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Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year

Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year

By Sean Patterson March 31, 2014

The PC market is in a funk, with PC manufacturers scrambling to find a way to make desktop and notebook PCs relevant within the new reality of mobile tablets and smartphones. That doesn’t mean, however, that the software companies providing …

Salesforce Updates Chatter With Real-time Messaging Salesforce Updates Chatter With Real-time Messaging

Salesforce, an enterprise cloud computing company, announced today that it will be updating Chatter, its social networking app and platform, with real-time instant-messaging capabilities and screensharing. The announcement came on the Salesforce Company Blog, where Peter Coffee, vice president and …

Salesforce.Com Unveils the Government Cloud Salesforce.Com Unveils the Government Cloud

Salesforce.com is recognized as a leader in enterprise cloud -based computing and they have just announced a major deal that will bring many government agencies into the era of social network sharing. The contract will bring the latest social and …

SalesForce Launches ChatterExchange, Centers “Entire Strategy” Around Chatter
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Back in November, Salesforce announced its Chatter product, which it referred to as Facebook for the Enterprise. It launched in private beta in February, and now Chatter is set to become integral to the very core of what Salesforce has to offer. I spoke with Kraig Swensrud, senior vice president, product marketing at Salesforce.com ahead of the announcement, who tells WebProNews, "Chatter is at the center of our entire strategy moving forward."

Salesforce’s “Facebook for the Enterprise”
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Salesforce.com has introduced a new enterprise collaboration application called Salesforce Chatter. A representative for the company bills it as a "Facebook for the Enterprise."

Adobe Teams With Salesforce on New Flash Builder

Adobe and Salesforce.com have partnered to launch the Adobe Flash Builder for force.com, which Adobe says increases developer productivity for creating rich Internet applications in the cloud. The product can be used to enhance existing Salesforce CRM implementations and custom-built Force.com apps, or build new apps altogether.

Salesforce Gives Force.com Users Free Sites

Salesforce has announced the general availability of Force.com Sites, which was demoed last year at the Dreamforce event. With it, companies can build and run any website on Salesforce’s cloud platform Force.com, the same platform that runs the company’s sales and service apps.

Salesforce Introduces Free Mobile Service

Salesforce.com, the maker of business software has introduced a free mobile offering of its customer relationship management (CRM) services.

Mobile Lite will offers existing Salesforce customers access to its CRM service via a number of smartphones.

Mobile Lite is available on Apple’s iPhone, Research in Motion’s Blackberry smartphones and Windows Mobile devices.

"We want even more customers to experience the success possible with mobile access to our cloud," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, Salesforce.com.

Google, Salesforce.com Connect Again On Cloud Level

The global strategic alliance between Google and Salesforce.com just got stronger.  The two companies have teamed up to offer a package called Force.com for Google App Engine, which is supposed to help developers create new applications in the cloud.

First Quarter Kind To Salesforce.com

Another first-quarter earnings report has trickled in, and for Salesforce.com, 2008 is looking good so far.  The CRM company beat analysts’ expectations in most respects.

Google Becoming Too Big For Itself?

Fortune magazine has one of the most comprehensive "Google’s starting to fall apart" articles, I’ve seen in a long time.

Salesforce.com Reports Strong Fourth Quarter
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Since the beginning of October, the Dow has dropped nearly 1,400 points.  Even Google’s lost its glow.  But Salesforce.com just posted fourth quarter financial numbers that beat analysts’ expectations and represent year-over-year increases in almost every way possible.

Salesforce Releases Product For Data-Sharing

Separate companies are likely to have some things in common, and this is especially true if they use a single platform.  Now, in the event that they want to talk to each other, Salesforce.com has provided them with a way of doing so.

Salesforce Signs “Largest Deal Ever”

Citigroup and Salesforce.com are both big companies, and a new deal between them isn’t insignificant, either – Citigroup chose Salesforce to provide software to 30,000 financial advisors.

Saleforce.com Gets AdWords Integration

Google and Saleforce.com have teamed up to integrate AdWords with Salesforce’s customer relationship management (CRM) applications. Offering a hybrid called Salesforce Group Edition, the alliance is aimed at leveling the playing field for small and medium-sized businesses looking to compete online.

Google, Salesforce.com May Partner

Google’s no wimp, but it never hurts to have help when doing battle with a company like Microsoft.  A rumored partnership with Salesforce.com would provide just that, although the financial details (or even any information about the resulting products) are still unknown.

Salesforce.com Lets Apex Fly

Third party developers can write applications that will run on the Salesforce.com architecture, as enabled through the Apex language and platform.