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Akamai Edge Platform Increases Security Protections for Content, Sites, and Apps

Enhancements Accelerate Cloud Transformation and Improve Security Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, today announced enhancements focused on maximizing security, quality, and reliability from the cloud to the digital touchpoint. With these new features, the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform enables organizations to optimize and secure the critical point where they monetize and differentiate their services and push the boundaries of digital experiences.…

PremFina’s Moira O’Connell Wins Mentor Award at Women in Insurance Summit 2019

PremFina Ltd ("PremFina"), the UK's sole provider of a proprietary premium insurance white label SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) to insurance brokers and underwriters, announces its Director of Client Services, Moira O'Connell as winner of the Mentor of The Year at the Insurance Business Women in Insurance Awards 2019. More than 950 nominations were received across five categories, which resulted in nine candidates being selected as finalists for the Mentor of The Year Award. Nevertheless, it was…

ZTE Showcases Leading Wireline Products at BBWF 2019

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for Mobile Internet, is showcasing its latest achievements and practices in broadband access, home networking, optical transport, 5G transport and network automation at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. As a No.2 global provider of fixed-network equipment, ZTE is committed to building high-quality wireline network products and solutions that deliver a superior…

Melissa Adds Simplified Matching to Unison Enterprise Data Quality Platform

Melissa, a leading provider of global address, name, email, phone, and identity verification solutions, announced several enhancements to Unison, its customer data verification platform. Unison brings together all of Melissa’s data quality API capabilities including address, name, phone, email verification, geocoding and data matching, into a flagship UI that is fast, scalable, and requires no programming. New features include a wizard-based matching interface, fuzzy match scoring and robust reporting, making Unison one of…

Herow Announces $18.6 Million Series B

Brings Total Funding to $19.7 Million Through past Investors Herow, a leader in mobile engagement and user context, announced the closing of its $18.6 million Series B from its historical investors Xerys Fund, Siparex and Calao Finance. Funds will be used to accelerate the deployment of the company's new contextual engagement SaaS solution for mobile applications, beyond existing markets in Europe and the United States. Herow - formerly known as Connecthings - raised its Series B to finance its expansion to the United…

Maruti Suzuki Turns into a Start-up Growth Hacker for Five Companies

One of the world’s most preferred and valuable car brand, Maruti Suzuki, is expanding its horizon in the startup ecosystem. According to the latest news brief, the Indian auto-giant has announced collaborating with startups – Enmovil, Docketrun, Eyedentify, Xane, and SenseGiz. This partnership includes the startups for proof of concept (PoC) under its MAIL Program. MAIL stands for the Mobility and Automobile Innovation Lab (MAIL) program, which is conceived to help PoCs toward real-time applications in the business and…

Video Conferencing Services Expert, IVCi, Lists Four Solutions to Enhance Your Huddle Room

With the open office floor plan taking over workplaces around the world, workers have been turning to huddle rooms as a refuge from the constant noise, interruptions, and chatter that come from an open office space. Huddle rooms are efficient and designed to pack the most utility in the smallest space, oftentimes including basic accommodations for group meetings and conferences that need to take place in a private setting. However, as great as the classic huddle room is, there are a few key upgrades you can use to enhance…

Rakuten TV Launches its AVOD Service in Europe

The First Pan-European VOD Platform Providing Ad-Supported Channels That Offer Hollywood, Local and Exclusive Content for Free Rakuten TV, one of the leading video-on-demand platforms in Europe, announced the launch of its first AVOD - ad-supported video-on-demand - channels within the platform. This new business model will allow viewers to watch a wide range of content for free. The free section of Rakuten TV will launch with an initial offer including Hollywood and local content to be expanded to additionally include…

Thales Named a Market Leader in KuppingerCole Analysts Leadership Compass for Identity-as-a-Service Access Management

Thales announced that it has been positioned as a Market Leader in the 2019 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) Access Management. “wide range of authentication factors combined with broad support for contextual attributes to deliver risk adaptive authentication along with some access management functions targeted at B2B, B2E and G2C market segments.” The report recognized Thales, through its SafeNet Trusted Access offer, as a market leader in terms of the number of customers, partner…

Ascent360 Announces New User Interface And Features For Customer Data Platform

Company Continues to Innovate CDP for B2C Marketers in Brand, Resort and Retail Segments Ascent360, a leading customer database platform (CDP) provider for mid-market businesses, introduces additional functionality and a new user interface (UI) that makes the platform even more intuitive for marketers to build authentic relationships with prospects and customers. The Ascent360 CDP helps business-to-consumer (B2C) companies grow by providing a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, which consolidates disparate customer…

Advertise Purple, Selected by Entrepreneur.com as #37 in their Prestigious 2019 Entrepreneur 360 List

