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Cleanshelf 2019 SaaS Trends Report: Enterprises Waste Up to 30% of Annual SaaS Spend

New research shows SaaS spend per employee is topping $13K annually. U.S. enterprises with 800 employees spend $15 Million on SaaS to power their business. Of that spend, up to 30% is wasted, in part due to the complexities of SaaS pricing and the lack of control over the growing SaaS stack Cleanshelf, the leading SaaS spend optimization solution just published its annual The State of Business' SaaS Spend infographic which finds that the role of SaaS in organizations continues to rise. SaaS spend per employee has increased…

Aspera’s Cloud Solution Prevents Cost Overruns and Optimizes SaaS Subscriptions

LicenseControl for Cloud includes Adobe Creative Cloud support to manage all essential SaaS vendors Aspera, the industry-leading provider of Software Asset Management solutions, announced the latest release of LicenseControl for Cloud, a powerful platform for managing all SaaS vendors together, knowing their data, and saving on licensing costs. LicenseControl automatically recommends how to control increasing IT costs while finding the best SaaS subscriptions for every user.  The ITAM Review reports,…

Introducing Lotame PDX, The Industry’s Most Transparent, Flexible & Trusted Private Data Exchange

Company launches its new and exclusive, private and secure data exchange, comprised of curated high-quality second-party data and valuable niche third-party data providers at DMEXCO 2019 Lotame, the world’s leading unstacked data solutions company that helps publishers, marketers and agencies find new customers, increase engagement, and grow revenue through audience data, announced the launch of Lotame PDX, a new private data marketplace at DMEXCO 2019 in Cologne, Germany. Only 20% of marketers who purchase or use…

Simon Data Unveils Transform Initiative to Help Brands Scale Personalization

 Launched at WORLDZ 2019, exclusive program empowers marketers with ability to deliver next-gen customer experiences Simon Data, the market-leading enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP), debuted its invitation-only program Transform by Simon Data at WORLDZ 2019, the global community and summit connecting most influential business and cultural leaders. The program is designed to accelerate a brand’s ability to scale one-to-one personalized customer experiences. This initiative comes on the heels of Simon Data’s recent…

WPP and InMobi Group Enter Into a Multi-year Strategic Partnership to Co-Build Unique Benefits for Marketers

Partnership to help marketers enhance brand experiences for consumers WPP and InMobi Group have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to build unique benefits for marketers. Leveraging the best of expertise from InMobi Group and WPP agencies, including GroupM and Kantar, the partnership aims to simplify complexity for Indian marketers. The collaboration between WPP and InMobi Group will enable brands to create personalized consumer experiences at scale. Through this partnership, brands will be able to…

8×8 Showcases Leading Contact Center Solution and New Capabilities at Industry Events

8x8, Inc. , a leading Software-as-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, announced it will showcase 8x8 Contact Center at two upcoming industry events. “Many companies struggle to optimize customer experience due to an antiquated on-premises contact center infrastructure. Top performing companies prioritize customer experience. Moving to a modern cloud contact center helps them achieve their CX goals and drive…

CoreMedia Partners with Translations.com to Reduce Time-to-Market for Global Content Publishing

CoreMedia Content Cloud has successfully completed the Translations.com GlobalLink Connect Certification Program CoreMedia, global provider of best-of-breed content management platform CoreMedia Content Cloud, announced a strategic partnership based on its certified integration with Translations.com's GlobalLink Connect, the world's friendliest integration tool for multilingual content. GlobalLink Connect provides an all-in-one solution to initiate, automate, control, track, and complete all facets of the translation…

iQIYI and ABP Lead Development of Industry-wide “Specifications of Internet Interactive Video Data Format” to Promote Growth of…

iQIYI, Inc., a market-leading online entertainment service in China, and the Academy of Broadcasting Planning ("ABP") of the National Radio and Television Administration ("NRTA") jointly held the kick-off meeting for the development of the industry standard "Specifications of Internet Interactive Video Data Format" (the "Specifications"). Representatives and experts from the NRTA, China Electronics Standardization Institute, China Media Group, Tencent Video, Youku, Mango TV, Tsinghua University, and Beihang University among…

Volante Technologies offers FREE SaaS Real-Time / Instant Payments Processing

Any bank, regardless of size, can offer immediate payment capabilities to their customers Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of technology and software as a service to accelerate digital transformation and payments modernization, announced the launch of free RTP / instant payments processing on the cloud as a service. The capability to offer RTP is rapidly becoming the norm for large banks and an emerging necessity for smaller and mid-sized banks. Traditional implementation models, with their high costs and…

BigPanda Announces Immediate Availability on AWS Marketplace

Leader in AIOps to Also Co-Host Webinar Discussing Support for AWS Migrations BigPanda Inc., provider of the first Autonomous Operations solution that lets organizations successfully adopt AIOps, announced that BigPanda is immediately available on AWS Marketplace. BigPanda, an Advanced Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), is now available for purchase with the AWS Marketplace’s simplified software procurement model. To showcase BigPanda’s ability to support enterprises migrating to AWS,…

