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Mobile Service Providers Preparing to Fortify Security in Anticipation of 5G Deployments, According to New Survey

Survey Finds Operators Anticipate Major IoT-related Revenue Opportunities That Will Dramatically Increase Security Concerns According to a new global survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 Networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases, but they also believe much-improved security will be essential to realising that potential. The new…

Everything You Want to Know About Microsoft Advertising

Few days back, Bing Ads was officially rebranded as Microsoft Advertising. This rebranding marks a new evolution in the advertising platform, signaling a strategic move to expand their portfolio of services in Marketing, CX, Search and AI. Clearly, AdTech customers can finally think of leveraging something that is not just Google anymore for their advertising campaigns. To help you understand how Microsoft Advertising can generate great results for your business, read this article. What is Microsoft Advertising?…

Nextiva Business Suites Mark a New Era in Business Communications

Nextiva, a leading business communications company, announced the launch of Nextiva Business Suites, essential business communication and customer management tools for companies of all sizes. Nextiva Business Suites allow companies to manage all customer communication and engagement in one place, empowering businesses to deliver an integrated customer experience without the complexity of fragmented applications. With the launch of the Nextiva Business Suites, Nextiva introduces the Nextiva Business Communication Suite and…

BigID Introduces New Data Access Lifecycle Features Ahead of CCPA

Advanced Data Rights Management Features Help Enterprises Tailor and Scale Responses to Data Access Requests for Global Privacy Regulations BigID, Inc., the leader in ML-driven personal data discovery and privacy, announced first-of-their-kind data access rights management features to help enterprises automate fulfillment of personal data access requests for privacy regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). BigID Introduces New Data Access Lifecycle Features Ahead of CCPA Personal data rights around…

Splunk Expands Data Access with Splunk Connected Experiences and Splunk Business Flow

New Products Now Generally Available; Splunk Also Updates IT and Security Product Suites to Modernize IT Monitoring and Power the Future of Security Operations Splunk Inc. , delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, announced the general availability of Splunk Connected Experiences and Splunk Business Flow - new products that bring Splunk customers even closer to their data. Splunk Connected Experiences deliver insights on-the-go through augmented reality (AR), mobile devices like the iPhone, and mobile…

SAP Extends Its Leadership in AI-Powered Intelligent ERP with SAP S/4HANA

SAP SE announced a series of innovations to SAP S/4HANA to make it easier to add artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, and to customize apps. This will help companies improve business results, automate business processes and make accurate predictions for better decisions. With more than 100 out-of-the-box AI and robotic process automation–powered capabilities, the 1905 release of SAP S/4HANA Cloud solidifies its position as the most intelligent ERP on the market today. The new additions, being released in May 2019,…

Nimble Delivers Contact Unification, Automated Data Enrichment for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partners and Customers

Nimble Delivers Contact Unification, Automated Data Enrichment for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partners and Customers Nimble — the Simple, Smart CRM for Office 365 — announced two-way contact data synchronization and automated data enrichment for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Office 365, and other business data sources. A fast-growing network of CSPs worldwide are reselling Nimble as both a simple CRM for Business Central and an onramp to more sophisticated systems. Nimble Anncs Team Relationship…

OpenText Streamlines the Way Enterprises Digitally Communicate with Customers

OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced version 16.6 is generally available now and will be launched in July 2019 at its annual user conference, OpenText Enterprise World. Innovations in its market-leading customer communications management solution, OpenText Exstream, are being previewed at Document Strategy Forum 2019 (DSF '19). The conference is held May 7-9 in Anaheim, Calif. OpenText Exstream 16.6 introduces self-service, browser-based design, authoring and interactive editing,…

Pipeliner Partners With Daniel Strunk of DePaul University to Release Sales Strategy & Technology Online Course

Pipeliner announced the release of an online learning course for customers that teaches how sales technology, selling methodologies, sales coaching and sales itself is going through a complete transformation. Developed in partnership with Daniel Strunk of DePaul University, who has developed and delivered the pre-eminent sales degree courses available in higher education today, this course helps Pipeliner customers to be more strategic and knowledgeable in how they leverage Pipeliner CRM and other technologies in support of…

Avalara Announces 17 Newly Certified Integrations into Business Applications

Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, announced the release of 17 newly certified integrations with accounting, ERP, ecommerce, point-of-sale, mobile commerce, and CRM software applications. Avalara has been a partner-centric company since its founding in 2004, with a concerted focus on integrating with technology solutions already in use by existing and future customers. Avalara Certified integration partners have met criteria developed by Avalara to…

