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About Erika Berkland

Erika Berkland is the Partner Marketing Manager at SendGrid. Her background is in both emerging technology and global corporations where she thrives in working with partners to deliver impactful and measurable marketing programs. Outside of SendGrid, Erika enjoys spending time outdoors with all the great activities Colorado has to offer.

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It’s Now Easier to Deploy Some Demo Applications With the Heroku Button

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At SendGrid, we’ve created several demo applications to make developers’ lives easier. Deploying these applications has involved following their prospective README’s step-by-step guides. But now, we’re starting to make deploying some of our main applications such as the SendGrid EventKit, Parse API, and JavaScript below as easy as clicking a button – the Heroku button. sendgrid-eventkit – An open source project for integrating and receiving notifications for SendGrid’s Event Webhook. sendgrid-parse-api-example– An example application that shows how to use the SendGrid Parse Webhook. It’s additionally a boilerplate of code that you can adjust to your own needs sendgridjs– A proxy so you

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R/GA Adds SendGrid to The Software Platform Lab (SPL)

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At SendGrid, we strive to create better experiences for our customers. Our partnerships with innovative, industry-leading companies are designed to deliver on this mission. Today, we’re pleased to announce our partnership in R/GA’s Software Platform Lab (SPL). As one of the world’s leading full service digital agencies, R/GA has led the way in transforming the conventional agency business model with modern approaches to digital interconnectivity. R/GA provides innovative and interactive digital campaigns for iconic brands including Nike, MasterCard, L’Oreal, Unilever, Telstra, and Google. The Software Platform Lab helps brands choose combinations of partners from among hundreds of third-party digital marketing

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Get More Marketing Email Power with Digioh and SendGrid

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The following is a guest post from Rishi Shah, Co-founder and CEO of Digioh. Digioh allows you to securely send, store, and deliver large files from the cloud, and keep track of every download, all without having to write a single line of code, or ever having to use FTP. Send downloadable files through email Remember when you could send attachments–your beautifully designed one-pager or catchy new mp3 single–to your email marketing lists? If you’re as old as I am, you do, and you may also know that, because of the rise of virus-embedded attachments, most email marketing systems don’t

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SendGrid Brings Email Deliverability to the IBM Cloud Marketplace

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Today, we’re announcing a partnership with IBM that brings powerful email deliverability and scalability to the IBM Cloud marketplace. With our partnership, IBM clients can integrate a simple cloud-based email engine utilizing SendGrid’s proven delivery infrastructure into their web and mobile applications. The IBM Cloud marketplace offers clients access to more than 100 SaaS applications, IBM’s Bluemix platform-as-a-service with its suite of composable services, the powerful SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service and IBM’s rich intellectual capital and deep industry expertise. This single online destination with a suite of cloud services delivers a new buying experience for clients that enables line of business professionals

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Join SendGrid at the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco (April 14th-17th)

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This week is shaping up to be an exciting and busy one for us here at SendGrid. We’re happy to share that SendGrid is participating in Red Hat’s premier open source event for the enterprise IT industry, The Red Hat Summit 2014. The Red Hat Summit is kicking off today and lasts through Thursday, April 17th. Visit SendGrid @ Exhibit #1106 We invite you to visit SendGrid in the Partner Pavilion where you can learn about our participation in Red Hat’s OpenShift Marketplace, where customers of all sizes can learn, try, and buy application development solutions for DevOps. From the

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Integrate SendGrid Into Your Applications With Nitrous.IO

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As we continue to work with great companies that share our passion for making the lives of developers easier, we’re excited to announce our partnership with Nitrous.IO. Nitrous.IO is a lightning fast cloud-based development environment platform with a web-based IDE and cloud VMs. Supported environments include Ruby, Python, Node.js, Go, and PHP. Nitrous.IO makes it super easy to code from your local machine or any modern browser and collaborate with colleagues around the world seamlessly. Nitrous.IO’s clean design and extremely fast responsive UI comes bundled with all the tools you need to dive in and start coding. Their platform allows you

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Jelastic and SendGrid Team Up to Power Java and PHP Applications

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We’re pleased to announce our latest partnership with Jelastic. Jelastic is a leading Platform-as-Infrastructure (PaI) provider that combines the flexibility of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and the ease of use of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) within a single turnkey platform, at a fraction of the cost of existing virtualized environments. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Jelastic, enables enterprises and hosting service providers to unleash the full potential of the cloud. Benefits of Partnership Jelastic offers developers compatibility with any existing applications, simplified and automated installation and configuration, automated vertical scalability, and wide support for a variety of popular application servers and databases. Jelastic’s user

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