Edgecase Launches New Partner Program “Edgecase Ignite”
Bringing together industry leaders in e-commerce technology to deliver integrated approach to enhance product discovery for modern shoppers
Austin, TEXAS – August 16, 2016 – Edgecase, the leading provider of product data enrichment technology, today announced the launch of its partner program, “Edgecase Ignite”. The program combines leading e-commerce technology and service providers focused on solving big data challenges in an effort to deliver superior shopper experiences. Initial partners for Edgecase Ignite include: BloomReach, Certona, Cirrus10, Demandware, GroupBy, IBM, Informatica, Infoverity, inRiver, IZEA, Jetlore, Kooomo, Mozu, Oracle, RichRelevance and Stibo Systems.
Retailers already understand the impact of data management and how it fuels their e-commerce initiatives, and with partnerships like those across the Ignite Program, will now have access to enriched product data and data intelligence that drives significant improvements to e-commerce experiences. Most importantly, the partnerships highlight a focus on providing solutions that make it easier for joint customers to consume enriched data and leverage the power of the ecosystem to take their e-commerce interface to the next level, engaging shoppers in a customized, inspiring way.
“The Edgecase Ignite program was built with the goal to help retailers deliver a differentiated, superior shopper experience,” said Susanne Bowen, CEO, Edgecase. “The ecosystem we’ve built together with our partners will empower e-commerce organizations to focus on strategic execution while we develop and deliver the optimized, enriched product data that fuels their engines. We’re incredibly proud of the Edgecase Ignite partnerships, look forward to our continued growth and to furthering our goal of helping shoppers connect with the products they love.”
A key tenet in the Edgecase Ignite program is to develop a deep understanding of each partner offering and how together, Edgecase and their partners are able to create unique value for their customers. The program includes a number of industry leaders and innovators across various verticals that include product information management (PIM), search, personalization, e-commerce platforms, system integrators and content marketing.
For more information on these partners and the program, visit www.edgecase.io/partners.
Edgecase empowers retailers with the enriched product data and actionable insights to improve product findability and relevancy, fueling an inspiring shopping experience. Our purpose-built platform manages product attribution at the scale, speed, and quality retailers demand, removing obstacles and unlocking the strategic value of product data. Forward-thinking retailers using Edgecase include Crate & Barrel, Pier 1, Lancôme, and Urban Decay.
Edgecase was founded in 2012 and is based in Austin, Texas. The team is comprised of passionate and innovative thinkers who know that company success is created through the powerful combination of unique technology, expertise and deep client relationships.
“High-quality product data is mission critical to the success of a retailer’s Product Information Management (PIM) investment because it not only speeds time to market, but, also provides optimized data that guides shoppers to the products they’re looking for. In addition to implementing Informatica’s PIM solution, Product 360, working with Edgecase helps our customers manage the optimization of these products’ attributes at scale and differentiate with their unique content strategy.” – Ben Rund, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Information Quality Solutions, Informatica
“With inRiver, we believe a strategic partnership with Edgecase will enable retailers with rich quality data they have to have for a differentiated, personalized shopping experience.” – Joe Golemba, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Channel Sales & Expert Services, inRiver
“Clean data is the bedrock for success in any Commerce effort, and with the explosion of data-driven merchandising and promotions, this is truer today than ever. Mozu’s partnership with Edgecase will enable our customers to realize the full benefits of the Mozu Cloud Commerce Suite.” – Tiffany Spizzo, Director of Business Development, Mozu
“By combining Certona’s personalization solutions with Edgecase’s data enrichment technology, retailers can create a real-time competitive advantage by delivering a fully optimized shopping experience tailored to the individual shopper.” – Meyar Sheik, CEO, Certona.
“Successful ecommerce sites require great content and great product attribute data. This strategic partnership creates an opportunity for Edgecase and IZEA customers to create high quality, customer facing content powered by accurate and detailed product data. “ – Brianna DeMike, Vice President of Content , IZEA
“Our strategic partnership with Edgecase will result in highly customized and personalized shopping experiences, through the improvements of data quality used for the PIM solutions supported by the platform. Together we hope to create unique value and differentiation for our joint customers and ultimately, help them deliver truly powerful e-commerce experiences.” – Giovanni Meda, CEO, Kooomo
“High quality, granular, attribute level data is a critical input that helps power the successful individualization of content in consumer experiences. We look forward to working with Edgecase in bringing world-class solutions to retailers across many different verticals. ” – Dan Buckstaff, Vice President of Marketing, Jetlore
“The value and impacts of high-quality product information is a driving force in retail, and is recognized by our clients as not only a key differentiator for their brands, but a requirement to keep pace in the competition for sales and enhanced digital customer experience. In partnering with Edgecase, Infoverity is excited to further bolster our business solutions to provide enriched product data for our retail customers.” – Steve Ruff, Director of Product Information Solutions, Infoverity
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