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Zaius Joins Magento Technology Partner Program

New Zaius extension for Magento 2 offers brands a unified view of the customer across the entire organization, from commerce to marketing Zaius, the original B2C CRM, announced that it has joined the Magento Technology Partner program with the release of its Zaius extension for Magento Commerce and Magento Open Source. The Zaius B2C CRM (customer relationship management) extension, which is available now in the Magento Marketplace, provides merchants with a complete view of their customers and their behavior across channels…

Mitchell Reichgut to Step Down as Jun Group CEO

Longtime Friend and Business Partner, Corey Weiner to Take the Helm Jun Group, an industry-leading mobile video advertising company, announced the retirement of its founder and CEO Mitchell Reichgut at the end of August. Reichgut, who spent eighteen years of his advertising career building the company to over 100 employees across five offices, will retire to pursue writing, artwork and community service. The company’s current COO and President, Corey Weiner, will take over as CEO. Weiner and Reichgut have worked…

Microsoft’s New Acquisition Boosts AI ML-Based Java Ecosystem

Microsoft has acquired Java and OpenJDK service provider, jClarity. This is the second Microsoft Azure-centric acquisition for Microsoft. In January, the Company had acquired Citus Data to reaffirm their “commitment to Open Source and accelerating Azure PostgreSQL performance and scale.” Founded in 2012, jClarity builds machine learning-based Software Performance Analytics and Tuning solutions for Java-centric Cloud and Desktop environments. Currently, jClarity provides commercial support for AdoptOpenJDK binaries,…

Stoplight Launches API Visual Editor Aimed at Driving Scalable API Design-First Development

Stoplight API Design Studio is a powerful collaborative visual editor that allows users to build and share APIs with their team in minutes Stoplight, the enterprise API Design Management company, announced the release of Stoplight Studio, a powerful new API visual editor enabling faster, more collaborative and efficient OpenAPI (formerly Swagger) development for software teams. Stoplight Studio allows developers to design and build custom, high quality APIs using an intuitive visual interface, permitting even novice users…

Nixplay Signage and PCCW Global to Collaborate on IoT and Digital Signage

Partnership to Explore Bringing Connectivity to Business Signage in Every Location Nixplay Signage, a division of Nixplay, the world's leading smart photo frame designer and manufacturer, has announced a strategic partnership with PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider to jointly explore greater activation of Internet of Things and digital signage. Nixplay Signage provides an out-of-the-box digital signage solution with integrated hardware and…

Contentstack Comes to Europe

Headless CMS Leader Introduces EU Datacenter Option and Expands Localized Customer and Partner Support Contentstack, a leading content experience platform, announced a substantial expansion into Europe, with its dedicated European headquarters opening in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. "We have seen a tremendous increase in demand throughout Europe," said Matthew Baier, co-founder and COO, Contentstack. "Energy provider Shell Energy, Iceland's flagship airline Icelandair, iconic toy manufacturers and media companies, Spanish…

Resolve Acquires FixStream for $24 Million USD to Deliver Game-Changing Combination of AIOps and Advanced Automation in a Unified Platform

Acquisition Empowers Agile IT Operations with the Ability to Predict, Diagnose, and Automate Resolution of Complex Infrastructure and Application Issues in Seconds Resolve Systems, the leading IT automation and orchestration platform, announced the acquisition of FixStream, a pioneer in AIOps. The acquisition, expected to close by the end of September, will enable Resolve to offer the most robust IT automation platform available on the market by combining artificial intelligence insights into dynamic, hybrid IT environments…

Imaginuity Ranks No. 2124 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 189 Percent

Inc. magazine has included Dallas’ Imaginuity at No. 2124 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique view of the most successful independent small businesses like Imaginuity®, one of the largest independent marketing service providers in the Southwest, which realized three-year revenue growth of 189 percent to qualify. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular…

TechBytes with Pete Hoelscher, CEO at IEEE GlobalSpec

Tell us about your role at IEEE GlobalSpec and your journey as a leader in the industry. As CEO, I lead the team responsible for Technology, Product, Marketing, Audience, and Sales. My career in the industry began at Acxiom, and I spent 17 years there in roles in Marketing, Organizational Development, Project Management, Delivery and Database Operations. I spent the last seven years in the electric utility space before joining IEEE GlobalSpec.  How have you seen the industry landscape evolve since you began your career?…

Wirecard and OYO, One of the World’s Largest Hospitality Chains, Exploring Collaboration on a Global Scale

Wirecard Will Explore Ways to Enable OYO with Innovative Digital Financial Services and Solutions Including Payment Acceptance, Credential Issuance and Payments Technology Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and OYO, the fast-growing hospitality business and world's third largest hotel chain by room count, announced that they are exploring collaboration opportunities to provide a suite of financial services to make payments for OYO hotels and home bookings seamless and hassle-free…

