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 Billings Miss Analysts' Estimates
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 18, 2011
The company's stock fell on concerns that revenue growth may be slowing.
Cloud Security in Datacenter Terms
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 19, 2011
Security in the cloud isn't the same as security in your own datacenter.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Security practices, Salesforce.com
Private Trumps Public Clouds for IT
By David Needle | Article Published December 04, 2009
Research firm tries to separate the hype from reality when it comes to cloud computing in the enterprise.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon, private cloud, Enterprise, Salesforce.com
Is Salesforce.com an Acquisition Target?
By Jeff Vance | Article Published November 09, 2009
The rumors are constant, yet Salesforce.com is doing just fine on its own for now
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, HP, acquisition, Salesforce.com
Dell to Push Salesforce Apps to PC Buyers
By - Reuters | Article Published October 12, 2009
The alliance enables Salesforce.com to reach Dell's sizable SMB audience.
Tags: services, Dell, acquisition, Salesforce.com
Rackspace Hopes to Abolish In-House Servers
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 08, 2009
Rackspace's new initiative is part of a broader IT industry toward cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, services, Enterprise, Salesforce.com, Rackspace
Salesforce's Big Move: Customer Service Management
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 10, 2009
Salesforce's move to grab the customer service management market dovetails nicely with its existing strength in CRM.
Tags: Oracle, Microsoft, CRM, Salesforce.com
Salesforce Quarterly Results: Big Upside
By Alex Goldman | Article Published August 21, 2009
The SaaS and cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com demonstrates that its Service Cloud is a revenue generator even in gloomy times.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Microsoft, SaaS, Salesforce.com
eBay Unveils App Store
By Michelle Megna | Article Published August 18, 2009
Software developers gain a new marketplace, while buyers see a new source of software for business and other uses.
Tags: Amazon, software, eBay, policy, Salesforce.com
Next Gen On-Demand Firms: Beyond the Basics
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 30, 2009
Taking a different tack than SaaS pioneers like Salesforce.com and NetSuite, the newest crop of on-demand outfits goes a step further.
Tags: Oracle, services, SaaS, Salesforce.com, Sarbanes-Oxley
Cloud Vendors Stress 'Platform' to Boost Apeal
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 22, 2009
In the goldrush to gain market share, some vendors claim that an extended service solution gives them the edge.
Tags: services, Microsoft, virtualization, VMware, Salesforce.com
Cloud Middleware Moves Into Enterprise
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 03, 2009
New sector emerges to help enterprises connect old software to SaaS and cloud services they've just added.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, servers, Enterprise, Salesforce.com
Salesforce, Google Tout New Alliance
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 28, 2009
Salesforce's Force.com will integrate with Google apps, leveraging the functionality of Google App Engine's Java support.
Tags: open source, Google, Salesforce.com
Cloud Computing Vendors Helped by Recession
By - Reuters | Article Published May 07, 2009
Among others, NetSuite and Salesforce are moving ahead as solutions move toward greater sophistication.
Tags: Google, VMware, Salesforce.com, NetSuite
For Cloud, SAAS Vendors, Economy Is Great
By Chris Nerney | Article Published May 06, 2009
For Cloud, SAAS Vendors, Economy Is Great
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, recession, Salesforce.com, hosting, web-based software
Oracle to Make SaaS Push
By - Reuters | Article Published May 01, 2009
Oracle will increases its software-as-a-service offerings, a source close to the company says.
Tags: Oracle, marketing, Larry Ellison, Salesforce.com
Salesforce Debuts Free Mobile Service
By - Reuters | Article Published April 07, 2009
Salesforce.com released a bare-bones version of its CRM service that customers can use at no cost.
Tags: Windows, Google, services, iPhone, Salesforce.com
NetSuite Connects with Salesforce.com
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 04, 2009
Leading ERP firm Netsuite stresses interoperability with major SaaS player Salesforce.
Tags: Facebook, Google, SaaS, Salesforce.com, NetSuite
How Salesforce Leverages Twitter
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 23, 2009
Enterprise SaaS vendors uses Twitter as well as Facebook and other networks to contract potential buyers.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, marketing, Salesforce.com, e-Mail
So Much For Mentioning Businesses On Twitter
By Chris Nerney | Article Published March 23, 2009
So Much For Mentioning Businesses On Twitter
Tags: Twitter, Salesforce.com, customers, Service Cloud, PCWorld
Salesforce Earnings Look Rosy
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published February 26, 2009
Recession? What recession? The SaaS pioneer manages to beat industry expectations even in the face of deep gloom.
Tags: management, Salesforce.com
Microsoft to Reveal Azure Costs Soon
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 12, 2009
A Microsoft exec told financial analysts that the company will soon reveal costs for its cloud computing push Azure.
Tags: cloud computing, services, Microsoft, Azure, Salesforce.com
Will Virtualization Deliver as an Enabling Technology?
By Jeff Vance | Article Published February 10, 2009
Despite the hype, a number of mundane issues need to be worked out before virtualization can reach its true potential.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, Citrix, VMware, Salesforce.com
Salesforce Departures: Belt Tightening?
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published February 09, 2009
Does Salesforce's loss of three key executives signal typical job churn or essential cost cutting in the face of rough seas ahead?
Tags: cloud computing, software, SaaS, Yahoo, Salesforce.com
SugarCRM Reaches Further Into The Cloud
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published February 03, 2009
At its annual user conference, SugarCRM rolls out cloud connectors and customization features for mobile devices.
