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Comcast Acquires Blueface; Global Provider of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) to Complement Comcast Business Solutions

Comcast announced it has completed the acquisition of Blueface® – a Dublin, Ireland-based global technology provider and leader in unified communications solutions. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “Whether connecting within a company or directly to customers, Blueface technology, powered by Comcast Business, will provide businesses a seamless communications experience. We look forward to delivering innovative solutions that enable businesses to help power employee productivity and extraordinary customer…

Dentsu Aegis Network Builds Out Merkle’s B2B Services with Acquisition of Digital Pi

Acquisition Expands Merkle’s Capabilities in Marketing Automation and Demand Generation Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the business-to-business (B2B) sector. The company will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, as an extension of its B2B business. “2020 will be a year of continued growth for Merkle, and Digital Pi will be a key player in our expansion…

Minute Media Acquires FanSided from Meredith Corporation

Fandom-Focused Sports & Lifestyle Publisher to Expand Minute Media’s Position of Strength in the Us Sports Digital Media Market Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, announced it has acquired FanSided from Meredith Corporation, marking the fourth acquisition for Minute Media over the past 18 months. FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college…

MGI Acquires Verve Wireless To Advance Its Market Position In Programmatic Mobile Location Display And Video Advertising

Media and Games Invest or MGI announced that its subsidiary gamigo AG agreed on acquiring Verve Wireless, Inc.'s business. Verve is a leading North American Mobile Location data platform for location-based programmatic video and display marketing. Technology is actively used to create efficiency improvements and competitive advantages within the group. Synergy and integration potentials are important criteria for the expansion of the portfolio. MGI is a fast and profitably growing company focusing on a "buy,…

Sonim Technologies Appoints Experienced Rugged Mobility Sales and Marketing Leadership

Sonim Technologies, Inc., a leading US provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions optimized for the challenging public safety environment and designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments, announced the addition of Randy Denny as executive vice president of sales, and John Graff as chief marketing officer. Denny and Graff are accomplished business leaders who bring proven track records in public safety, North American carrier customers, non-carrier channels, B2B technology, and rugged…

Platinum Equity Acquires Marketing Technology Platform Centerfield, Completes Add-on Acquisition of Digital Ventures

Centerfield's World-Class Customer Acquisition Technology Poised for Additional Growth and Expansion Platinum Equity announced the acquisition of Centerfield, a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company. The firm also announced that Centerfield has acquired Digital Ventures, which operates leading web sites in home security, residential services, senior services and other verticals. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "Centerfield has delivered millions of customers and sales to…

8×8 Names Go-To-Market Execs to Fuel Next Stage of Growth

New Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Customer Officer & Head of Commercial Sales To Build on Market Success 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced the appointment of Marge Breya as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Samuel Wilson as Chief Customer Officer and Managing Director of EMEA and Homero Salinas as Global Vice President and Head of Commercial Sales. “8x8 had a very strong quarter ending December 31 and it’s clear that the investments we’ve made this past…

Brainshark and TopOPPS Form Partnership to Combine Sales Readiness with AI-Driven Sales Pipeline and Forecast Management

The Integrated Solutions Will Provide Deep Insights into Pipeline Activity and Forecasting – Enabling Targeted Learning that Elevates Sales Performance Brainshark, Inc., the industry’s only data-driven sales readiness platform, and TopOPPS, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based sales pipeline management and forecast predictability solutions, announced they have formed a strategic partnership. The partnership – which includes an integration of Brainshark and TopOPPS solutions – will empower sales…

PelicanCorp Acquires Geolantis Cloud Services

PelicanCorp, the global leader in the damage prevention industry, announced its acquisition of Geolantis, further strengthening its market reach into critical digitized data workflows. Geolantis provides strong data visualization, highly accurate mapping capabilities, workforce management, and asset inspection that is complimentary to PelicanCorp’s robust set of existing solutions. “We are immediately integrating the two companies. The Geolantis executive team is taking on significant roles at PelicanCorp. Geolantis…

Perion Acquires Content IQ and Its Breakthrough Pub-Tech Optimization Solution to Strategically Propel Disruptive Synchronized Digital…

Strategic and Accretive Acquisition Creates Synergies Across Perion’s Business Units and Prepares Perion for “Cookie-Less” Future Perion Network Ltd., a global technology company that delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising - ad search, social media and display / video advertising - announced that it has consummated the acquisition of Content IQ (“CIQ”). CIQ is a privately held company founded in 2014, based in New York City with offices in Tel Aviv, and…