Under leadership of Kyle Mitnick, Advertise Purple, Inc. ranked as one of the 'Most successful entrepreneurial companies in America' for 2019 The Entrepreneur 360 is a 360-degree analysis of U.S.-based companies designed to identify the real leaders among entrepreneurs. Unlike other analyses, the Entrepreneur 360 uses quantitative and qualitative info by looking at your hard numbers as well as "soft" determinants such as impact, innovation and leadership. The Entrepreneur 360…

Total Economic Impact Study for Qualtrics CustomerXM Shows Over 630 Percent Return on Investment over Three Years

Conducted by an Independent Consulting Firm, the Study Demonstrates How CustomerXM Enabled Organizations to Generate Bottom Line Business Outcomes Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, released its Total Economic Impact study, conducted by Forrester Consulting, quantifying the benefits and returns of Qualtrics CustomerXM. The study concluded that a composite organization based on interviewed Qualtrics customers saw a return on investment of 633 percent over three…

Comcast Announces Appointment Of Dennis Mathew As Senior Vice President Of Western New England Region

Comcast announced that Dennis Mathew has been named Senior Vice President of the company's Western New England Region, which employs more than 1,600 people and encompasses 300 communities in Connecticut, western Massachusetts, Vermont, western New Hampshire and New York. In this role, Mathew is the top executive responsible for all aspects of the business including sales, marketing, operations, financial performance and the customer experience. "I'm thrilled Dennis has accepted this role and I am…

Valassis Promotes Cali Tran to CEO, Leading Next Phase of Growth

Proven Leader to Accelerate Data-Driven and Digital Marketing Solutions that Connect Businesses with Consumers Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced the promotion of Cali Tran to president and CEO. Tran will lead Valassis’ growth strategy and go-to-market execution to transform the ways brands connect with consumers and drive the company’s continued success in digital media and marketing. “Valassis is a proven leader in marketing technology and services that is trusted by Fortune…

Automated Check-Out Start-Up IMAGR Partners with Major Japanese Retailer

New Zealand technology start-up, IMAGR, has just announced its first international sales partnership, securing a deal with Japanese H2O RETAILING CORPORATION. IMAGR is the creator of the SmartCart intelligent shopping trolley. Harnessing computer vision technology and AI, this queue-busting solution automates checkouts and payments for a frictionless shopping experience. IMAGR's first international roll out is anticipated for May 2020 and discussions are already underway with New Zealand, US and European retailers for…

Aarki Announces Integrations With Major Audience Data Management Platforms

Aarki, a leading AI-enabled mobile marketing platform, has made it easy for mobile marketers to retarget and profitably reengage their users, by announcing integrations with major audience management platforms - Adjust, AppsFlyer, mParticle, and Singular. Aarki "These partnerships allow us to offer our clients the most efficient way to reach their audiences," said Nicol Cseko, VP of Product at Aarki. "The fully-automated data transfer process, audience list creation in under seconds, and granular…

CME Group to Offer Real-Time Market Data via Google Cloud Platform

CME Group, one of the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplaces, announced it will become the first derivatives marketplace to offer real-time futures and options market data on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), starting Nov. 17, 2019. The collaboration will allow market participants to access CME Group's valuable market data through the cloud from anywhere in the world with an internet connection through Google Cloud's global network. "Our clients around the world increasingly are looking for quality real-time…

MarTech Interview with Sumant Kawale, VP Customer Success at Cerebri AI

"The latest AI-powered technology use customer journeys as the raw material to fuel the new science of customer journey analytics." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology.  I have been dabbling in technology from an early age and ended up studying Electrical and Telecom Engineering in college and grad school. My first job out of school was writing DSP and VHDL code for large, expensive test machines that subjected cell phones to all sorts of scenarios, such as bad reception, interference and so on. It was the…

TIBCO Appoints Jeffrey Hess as Senior Vice President of Customer Excellence

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Hess as its senior vice president of customer excellence. Hess will drive the transformation of the company's customer engagement, expanding adoption of the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud platform. Hess' experience in customer success spans more than two decades. He has successfully led teams at enterprise software companies, including SAP and BMC Software, by aligning go-to-market…

Everi to Showcase Broad Portfolio of Interactive Gaming Offerings at 2019 Global Gaming Expo

Company to Demonstrate Capabilities of its Remote Game Server and Library of Nearly 50 Video and Mechanical Reel Titles Based on its Player-Popular Slot Content Everi Holdings Inc. (“Everi” or the “Company”), the casino gaming industry’s only single source provider of gaming products and financial technology and loyalty solutions, will demonstrate the growing breadth and depth of its social and real-money interactive solutions for operators worldwide at the 19th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E®), to be held at the Sands Expo…