Genesys Unveils Industry’s First Self-Service, Fully Automated Free Trials for AppFoundry Premium Applications

Single-click app installations enable businesses to accelerate time-to-value of their Genesys Customer Experience Software Genesys, the global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, is making it even easier for businesses to extend the power of PureCloud with the launch of single-click free trials for Premium Applications. Now available on the Genesys AppFoundry, this is the industry's first fully self-service, automated free trial program available on a dedicated customer experience…

Annoushka Strikes Gold with eCommerce Platform Powered by Salesforce

Leading Jeweller in Europe Deploys Salesforce Commerce Cloud, in Partnership with Tryzens, to Access New Ecommerce Functionality, Drive Market Differentiation and Transform Customer Experiences Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, and Tryzens, an international digital commerce consultancy, announced that luxury jewellery retailer Annoushka has launched a new ecommerce platform across EMEA and APAC built on Salesforce Commerce Cloud to deliver a first-class experience to its customers. This future-proofed solution will…

Mediafly Transforms Sales Enablement Landscape with Acquisition of iPresent

Combined Solution Provides “Sales Enablement for All,” Ensures Sales Teams of Any Size Have Easy Access to Effective Tools That Impact Revenue Mediafly, a provider of sales enablement technology, content management and advisory services that create interactive, value-based selling experiences, announced it has acquired iPresent, a UK-based pioneer of sales enablement. The acquisition brings a sophisticated yet flexible sales enablement solution to any company, of any size and expands Mediafly’s global footprint.…

SDL and Bynder Partner to Help Enterprises Manage and Translate Digital Assets and Campaigns Enabling Content in 180+ Languages

Connector Now Available for SDL Tridion Sites 9.1 and Bynder Digital Asset Management SDL, a global leader in content creation, translation and delivery, announces a strategic partnership with Bynder, and the availability of a new SDL Tridion Sites 9.1 Connector for Bynder’s Digital Asset Management (DAM) platform. Developed by SDL’s partner, Trivident, the Connector allows customers to centrally manage, easily discover, directly access and deliver any type of digital asset to worldwide audiences. “While most companies…

Voxpopme Raises $9 Million in New Venture Financing Round

Financing highlights the explosion of video applications in business technology Voxpopme, the world's leading video feedback and analytics company, announced that it has closed a $9 Million Series A1 equity financing led by Origin Ventures. The Company intends to use the capital to meet the growing enterprise demand for real-time video feedback, and to fund further investment in the platform. Voxpopme's SaaS platform helps business leaders build great brands, products, and experiences with…

John Varvatos Rocks the eCommerce Experience with Salesforce

International Luxury Brand, John Varvatos, Delivers an Immersive, Personalized Retail Experience with Salesforce Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that John Varvatos, the renowned, international design house, is using Salesforce to deliver a luxury retail experience in-store and online. Inspired by rock music and the eclectic style of musicians, John Varvatos launched his namesake brand in 2000. Today, John Varvatos represents an entire men's lifestyle brand with each store being a focal point of the…

ClearAccessIP Secures $3.7 Million in Funding

Alpana Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures, Founder's X and Bill Tai Among Investors ClearAccessIP, which helps the creators and owners of intellectual property to develop, manage, and transact patent-protected technology, announced it has secured $3.7 million in investment in seed and note financing. Founded by Nicole Shanahan, ClearAccessIP seeks to transform the way innovators access patent rights and eliminate exposure to litigation. Six notable investors have been added, including Alpana Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures,…

RhythmOne Launches its Programmatic Platform in Asia-Pacific and Latin America

Company Also Appoints Two Key Industry Players to Help Lead Global Expansion Efforts RhythmOne, LLC, a Tremor International company, announces it will be bringing the infrastructure, scale and success of its programmatic platform to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Latin American (LATAM) markets. The announcement will also be made at the international digital marketing conference DMEXCO, following the company’s successful expansion into Europe earlier this year. “We are proud to be hosting a large-scale presence at DMEXCO…

Vidsys Launches Enterprise Mobile App for iOS and Android Devices

Vidsys Enterprise Mobile Provides On-The-Go Situational Awareness and Risk Management for Enterprises of All Sizesltn Global Enters Agreement to Acquire Make.TV Vidsys, the leading global software technology manufacturer of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced the launch of its mobile app for Apple iOS and Android devices – Vidsys Enterprise Mobile. “It’s vital that the increasingly mobile workforce has access to tools that enable…

Award-winning Business and Industry Functionality Accelerated With Acumatica 2019 R2

Google G-suite joins Power BI and Tableau on the Acumatica Platform Acumatica, the world's fastest-growing cloud ERP company, announced the Acumatica 2019 R2 release, coming fast on the heels of its acquisition by EQT Partners and a new global alliance with IFS AB. Significant advances have been made across the Acumatica Cloud xRP Platform, further improvements added to Acumatica's award-winning business functionality, and new capabilities built into the specialized Acumatica Industry Editions. Acumatica 2019 R2 contains…