SIKO and STW Announces Strategic Partnership Aiming to Expand Mobile Machinery Market

SIKO | July 17, 2020

SIKO and Sensor-Technik Wiedemann (STW) have agreed on a strategic partnership with the aim of further opening up the market for mobile machinery with joint solutions that are based on individual strengths. Customers benefit from the cooperation by having access to complete systems ranging from measurement technology through to automation and cloud-based concepts.

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Independent Research Firm Names Stensul a Vendor in Now Tech Email Marketing Report

Stensul | December 23, 2021

Stensul, the platform for collaborative email creation, is recognized in Forrester Research's "Now Tech: Email Marketing Vendors, Q4 2021" report in the workflow collaboration category, the first time the category appears. Stensul is honored to be acknowledged by Forrester. Our technology enables teams to address the major headache around email creation and collaboration. We are especially pleased to see a new category in their 'Now Tech' report that we believe reflects the ability of the Stensul Email Creation Platform to enhance collaboration around complex workflows." Noah Dinkin, Stensul's Founder and CEO Forrester describes the new workflow collaboration category in the Now Tech report as including "vendors that aid email creation among stakeholders like operations, designers, agencies, and brand and compliance teams. These vendors automate approvals and content permissions, store assets, and integrate with enterprise collaboration tools like Slack to speed the pace and quality of email message development." The Forrester report pointed out the pandemic prompted a 94% rise in email volume in 2020. The firm suggests that marketers may want to "prioritize integration capabilities" and notes that "vendors that connect easily to others give you the flexibility to assemble a best-of-breed suite and to accommodate present and future internal tech stack requirements." New Stensul integrations with Asana and Wrike are the two latest examples of that orientation. They join Stensul's increasing portfolio of deep integrations. They enhance collaboration, so teams can create better emails in less time. Email program performance increases once teams have more time to test, analyze, and optimize email strategy. "Creating an email is already a collaborative process, involving stakeholders across functions and management levels," Dinkin said. "Yet most companies are still suffering from not having a proper platform to support a collaborative way of working, often using disconnected single-purpose tools. The result is a painstakingly slow process that prevents companies from being more competitive in their market." Asana and Wrike join Stensul's existing integrations with Adobe Campaign, Marketo, and Workfront, Oracle Eloqua and Responsys, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Iterable, Braze, Liveclicker, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Outlook, among others. About Stensul The Stensul Email Creation Platform dramatically reduces email creation time - by up to 90% - so teams can better focus on improving email performance. Stensul makes this possible by streamlining the collaboration process and simplifying email creation for all marketers, so they can create high-performing emails that drive stronger results. Stensul integrates with all leading ESPs/MAPs, including Marketo, Oracle Eloqua, Adobe Campaign, and Salesforce Marketing Cloud, as well as workflow platforms, image libraries, live content, link tracking, and messaging platforms. Top brands that trust Stensul to solve their most demanding email problems include ASICS, BMW, Capital One, Clover Health, Greenhouse, and Yahoo, among others.

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Zenlayer Attends 2022 Channel Partners Conference & Expo

Zenlayer | April 01, 2022

The Zenlayer team is looking forward to attending the Spring 2022 Channel Partners Conference & Expo April 11-14 at the Venetian Resort & Expo in Las Vegas. The conference is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with the theme, “The Best is Yet to Come.” And that is certainly a theme the Zenlayer team can identify with. Co-located with the MSP Summit, Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2022 will bring together the full spectrum of technology channels under one roof, including agents, MSPs, VARs, consultants, integrators, distributors, and suppliers, to build relationships and accelerate business growth. The event has grown into the largest channel event in the technology services community, attracting exclusive attendees who want to connect with new and current suppliers, learn about industry trends, discover innovative solutions, and network with peers. The Zenlayer team is excited to build new partnerships, share their innovative solutions and explore the latest industry trends at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The conference provides the opportunity to harness industry insight to further enable channel partners with innovative global cloud, connectivity, and content acceleration solutions in new emerging markets worldwide. It is the Zenlayer team’s mission to facilitate data access for every person and organization in every geography across the globe. Are you a provider that services the fin-tech, SaaS, media and entertainment, manufacturing or healthcare verticals? Or offer edge-related data center and network services in emerging markets? If so, we’d love to meet with you. Book a meeting with the Zenlayer team at the 2022 #CPExpo and discover why, when you partner with Zenlayer, the best is yet to come.

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Apica Announces Global Channel Partner Program for Digital Performance Monitoring