Vonage Announces that CFO Dave Pearson will Retire

Vonage Holdings Corp. announced the retirement of David Pearson, who has served as the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2013. He will serve as CFO through May, and then as a special advisor to ensure a smooth transition to his successor. A global executive search firm will conduct the search for Pearson's replacement. He will actively participate in the selection process. Pearson helped drive Vonage's transformation from a Consumer telephony company into a global leader in business cloud communications. He…

Cloudera Appoints Robert Bearden President and Chief Executive Officer

Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, announced the appointment of Robert Bearden as President and Chief Executive Officer. "Rob has been a valuable resource for me and the company as we refined our post-merger strategy and positioned the company for the hybrid and multi-cloud opportunity in the enterprise," said Martin Cole, chairman of the board of directors and interim CEO of Cloudera. "His extensive industry knowledge, unique customer insights and highly relevant CEO experience make Rob the natural choice to…

CG Life Acquires Colorado-Based Digital Marketing Agency The Market Element

Acquisition to Enhance Inbound Marketing, Marketing Automation and Industry Expertise of Combined Company CG Life, an integrated marketing and communications agency focused on life science and healthcare, has acquired The Market Element, a digital marketing agency located in Colorado. The acquisition reflects CG Life’s continued organic and inorganic growth and sets the stage for future strategic partnerships. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal. Today we welcome @Market_Element into the CG Life…

Michael Diestelberg Promoted to Vice President Product & Marketing at Mapp to Lead Global Marketing

Mapp, the insight-based customer engagement platform, has announced the promotion of Michael Diestelberg to Vice President Product & Marketing. Michael Diestelberg was promoted to Vice President of Webtrekk in 2018. Following the successful acquisition of Webtrekk by Mapp, he is now in charge of product development and the management of all marketing activities at an international level. Michael's responsibilities include establishing the global Mapp brand and expanding the insight-based…

Dun & Bradstreet Acquires Orb Intelligence

Acquisition Expands Dun & Bradstreet's Portfolio of Digital Solutions and Enriches the World's Most Comprehensive Commercial Database to Integrate Offline and Online Data Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, announced the acquisition of Orb Intelligence, a prominent digital business identity and firmographic data provider. The acquisition, in combination with the July 2019 acquisition of Lattice Engines, furthers the commitment and investment Dun & Bradstreet…

Konnect Digital Signs Partnership Deal With Rajshri Entertainment – India’s Leading Digital Content Studio

Konnect to Distribute and Promote Entertainment to International Channels and Platforms From Globally Renowned Production House Konnect Digital, a leader in media-tech solutions serving the global digital media and entertainment eco-system has signed a deal to promote and distribute content from one of India's leading and highly renowned entertainment studios, the Rajshri Entertainment. The deal further extends the portfolio of compelling, engaging and entertaining content on DICE, Konnect's innovative digital…

KLDiscovery, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Superior Document Services, Inc.

KLDiscovery, Inc. (“KLD”), a leading global provider of electronic discovery, information governance and data recovery services, announced its acquisition of Superior Document Services, Inc. (“SDS”), a Richmond, Virginia-based full-service eDiscovery and litigation support provider. SDS was founded in 1998 by Kriss Wilson and Renee Covington. It operates in the marketplace as “Superior” and “SDS Discovery.” SDS provides eDiscovery and litigation support services to Fortune 500 companies, law firms and government agencies…

Interlink Plus, Inc. and Loop Media, Inc. Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

Interlink Plus, Inc., a Nevada corporation, entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") by and among the Company, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Loop Media Acquisition, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Merger Sub"), and Loop Media, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Loop"). Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, pending Loop stockholder approval of the transaction, Merger Sub will merge with and into Loop with Loop surviving the merger and becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Interlink (the…

VMware Completes Acquisition of Pivotal

VMware, Combined with Pivotal, Committed to Connecting Infrastructure and Application Owners to Accelerate Software Delivery and Drive Business Outcomes VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software, announced it has completed the acquisition of Pivotal Software, Inc., a leading cloud-native platform provider. As a result of the completion of the acquisition, Pivotal’s Class A common stock was removed from listing on the New York Stock Exchange with trading suspended prior to the open of the market today, and…

Palo Alto Networks Completes Acquisition of Aporeto

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced it has completed its acquisition of Aporeto Inc., a machine identity-based microsegmentation company. The acquisition will further strengthen Palo Alto Networks Cloud Native Security Platform delivered by Prisma Cloud. "We are excited to officially welcome Aporeto to Palo Alto Networks," said Nikesh Arora, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks. "Aporeto is a great fit for our company, and its microsegmentation technology will further expand our cloud security…