Salesforce, Oracle Announce Cloud Partnership
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 26, 2013
The two rivals signed a nine-year agreement.
Tags: Java, database, Linux, Oracle, cloud computing, Salesforce
Salesforce Hires Former Oracle Exec Keith Block
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 07, 2013
Block will be the president and vice chairman of the board for the online CRM firm.
Tags: Oracle, Cloud, Salesforce, enterprise applications
Salesforce.com Revenue Climbs 28%, Meets Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 24, 2013
Despite the good numbers, the company's share price fell because of guidance for future earnings.
Tags: Cloud, enterprise software, earnings, CRM, Salesforce, Salesforce.com, revenue
Salesforce.com Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 01, 2013
Quarterly revenue climbed 32 percent.
Tags: software, SaaS, earnings, Salesforce, marketing, revenue, quarterly financials
Google Repeats as 'Best Company to Work For'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 21, 2013
Other tech firms in the top 10 included SAS, NetApp and Ultimate Software
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, Intel, Cisco, NetApp, employers
Salesforce.com Posts Strong Quarterly Financials
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 21, 2012
The SaaS giant is on track for more than $3 billion in revenue this year.
Tags: cloud computing, enterprise software, SaaS, Salesforce, Marc Benioff, quarterly financials
Salesforce Slips: Results Beat Street, but Guidance Falls Short
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 24, 2012
Following its quarterly earnings report, the company's stock dropped in after-hours trading.
Tags: earnings, Salesforce, revenue
Salesforce.com Suffers Worldwide Disruption after Power Outage
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 10, 2012
Tags: cloud computing, outage, CRM, Salesforce, downtime
Salesforce Exceeds Analysts' Estimates After Adding Software Features
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 24, 2012
The cloud computing giant's billings grew by 57 percent year-over-year.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, Salesforce
Are You Ready for the Social Enterprise?
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published September 06, 2011
Businesses are increasingly incorporating social networking tools into their workflow and products.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, social networking, Salesforce
Salesforce Unveils Social, Mobile Apps at Dreamforce
By Paul Shread | Article Published September 01, 2011
At the big Dreamforce confab, Salesforce's new products and features reflected emerging trends in tech.
Tags: cloud computing, Salesforce, social CRM, HTML 5, dreamforce
Pundit Calls Salesforce Cloud Claim "Wishful Thinking"
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 04, 2011
Salesforce's study claims using its cloud computing leads to huge CO2 Reductions. Not everyone agrees.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, Salesforce, carbon footprint, green IT
Salesforce Launches Cloud-Based Database
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 08, 2010
Salesforce touts the new solution as the first enterprise-level database service that is entirely in the cloud. Do customers want this?
Tags: database, cloud computing, database administrator, SaaS, Salesforce
Oracle OpenWorld: Top Ten Trends
By Drew Robb | Article Published September 24, 2010
Oracle OpenWorld showcased developments in Exadata, the ZFS file system,T3 Mega servers and more.
Tags: database, Oracle, Salesforce, VMware, OpenWorld
Oracle's Ellison Criticizes Salesforce
By David Needle | Article Published September 24, 2010
In his OpenWorld keynote, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talked up his company's solutions and also found time to downplay the competition.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Salesforce, Larry Ellison, Oracle Enterprise Manager
The Microsoft-Salesforce Cloud Computing Dispute
By Paul Rubens | Article Published July 08, 2010
At the center of Microsoft's lawsuit against Salesforce is the emerging move toward cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, CRM, Salesforce, Virtual Cloud Management
Congress Probes Federal Move to the Cloud
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published July 01, 2010
Federal migration to the cloud is coming, but slowly, as early efforts to speed the certification and procurement processes are tempered by security concerns.
Tags: cloud computing, security, Salesforce, government IT, government market
Microsoft Hits Salesforce With Patent Infringement Suit
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 19, 2010
Salesforce is accused of infringing on nine Microsoft patents, but what they are exactly is not disclosed.
Tags: Microsoft, CRM, Salesforce, lawsuits, on-demand
How Will Data Centers Change to Fit SaaS Needs?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 22, 2010
The traditional data center should be ready to adapt to an increasingly on-demand world, said a panel of enterprise IT providers.
Tags: Amazon, SaaS, Salesforce, data center, applications
VMware Impresses But Is the Best Yet to Come?
By Larry Barrett | Article Published April 21, 2010
The virtualization software vendor posted an upside surprise in its first quarter, but industry-watchers are even more interested in what's next for this sector leader.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, earnings, Salesforce, VMware
Salesforce CEO Looks to 'Cloud 2'
By David Needle | Article Published April 14, 2010
Marc Benioff said there's plenty of enterprise appeal in the next generation of cloud computing that he's dubbed Cloud 2.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, Salesforce, Chatter, Atmosphere
Google to Hold CIO Cloud Computing Confab
By David Needle | Article Published April 09, 2010
Next week's inaugural "Atmosphere" event will bring more than 400 CIOs to the Googleplex to discuss topics related to cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, IBM, Google Apps, Salesforce
IDC Sees Cloud Market Maturing Quickly
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published March 11, 2010
Last year, it was all about clouds 'crossing the chasm.' Now they've done just that and are becoming mainstream. Beyond the inevitable consolidation, what does this mean for the enterprise?
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Salesforce, IDC, platform as a service
Salesforce Unleashes Chatter in the Cloud
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published February 17, 2010
Beta launch of the software-as-a-service firm's new offering gives early users a chance to test out its real-time, cloud-based chat and collaboration functions.
Tags: cloud computing, collaboration, Salesforce, Chatter, real-time
Salesforce Not Shy at Oracle OpenWorld
By David Needle | Article Published October 14, 2009
Oracle is apparently quite fond of Salesforce -- even though they compete in some sectors.
Tags: virtualization, Salesforce, Dell, Enterprise, OpenWorld
7 Cloud Computing Acquisition Targets
By James Maguire | Article Published June 30, 2009
Todays savvy new cloud companies will likely get gobbled up by the giants that will rule cloud computing in the years ahead.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, Google, IBM, Salesforce