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IBM and Salesforce Strengthen Strategic Partnership

Companies To Deliver New Solutions To Enterprise Customers Leveraging IBM Cloud and Watson Services with Salesforce Quip and Salesforce Service Cloud Einstein IBM and Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced an expansion of their strategic partnership, bringing together IBM Cloud and Watson services with Salesforce Quip and Salesforce Service Cloud Einstein to enable companies to connect with their customers and collaborate more effectively with deeper insights. With this expansion, Salesforce has named IBM…

Apttus Announces Investment from IBM

Apttus Taps IBM Cloud and Watson Technologies to Expand Its Implementation of AI Throughout the Enterprise Apttus, the global leader in Quote-to-Cash and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions utilizing artificial intelligence (AI), announced that IBM joined multiple investors in Apttus' Series E funding. Apttus plans to use this investment to further its plan to deliver AI-based business solutions to customers around the world within enterprise processes such as revenue generation and management of commercial…

Akamai Content Delivery Network Now Available to Enterprises on the IBM Cloud

New Solution Accelerates Global Delivery Of Cloud-Based Content And Applications Akamai Technologies, the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, and IBM announced that Akamai Content Delivery Network (CDN) capabilities are now available on the IBM Cloud. The new offering is part of the IBM Cloud Content Delivery Network and is designed to optimize the performance of content and applications deployed and delivered via the cloud. Enterprises in industries ranging from ecommerce to finance…

IBM Named a Global Leader among Salesforce Implementation Partners

IBM has announced that it was named a Salesforce Implementation Partner Leader in Forrester Research Inc.'s report "The Forrester Wave™: Salesforce Implementation Partners, Q3 2017." According to Forrester, IBM was among a select group of eleven Salesforce implementation partners that they identified as companies that "matter most for digital transformation." In the report, IBM received the top score in the strategy category. Bluewolf, a part of IBM's Global Business Services, is the longest standing strategic consulting…

CoreMedia Announces Partnership with Zobrist Software Group

Best-of-breed content management platform and experienced eCommerce integrator align to deliver cloud-based solutions to Salesforce and HCL customers CoreMedia, developer of the content management and experience orchestration platform, CoreMedia Content Cloud, today announced a strategic partnership with Zobrist Software Group Inc. (ZOBRIST), a leading e-Commerce systems integrator and software provider. CoreMedia Content Cloud enables businesses to deliver highly personalized customer experiences to any digital…

Zendesk Strengthens APAC Leadership with New Regional COO and SVP of Sales

Zendesk strengthens its regional leadership bench with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) veterans Wendy Johnstone and Gari Johnson to accelerate growth in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, which accounts for more than 10% of the company’s global business with over 24,000 customers, as of the latest financial results (Q1 2020). Johnstone joins Zendesk as the company’s first regional Chief Operating Officer, where she will spearhead go-to-market strategies and operations for APAC and report into global Chief Operating Officer Tom…

Pega Appoints Hayden Stafford as President of Global Client Engagement

Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, announced it has appointed Hayden Stafford as president of global client engagement, effective. This new senior leadership position will unify Pega’s corporate strategy, marketing, and go-to-market functions. Mr. Stafford will report to Alan Trefler, Pega’s founder and CEO. Marketing Technology News: Comscore and Gem Shopping Network Announce Agreement for Television Measurement Mr. Stafford has…

Pega Appoints Carola Cazenave and Daniel Österberg-Holm to Increase Ecosystem Growth

New Alliance Leadership Appointments to Build on Ecosystem Success Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, announced two new leaders to its alliances leadership team, Carola Cazenave, vice president, global partner ecosystem, and Daniel Österberg-Holm, vice president, alliances, channels, and specialist sales, EMEA. Marketing Technology News: Kasisto Awarded Two Landmark Patents, Enhancing the Intelligence of KAI and the Virtual Assistants it Powers…

Severe Data Breach Could Cost Tech Companies $174 Million per Day

Millions of sensitive data records lost could cost top-earning tech companies an average of $174 million per day, research shows.  A new report reveals the reputational and financial impact of severe and catastrophic data breaches on top companies and social media platforms.  Apple could lose a staggering $83 billion per month, while Microsoft could experience a drop in value of $2.3 billion each week.  Businesses should prioritise security training for all staff, keep software updated and…

Systemware, Inc. Brings Enhanced Content Services Capabilities to the Cloud With New Platform Update

Content Cloud 7.1 provides industry-leading content services for Public, Private, Hybrid or Fully Hosted Cloud Deployments Systemware, Inc., an industry pioneer in enterprise content management, has announced the release and availability of Content Cloud 7.1. Content Cloud is an innovative content services platform that intelligently manages critical business information for many of the world's largest organizations. This latest update to Content Cloud includes new containerized and scripted deployment options,…