Tags: open source, video, search, services, Salesforce.com
Salesforce Launches 'Service Cloud'
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published January 15, 2009
Customer service solution leverages partnerships with Google Facebook and Amazon.
Tags: Facebook, Google, services, Yahoo, Salesforce.com
SaaS and Cloud Computing: New Benchmarks for IT
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published January 12, 2009
A recent survey found a big jump in the number of companies deploying applications from software as a service providers.
Tags: Google, services, virtualization, SaaS, Salesforce.com
SaaS and Cloud Computing in 2009
By Joshua Greenbaum | Article Published January 08, 2009
A look at the trends that will shape enterprise software, including some serious doubts about the relational database.
Tags: open source, software, SaaS, economy, Salesforce.com
Salesforce.com Connecting the Clouds
By Erin Joyce | Article Published December 09, 2008
Sneak peeks at next year's products builds on expanding the integration with Amazon, Facebook and Google.
Tags: video, Google, services, SaaS, Salesforce.com
Salesforce Unveils Force.com for Google App Engine
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published December 08, 2008
The relationship between the two cloud players gets even cozier.
Tags: Google, services, consumer, marketing, Salesforce.com
Salesforce Sees Record Revenue, Expects More
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published November 23, 2008
Revenues hit new high, company confident enough to issue guidance for next fiscal year.
Tags: services, Microsoft, software, SaaS, Salesforce.com
Techology for Tough Times
By Gerry Blackwell | Article Published November 19, 2008
Can spending money on technology help your small business survive the economic crunch? Let the debate begin.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, SaaS, Salesforce.com, Storage
Microsoft's Azure Strategy Defined
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 28, 2008
The software giant says its new service will eliminate infrastructure concerns for developers.
Tags: Windows, services, Microsoft, datacenter, Salesforce.com
Sales Quotes and Proposals for the Digital Age
By Jamie Bsales | Article Published September 26, 2008
Do you spend too much time creating quotes for clients and even more figuring out where the deal stands? Quosal streamlines the quote-and-proposal process and keeps you ahead of the curve.
Tags: Windows, services, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, e-Mail
The Next Wave in Collaborative Software
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published September 08, 2008
New applications leverage Web 2.0 technologies to provide a totally new experience.
Tags: Oracle, SaaS, SAP, Salesforce.com, e-Mail
The Many Dangers of Cloud Computing
By James Maguire | Article Published July 23, 2008
An industry analyst looks at the security concerns inherent in outsourced computing, and gives advice for businesses seeking to contract a cloud provider.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, services, server, Salesforce.com
SaaS Creates Cloud Computing Alternatives
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published July 14, 2008
As companies access applications via software-as-a-service platforms, they use these platforms to develop their own solutions.
Tags: Oracle, Microsoft, SaaS, marketing, Salesforce.com
Will Traditional Software Vendors Disappear?
By Steve Andriole | Article Published June 30, 2008
The old-line software firms are in a state of denial about changes disrupting the industry, from SaaS to open source. If they dont change soon it may be too late.
Tags: open source, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce.com
SaaS Overcoming Common Customer Concerns
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published June 24, 2008
A recent survey finds rising adoption of Software as a Service by corporate users.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, broadband, SAP, Salesforce.com
Facebook Eyes Enterprise Market
By David Needle | Article Published June 09, 2008
The social networking player seeks to gain favor among enterprise and third-party developers. But will an ad-supported model fly?
Tags: Facebook, services, consumer, marketing, Salesforce.com
Informatica Focuses on Data Value, Unification
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published June 05, 2008
With new data-integration software, Informatica aims for trusted data.
Tags: software, management, SaaS, marketing, Salesforce.com
SugarCRM's Latest is 'SaaS in a Box'
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 22, 2008
The SaaS provider's data center edition is designed to help channel partners profit from open source in a SaaS model.
Tags: open source, virtualization, SaaS, marketing, Salesforce.com
Intacct Says Mash Up More, Worry Less
By Dan Muse | Article Published April 15, 2008
Web-based accounting service provider touts real-time Web 2.0 dashboards and looks to make software-as-a-serve carefree.
Tags: consumer, programming, SMB, SaaS, Salesforce.com
Apple's iPhone SDK Off to The Races
By David Needle | Article Published March 15, 2008
Downloads for the beta software development kits have already topped 100,000.
Tags: developer, wireless, iPhone, Apple, Salesforce.com
Top Ten SaaS Buzzwords
By James Maguire | Article Published November 14, 2007
As the interest in software as a service grows, the technology generates its own terminology. But what do all those SaaSy buzzwords mean?
Tags: Google, IBM, DRM, Salesforce.com
Verio Jumps On SaaS Bandwagon
By Larry Barrett | Article Published November 01, 2007
The Web-hosting company sees the writing on the wall and is now offering e-mail, data security and CRM applications on demand.
Tags: services, Microsoft, SaaS, SAP, Salesforce.com
Trilog Extends SaaS Tentacles To Project Management
By Larry Barrett | Article Published September 23, 2007
Now that everyone has seemingly found religion with the Software-as-a-Service model, upstarts like Trilog Group are moving beyond CRM to get some of that SMB cash.
Tags: Microsoft, IBM, SaaS, Salesforce.com, VoIP