After years of fighting in the market for cloud services and CRM solutions dedicated to companies, Microsoft and Salesforce.com joined forces by announcing the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership for mutual integration of their flagship solutions.

The agreement provides that the Salesforce CRM solution is integrated with the Windows OS, the [...]

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With 30 large public companies collectively representing more than $100 billion in market capitalization and $12.5 billion in estimated 2013 revenue, the cloud computing industry has officially come of age.

The combined value of companies listed on the stock exchange operating in the field of cloud computing now exceeds $100 billion, [...]

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In the past, companies have relied on server-client models that depend on cloud-based infrastructures, which tend to source its data from remote devices and locations, before collating and transforming whatever they collect into information that can be used by a wide variety of computing devices. However, there seems to be a major [...]

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Mobile technology has been widely used by the people, but the Government is subject to the bitter legacy systems. According to research by Gartner, half of the world’s companies will seek from their workers to individually provide devices for work by 2017.

Keeping an eye on mobile revolution, Customer Relationship Management [...]

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Technology Business Research Inc. had recently launched the results of its survey conducted in 2012 with 1,300 enterprise decision makers in various parts of the world like Singapore, Japan, India, China, Australia, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. Businesses included in [...]

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Larry Ellison, Chief Executive Officer ofOracle, recently announced the company’s new offering, a highly sophisticated server with a lot of memory. Oracle also announced an updated database application to compete with its rival SAP, as well as cloud services like database, software, applications, software, and computing [...]

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Sharing and synchronizing files become decidedly fashionable function in software. After DropBox, Google, Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, EMC, Apple and others, it is the turn of Salesforce to unveil a service for sharing and synchronizing files, called Chatterbox.

Salesforce.com, the leader in enterprise cloud computing, unveils Chatterbox to show how a company [...]

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For those individuals who want to invest in cloud computing stocks, the best advice you can have is to ensure that you have chosen the right company to invest in. Basically, you can do this by comparing the company with important statistics and financial [...]

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Global spending on IT products and services will grow 3% in 2012 to 3.6 trillion dollars, according to figures presented by research firm Gartner. The forecast is higher than the 2.5% growth projected to Gartner released earlier this year.

Global spending on IT services will grow 2.3% to $864 billion in 2012, [...]

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Microsoft has officially announced it has purchased Yammer for an amount of $1.2 billion in cash.

Launched in 2008, Yammer is a social network for business – an intranet modern sort – allowing employees to exchange information and collaborate within their company. Yammer is often described as ‘Facebook for business’.

Yammer has [...]

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Oracle has officially launched its public cloud market, Oracle Cloud, thus entering a segment that has long shunned by the world’s number two software major and the world’s largest database maker.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has introduced suites of cloud services including Oracle Cloud Social Services, a business social platform, [...]

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This week, the problem with keeping up with the needs of lower data-volume requirements while helping startup developers break through high volume production has been addressed by Salesforce.com‘s Heroku division with the launch of two entry level tiers of its cloud database service, which is based on Postgres.

The new [...]

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Salesforce.com announced the recent expansion of its social enterprise cloud platform with the acquisition of Rypple, a provider of a social performance management app. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the company said Rypple will be rebranded “Successforce” and integrated into the existing ecosystem of [...]

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For a decade now, Marc Benioff had to deal with the comments that his company Salesforce.com had been fired with. Recently, however, Salesforce received a sincere flattery from its rivals when most of these companies started to acquire more firms to set up their own cloud platform, which is a pioneer strategy [...]

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Yesterday Salesforce.com, the software-as-a-service  provider,  agreed to purchase consulting services concern and partner Model Metrics for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is inline with the company’s goals for padding its mobile, social and cloud-computing portfolio.

Model Metrics advises companies on the deployment of mobile and [...]

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Oracle said it plans to buy online customer service company RightNow Technologies for approximately $1.5 billion. The world’s second- largest software maker is looking to add software that helps companies serve customers using call centers, Internet and social networks. This would be Oracle’s [...]

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