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Stack8 Announces Upcoming Major Release of SMACS Unified Communications Management Platform Designed to Manage, Automate and Control UC…

Stack8, North America's leading provider of Unified Communications (UC) Solutions, announced that it will release version 7.0 of its renowned SMACS Unified Communications Management Platform (UCMP) in Q1 2021. The company’s highly regarded UCMP seamlessly integrates with UC platforms including Cisco and Microsoft with advanced integrations to 8x8, RingCentral and more on the near-term roadmap. The major 7.0 release of the SMACS UCMP will debut new features and functionality offering advanced built-in business intelligence…

Microsoft and Experience Analytics Leader Contentsquare Join Forces to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Contentsquare, the global leader in experience analytics, is now partnering with Microsoft Azure’s powerful cloud computing platform to accelerate its growth, drive peak performance and underpin successful innovation. Beyond the strategic cloud adoption, both companies have also forged a partnership around the shared goal of improving customer journeys by driving innovation in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics. Marketing Technology News: ironSource acquires SOOMLA to Enrich its Platform…

Validity Announces Expansion of Relationship with Microsoft

Validity, a leading provider of customer data quality and marketing analytics software, announced today a significant expansion of its strategic relationship with Microsoft. Validity is joining the Microsoft Business Applications ISV Connect Partner Program, which unlocks Microsoft technical, marketing, and sales enablement resources and allows Validity to offer its powerful suite of CRM data quality tools directly to Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers for the first time. “This new collaboration with Microsoft gives both…

Ooma Offers Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams Through a Global Data Network for Reliable Voice Experiences

Ooma, Inc., a smart communications platform for businesses and consumers, announced it is now offering Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams through a global data network, connecting Teams users to external phone lines and transforming Teams into a highly reliable business phone system. Microsoft Teams is rapidly gaining popularity, reaching 115 million daily active users as of last month, among organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful unified communications as a service (UCaaS) solution for video conferencing, screen…

RingCentral Appoints Matthew Bishop as Chief Digital Officer

RingCentral, Inc, a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that Matthew Bishop has been appointed as Chief Digital Officer. Bishop will be responsible for ensuring that RingCentral has the very best digital strategy, real-time actionable insights, and processes to support the growing operational needs of its global business. Marketing Technology News: GetAccept Secures $20 Million in Series B Funding “We’re entering a new era of working from…

Telestax Delivers SMS for Microsoft Teams Bringing the Ability to Send and Receive Texts From Within the Popular Collaboration Platform

Telestax, the leading provider of CPaaS enablement to communications companies announced the implementation of SMS within the Microsoft Teams business communication platform. This new capability is part of the Telestax Message Exchange application, a solution designed to enable the sending and receiving of SMS communications from within popular UCaaS or collaboration platforms. With Message Exchange, communications providers can set up Microsoft Teams users with a business phone number to send and receive SMS messages…

Avtex Opening Global Delivery Center in India

Avtex, a customer experience (CX) consulting and technology company, announced that it will open a Global Delivery Center (GDC) in Hyderabad, India to enhance their support capabilities and service offerings to their clients. The GDC brings Avtex in proximity to a large pool of talent, and the company will invest in the area to create local jobs which will help the company scale and meet its ambitious growth goals. Marketing Technology News: Tacton Partners With Intershop “We want to be able to grow quickly and in…

simpleshow Video Maker Enables the Creation of Animated Explainer Videos within Microsoft Teams

simpleshow integrates its simpleshow video maker into Microsoft Teams In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for simple solutions for digital collaboration is steadily increasing worldwide. simpleshow, the market leader for explainer videos, is now making its intelligent simpleshow video maker available as an app in the popular corporate collaboration platform Microsoft Teams. This integration enables users to create professional explainer videos directly from the Teams interface and share them with team members.…

Socio Launches Native Streaming Solution to Help Event Organizers Level Up Virtual and Hybrid Event Production

Socio announced the launch of Socio Streaming, a fully integrated solution with StreamYard that gives event organizers powerful tools for leveling up virtual and hybrid event production. Socio Streaming was designed to address the evolving needs of the event community. After the industry pivoted to virtual events in March, many organizers relied on simple meeting platforms like Zoom for live streaming. With the realization that virtual events will remain dominant heading into 2021, organizers are looking for self-serve…

CPQSync by Cincom Accepted into Microsoft Business Applications ISV Connect Program

CPQSync is the only CPQ solution that offers a Power Automate Certified Connector Cincom Systems, Inc., a global supplier of enterprise software solutions, announced that the company's multi-tenant configure-price-quote solution, CPQSync, has been accepted into the Microsoft Business Applications ISV Connect Program and is Co-Sell Ready for Dynamics 365. The program aligns Microsoft's global salesforce behind partners like Cincom and delivers solutions built on Microsoft technology. Marketing Technology News: Mintegral…

