US. Although both events originated in the US, Marin’s data shows…

ForgeRock Expands Relationship with Amazon Web Services

Support for AWS Resources with AWS Session Tags Designed to Further Streamline User Access ForgeRock, the leading provider in digital identity, announced expanded support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) to make it even easier for companies to control access to AWS Resources. ForgeRock’s support for AWS Session Tags is designed to allow organizations to securely pass identity attributes from their ForgeRock Directory or other directory servers into AWS with even more ease - extending existing identity management processes…

Advanced Personalization Helps Top Retailers Make More Money and Hold off Amazon

Today’s retail and e-commerce email marketers face a twin set of challenges as they head into the holiday shopping season and beyond: making more money through email and competing against Amazon for the minds and wallets of their customer base. Now, new research shows how they can fight both battles with the same weapon: advanced personalization, which can help their messages stand out from their inbox competition and make them the go-to brand for their customers. Email marketers stand to gain at least two big…

Mitel Works with Amazon Web Services to Advance Seamless Collaboration for Businesses

Leverages the Amazon Chime SDK to bring expanded capabilities to Mitel’s unified communications and collaboration portfolio  Delivering on the promise to make communications and collaboration more seamless for organizations of all sizes, Mitel, a global leader in business communications, has teamed with Amazon Web Services on their development of the Amazon Chime software development kit (SDK) for extending audio calling, video calling, and screen sharing capabilities to a wide variety of applications. Mitel, whose…

Helpshift Announces Integration with Amazon Connect to Take Omnichannel Engagement to the Next Level

New partnership powers connected customer conversations across phone and messaging Helpshift, the platform revolutionizing customer service technology, announced its integration with Amazon Connect. Helpshift + Amazon Connect brings together the traditionally siloed channels of phone support and digital self-service with messaging, AI and bots to provide a frictionless, cross-channel experience to customers. This integration empowers contact centers to provide truly connected customer conversations that seamlessly…

Salesforce and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Expand Global Strategic Partnership

Salesforce will integrate and offer Amazon Connect as part of Salesforce Service Cloud Voice, enabling customers to provide superior customer service AWS learning content now available on Trailhead, empowering anyone to skill up for the future Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, the global leader in infrastructure cloud computing, and Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), today announced an expansion of their global strategic partnership. Salesforce is introducing…

Deloitte Working with Amazon Web Services to Create New Health Ecosystems Through Data

AWS Data Exchange, a New AWS Service, Helps Organizations Securely Find, Subscribe to and Use Third-Party Data in the Cloud; Deloitte’s Suite of Solutions and Services Can Help Life Sciences and Health Care Organizations Curate in a Private, Secure and Responsible Way to Enable Medical Innovation and New Data Driven Business Models Deloitte announced its work with AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easier for millions of Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to and use third-party…