Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Samuel Scott, Elizabeth White, Gregor Petri, Carmen Gonzalez, Dennis Griffin

News Feed Item

InsideView Private Connection Cloud Integrates Employee Social Networks Into a Private Corporate Network

Sales Intelligence Leader Introduces Secure Connection Sharing, Integrated With Sales Workflow

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/03/12 -- InsideView, the sales intelligence leader, today showcased the InsideView Private Connection Cloud, a powerful extension to InsideView Connections. InsideView Private Connections allow your employees to connect their personal networks into your corporate connection network, creating a much more powerful, but private asset that can be leveraged by all employees to penetrate accounts, win more business, and strengthen customer relationships. Unlike connections created on public social networks, which are visible to everyone including competitors, InsideView Private Connections are only available within your company and can only be leveraged using a permission-based process managed through the InsideView application.

"Personal contacts within Facebook, LinkedIn or Outlook are a very valuable source of information which can be used by sales and marketing professionals to get more referrals," said Umberto Milletti, CEO of InsideView. "Our new Private Connection Cloud reveals a broader network of connections which remain private to the user and his or her organization. When used together, the Private Connection Cloud and our other sales intelligence features enable sales and marketing personnel to uncover more relationships to the right person, find meaningful conversation starters and engage via warm introductions. The result is better sales and happier customer engagements."

Sales professionals have always used personal connections to improve results. This new capability further extends the value of InsideView Connections, which are unique in the industry in their ability to integrate personal networks, customer relationships, executive team and board member connections into existing processes and systems, including all the major CRM platforms. Research from The Journal of Consumer Research* revealed that sales calls are more than five times as likely to be returned when a personal connection exists between the caller and the sales person such as a common friend or professional connection. Additionally, people are more likely to make a purchase and feel good about the purchase if the relationship between themselves and their sales rep is substantial and reputable. Tapping into corporate connections can also strengthen existing customer relationships in order to drive customer retention and account growth.

Network Hardware Resale, a valued InsideView customer, leverages the solution to connect sales executives with prospects to optimize their effectiveness. Michael Lodato, senior vice president of sales and marketing commented, "Before InsideView, we divided our sales team strictly by geography. Now, we are able to identify who has the richest set of contacts within a certain set of targets, and assign sales leads to the individual with the best connections. The result, since we started the program nearly a year ago, is increased sales and a stronger pipeline. Now, with the ability to upload personal connections from other databases, and link them to target companies, we expect to see our success rate grow even further."

The InsideView Private Connection Cloud is a standard feature, available now to all PRO and TEAM users of InsideView at no additional cost. Access it today by uploading your personal connections within InsideView.

About InsideView
InsideView is the leading provider of sales intelligence solutions to B2B sales and marketing organizations, helping sales professionals get in the door, and win once they're in. InsideView provides the critical business insights, social connections and deep contact information to effectively engage and convert the most promising prospects. As part of its solution, InsideView provides training, service and success management to promote the most productive use of sales intelligence and track the ROI it generates. InsideView is seamlessly integrated with all major CRMs, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Sugar CRM, Oracle Fusion CRM and CRM On Demand, SAP CRM and SAP Sales on Demand, Salesforce.com, and NetSuite. InsideView products are used by more than 200,000 sales and marketing professionals, and in over 1,000 market-leading companies including Adobe, BMC, Franklin Covey, Experian and Success Factors. InsideView was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit http://www.InsideView.com

All brands mentioned in this press release are the sole property of their registered owners.

* http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/07/090720163749.htm

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact:
Kelli Tejada
+1 (415) 271-9820
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Manufacturing connected IoT versions of traditional products requires more than multiple deep technology skills. It also requires a shift in mindset, to realize that connected, sensor-enabled “things” act more like services than what we usually think of as products. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks, will discuss how when sensors start generating detailed real-world data about products and how they’re being used, smart manufacturers can use the data to create additional revenue streams, such as improved warranties or premium features. Or slash...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo, November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevOps to advance innovation and increase agility. Specializing in designing, imple...
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and analyzed? As an area of investment, how might a retail company move towards an innovation methodolo...
Contrary to mainstream media attention, the multiple possibilities of how consumer IoT will transform our everyday lives aren’t the only angle of this headline-gaining trend. There’s a huge opportunity for “industrial IoT” and “Smart Cities” to impact the world in the same capacity – especially during critical situations. For example, a community water dam that needs to release water can leverage embedded critical communications logic to alert the appropriate individuals, on the right device, as soon as they are needed to take action.
WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasting, enriched and augmented video, person-to-machine and machine-to-machine communications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Luis Lopez, CEO of Kurento, will introduce the technologies required for implementing these ideas and some early experiments performed in the Kurento open source software community in areas ...
While many app developers are comfortable building apps for the smartphone, there is a whole new world out there. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Narayan Sainaney, Co-founder and CTO of Mojio, will discuss how the business case for connected car apps is growing and, with open platform companies having already done the heavy lifting, there really is no barrier to entry.
As more intelligent IoT applications shift into gear, they’re merging into the ever-increasing traffic flow of the Internet. It won’t be long before we experience bottlenecks, as IoT traffic peaks during rush hours. Organizations that are unprepared will find themselves by the side of the road unable to cross back into the fast lane. As billions of new devices begin to communicate and exchange data – will your infrastructure be scalable enough to handle this new interconnected world?
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts, GM of Platform at FinancialForce.com, will discuss the value of business applications on wearable ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IceWarp will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. IceWarp, the leader of cloud and on-premise messaging, delivers secured email, chat, documents, conferencing and collaboration to today's mobile workforce, all in one unified interface
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer,...
As more and more data is generated from a variety of connected devices, the need to get insights from this data and predict future behavior and trends is increasingly essential for businesses. Real-time stream processing is needed in a variety of different industries such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Finance, Online Retail, Smart Grids, and Healthcare. Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed distributed stream computation service that provides low latency, scalable processing of streaming data in the cloud with an enterprise grade SLA. It features built-in integration with Azur...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Containers & Microservices Bootcamp, being held November 3-4, 2015, in conjunction with 17th Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, and @DevOpsSummit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This is your chance to get started with the latest technology in the industry. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Containers and Microservices Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, a Microsoft Regional Director, will include presentations as well as hands-on demos and comprehensive walkthroughs.
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS – software, platform, and infrastructure as a service.
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device access to health records while reducing operating costs and complying with government regulations.
Containers are not new, but renewed commitments to performance, flexibility, and agility have propelled them to the top of the agenda today. By working without the need for virtualization and its overhead, containers are seen as the perfect way to deploy apps and services across multiple clouds. Containers can handle anything from file types to operating systems and services, including microservices. What are microservices? Unlike what the name implies, microservices are not necessarily small, but are focused on specific tasks. The ability for developers to deploy multiple containers – thous...