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Atos Furthers Collaboration With Microsoft to Accelerate the Cloud Transformation of SAP’s Largest Customers

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced that it has expanded its collaboration with Microsoft to jointly address the fast-growing SAP HANA market, targeting the most demanding customers, many of whom are running mission-critical SAP workloads. Atos and Microsoft intend to jointly support their respective largest customers and other prospective customers. The partners have built a joint team that will guide developments and go-to-market activities for their respective field organizations, with a common…

Joe Little, a Business Intelligence Industry Veteran, Joins Western Computer as Power Platform Program Manager

Western Computer Inc., a leading reseller of Microsoft Dynamics 365, CRM, and ERP systems as well as Business Intelligence solutions, is happy to announce that Business Intelligence industry veteran, Joe Little, has joined Western Computer as Power Platform Program Manager, a new role at Western Computer further demonstrating their commitment to the Microsoft Power Platform The Microsoft Power Platform combines three robust applications—Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Automate (formerly Microsoft Flow)—into a centralized…

Intertrust and Friend MTS Extend Partnership to Fight Video Streaming Piracy

Intertrust's ExpressPlay Offers Award-Winning Friend MTS Anti-Piracy and Watermarking Technology Services to Protect Live OTT Streaming and Broadcast Delivery Intertrust, a pioneer in Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology, and Friend MTS, a leading global provider of content protection services, announced an extended  partnership agreement that enhances Intertrust's ExpressPlay content protection platform with cutting-edge Friend MTS anti-piracy and watermarking technology services. Now, an additional layer of…

Incremental Growth in Cloud Spending Hits a New High while Amazon and Microsoft Maintain a Clear Lead

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that Q4 spend on cloud infrastructure services increased by $2.8 billion over the previous quarter, which is by far the biggest quarterly increment the market has seen. At 37% the year-on-year growth rate is slowly trending down, but this is due to the massive scale of the market which forces growth rates to moderate. Meanwhile Amazon growth continued to closely mirror overall market growth so it maintained its 33% share of the worldwide market. Second ranked Microsoft again grew…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Evergage, CourMed, Sitecore®, NetWise Data LLC, Pipeliner CRM, and Conexiom. Evergage Jumps into the Salesforce Economy; Bought to Improve Hyper-Personalization in Sales In what we can call the first major MarTech acquisition of 2020, Salesforce acquired Evergage, the makers of Omnichannel personalization and customer experience software solutions. Evergage’s CEO and Co-founder…

Microsoft For Startups Selects CourMed

CourMed, a crowdsourced delivery platform for healthcare items, was recently selected to receive technical, business and sales enablement support from Microsoft Corporation to help scale its concierge service for patients, employees and customers nationwide. Microsoft for Startups is a comprehensive global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. Whether building new technology, landing the first customer or scaling larger, the program is there to support the ecosystems of budding…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Gong, Tealium, Meredith Corporation, Demandbase, Primis, True Influence, Merkle, and NetBase. Gong and Sandler Training Partner for Measurable, Data-Driven Sales Learning Programs Gong, the revenue intelligence platform leveraging artificial intelligence to replace opinions with true customer reality and transform revenue teams, announced a partnership with Sandler Training, the…

Microsoft and Genesys Expand Partnership to Help Enterprises Seize the Power of the Cloud for Better Customer Experiences

Genesys Engage on Microsoft Azure Is a New Trusted and Secure Cloud Offering Built to Ease the Transition to the Cloud for Large Enterprises  Microsoft Corp. and Genesys have expanded their partnership to provide enterprises with a new cloud service for contact centers that enables them to deliver superior interactions for customers. With the omnichannel customer experience solution Genesys Engage™ running on Microsoft Azure, enterprises have the security and scalability they need to manage the complexities involved…

The Price of Personalization: Unpacking the Realities of Consumer-Brand Engagement in the Digital Age

In 2006, Clive Humby coined the phrase “data is the new oil” and since then this has become the catchphrase amongst marketers for the past 14 years. However, what went predominantly unnoticed is the further elaboration he gave on this phrase. Like oil, data is “valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. Oil has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so, data must be broken down and analyzed for it to have value”. Even as consumer information…

MarTech Interview with Marcin Cichon, CEO at Pricefx

"As Machine Learning and AI continue to rapidly improve and evolve, we are looking to refine and implement these technologies across our products." Hi Marcin, Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired the idea of Pricefx? I am the CEO and Co-founder of Pricefx and I started the company because I saw a huge opportunity in the Pricing software industry. I had been in the software business for over 20 years already with 5 years in Pricing software. I knew that the industry had to change to meet the…

ACA, Alliance Bank of Arizona, KEO Marketing and MDSL Executives Elected to the Arizona Technology Council’s Board of Directors

