2010 was a big year for Cloud Computing and as the year approaches to an end we take a look and the top Cloud Computing stories of the year that made headlines around the world.

Oracle Moves To The Cloud

Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corp has not been a big supporter [...]

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Dreamforce is always Silicon Valley’s liveliest event, but this year’s event was especially great, with lots of shocking announcements and plenty of entertainment. Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Will.I.Am from the BlackEyesPeas, the Bush impersonator and the Microsoft’s customer who didn’t get forced were among the featured guests at the [...]

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We met up with Demandbase at Dreamforce ’10 to talk about the company’s latest announcement regarding its Real-Time Identification Service, which the company says can now identify more than 1 billion IP addresses, matching them to over seven million businesses, representing more than [...]

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At this week’s Dreamforce conference it was hard to miss the battle that was happening between Salesforce and Microsoft.

On the streets outside the Moscone Center where Dreamforce was taking place, Microsoft had representatives with blue suits and blue umbrellas riding around on Segways with a big advertisement [...]

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Salesforce.com Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Marc Benioff  announced today at Dreamforce “Database.com”, a database-as-a-service product that he hopes will take business away from Oracle Corp. and Microsoft Corp., in a market Gartner estimates is worth $21.2 billion.

Benioff announced Database.com to a crowd of 14,000 at the company’s annual customer meeting [...]

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Below is an updated list of the latest announcements at Dreamforce:

ServiceSource to Share Best Practices on Service Revenue Management at Dreamforce 2010
ServiceSource’s Executive Vice President of Products, Ganesh Bell, will present alongside an industry-leading technology company and ServiceSource customer: “Roadmap to 100% Recurring Revenue Performance”. This presentation [...]

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Jitterbit’s First Turnkey Solution for Amazon EC2 Mirrors Salesforce CRM Data for Backup and Advanced Reporting.

Jitterbit, a leading provider of simplified, powerful, and flexible application and data integration solutions, announced yesterday Jitterbit CloudReplicate(TM) for Salesforce. CloudReplicate is a turnkey solution that provides real-time synchronization of [...]

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Dreamforce is just one week away! It surely looks like it will be the industry’s largest cloud computing event of the year with over twenty thousand people expected to be at the Moscone Center from December 6-9th.

So what’s new and exciting about this year’s event?

Party Party Party!

Did we mention [...]

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During a conference call with financial analysts Thursday Benioff, salesforce.com CEO,  said he will unveil a free “stripped down” version of its Chatter social networking software for businesses at the company’s upcoming Dreamforce conference.

The CEO said more than 60,000 of Salesforce’s 87,200 customers are now using Chatter. Salesforce turns the Chatter service [...]

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We all know how hard it is to track the source of every lead that comes into our CRM system. In most CRM systems you can track the source of incoming leads registering on your landing pages by customizing the URL of the registration page and capturing the campaign ID. If you are generating [...]

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Integrating Google Apps with Salesforce.com is a great low cost way for small businesses to improves users’ collaboration, communication and sharing of information. Salesforce for Google apps (Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, and Google Docs) is available and free for all Salesforce users. A premier version with advanced features and direct customer [...]

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