Tag: "salesforce"

Salesforce and BMC Software Will Resell BMC Service Desk on Force.com

Yesterday, Salesforce.com and BMC Software announced that their alliance has affected IT departments’ decision to use cloud-based IT service management and Cloud 2 applications. Salesforce.com has been selling the BMC ServiceDesk on Force.com, since April, and customers have quickly adopted it. Because of the major influx of sales on Force.com, Salesforce and BMC decided to […]

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Salesforce and Aprimo Release Integrated Software: Aprimo Marketing Studio on Demand with Salesforce CRM

Last week, Aprimo Inc., a consumer and business-to-business marketing solutions company, announced that they will now offer a data synchronization application called Aprimo Marketing Studio On Demand with Salesforce CRM. The Studio on Demand will be a part of Salesforce’s AppExchange 2. Their goal is to improve companies’ lead management process by allowing them to […]

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Top Sales and CRM Apps From Salesforce, SAP and More

Salespeople have to stay on the move to make the deal, and now have more freedom than ever to do so. Mobile devices can come with tools to help at every moment of the sales process, from pulling up important lead information from CRM systems to displaying business statistics. Here are four innovative sales applications […]

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Benioff’s Doubtful View of Japan

Reportedly, Marc Benioff loves Apple. He loves iPads. And he loves Japan. In a recent guest column by the Salesforce executive, Benioff describes his 3-week stay in Japan that coincided with the release of the iPad. He watched as the Japanese people completely ate up the iPads in stock and revered the new device. To him, […]

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The Cloudforce 2010 is Coming to Town!

Yesterday, Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced that Cloudforce 2010 will be held on June 22, 2010.  The largest cloud computing event of the year will happen in the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. Cloudforce 2010 is for developers, customers, or people in the industry.  The event is to welcome and […]

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A Peek at Things to Come: Salesforce.com Chatter for the Android

Android is quickly catching up to its competitors in the Applications arena. Salesforce.com’s has launched a Chatter Developer Challenge, and programmer Jeff Douglas has created a Chatter Android App. The Salesforce.com Chatter application for Android was built on the Force.com platform and uses Force.com Remote Access Applications with 3-legged OAuth for security. With the Salesforce.com […]

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Hoover’s Expands Contact Record Base with Salesforce.com and Access Hoovers 3.0

Hoover’s Inc. announced updates to its Access Hoover’s 3.0 thanks to Salesforce.com’s AppExchange 2. Hoover’s will be expanding their database of enterprises from 65 million to 85 million. Hoovers is a business solutions provider that provides its users with insight and information about companies, industries and key decision makers. “Access Hoovers is one of the […]

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Microsoft Accuses Customer Relationship Management Giant Salesforce.com of Infringing Nine Software Patents

Microsoft Corp. is suing Salesforce.com Inc with the accusation that the customer relationship management (CRM) giant has infringed nine patents for ways to make software more efficient. The complaint targets the customer-relationship management software that is the hallmark of Salesforce.com’s business. It seeks a court order that would prevent the San Francisco-based company from providing […]

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VMware in bed with SalesForce.com

VMforce, the love-child of VMware and SalesForce.com, was unveiled today. Both VMware and SalesForce are leaders in their respective cloud computing sectors. VMware is known for their virtualization, while Salesforce for their software-as-a-service (SaaS). The convergence of the cloud computing software vendors will provide an integrated cloud platform with appeal to Java programmers. Java Applications […]

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Salesforce.com Acquires Jigsaw

Salesforce.com bought Jigsaw in a $142 million acquisition. Jigsaw, a business data provider, helps users store contact information, target audiences and generate leads. The cloud CRM enterprise bought Jigsaw in an effort to facilitate building contact lists in Salesforce databases. Salesforce has optimized the process of tracking and communicating with customers, but the process of […]

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