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Marketplacer
Marketplacer and True Woo partner for wellness marketplace
Marketplacer has announced the completion of a new holistic online marketplace for True Woo, offering a range of products and services targeted at individuals seeking ways to improve their wellbeing.
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Marketplacer
Using marketplace technology to build an online community around your brand
Becoming a thriving customer hub for the product categories you specialise in can deliver big benefits to your business, writes Bradley Austin, Vice President of Sales APAC, Marketplacer.
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Informatica
Informatica launches Cloud Data Marketplace to deliver data democratisation to more
The new marketplace is designed to intuitively increase data sharing, improve productivity and enable organisations to make more informed decisions, the company states.
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Vodafone
Vodafone announces new business marketplace featuring Microsoft 365, Acronis cyber backup
Vodafone New Zealand has unveiled a new business marketplace for New Zealand business owners to purchasing different top-tier software solutions.
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Blockchain
The world's first fully blockchain-enabled credential led marketplace
QUT Design Lab and Smart Trade Networks are set to launch and demonstrate the world's first fully blockchain-enabled credential led marketplace.
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Jitterbit
Jitterbit launches partner & customer marketplace for API integration
"We want our ecosystem to build on top of our platform and create repeatable integrations that benefit end users."
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Trends
Marketplaces up more than 80%, retailers called to consider new strategy
“Every retailer needs a strong grasp on marketplace strategies to compete in today’s digital-first economy."
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Dynamo6
Dynamo6 earns another spot on Govt's IT Marketplace
"It’s great to have the Marketplace ensuring government organisations don’t miss out on advancements," says Dynamo6 founder.
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Small Business / SMB
TradeSquare bases Aus B2B marketplace on Mirakl
Based on the Mirakl platform, it offers SMBs over 100,000 products and services from 350+ local vendors.
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Endpoint Protection
Attivo solutions launch on McAfee marketplace
Attivo Networks’ endpoint security solutions are available for free trial and purchase through McAfee’s new cloud marketplace.
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Internet of Things
Tech Data releases Click-to-Run solutions in Aus
Click-to-Run cloud solutions equip channel partners with multi-vendor end-to-end solutions, increasing the partners’ agility and speed to market.
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Blockchain
Chainstack adds further support for blockchain implementation and management
Chainstack has launched new service enhancements, support for its blockchain services platform, and a new marketplace to aid businesses looking to improve their management of decentralised applications.
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SaaS
CrowdStrike adds three new solutions to digital store
Applications from Illumio, Obsidian and SecurityAdvisor address security use cases that support hybrid workforces.
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Microsoft
Forrester analyses the top SaaS marketplace players
The ‘New Wave SaaS Marketplaces’ report analyses the top eight players and provides analyst insight on who is excelling, or trailing, in 10 criteria.
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Partner Programme
ServiceNow updates programme, solutions for partners
A new marketplace for industry-specific solutions, app monetisation framework, customer success system, and an extended enrolment deadline.
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Online bookings
Muso wants to take live music to all corners of Australia
An Australian company called Muso is on a mission to rejuvenate the country’s music scene and create as much live music in as many locations as possible.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Blue Prism brings new automation capabilities to online community
Blue Prism has announced additions to its affiliate partner list in order to extend the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities on its Digital Exchange (DX) platform.
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Commerce Systems
Shareholders vote 'yes' to Trade Me sale
In a vote cast yesterday, 66.08% of the 396,973,029 shares voted. Of those, 99.29% were in favour of the acquisition. 0.71% voted against.
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Trade Me
Apax Partners wins bidding war for Trade Me buyout
“We’re confident Trade Me would have a successful standalone future," says Trade Me chairman David Kirk
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Trade Me
5c more per share: Trade Me bidding war heats up
Another bidder has entered the bidding arena as the potential sale of Trade Me kicks up a notch.
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Commerce Systems
Facebook Marketplace gets a dash of AI for smarter listings
“If you wanted to sell your home office chair, Marketplace could use AI to help you sell it even faster by suggesting you price it between $50-75 based on what similar chairs recently sold for."
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Commerce Systems
Pitney Bowes adds geography-specific data to commerce marketplace
Global eCommerce solutions provider Pitney Bowes is venturing farther into the world of data licensing, as it now offers more than 1500 geography-specific data sets for purchase.
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Commerce Systems
Four reasons you should consider online marketplaces
Not only does a marketplace make trading easier for everyone, it can help you attract new customers you’ve previously been unable to reach.
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Clare Curran
Government launches digital procurement processes for IT spending
“Together we can change procurement into a much more flexible, agile process taking advantage of what digital platforms can offer.” - Clare Curran