Actifio Records Strongest Q1 in Company History as Customers Embrace Cost Savings, Cyber Resilience, Digital Business Enablers

Growth from Strategic Partners Reinforces Impact of Actifio's Multi-Cloud Copy Data Management Software Platform Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, achieved its strongest first quarter ever, building on the momentum of its modern multi-cloud software platform that enables organizations to significantly lower their IT infrastructure costs, improve cyber resiliency and accelerate digital business initiatives amid a global pandemic that made many of their physical locations to inaccessible.…

Quantemplate Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

The Company pulls in finance, business and sales strategy experts, bringing the board member total to five Quantemplate, a leader in self-service cloud-based automated data solutions for the (re)insurance industry, announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Effective immediately, Lani Cathey and Pat Wilson will join as Quantemplate’s Board of Directors with Ms. Cathey serving as Chair of the Board. Marketing Technology News: NextLabs Launches Enterprise Data Protection Suite for SAP “We’re…

Teradata Board Appoints Steve McMillan President and Chief Executive Officer

Proven Technology Leader Brings a Track Record of Driving Global Strategy and Execution in Hypergrowth Enterprise Cloud Businesses Teradata announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Steve McMillan President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, effective June 8, 2020. Mr. McMillan was previously at F5 Networks, Inc. as Executive Vice President of Global Services. He succeeds interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Victor Lund. Mr. Lund will step down from the Company’s Board…

OneLogin Launches Global Study on Remote Work Security

Worldwide remote work transitions fail to consider the potential for security gaps OneLogin, a global leader in identity and access management, released a new global study examining the security implications of the shift to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The study of 5,000 remote employees from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and the United States, reveals that security measures and password best practices have not taken priority in many regions. Also Read: IBM Awards Avaya with…

MarTech Interview with Josh Poduska, Chief Data Scientist at Domino Data Lab

"I think it is unrealistic to expect AI and ML to solve all the world’s problems. In my opinion, there will be plenty of situations where AI and ML are not the right fit." Know Me Hi Josh, tell us about your journey and how you arrived at Domino Data Lab. I’ve been in the analytics space for about 18 years and have loved every step along the way. We, humans, are naturally prone to making decisions based on a limited understanding. Information, when properly communicated, frees us from our biases and…

Introducing Appcast Xcelerate: The Next Generation Programmatic Job Ad Exchange

Appcast Xcelerate optimizes recruitment funnels via intelligent, programmatic job ad distribution and real-time ATS data  Appcast, the leading global provider of programmatic recruiting technology, announced the launch of Xcelerate - the next generation of its award-winning job ad exchange, Appcast Exchange. Xcelerate is immediately available for use by employers and select recruitment advertising agencies in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Marketing Technology News: Axonius Appoints Former Salesforce EVP…

Highspot Launches DACH Operations

Company opens Munich headquarters and appoints proven sales leader Thomas Hellweg as Managing Director as business doubles year-over-year Highspot, the sales enablement solution that reps love, announced the launch of its Austria, Germany and Switzerland (DACH) operations, headquartered in Munich. Experienced enterprise B2B sales executive Thomas Hellweg has joined Highspot to lead expansion in the DACH region as the company continues doubling year-over-year (YoY) across all primary business metrics. Marketing…

MEGA Appoints Chief Growth Officer to Drive Additional Growth

MEGA The Privacy Company has appointed Michael Friedberg as Chief Growth Officer, responsible for accelerating revenue growth and market share. Stephen Hall, Executive Chairman of MEGA, said, "This is a key investment for MEGA and signals the next phase of our growth as we build a customer focused sales and marketing capability." Michael comes to MEGA from IBM NZ where, as Chief Marketing Officer, he was responsible for strategy, brand and demand generation, ensuring IBM met its growth objectives while delivering an…

Secret Double Octopus, a Global Leader in Passwordless Authentication, Raises $15 Million to Help Companies Eliminate Passwords and Secure…

Secret Double Octopus' revolutionary Passwordless Authentication solution eliminates password-related pains by remodeling employee authentication, delivering unprecedented enterprise security Secret Double Octopus the pioneer of Passwordless Enterprise Authentication, announced the closing of a $15 million Series B round to address the rapidly growing need for Passwordless Authentication and remote-access security in enterprise environments. The financing round included Sony Financial Ventures, KDDI, and Global Brain…

Pyramid Analytics Announces New North America Hires

Pyramid’s growth run continues despite challenging environment; adds veteran talent Harpreet Chahal, Jeff Van Earwage, and Angelie Janssen to support North America customers Pyramid Analytics, a leading global provider of next-generation business analytics for the enterprise, welcomed three industry experts to its growing North American team. Harpreet Chahal, Jeff Van Earwage, and Angelie Janssen joined Pyramid in late April. Together, they will be responsible for expanding Pyramid’s customer footprint and supporting the…