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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…

Pixellot Announces Acquisition of Game Analysis Platform Vidswap

World Leader in AI-Automated Sports Production Expands Product with Addition of Game Stats and Video Breakdown Services Pixellot, the world’s leading provider of AI-Automated sports production announced its acquisition of VidSwap, a sports video analysis and editing platform for multiple types of athletic events, establishing the first end-to-end automated video and data solution in the sports industry. The introduction of VidSwap’s game analysis and video breakdown capabilities augments Pixellot’s automated production…

Medtronic Acquires Klue

Acquisition Strengthens Development of Personalized Closed Loop Technology for Diabetes Management Medtronic plc, the global leader in medical technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Klue, a software company focused on behavior tracking that can provide real-time insights into when a person is consuming food. Klue’s technology is expected to be incorporated into the Medtronic Personalized Closed Loop (PCL) insulin pump system, currently in development. The PCL system is designed to automate insulin…

Snow Software Appoints Paula Darvell as Chief Marketing Officer

Enterprise Technology Veteran Will Lead the Global Marketing Organization with a Focus on Customer-Centric Growth Snow Software, the global leader in technology intelligence solutions, announced Paula Darvell has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Darvell will oversee worldwide marketing efforts, reporting into President and CEO Vishal Rao. The announcement follows the appointment of former CMO Sanjay Castelino to Chief Product Officer. “Snow has expanded beyond the traditional siloes of software, hardware and cloud…

Atos Acquires Google Cloud Premier Partner Maven Wave

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced an agreement to acquire Maven Wave, a U.S.-based business and technology consulting firm specialized in delivering digital transformation solutions for large enterprises. The company is a leading Google Cloud Premier Partner with eight Cloud Partner Specializations and recognized as the Google Cloud North America Services Partner of the year in both 2018 and 2019. The purchase embeds Maven Wave’s strengths in building digital solutions using cloud-based…

ForwardPMX Group LLC Acquires The Search Agency, Creating A Dominant Brand Performance Group With Reach, Scale and Technology Solutions…

With the Acquisition of The Search Agency, ForwardPMX, a Stagwell Group Company, Grows to over 25 Offices and 1000 Marketing Experts Managing $1+ Billion in Media ForwardPMX, an award-winning global brand performance marketing agency, announced the acquisition of digital marketing firm, The Search Agency. This strategic move bolsters the combined team's position as the agency of choice for enterprise businesses requiring world-class, full-funnel marketing services. The Search Agency is a global team of…

Airship Appoints Michael Lavoie as Senior Vice President of Customer Success

Seasoned Global Martech Services Leader and Multichannel Marketing Expert Lavoie Joins Airship’s Executive Team Customer engagement company Airship announced Michael Lavoie has joined its executive leadership team as its senior vice president of customer success. In this role, Lavoie will lead Airship’s global customer success team with responsibility for all post-sale customer relationships and the delivery of all services provided to Airship’s customers. He will report directly to CEO and president Brett Caine. “Across…

Advice Media Announces The Acquisition Of Page 1 Solutions

Advice Media, a leading provider of software-based marketing solutions for medical and dental practices, announced that is has acquired Page 1 Solutions, LLC ("Page 1"). Page 1 has been a pioneer in digital marketing for attorneys, plastic surgeons, ophthalmologists, and dentists. Recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. four years in a row by Inc. magazine, Advice Media continues its strategic growth initiative with the addition of Page 1 Solutions. The Page 1 acquisition joins previous…

LiveVox Acquires Teckst, Expanding Omnichannel Engagement Capability for the Enterprise

LiveVox U-Series Offering Pushes Deeper into Digital Engagement LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of privately-held Teckst, a leader in enterprise messaging, whose platform enables real-time interactions across all major and emerging messaging channels (e.g., SMS, WhatsApp, FB Messenger, and Viber). “Today’s consumer wants options, convenience, and personalization” Founded in 2014, Teckst is an innovative messaging solution providing integrated…

Technology industry M&A Deals in Q3 2019 Total $36.08bn in US

Total technology industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 worth $36.08bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 21.05% over the previous quarter and a drop of 39.05% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $59.23bn. The US held a 55.6% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $64.84bn in Q3 2019. In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 499 deals during Q3 2019, marking a drop of 8.3% over the previous quarter and a…

DWCC Expands its Market Presence in Asia Pacific with the Acquisition of Hot Source Marketing

DWCC Ltd. announced the acquisition of Hot Source Marketing in a move which will further accelerate their growth in the rapidly developing Asia Pacific enterprise cloud market. DWCC expands its market presence in Asia Pacific with the acquisition of Hot Source Marketing in a move which will further accelerate their growth in the rapidly developing Asia Pacific enterprise cloud market. Having worked together as partners for more than 6 years, DWCC are bringing Hot Source Marketing’s local market experience into their…

