Tag: "Cloud Computing"

Salesforce.com Expands to Japan

Yesterday, the enterprise cloud computing company, Salesforce.com, announced its plans to set up a new data center in Japan. A partner of the cloud computing giant, NTT Communications (NTT Com), is working with Salesforce to establish the Tokyo center, which is being established to further support the cloud computing services that Salesforce.com has to offer. […]

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Salesforce.com Announces Cloudforce 2010: Japan

Recently, the cloud computing giant, Salesforce.com, announced the event Cloudforce 2010:Japan. Salesforce will present innovations in its enterprise cloud computing technologies that over 82,000 companies rely on to manage their businesses. The event will take place on Oct. 5 and Oct 6 at the Prince Park Tower Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan. Attendees of Cloudforce will […]

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Salesforce.com Acquired Activa Live

This past week, it was announced that Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, acquired Activa Live, an enterprise chat startup. Activa Live provides an on-demand cloud computing service, which includes customer support, live chat and online sales interaction features. Activa Live’s software is useful to companies who want to interact with online visitors. These interactions […]

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AWPRx’s Move to the Cloud is a Success

Earlier this week, Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced that AWPRx successfully deployed and used the Sales Cloud 2, Chatter and other custom apps from Force.com. AWPRx, a pharmacy management service provider, deployed Salesforce to run its business in the cloud, which saves it money and allows AWPRx employees to focus more on customers […]

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Microsoft’s financial analyst meeting – future plans to dominate cloud and business

At its annual financial analyst meeting today, Microsoft announced its ambitious future plans for dominating technology markets and cloud computing. Specifically, Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, outlined a four-point plan to the 200-odd financial analysts for increasing profits: 1. Cloud computing – Emphatically and repetitively, we have heard Microsoft say they are “all in” […]

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India to be the Next Cloud Computing Giant?

Research firm Zinnov has released an estimate that the cloud computing market within India is expected to reach $1.08 billion by 2015. This would be a ten-fold increase from today’s $110 million market. Software as a Service (SaaS) is expected to make up $650 million of that revenue, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and […]

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Salesforce.com gets chatty

With the recent release of Chatter a cloud-based enterprise social-collaboration platform, Salesforce.com is pushing for enterprises to get vocal. Chatter is a solution that creates openings for developers to build and resell apps (which contain the platform). Similar to Facebook and Twitter, Chatter uses familiar social networking features.  This includes the use of profiles, status […]

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Forrester Outlines 5 Trends in Application Development

It isn’t just individuals that make New Year’s resolutions—companies make them as well. Forrester Research recently released a report about CRM applications, as a guide to companies looking to tighten up application development without breaking the bank this year. This week, Lauren McKay at CRM Magazine took to the publication’s website and outlined five routes […]

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Big News for iPhone CRM in 2010? We Hope So!

We like to spend a bit of time examining iPhone CRM trends here—and mobile CRM in general—and so we can’t end this week without taking a look at the week’s most-discussed item: Google’s Nexus One smartphone. Every time a new smartphone is released, questions arise as to whether or not it will be the mobile […]

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Hooray for tibbr! TIBCO Cuts The Noise With A Twitter-Like Tool for Enterprise

With the recent releases of social-networking platforms for enterprise (see: Salesforce Chatter, SugarCRM Cloud Connects and Social Feeds), the influx of social-media tools for business is unsurprising, but watching it all unfold is quite a treat. This week, TIBCO Software announced that next year they’ll be launching tibbr, a social-feed service that apes Twitter. tibbr […]

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