Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

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 Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Microsoft Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies.

RANDOLPH, N.J., Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bardess Group Ltd., in partnership with Cloudera, Qlik, and Trifacta, today announced the availability of Customer 360 Powered by Zero2HeroTM in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. Bardess customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management.

Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero is a prebuilt data processing and analytics stack of exceptional tools and Bardess accelerators for extracting insights from customer data. It is preloaded with relevant industry data and designed to solve modern scale problems and deliver rapid value for organizations seeking an enterprise view of customers. The solution is the first of several new packaged offerings to be made available in the Azure Marketplace. These new integrated solutions are best-of-breed technology from ISVs, enabled by a systems integrator, that are brought together to create a unified buying and implementation experience for customers.

By working with best-in-class companies, Bardess and Zero2Hero give customers the complete solution they’re looking for and hide the underlying complexities of combining four software packages into an integrated stack. With preloaded industry data, the customer receives valuable business insights fast. When deployed on Microsoft Azure, a proof of concept can be up and delivering value in a matter of hours.

“We put the power of predictive analytics in the hands of marketers,” said Bardess CEO Barbara Pound. “Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero provides a holistic 360-degree view of customer records from across channels and systems and pulls out the most important information and insights.”

Designed for rapid impact and value, Zero2Hero features:

  • Modernized data management, optimized for the cloud, to transform complex data into clear and actionable insights with Cloudera Enterprise

  • Democratization of your analytics by empowering business users to prep their data for analysis using Trifacta

  • Ability to freely search and explore vast amounts of data, gaining new insights and discovering patterns through dynamic visualizations with Qlik

  • Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), predictive, prescriptive, and geospatial capabilities to fully leverage data assets using Cloudera Data Science Workbench

  • Building, testing, deploying, and managing workloads in the cloud through Microsoft Azure

  • Accelerated implementation and industry best practices through Bardess services

“Our customers in the financial services space want an integrated solution out of the box,” said Bardess President Joe DeSiena. “Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero delivers exactly that. We take great software from Cloudera, Qlik, and Trifacta and package it on the Azure cloud with Bardess accelerators to bring fast, accurate insights.”

Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero benefits include:

  • Targeted marketing and personalization by presenting a unified view of customer data

  • Churn prevention and customer retention by insights into customer behavior

  • Proactive customer care alerts and dashboards

Azure Cloud Services is a highly available, massively scalable solution that allows developers to focus on apps, not hardware. The Azure cloud platform allows Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero to spin up fast and start delivering value rapidly. Customers have confidence in the enterprise capabilities of Microsoft, including being able to meet regulatory compliance demands.

“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,” said Sajan Parihar, Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. “We’re happy to welcome Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”

The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling finished Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications and premium datasets. The Azure Marketplace helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.

Visit the Azure Marketplace to sign up for Customer 360 Powered by Zero2Hero.

About Bardess

For more than 20 years, leaders of enterprise companies have trusted Bardess Group Ltd. to rapidly solve complex critical business and data analytics challenges. Bardess helps Fortune 500, and innovative midsized businesses, find and rapidly incorporate data-driven insights into their strategic as well as day-to-day business operations. Bardess’ teams are built to uncover insights hidden deep within data and are passionate about data and in applying it to business as well, enabling their clients to deploy custom data solutions quickly and realize results rapidly.

Bardess, the Bardess logo, and Zero2Hero are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Bardess Group Ltd. All other marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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