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IBM Sells Multiple Products to HCL for $1.8B, Hero Digital Buys Clock Four, More News

IBM Sells Multiple Products to HCL for $1.8B, Hero Digital Buys Clock Four, More News

IBM and HCL Technologies announced a deal Thursday night in which the Noida, India-headquartered tech firm will acquire seven collaboration and customer experience software products for $1.8 billion. The software includes: Appscan for secure application development. BigFix for secure device management.

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Forrester Names Web Content Management Leaders, Aprimo Updates DAM, More News

Forrester Names Web Content Management Leaders, Aprimo Updates DAM, More News

Forrester named its top web content management players in the newly released Wave report (fee required). The research firm tapped Adobe, Sitecore and Acquia as leaders. It was welcome news for Sitecore, which missed the leaders nod in the last Forrester Wave for WCM (2017). Adobe and Acquia returned

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Adobe Closes $4.75B Marketo Acquisition, Acquia Teams With Elastic Path, More News

Adobe Closes $4.75B Marketo Acquisition, Acquia Teams With Elastic Path, More News

Adobe has finalized its $4.75 billion acquisition of Marketo. The companies announced the marketing technology mega deal in September and made the deal official on Halloween.  The deal may spook competitors in the digital marketing space because it brings together two heavy hitters: Adobe and its strength in

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Google Acquires Onward, ICF Buys We Are Vista, More News

Google Acquires Onward, ICF Buys We Are Vista, More News

Google has acquired Onward, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot startup that powers automated customer service and sales tools. Onward company co-founders Rémi Cossart and Pramod Thammaiah and CTO Aaron Podolny will join Google as part of the deal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.   A post on the Onward company website  shared the trajectory

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Salesforce Extends Google Partnership, Adobe Debuts Virtual Analyst, More News

Salesforce Extends Google Partnership, Adobe Debuts Virtual Analyst, More News

About 170,000 Dreamforce attendees invaded San Francisco this week for Salesforce's annual customer conference. Salesforce made its usual bevy of news announcements, including extended partnerships with Google and the debut of a platform designed to unify cross-channel customer experiences. The San Francisco company on its home turf debuted

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Adobe in Talks to Buy Marketo, SAP Updates Marketing Cloud, Other News

Adobe in Talks to Buy Marketo, SAP Updates Marketing Cloud, Other News

Adobe is in talks to buy Marketo, according to a Reuters report published Thursday. The acquisition would unite two marketing technology powerhouses, giving Adobe, known for its B2C digital experience software, some substantial B2B marketing automation capabilities. Adobe is based in San Jose, Calif.

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Insight Venture Partners Acquires Episerver for $1.16B, Demandbase Updates, More News

Insight Venture Partners Acquires Episerver for $1.16B, Demandbase Updates, More News

The digital experience software space saw its latest billion-dollar private equity investment this week. Insight Venture Partners acquired Episerver in a deal valued at $1.16 billion, according to an Episerver press releaseInsight Venture Partners is a New York City-based global private equity firm focused on high-growth investments in

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SurveyMonkey Files IPO, Forrester’s CX Certification, More News

SurveyMonkey Files IPO, Forrester's CX Certification, More News

SurveyMonkey filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through its parent SVMK, Inc this week. The San Mateo, Calif.-based SurveyMonkey provides survey software products that enable organizations to survey customers, employees and the markets they serve.

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