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 Partners with matchist to Provide Customers with API Integration Expertise


In an effort to extend support and resources to our customers, SendGrid is pleased to announce a partnership with matchist. Matchist, a curator of technical experts, focuses on matching entrepreneurs to the right freelance developers to complete projects such as API integrations—and matchist brings first-hand experience using SendGrid to deliver and track thousands of their emails. Developers on the matchist platform Read more ›

SendGrid Featured on OpenShift’s Application Platform

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We are enthusiastic to announce a partnership with OpenShift, Red Hat’s open source Platform as a Service (PaaS). OpenShift is a cloud-based application platform where developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications. And depending on the needs of your organization, OpenShift can be used as a public or private PaaS. OpenShift takes a No-Lock-In approach to PaaS by Read more ›

Webcast with StackMob: Creating Compelling User Experiences with Your Mobile App

Best Practices, Events
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Elmer Thomas, a Developer Evangelist here at SendGrid, recently had the opportunity to work with the StackMob Team—Sid Maestre, Developer Evangelist and Steve Gershik, VP of Marketing—to co-present the webcast: Creating Compelling User Experiences with Your Mobile App. If you missed the live webcast, you can still join the on-demand version to learn how to: Uncover the 7 secrets to a remarkable Read more ›

SendGrid’s Integration with Keen IO Gives Developers Access to Powerful Analytics APIs

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With our mission to establish relationships with those innovating in the cloud services ecosystem, we’re excited to announce today our integration with Keen IO. Keen IO gives developers the tools they need to get up and running with a comprehensive analytics solution in minutes. Their REST APIs and cloud backend make it easy to collect, analyze, visualize, and share how Read more ›

Free Bronze Plan for Windows Azure Customers


With our recent announcement that SendGrid is a featured launch partner selected by Microsoft for inclusion in its Windows Azure Store, we have an exciting promotion to share with Microsoft Windows Azure customers. Windows Azure customers can unlock two months of SendGrid’s Bronze Plan for free by entering the promo code ‘freesendgridbronze.’ This will give you 40,000 free emails per Read more ›

SendGrid Goes Mobile for App Developers

Partnerships, Product
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As reported by GigaOm yesterday, we announced our latest integrations with leading mobile-backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) platforms Parse, StackMob and Windows Azure Mobile Services. These integrations will now make it easier for more mobile developers to build email delivery and alerts into their applications without having to worry about the details of their infrastructure. Last week, we also announced tie ins to Read more ›

SendGrid Now Available as a Parse Cloud Module

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SendGrid is excited to announce today its integration with Parse’s mobile-backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) platform. Through the SendGrid Cloud Module, developers are now empowered with a simple and easy way to add transactional email capabilities to their Parse mobile applications. Cloud Modules are the easiest way to integrate your Parse app with third-party services like SendGrid. They work just like the JavaScript Read more ›