Articles by 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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SendGrid Joins Google Cloud Platform Partner Program


Today, we are announcing that SendGrid has joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as a Technology Partner. SendGrid is the first non-native email solution available to Google App Engine customers as part of the partner program, giving developers a trusted third-party option for adding transactional email management and delivery to their applications. This collaboration brings SendGrid’s leading email deliverability Read more ›

Using SendGrid’s Inbound Parse API to Power an iOS Application on Windows Azure


SendGrid is excited to participate in Microsoft’s //build/ Conference in San Francisco at the Moscone Center, June 26 – 28.  As one of the first ten companies selected by Microsoft for inclusion in its Windows Azure Store, we are pleased to have the opportunity to support Microsoft’s Windows Azure Mobile Services general availability and showcase a new sample app as Read more ›

Monitoring the Metrics that Matter: Introducing the New Relic Platform


As a developer, you understand just how complex your application stack can be. Depending on its environment, there can be hundreds of critical components that make up your app, and each piece is vital to its performance and reliability. To monitor each component, you might use multiple, non-integrated tools to gain visibility into your stack. And that makes troubleshooting app Read more ›

SendGrid and matchist Deliver Seamless Event API Integration


The following is a guest post from Bill Reader, Corporate Marketing Director at NTH Consultants, Ltd. Bill is a SendGrid customer who utilized matchist to help him hire a freelance developer to implement SendGrid’s Event API. Matchist is a valued SendGrid partner that focuses on matching entrepreneurs to the right freelance developers to complete projects like API integrations. How We Read more ›

Join SendGrid This Week at Microsoft’s TechEd Event


This week, we’ll be joining Microsoft in New Orleans as a sponsor of the 2013 TechEd Event. With over 7,000 IT professionals and developers planned to attend the show, we are excited to engage and collaborate with Microsoft innovators, third-party experts, and thousands of our peers. As an exhibitor at the TechExpo, we’ll have a booth (#229) and will also Read more ›

SendGrid Now Featured on Pantheon’s Drupal Platform


Coinciding with DrupalCon in Portland, Oregon, this week, SendGrid is excited to announce a partnership with Pantheon to provide developers building websites on Pantheon’s breakthrough Drupal platform the ability to access SendGrid as an integrated offering for scalable, reliable delivery of transactional email. Pantheon’s all-in-one Drupal platform cuts the ties that bind developers to physical servers and provides everything they Read more ›

Webcast Tutorial: Accepting Incoming Email to Rails Apps via SendGrid’s Parse API

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If you missed Tuesday’s live webcast, Accepting Incoming Email to Rails Apps via SendGrid’s Parse API with Swift and Caleb Thompson and Joel Oliveira from thoughtbot, don’t worry; you can now access the free on demand version here. Swift, Caleb, and Joel will walk you through step-by-step demos so you’ll be receiving email in your Rails app like a pro Read more ›

SendGrid Powers Email on FeedHenry’s Enterprise-Grade mBaaS Platform


We are excited to announce a partnership with FeedHenry, a leading enterprise-grade mobile-backend-as-a-service (mBaaS) platform. Based in Dublin, Ireland, FeedHenry’s cloud-based Mobile Application Development Platform includes key features for developers and enterprises to develop, integrate, deploy and manage mobile applications. FeedHenry helps enterprises create mobile apps that receive and send data to multiple enterprise backend systems, enabling the enterprise to offer secure mobile Read more ›

Conga Composer Empowers Email Deliverability for Salesforce Users with SendGrid


Conga, the developers of the Conga Suite, which includes Conga Composer, is the most popular document generation and reporting solution for Salesforce. Since 2006, Conga has been helping customers fully leverage their Salesforce data and as a result, has rapidly built a fan base of more than 75,000 users, in over 35 countries, across all industries. Conga Composer was Read more ›

Catch SendGrid and an Arduino Workshop at Heroku’s Waza Event


This week, we’ll be joining our partner, Heroku, in their second annual developer gathering, Waza. This unique celebration focused on the craft and creative process of software development will include a workshop by two of SendGrid’s Developer Evangelists, Swift and Brandon West. During their session, Swift and Brandon will take you through a lively Arduino demonstration utilizing the Heroku platform Read more ›

Partner Webcast: Best Practices of Incorporating Email into your App Using SendGrid and Parse


Following the launch of the SendGrid Cloud Module on the Parse platform, Elmer Thomas, Developer Evangelist with SendGrid joined Ilya Sukhar, Parse CEO, to host a joint webcast illustrating best practices using transactional email in mobile apps. For those who attended the webcast, we would like to thank you for your participation. If you were unable to attend the live session, Read more ›