Centro and FreeWheel Release Two-Way API Integration for End-to-End Digital Media Automation

Linking Basis by Centro with FreeWheel’s Strata Platform for Finance Management  Centro, a global provider of advertising technology, announced the availability of a two-way API integration with FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, to deliver end-to-end digital media automation. The pairing of Basis by Centro, a comprehensive digital media activation and management platform, with FreeWheel’s Strata platform for finance management empowers agencies to maintain strong cash flow by streamlining the reconciliation, billing and…

PreciseTarget Announces Expanded Strategic Retail Data Partnership with Equifax

New Solutions Combine PreciseTarget’s Product Taste Audiences with Equifax Economic and Spending Capacity Data PreciseTarget announced the expansion of a strategic data relationship with Equifax to help retailers more efficiently target and convert customers based on personal shopping taste.  Beginning in early November, the partnership will offer new products that combine PreciseTarget’s Product Taste Audiences with Equifax economic and spending capacity data, enabling retailers to more effectively identify and market to…

SalesLoft Recognized as a 2019 Top-Rated Sales Engagement Platform by TrustRadius

Unbiased user reviews show the software helps sales organizations deliver better buying experiences SalesLoft, provider of the #1 Sales Engagement Platform, announced that it has won Top Rated awards for both sales acceleration software and sales engagement platforms by TrustRadius, the most trusted B2B software review platform. “Salesloft has won Top Rated awards for both sales acceleration software and sales engagement platforms based directly on customer feedback,” said Megan Headley, VP of Research at TrustRadius.…

One Identity Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration

Recognized for its completeness of vision and ability to execute One Identity, a proven leader in identity management, announced that it has for the second consecutive year been named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration. After an extensive evaluation process which included feedback from customers, Gartner recognized One Identity as a Leader for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. Marketing Technology News: Latest Rakuten Marketing Research Reveals…

SYNNEX Corporation and RingCentral Bring Leading Cloud Communications and Contact Center Solutions to SYNNEX’ US Channel Partners

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, and SYNNEX Corporation, a leading business process services company, announced they will deliver a new wave of unified communications and collaboration, cloud communications, and contact center solutions to SYNNEX’ US channel partners. In an effort to meet the needs of the new mobile and distributed workforce, RingCentral provides a single cloud platform with multi-modal communications capabilities…

Virtual Make-Up Comes to the YouTube Masthead

Seeing your product in action helps convert customers eager to try before they buy. This is especially true for beauty brands. Now with the help of augmented reality, trying on lipstick, once only possible in-store, can be done virtually on YouTube. At the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this year, YouTube introduced AR Beauty Try-On, which lets viewers virtually try on makeup while following along with YouTube creators using front-facing smartphone cameras. YouTube made AR Beauty Try-On available first through an…

Analytics Experience 2019: Making Analytics Real

Analytics Visionaries and Experts to Gather October 21-23 in Milan ANALYTICS EXPERIENCE -- There is a lot of hype and jargon surrounding analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). Yet put simply data holds the key: when used properly, your data can set your organisation up for success for years to come. So why not find out how to make analytics a reality delivering tangible results at Analytics Experience 2019 in Milan on Oct. 21-23? SAS: Together we make analytics real Join us at…

NICE Solutions Honored by TMC for Driving Innovation and Exceptional Value for Contact Center Customers

Four Nice Solutions Received 2019 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Awards, Highlighting the Strength of Nice’s Robust Portfolio Demonstrating the strength and depth of its solutions supporting the operational needs of contact centers, NICE  announced that four of its industry-leading solutions were awarded 2019 Communications Solutions Product of the Year accolades by TMC, a global media company dedicated to building online communities. The TMC awards recognized NICE’s solutions for cutting-edge innovation,…

Sportradar Acquires Optima

Leading omnichannel sports betting and e-gaming platform business expands Sportradar offering to become a fully integrated ‘turnkey’ sports betting services provider Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports data and content, announced that it has acquired the award-winning sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform business Optima, effective immediately. Optima will extend Sportradar’s current betting services portfolio to become a full service B2B data, betting, trading and player management platform…

SAP Sets Course for the Future With Next Generation Leadership Team

McDermott to depart following successful decade as CEO SAP SE announced that Bill McDermott has decided not to renew his contract and is stepping down from his position as Chief Executive Officer. In activating the company's long-term succession plan, Executive Board members Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein have been appointed Co-Chief Executive Officers, effective immediately, with the approval of the Supervisory Board. McDermott will remain in an advisory capacity until the end of the year to ensure a smooth…