Sabio Group Strengthens Leadership to Support Accelerated Growth

Sabio Group has strengthened its leadership team to support the company’s goal of becoming a dominant player in the Customer Experience market. #CX and #contactcenter tech leader @SabioSense appoints new #CEO To further accelerate its core strategy, Jonathan Gale has been appointed as Sabio Group CEO where he will lead the ongoing development, communication and execution of a clear and compelling strategy for Sabio for the next stage of its journey. Jonathan brings over 30 years’ experience in the SaaS technology…

Datacoral Joins the AWS Partner Network Global Startup Program

Datacoral, data pipeline infrastructure for Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced today that it has joined the AWS Partner Network (APN) Global Startup Program. The APN Global Startup is a unique "white glove" support and go-to-market (GTM) Program for selected startup APN Partners, so that they can build on their AWS expertise, better serve shared customers, and accelerate their growth. To be selected for the APN Global Startup Program, Datacoral has to meet pre-defined criteria, including a clear, demonstrated product…

TripAdvisor Acquires SinglePlatform From Endurance International Group To Grow Its Digital Marketing Suite For Restaurants

TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel platform, announced the acquisition of leading menu management company SinglePlatform from Endurance International Group to help the more than five million restaurants listed on TripAdvisor attract more diners and offer a better guest experience. Today, 93 percent of diners check menus online before choosing a place to eat, but for restaurants, keeping their menus up-to-date everywhere on the Internet is a challenging and time-consuming process. SinglePlatform works with…

GrubMarket Acquires Doorganics to Continue its Nationwide Expansion

GrubMarket continues bolstering its nationwide presence with the purchase of a prominent local and organic online grocery delivery company based in the Midwest GrubMarket announced it has completed the acquisition of Doorganics, the leading online farm-to-table delivery service in Michigan, specializing in local & organic fruits, veggies, dairy, pastured proteins, artisan breads, and a variety of thoughtfully curated groceries. Doorganics was originally founded in 2011 by Mike Hughes, a Michigan native and e-commerce…

Consumer Interest in Subscription-Based Apps Skyrockets While Purchase Rates Drop 200%, Shows New Liftoff Report

Liftoff’s Annual Mobile App Trends Report Points to a Cultural Shift in Consumer Purchase Behavior as Subscription Rates Jump More Than 1.5x Year-Over-Year Liftoff, the leader in performance-driven mobile user acquisition, released its annual Mobile App Trends Report which provides insights into the boomping app economy. Specifically, the report found a cultural shift in consumer purchase behavior, as users demonstrate a preference for enrolling in subscription services over making one-time purchases. Drawing upon…

TELUS Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Competence Call Center Through TELUS International

Merger Adds Significant Scale to TELUS International, and Expands Its Growing Enterprise Value to Approximately C$5 Billion Further Growth Potential Positions TELUS International for a Future Initial Public Offering Targeted in the Next 12-24 Months TELUS Corporation, through TELUS International, a customer experience innovator that designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions for global brands, announced that it has agreed to acquire privately-owned Competence Call Center (CCC), a leading provider of…

Brainshark Acquires Rekener to Deliver Industry’s Only Data-Driven Sales Readiness Platform

Sales Scorecards Combine with Brainshark's Best-Of-Breed Readiness and Enablement Solutions to Radically Improve Sales Performance Brainshark, Inc., the industry's only data-driven sales readiness platform, announced that it has acquired Rekener, a leading sales scorecard provider. The acquisition extends Brainshark's position as an innovative force and leader in the sales readiness and enablement software market, with the most effective and comprehensive solutions for preparing client-facing teams to perform at the…

The Trade Desk Appoints Lisa Kopp Johnson as General Manager, Midwest Business Development

Global advertising technology leader, The Trade Desk, announced the appointment of Lisa Kopp Johnson as the company’s General Manager of Business Development for the Midwest United States. Based in the Chicago office, Johnson is responsible for driving client acquisition and revenue generation in one of the company’s largest sales regions. “I am delighted to join The Trade Desk’s leadership team in the Midwest at this exciting time for the company and data-driven advertising” Johnson brings more than a decade’s sales…

Syncsort Completes Acquisition of the Pitney Bowes Software and Data Business

Creates World-Class Data Management Software Company that Enables Enterprises Across All Major Industries to Maximize the Value of their Data Syncsort closed the acquisition of the Pitney Bowes software and data business, creating a powerhouse data management software company with more than 11,000 enterprise customers, $600 million in revenue and 2,000 employees worldwide. The new company brings an unmatched combination of scale, agility and breadth of portfolio to empower leading enterprises to gain a competitive…