ChannelAdvisor Named Among Capterra’s Top 20 Most Popular E-Commerce Software Providers

Rankings Based on User Reviews and Online Search Activity ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, announced that it has been named among Capterra's Top 20 Most Popular E-Commerce Software providers. Capterra is a free online service that helps organizations identify the best e-commerce platform for their business needs. Marketing Technology News: iAmLife Launches “Social Selling” Platform, Blending the Best of Social…

Microland Names Ashish Mahadwar as President for Global Sales & Marketing

Microland, India's leading digital IT transformation company announced that Ashish Mahadwar will be joining the Bangalore-headquartered company as President, Global Sales and Marketing based out Microland's San Jose office in the US. Mahadwar brings to the position the ability to accelerate innovation and global scale, in honor of evolving client needs. A diversified global career of over 30 years has prepared Mahadwar to scale application, infrastructure and consulting capabilities globally. He was most recently Chief…

DATA Communications Management Corp. Announces Closing of Additional $7 Million Financing With Crown Capital Partners

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES DATA Communications Management Corp., a leading provider of marketing and business communication solutions to companies across North America, announces It has closed the previously announced additional $7 million financing with Crown Capital Partner Funding, LP, an investment fund managed by Crown Capital Partners Inc. Marketing Technology News: Satuit Technologies Partners with DocuSign for Secure Investor Portal DCM has entered…

Pocketmath Named 2019 MarTech Breakthrough Award Winner

Pocketmath, a global leading ad technology company that provides audience network services and programmatic advertising solutions, announced that it has been selected as the winner of MarTech Breakthrough's "Best Overall Mobile Marketing Solution" award. MarTech Breakthrough is an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global marketing technology industry. “It is an honor to receive recognition for our space in the MarTech industry,” explained Pocketmath CEO Joanne…

Daily MarTech Roundup: The 5 Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today's Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Bedrock Analytics, TapClicks, FrontdeskAI, SPLICE Software, and Dovetale Bedrock Analytics Delivers Unprecedented Product Innovation, Bulks up Leadership Team Amidst Rapid Revenue Growth Bedrock Analytics, an intelligent analytics and insights automation platform for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry, announced that it more than doubled its revenue from January to July of…

Spearhead Group Inc. Joins 8×8 Channel Program as Master Agent to Deliver X Series Solutions to Mid-Market and Enterprise Businesses

8x8, Inc., a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, announced that Spearhead Group Inc. is now a Master Agent for 8x8. Spearhead is an IT consulting company that helps enterprise customers select and acquire managed IT infrastructure and telecom services. The partnership with 8x8 provides Spearhead’s agents with a competitive portfolio from 8x8’s technology platform for Unified Communications as a…

TechBytes with Aaron Raddon, CTO at Lytics

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Lytics. I am the Co-Founder and CTO of Lytics. Our technology is best characterized as a stream-processing engine, used to support real-time decision-making, and is built on top of a graph-database which allows linking facts/knowledge. Lytics uses many AI/ML sub-systems to allow interpretation of the data and decision-making. Our primary language is Go and we use AI/ML services from third-party vendors, including many from Google Cloud, open-source libraries…

Bedrock Analytics Delivers Unprecedented Product Innovation, Bulks up Leadership Team Amidst Rapid Revenue Growth

CPG Analytics Company Making Fast Strides Towards Its Vision of Democratizing Data for CPG Analysts, Sales and Category Managers Bedrock Analytics, an intelligent analytics and insights automation platform for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry, announced that it more than doubled its revenue from January to July of 2019—a period that saw the company deliver unprecedented product innovation for the CPG industry. The company also announced the addition of several new employees, including senior leaders in its…

OneConnect Launches the first end-to-end Big Data-based Data Governance Solution in China

OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd., a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions in China, launched Data Governance Solution, which is the first end-to-end data governance solution based on big data technology in China. OneConnect is an associate company of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd., one of the world's largest financial institutions and a global leader in the digital transformation of financial services. Leveraging the strong partnership with Ping An, the Company has…

Acoustic Expands Leadership Team Following Brand Launch as Largest Independent Marketing Cloud

Tim Shea Joins Acoustic as Chief Transformation Management Officer To Enhance Business Operations Acoustic, the largest independent marketing cloud with a total focus on the marketer, announced the appointment of Tim Shea as the organization’s first ever Chief Transformation Management Officer. The executive appointment bolsters Acoustic’s C-Suite and furthers its mission to help marketers transcend the mediocrity in the marketing cloud landscape with modern tools, connected data, and a focus on marketing's biggest…