Webroot Finds Windows 7 is Becoming Even Riskier, Infections up by 71%

Also, Phishing Attempts Seen by Webroot Increased by 400% Webroot, a Carbonite company, shared the results of its Webroot Threat Report: Mid-Year Update, which explores the evolving cybersecurity landscape. Based on trends observed in the first half of 2019, Webroot found that 1 in 50 URLs are malicious, nearly one-third of phishing sites use HTTPS and Windows 7 exploits have grown 75% since January. This report also highlights the importance of user education, as phishing lures have become more personalized as hackers use…

Three Segments. Three Wins. Three Times in a Row. T-Mobile Owned the J.D. Power Wireless Business Customer Satisfaction Study

The businesses have spoken. And evidently, they’re fans of international data, generous hotspot data, published rate plan pricing, Gogo inflight Internet, no annual service contracts and award-winning customer service featuring a dedicated Team of Experts. For the third straight year, T-Mobile swept all three segments very small, small/medium and enterprise of the annual J.D. Power Wireless Business Customer Satisfaction Study. “When you put customers first — it shows! With our incredible network performance, reliability…

U.S. Small and Midsize Businesses Have Identified New Avenue for Growth Through Corporate Contracts

THE 2019 SURVEY OF SMALL AND MIDSIZE BUSINESS SUPPLIERS, DEVELOPED AND CONDUCTED BY AMERICAN EXPRESS, FOUND THAT BUSINESSES WITH CORPORATE CONTRACTS EXPECT REVENUES TO INCREASE BY 50% OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS U.S. small and midsize businesses are often referenced as the backbone of the country’s economy thanks to their drive and ambition to grow and scale but finding new opportunities to expand a business is often challenging. To explore the perspectives of small and midsize businesses on ways to grow, American Express…

Cerence Announces Partnership with Mila – Quebec AI Institute

Premier provider of AI-powered automotive assistants joins cutting-edge AI research group to advance innovation Cerence Inc., AI for a world in motion, announced it is now a resident partner of Mila – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, an academic institution dedicated to supporting researchers specializing in the field of deep learning. The partnership enables Cerence and Mila to further research and advance cutting-edge work in machine learning and enhance automotive AI applications. As part of the relationship,…

Okta Launches Okta SecurityInsights to Protect Global Workforces

New innovative approach to security turns targets into first responders, enabling administrators and end users to make informed security decisions, faster Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, at Okta Showcase announced Okta SecurityInsights, a family of product innovations that provides global organizations with personalized security detection and remediation capabilities at the end user, administrator, and customer network level. Okta is introducing two features of…

ThousandEyes Recognized as Leading SaaS and Cloud Innovator with Two New Award Wins

Latest Accolades Highlight the Criticality of Internet Visibility and Intelligence for Digital Business Success ThousandEyes, the company that delivers visibility into the Internet and digital experiences, announced it has been named the Best Data-Driven SaaS Product in the 2019 SaaS Awards program for the second consecutive year, and Most Innovative Cloud Product or Service in the Computing 2019 Cloud Excellence Awards. “The impact the cloud and Internet are having on businesses today is undeniable, yet too many…

Liberty Latin America to Acquire AT&T’s Operations in Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands

Strategic combination will create the leading integrated consumer and B2B communications and entertainment provider in Puerto Rico Liberty Latin America Ltd. ("Liberty Latin America" or “LLA”) (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AT&T Inc.’s (AT&T) wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (the “Acquisition Assets”). In the all-cash transaction, the Acquisition Assets are valued at an enterprise value of $1.95…

Phunware CEO Named Top Finalist for Austin Business Journal’s 2019 Best CEO Award

Recognition Adds to Long List of Year’s Accomplishments Phunware, Inc., a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, announced another milestone for its President and CEO, Alan S. Knitowski, as a Top Finalist for the 2019 Best CEO Award from the Austin Business Journal. Marketing Technology News: ChannelAdvisor Enhancements, Including Checkout on Instagram, Enable Brands and Retailers to Strengthen Holiday Season Performance…

Revenue Operations Leader Clari Closes $60 Million Funding Round

Platform Uses AI and Automation to Help High-Performing Revenue Teams Drive Growth and Retention Clari, provider of the leading AI-powered revenue operations platform, has closed a $60 million Series D financing round, setting a new record for total investment in the rapidly emerging revenue operations software category. To date, Clari has raised over $135 million to transform revenue operations. Clari's Revenue Operations Platform uses AI to modernize the B2B revenue process, upleveling execution, insights and forecasting…

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Vonage as Innovation Leader in the Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS Industry in North America

Vonage's pioneering technology services attain higher levels of scale and flexibility Frost & Sullivan has named Vonage as a top industry innovator, recognized for its strong track record as a technology pioneer and for reinventing itself under the One Vonage platform strategy to deliver fully programmable solutions across voice, video, SMS, chat and social messaging. The North American hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) market is experiencing steady growth as the…