Apica Systems | May 21, 2022

Apica Systems, the leader in digital performance monitoring, announced the Apica Partner Program designed to empower global channel partners to increase the adoption and integration of advanced synthetic monitoring and load testing tools. The program supports resellers & MSPs, system integrators, and technology partners. By establishing a global partner program Apica enables its partners to increase revenue and accelerate their growth. The two-tiered program includes incentives, training, and streamlined contract management across all tiers. "Our goal is to help partners become highly effective and more profitable in solving some of the most complex digital performance challenges their customers face today, As the demand for greater visibility into complex and distributed IT environments continue to grow, we offer global channel partners the expertise, speed, and scale enterprise teams need to rise above the risk, cost, and complexity of today's end-user performance needs." Gord Boyce, CRO at Apica Apica's platform ensures early detection that helps companies with complex IT infrastructures monitor and test business-critical applications and APIs. The result is better insights that quickly solve outages and issues before your customers notice. Apica is committed to being a strategic, channel-focused partner that offers the following benefits: Powerful active monitoring platform: Apica's platform combines active monitoring and load testing to ensure the health and performance of all applications. The result is an early warning and detection system that closes the visibility gaps in end-user monitoring while eliminating revenue loss and increasing customer and employee satisfaction. Grow Sales Revenue: Partners who leverage the Apica platform gain greater access to organizations of all sizes that are increasingly focused on improving digital experiences and performance needs. By solving these complex monitoring gaps, partners will grow revenue and market share with unrivaled active monitoring. Deep Knowledge: From sales to full implementation training, partners will have the tools and resources necessary to maximize success with Apica through a complete training curriculum. Recurring revenue streams: The Apica Partner Program creates recurring revenue streams through its subscription-based model. The flexibility of the program allows partners to leverage the technology directly and build a professional services or managed services practice around the platform. "We are excited to see the momentum happening in the digital performance space and see this as an opportunity to help simplify partner engagement, support the growing types of partners and help our partners adapt to new customer buying models," said Matt Wilkinson, VP of Revenue Operations at Apica. "The new program includes three new partner tracks - Reseller, Systems Integrator, and Technology Integration. The result is an ecosystem where partners can operate in a software sales and services business model, with expertise in areas such as Synthetic, API and On-premises Monitoring, Load Testing, Cloud Migration, and Digital Experience Monitoring." About Apica Apica's active monitoring platform is used by global organizations to solve the most complex digital performance issues in today's multi-cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. Apica delivers its scalable monitoring and detailed insights across any location, device, app, or authentication. Our SaaS platform reduces friction and time to resolution for cloud migrations, applications and underlying infrastructure outages ensuring all user experiences exceed expectations.

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Reprise Named to Ad Age Best Places to Work 2022

Reprise | January 25, 2022

Reprise, the performance marketing and eCommerce specialty agency of the IPG Mediabrands network, announced it was named to the Best Places to Work 2022 list by Ad Age, an influential publication that reaches key decision makers and disruptors across the marketing and media landscape. In this annual ranking of companies that lead the industry in areas including company culture, leadership, pay, and workplace benefits, Reprise was awarded for its high overall scores amongst companies with more than 200 employees. This award was chosen by the people who experience the company most closely. Ad Age conducted an analysis of survey responses from employees and questionnaires filled out by employers to determine the winners. The full list of winners is available in the print issue and online. Our team at Reprise makes our workplace what it is today and are helping to shape it for the future. We are in a unique position where our agency’s success is fueled both by the relationships with our clients and the strength of our partnerships across our network. Thank you and congratulations to our employees on earning this recognition, which is a celebration of their creative approach to our business and commitment to a vibrant and inclusive culture.” David Mataranglo, US CEO, Reprise Ad Age Best Places to Work 2022 honors 50 companies that did a standout job over the past year as the ad business rebounded, the talent pool tightened and the specter of COVID-19 remained omnipresent at work, at home—and at work at home. Reprise continued to grow at an accelerated pace through new business and organically, while the agency also welcomed talented new hires across the U.S. amidst a highly competitive marketplace. From senior leaders to early career professionals to career changers, Reprise attracted nearly 300 people to its community of specialists developing and applying their crafts in search, social, SEO, experience, commerce, media, and more. Together the team delivered industry award-winning work and created Flow for clients. Despite the pandemic’s difficulties, the Reprise team rose up to support each other, gave back to those in need, reconnected, and engaged on issues that mattered in the world and in their daily lives. Their joy and resilience also made it among the Best Places to Work. “The advertising business saw a healthy comeback and ad tech firms and health care agencies thrived, making 2021 a decidedly strong year for the industry,” said Dan Peres, associate publisher and editor-in-chief, Ad Age. “The pandemic continued to impact—and permanently change—how we work, and this year’s Ad Age Best Places to Work winners created the right culture and opportunities for their teams.” Ad Age’s Best Places to Work Methodology Ad Age’s scoring system factors in employee responses on topics including pay and benefits and seven other core focus areas (75% of the score) and a company’s policies and practices on areas including pay and benefits, work/life balance, recruitment, training and development (25% of the score). Ad Age produced Best Places to Work 2022 in partnership with Best Companies Group, a research firm specializing in identifying and recognizing great places to work. The competition was open to agencies, ad tech firms, brand or corporate marketing departments or groups and in-house agencies of marketers. About Reprise Reprise is one of the world’s largest performance marketing networks, with over 3,000 experts across 68 offices in 45 markets. We offer a complete suite customer-centric performance marketing services including, but not limited to, Strategy, SEO, Paid Search, Social, eCommerce and Creative. Part of the Mediabrands division of the Interpublic Group, Reprise is headquartered in New York. To learn more about how we can empower your business, please visit www.reprisedigital.com now. About Ad Age Created in 1930 to cover a burgeoning industry with objectivity, accuracy and fairness, Ad Age continues to be powered by award-winning journalism. Today, Ad Age is a global media brand focusing on curated creativity, data and analysis, people and culture, and innovation and forecasting. From vital print editions to must-attend events and innovative platform offerings, Ad Age’s industry-leading content includes the coveted A-List & Creativity Awards, the Ad Age Next conference series and proprietary data including the Leading National Advertisers Report from the Ad Age Datacenter.

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