The Council Bolsters its Board’s Expertise and Knowledge in Digital Marketing, Economic Development and Finance The Arizona Technology Council announced it has appointed Sandra Watson, president and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA); Austin D. Harris, vice president, Commercial Banking, Alliance Bank of Arizona; Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO, KEO Marketing Inc.; and Aaron Zepper, vice president, Customer Demand, MDSL, to its board of directors. The four executives were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the…

Dynatrace Teams With Google and Microsoft on OpenTelemetry to Shape the Future of Open Standards-based Observability

Contributing Technical Knowhow and Manpower to Help Make OpenTelemetry Enterprise-Grade Software intelligence company, Dynatrace, announced it is collaborating with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project to shape the future of open standards-based observability. To further advance the industry and extend the reach of its Software Intelligence Platform, Dynatrace is contributing transaction tracing knowhow and manpower to the project. “Our goal is to ensure ‘run the business’ software underpinning digital…

ORGANO Selects Top-Rated Talkdesk Enterprise Cloud Contact Center to Elevate Customer Experience

Leading producer and marketer of healthy, convenient and affordable food, nutrition, specialty brewed beverages, personal care products and cosmetics upgrades to cloud-native contact center solutions from Talkdesk Talkdesk, Inc., the cloud contact center for innovative enterprises, announced ORGANO chose Talkdesk Enterprise Cloud Contact Center to power its customer service operations. With Talkdesk’s seamless integrations with best-in-class CRM systems, easy add-on capabilities through AppConnect, and a strong reputation…

Anand Eswaran, Former Microsoft Corporate Vice President for Global Enterprise Business, Joins RingCentral as President and Chief Operating…

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced that Anand Eswaran, former Corporate Vice President for Microsoft’s Global Enterprise Business, has joined the company as its President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to CEO Vlad Shmunis. Eswaran will be responsible for leadership and execution across products, engineering, sales, marketing, services, customer care, operations, and human resources. “It is my pleasure to…

LG To Accelerate B2B Innovation With Microsoft

LG Powers Automotive Infotainment and Building Management Systems with Microsoft Azure Cloud and AI Technologies LG Electronics (LG) is working with Microsoft to build its automotive infotainment systems, building management systems and other business-to-business collaborations. As announced at CES 2020, LG will leverage Microsoft Azure and AI services to accelerate the digital transformation of LG's B2B business growth engines. A year ago, LG started its collaboration with Microsoft to enhance and further grow LG's…

Sony Interactive Entertainment Names Veronica Rogers Head of Global Business Operations

Veronica Rogers Joins the Newly Formed Leadership Role at Sony Interactive Entertainment to Boost Global Sales, Strategy, and Operations in the Gaming Industry  Sony Interactive Entertainment, the company responsible for the PlayStation brand and family of products, has today announced Veronica Rogers will oversee global business operations in her role as Senior Vice President, Business Operations effective immediately. She will report to President and CEO, Jim Ryan, and will lead Sony Interactive Entertainment’s…

Mohawk Group Launches App Featuring its Proprietary AIMEE Software Platform on Microsoft’s AppSource Business Marketplace App Store

Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc. the tech-enabled, consumer product company, announced that it has launched its proprietary AIMEE software platform on Microsoft’s AppSource Business Applications Marketplace. Marketing Technology News: Atento Clear Leader in the Latin American Contact Center Outsourcing Services Market Microsoft AppSource helps business users find and try software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps from Microsoft and its partners. Microsoft AppSource apps include Web Apps and apps that are built on top of Microsoft…

KnowledgeLake Recognized in the ’20 Most Promising Content Services Platform Solution Providers’ by CIOReview

KnowledgeLake has been recognized in the “20 Most Promising Content Services Platform Solution Providers” by CIOReview, a leading print magazine that helps bridge the gap between enterprise IT vendors and buyers. KnowledgeLake provides managed services along with a cloud platform specifically focused on Content Services. The KnowledgeLake platform is an entirely cloud-based service that requires no on-premise software. The service includes document capture that is based on AI and machine learning, in addition to…

ISG Launches Research on Service Management, Financial Outsourcing, Microsoft and Salesforce Ecosystems

ISG Provider Lens reports will give enterprise clients valuable information when choosing service providers Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm, has launched four research studies examining the service integration and management market, the financial and accounting outsourcing market, the Microsoft ecosystem market and the Salesforce ecosystem partner market. The study results will be published in four comprehensive ISG Provider Lens™ reports in 2020. The new reports help…

How Conversational AI will Boost the 2020s Economy

It’s a question being increasingly explored in classrooms, newsrooms, boardrooms and living rooms. How will Artificial Intelligence impact the future of work and commerce? There is certainly no shortage of statistics or speculation on the subject. But perhaps someone should ask Alexa. Smart speakers and intelligent virtual assistants have already had a significant impact on consumer culture, driving a preference for screenless, more natural interactions with brands. The latest research shows that Voice-driven self-service…