Salesforce.com buys data provider Jigsaw

The company has acquired Jigsaw, which offers cloud-based data services, which will help to expand Salesforce.com's CRM applications

Salesforce.com said on Wednesday it has acquired Jigsaw, which offers cloud-based data services.

The deal, valued at $142m (£92m), gives Salesforce.com a Wikipedia-like business contact system. Salesforce.com said it plans to combine its CRM applications with Jigsaw's cloud model for collecting business contact data.

Ultimately, Salesforce.com will partner with companies like Dun & Bradstreet, Hoover's and others to build out data. Salesforce.com said in a statement that the acquisition marks its "entry into the $3bn cloud-based data services market."

For more on this story, see Salesforce.com acquires Jigsaw for $142 million on ZDNet.com.

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