Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Digital Experience Platform includes a rich set of content, commerce, experimentation, customer data, and AI/ML personalization capabilities that ensure that organizations are able to meet the increased expectations of the modern consumer in a relevant and consistent way. Optimizely’s solution combines industry-leading content and commerce capabilities, experimentation, customer data, intelligence, and omni-channel orchestration. This enables marketers, merchandisers and business leaders to drive customer satisfaction, power business growth and instantly realize their brilliant ideas.
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Recent Developments
In September 2021, Optimizely (formerly Episerver), a provider of digital experience platform solutions, introduced data core service, enhancing its digital experience platform (DXP) with deeper analytics and unified data insights across its suite of products. With data core service, companies will gain a greater understanding of their customers, as well as their overall digital business performance. The new service will be available to Optimizely cloud customers in Q1 2022 and will be included at no charge, subject to 250K MAU's usage limit, for customers who are implementing one or more of its solutions, including Content Cloud, Commerce Cloud, B2B Commerce Cloud and Experimentation.
In July 2020, to initiate its next phase of growth, Episerver hired former SAP SuccessFactors CMO Kirsten Allegri Williams as its chief marketing officer and introduces the third of its solution pillars with the launch of Intelligence Cloud.
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities
Optimizely (formerly Episerver), a provider of digital experience platform solutions, announced it has acquired Zaius, a customer data platform (CDP), bringing the context of the customer to the experience creation and optimization process of digital experiences. With the addition of Zaius, Optimizely furthers its commitment to helping organizations unlock their digital potential – by seamlessly harmonizing, understanding, and acting on all of their digital data in one platform.
In September 2020, Episerver acquired Optimizely, a provider of experimentation and optimization apps. This combination creates the most advanced digital experience platform to optimize every customer touchpoint across the entire user journey. The breakthrough combination of Episerver and Optimizely will transform digital experience creation and optimization, enabling digital teams to replace guesswork with evidence-based outcomes. This, along with our shared mission to empower growing companies to compete digitally, makes me thrilled to welcome the Optimizely team to Episerver, as we prove there are no extraordinary experiences without experimentation
In December 2019, Episerver signed a definitive agreement to acquire B2B commerce provider Insite Software. Catering to the unique needs of this underserved market, Insite helps manufacturers and distributors transform their businesses through its purpose-built solutions, deep domain expertise, and strong emphasis on customer success and collaboration. Insite is recognized for its fully integrated B2B e-commerce platform, product information management (PIM), analytics, mobile and product catalog products as well as ERP integrations.
Episerver signed a definitive agreement to acquire Idio, a content personalization and analytics platform powering the digital buying experience of some of the world’s largest enterprise organizations. The acquisition significantly accelerates the analytics and personalization roadmap for Episerver Customer-Centric Digital Experience Platform and strategically addresses the current and future state of buying experiences and expectations – the latter being unmet by most organizations.
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Overview
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Number of Employees: 1100
Key Verticals: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Banking and Financial Services, Communication, Construction, Real Estate, Consumer Packaged Goods, Distribution, K361, Higher Education, Federal Government, State and Local Government, Public Safety, Healthcare, Life Insurance, P&C Insurance, Specialty Insurance, Leisure and Recreation, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Special Cause Nonprofit, Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Professional Services, Retail, Transportation, Utilities,
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications
Optimizely Digital Experience Platform, Optimizely Content Cloud, Optimizely Commerce Cloud, Optimizely Intelligence Cloud
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Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Customers: 9000
No. of Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Enterprise Applications Customers: 9000
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Optimizely (formerly Episerver) today has more than 9,000 global customers including leading companies like Peloton, Uber, Nike, IBM, eBay, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, AMEX, WSJ, Santander, KLM, Mazda, and many more.
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In January 2021, Episerver announced it has rebranded to Optimizely, following its acquisition of the business last year. Rooted in a proud heritage as a customer-centric digital experience platform (DXP) and Experimentation leader, the new brand reflects the endless innovation potential of digital experiences. It takes a data-driven, digital-first approach to drive forward the company’s mission: to empower people to unlock digital potential – unleashing them to create and optimize excellent experiences that result in outsized outcomes. Supporting this vision through best-in-class technology, Optimizely launched Optimization-as-a-Service. This new offering combines targeting, testing, and recommendations - bringing together the leading solutions from Optimizely Web and Episerver Content Recommendations.
In December 2019, Episerver signed a definitive agreement to acquire B2B commerce provider Insite Software. The deal continues Episerver’s unparalleled momentum heading into 2020 after the company’s November 2019 acquisition of content personalization and analytics company Idio and its December 2019 hiring of longtime SAP executive Alex Atzberger as CEO.
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Risks and Challenges
The rebranding from Episerver to Optimizely might be confusing for their current and future customers.
Changes in leadership in the company could change the company's strategy and growth.
Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
In July 2021, Optimizely (formerly Episerver), a digital experience platform provider, announced the launch of the Optimizely Technology Partner Network, a new program aimed at bringing a smarter tech stack to customers through strategic partnerships with best-of-breed software companies. With a network of over 900 partner companies in 30 countries, Optimizely seeks to recognize top partners whose firms possess a wealth of experience, team members with a creative outlook, global reach, and a collective eye toward future opportunities to ensure mutual customers are successful in the short and long term.
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