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Merkle Launches Merkle Innovation Cloud
[March 14, 2017]

Merkle Launches Merkle Innovation Cloud

Merkle (, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of the Merkle Innovation Cloud (MIC), a solution that tests the integration of marketing technologies with people-based data in driving precise, personalized customer experiences. In advance of implementing a technology integration, MIC reveals proof of concepts in a lab environment, to show what the results would look like post-execution. This allows for companies to see the prototype results of their customized integration model before the full investment and deployment is underway, eliminating the risk of an uncertain change initiative.

MIC, powered by Merkle's data and analytics solutions, builds the ultimate digital foundation, allowing for testable, real-time use cases that closely represent the ideal current- and future-state environment for creating personalized and meaningful brand interactions. As an Adobe (News - Alert) Global Alliance Partner with specialization in Adobe Analytics, Adobe Campaign, and Adobe Experience Manager, Merkle enables brands to turn their Adobe Marketing Cloud investments into precisely tailored customer experiences.

"Integrating marketing technologies can leave marketers feeling stuck. There is often trepidation about investing in an integration project when they can't see and experience what the intended outcome will actually look like with respect to their unique online and offline programs," said Ted Stites, senior vice president, digital channel optimization, Merkle. "We've addressed that challenge with the Merkle Innovation Cloud, by proving what's possible and enabling marketers to move quickly to deliver personal, cross-channel experiences."

Merkle, in partnership with Axis41, is proud sponsor of the 2017 Adobe Summit and will showcase a live demo of the Merkle Innovation Cloud at the event. To request a live demo of the Merkle Innovation Cloud at the event, please register here. In addition, Merkle will be hosting the speaking session, From KPMG to T-Mobile (News - Alert): How These Global Brands Are Unleashing the Power of the Adobe Marketing Cloud to Optimize Operations, on Wednesday, March 22 at 8:30 a.m. Pete Francis, vice president of e-commerce and web transformation, T-Mobile, and Shaun Glazer, executive director, national pursuit resource center, KPMG, will join David Skinner, vice president, strategic alliances and partnerships at Merkle to discuss how effective solutions come from combining a top-notch integration and deployment strategy with a highly-skilled orchestration and activation team.

About Merkle

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. When combined with its strength in performance media, Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. With more than 3,700 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland with 16 additional offices in the US and offices in Barcelona, London, Shanghai, and Nanjing. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit

About Axis41, a Merkle Company

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Axis41 (a Merkle Company) is a digital marketing agency specializing in brand strategy, creative content, UI/UX architecture, site analytics and CMS implementation. The agency has worked with industry-leading clients such as AdobeBackcountry.comCienaIron MountainOutside MagazineSafeNet and 1-800 CONTACTS.

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