Salesforce.com is a leader in pay-as-you-go enterprise cloud computing. It specializes in CRM software products for sales and customer services - and produces products for building and running business apps. Salesforce has recently developed a social networking product called Chatter for its business apps.
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One of the lessons to be lifted from Salesforce's report is where (geographically-speaking) opportunities for the projected $11 billion social ad market will sprout in the next four years.
The report finds that the biggest stumbling block on the path to better customer data integration is an increasingly complex IT environment.
Keith Block will be responsible for leading the CRM giant's global sales, customer support and consulting services units.
Salesforce is acquiring a laundry list of databases: NoSQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle. Oracle, however, is rumored to have landed a nine figure deal from Salesforce. Ouch.
What makes this one of Salesforce's most important acquisitions ever is Marc Benioff's proclamation last August that the Marketing Cloud is their next "billion dollar" business.
Representing the largest acquisition by Salesforce to date, the CRM market leader will buy all the outstanding shares in ExactTarget for $2.5 billion — paying a stock premium of more than 50 percent on its recent share price.
The Salesforce.com subsidiary has been busy spreading its wings as a fuller-fledged Platform-as-a-Service option to compete with the likes of Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
Intellectual Vendors, which invests in and works with investors and technology businesses to drive innovation and invention, owns the rights to a portfolio of nearly 40,000 patents.
In light of the tornadoes in Oklahoma this past week, it is more evident than ever that ever second counts, and mobile offers more opportunities to reach more people in times of trouble.
The web content clipping and sharing service will shut down on June 30, 2013.
Salesforce's leader unveils the latest addition to the Marketing Cloud while sharing his thoughts on the future of digital advertising.
The social enterprise purveyor's Marketing Cloud balloons with a new brand and social monitoring tool.
This week's episode features a venture capital perspective on investment, cloud, disruption, and selling enterprise software against legacy vendors.
Salesforce argues that enterprises have been caught in trade-offs between user experience, development time and requirements to handle enterprise data.
Companies looking to implement "unstructured" social collaboration strategies need to integrate these with the more structured business processes to gain optimal benefits.