Groupon announced recently that it has acquired CommerceInterface, a provider of web-based channel management technology and solutions, in an effort to enhance its positioning in the SMB market. Deal conditions were not disclosed. The partnership between Groupon and CommerceInterface has been developing since April 2012, with the deal merchant using channel management solutions to streamline […]
Alvarion, a provider of wireless broadband solutions, has announced major enhancements to its Partner Program and Portal. Among the changes are new partnership options, online certifications, incentives and deployment modulation tools. These additions were designed to create business opportunities and resources to encourage partner sales and marketing success. “Alvarion recognizes the vital role that partners play […]
Auslogics Software Pty. Ltd., a provider of PC optimization and maintenance utilities, has announced its status upgrade in the Microsoft Partner Program. Auslogics is now Gold Application Development Competency, improved from Gold Independent Software Vendor.
VeloBit, Inc., a provider of SSD caching software, recently announced its addition to the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. As an Elite level partner in TAP, VeloBit will collaborate with VMware to integrate and validate their products with VMware solutions to propel powerful business results for customers. “We welcome VeloBit as an Elite member […]
The growing availability of spam-reporting tools is having a major – and negative – impact on marketing email effectiveness, according to a recent study conducted by ReturnPath. The company’s Email Intelligence Report found that marketers account for 70% of all “this is spam” complaints and 60% of all spam-trap hits. Over the past year, according to ReturnPath, marketers’ […]
Personalized content, closed loop reporting, process automation and other topics surrounding marketing operations will come into focus during the inaugural Marketing Operations Executive Summit. The two-day event was developed by MarcomCentral, a marketing asset management and distributed marketing solution by PTI Marketing Technologies Inc. Featuring a speaker line-up of marketing experts from Adobe, Eloqua, Forrester, […]
Standing out in a crowded marketplace, and effectively connecting with prospects across channels is an overwhelming challenge for SMBs. However, a new study from Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Act-On has uncovered seven key habits SMBs can implement to succeed in the new era of marketing and communication despite economic uncertainty. The study, titled: Driving […]
Webcasts and webinars are valuable resources for vendors to educate partners on marketing and sales strategies. Moreover, these easy to digest video segments allow both vendors and their partners to educate end-users on industry trends, pain points, and solutions that address company wants and needs. This infographic, courtesy of InterCall, uncovers webcasting best practices to […]