Templafy Acquires Fellow Template Management Software Company, iWRITER

Company Continues to Experience Fast Growth, Now with over 1 Million Users as Enterprise Demand for Smart Document Creation and Management Increases Templafy, a Danish-founded company providing a SaaS platform for brand governance and productivity across enterprise business documents and other employee-produced content, has announced that it has acquired Netherlands-based iWRITER, a Microsoft Office solution for brand identity & template management. With more than 350,000 users at 1,200 businesses, iWRITER (like…

IBM Launches New Services to Advance Enterprise Transformations with SAP S/4HANA

Global forestry giant ARAUCO among the first to benefit from IBM Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA IBM introduced IBM Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA, a new approach designed to provide a smarter and faster way to digital transformations. Businesses across industries can look to accelerate the process of migrating existing SAP systems to SAP S/4HANA, enabling them to speed up the reinvention of core business processes and integration of new technology. Arauco, a manufacturer of sustainable forest product solutions in Chile, is one…

TechBytes with Devra Prywes, CPO, Applicaster

Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start Applicaster? My journey into technology started with a summer internship back in college at video game platform 3DO where I worked for a producer in the studio. Off the bat I was hooked. After deciding to then explore computer science, I learned I didn’t like to code. Instead I loved the premise of what tech could do and the problems it could solve - and continued on this path under a cognitive science focus. I soon learned that many software…

TrustArc Platform Enhancements Simplify Privacy Management for CCPA, GDPR and Other Global Regulations

New Dashboard Streamlines Compliance and Risk Management for Privacy, It and Business Teams TrustArc, the leading privacy compliance management company, announced a major expansion of its award-winning privacy platform to simplify compliance management for GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other privacy regulations. The enhancements include a set of dynamic components including regulatory updates, risk scores, program status, and other privacy program Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) integrated into a…

Persistent Systems Joins Siemens’ MindSphere Partner Program to Bring Industrial IoT Solutions to Market

Persistent Systems, a leading developer of software products and solutions across a variety of markets including Industrial and Manufacturing, announced it has joined Siemens' MindSphere Partner Program to deliver its Industrial IoT solutions to market. MindSphere is the cloud-based, open IoT operating system from Siemens that connects products, plants, systems, and machines, enabling businesses to harness the wealth of data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) with advanced analytics. Persistent is delivering…

How to Leverage Relationships Through CRM

As a business, customers are at the center of everything. Customer relationship management (CRM) has evolved through the years to provide new opportunities to manage contacts and deliver a better customer experience. CRM began in the 1980’s with the famous rotating file device known as the Rolodex. True CRM software began in the 90’s when innovators, such as Brock Control Systems, explored the automation possibilities of new database systems. This is also the decade when CRM got its name. From there, CRM software began to…

Vodafone Idea and IBM in Five Year, Multi-Million-Dollar Engagement to Advance the Future of Telco with Hybrid Cloud, and AI

IBM announced it signed a multi-million-dollar five-year agreement with Vodafone Idea Limited ("Vodafone Idea") to deliver an enhanced customer experience to millions of connected consumers and businesses in India. In addition, this engagement will also contribute to Vodafone Idea's merger synergy objectives by reducing its IT related costs. The collaboration will provide Vodafone Idea with a hybrid cloud based digital platform to enable more intimate engagement with its over 387 million subscribers (as of Dec. 31, 2018),…

Qlik Completes Acquisition of Attunity

Attunity Ltd., a leading provider of data integration and big data management software solutions, announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Attunity by QlikTech International AB ("Qlik"). Pursuant to the transaction, which was approved by Attunity's shareholders on April 7, 2019, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qlik merged with and into Attunity, with Attunity continuing as the surviving corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Qlik. As a result of the acquisition, Attunity's shareholders will be…

OpenText Releases New Cloud and Hybrid Offerings for SAP Solutions

OpenText Continues to Innovate in the Cloud with Additional Applications for SAP Solutions Built on the OpenText Cloud Platform in Latest OT2 Release  OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced the immediate availability of OpenText Core for SAP SuccessFactors solutions – a native cloud offering delivered via the latest OT2 release. The OT2 release allows for rapid construction of purposefully built cloud applications which transform business workloads through a micro services-based…

TechBytes with Roland Gossage, CEO, GroupBy

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at GroupBy. At GroupBy Inc., I work with a highly motivated team of technology minds to transform the way retailers interact with their consumers online through data-driven commerce, media and knowledge management software solutions. We are a company rooted in doing things differently – removing the technology burden from retailers, developing best-in-breed solutions across the entire consumer journey and creating a new engagement model between retailers and their…