Microsoft Partners with Eros Now to Deliver Content to Users in Low Internet Areas of India

Microsoft has partnered with Eros Now, a South Asian streaming entertainment service owned by Eros STX Global, a global entertainment company to deliver content to users in low Internet areas of India. The pilot leveraged Microsoft Azure, content from Eros Now and commerce capabilities from Novopay, a digital transaction partner and the commerce engine. Recent statistics show that media consumption has changed dramatically over the last decade, revealing opportunities and challenges for media and over-the-top (OTT)…

Perion and Microsoft Renew Their Strategic Partnership for Four Years

Perion Network announced the renewal of a multi-year strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive search advertising business growth through Perion’s search technology division, CodeFuel, and provide a more immersive experience across desktop and mobile. The continuing collaboration between the companies will enable CodeFuel to further grow its publisher relationships offering, lucrative search technology solutions, and sophisticated expertise for monetizing their digital properties. These include shopping, product…

Symend Appoints PehKeong Teh As Chief Product Officer

Former Senior Vice-President, Marketing Cloud at Salesforce will lead the evolution of Symend’s product portfolio Symend, an outsourced managed service that uses state-of-the-art behavioral science and technology to engage at-risk customers through empathy, announced that PehKeong Teh has been appointed Chief Product Officer. Teh, a product leader with over 14 years of experience working for global cloud companies like Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle, began his software career participating in the early cloud…

C3.ai, Microsoft, and Adobe Combine Forces to Re-Invent CRM With AI

C3 AI CRM enables a new category of customer-focused industry AI use cases and a new ecosystem C3.ai, Microsoft Corp., and Adobe Inc. announced the launch of C3 AI CRM powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365. The first enterprise-class, AI-first customer relationship management solution is purpose-built for industries, integrates with Adobe Experience Cloud, and drives customer-facing operations with predictive business insights. Marketing Technology News: Global Study Reveals Profound Shifts in Shopper Behaviors Likely to…

Andre Thivierge Promoted to Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing at DFO Global

DFO Global Performance Commerce, an industry-leading performance marketing company, announced that Andre Thivierge has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing. Andre was previously head of strategic development, where he helped oversee and manage software development teams and projects in Vietnam and Brazil. In his new role, Andre will help manage data-forward marketing and retargeting efforts. He will oversee third-party application integrations, develop and automate conversational marketing…

Night Market Hires Kimberly Chulis as VP of Data Science

Night Market, Horizon’s recently launched eCommerce data intelligence company, announced it has hired Kimberly Chulis, Ph.D., as VP of Data Science. The move is effective immediately and Chulis will report directly to Randy Browning, President of Night Market. Night Market is designed to provide brands with unique insights into consumer purchase behavior within the walled gardens of Amazon, Google, and Facebook, thus giving brands unprecedented control of the consumer e-purchase journey. The role of VP of Data Science…

Blackbaud Announces New Data Intelligence Capabilities and CSR Initiatives to Thwart COVID-19 Crisis

Reimagined conference guides global audience on rethinking change with thought-provoking speakers Blackbaud, the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, concluded its 21st annual tech conference for a better world, which took place October 6-8, as a free, virtual event. This year, the event welcomed over 38,000 registrants from over 70 countries, far and away a record for the conference, which was previously held in-person. This year's bbcon addressed the challenges and opportunities social good…

Filter Appoints Former Deloitte Digital MDTodd Paris as New CEO

Former Deloitte Digital MD takes the helm for in-housing company’s next big steps Filter, a Merkle Company and top in-house marketing partner to leading global brands, announced the appointment of Todd Paris as CEO. This pivotal hire follows a transformational period focused on scaling and re-shaping the 30-year-old company, which led to Filter’s acquisition by Merkle in January 2019. Paris brings nearly 30 years of industry experience as a service and product focused leader, having worked for global digital brands such…

Microsoft to Acquire ZeniMax Media and Its Game Publisher Bethesda Softworks

Iconic games portfolio, publishing expertise, and world-class talent accelerates growth in Microsoft's Gaming business More than three billion people on the planet play games for fun, escape, and human connection. Unlike any other medium, games empower people to engage in creativity, strategic thinking and teamwork, immersing them into interactive stories and worlds created by some of the world's most amazing creators. The cultural phenomenon of gaming has made it the largest and fastest-growing form of entertainment in…

ABBYY Expands Board with New Director and Advisory Board Member

ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, has appointed Aileen Allkins as a Non-Executive Director to its Board and added Anubhav Saxena as an Advisory Board member. These appointments follow the appointment of renowned tech executive Robert Youngjohns as Chairman of the Board to drive ABBYY’s growth strategy. Allkins and Saxena will be instrumental in transforming customer engagement, building strategic partnerships, and executing product innovation to generate significant market leadership. Currently based in the UK,…