Salesforce.com

Business social software set to boom
Social
Network & Internet

Business social software set to boom

Getting social can do plenty of good for business, Gartner says.
17 Dec 2010
Week in Review: Xmas acquisitions, tablet talk and
Week in review
platform as a service (PaaS)

Week in Review: Xmas acquisitions, tablet talk and

This week, Google is just one tech giant to make acquisitions, whilst there has been plenty of tablet talk in the lead up to Christmas.
10 Dec 2010
Q&A: Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com CEO
Marc Benioff
cloud computing

Q&A: Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com CEO

Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff talks about Oracle, Microsoft, Database.com and his own company.
9 Dec 2010
Oracle vs Salesforce.com: Who has the cloud right?
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Oracle vs Salesforce.com: Who has the cloud right?

Oracle and Salesforce.com have different ideas about what cloud computing really is, but which company has got it right?
8 Dec 2010
Why did Salesforce.com buy Heroku?
Cloud questions
cloud computing

Why did Salesforce.com buy Heroku?

Heroku is a relatively small company, so why has Salesforce.com agreed to acquire it for $212 million?
8 Dec 2010
Salesforce.com to splash $212 million on Heroku
Deal
public sector

Salesforce.com to splash $212 million on Heroku

Marc Benioff's firm buys Heroku for $212 million as Salesforce.com looks to become king of the cloud.
8 Dec 2010
Salesforce.com uncloaks Force.com 2
Salesforce
cloud computing

Salesforce.com uncloaks Force.com 2

Five new services have been added to Salesforce's Force.com platform.
8 Dec 2010
Roundup: Dreamforce 2010
Salesforce
cloud computing

Roundup: Dreamforce 2010

IT PRO brings you all the news from Saleforce.com's annual conference in San Francisco.
8 Dec 2010
Benioff bashes anti-Salesforce Microsoft marketing
Marc Benioff
cloud computing

Benioff bashes anti-Salesforce Microsoft marketing

Marc Benioff said he plans to hit Microsoft where it hurts with some upcoming announcements.
7 Dec 2010
Salesforce.com unveils Database.com to challenge Oracle
Cloud computing
Server & storage

Salesforce.com unveils Database.com to challenge Oracle

Benioff takes on his mentor with the launch of cloud-based Database.com at its Dreamforce event in San Francisco.
7 Dec 2010
Salesforce.com launches free Chatter services
Salesforce
collaboration

Salesforce.com launches free Chatter services

At Dreamforce, Salesforce.com launches a range of ways to get its collaboration product Chatter for free.
7 Dec 2010
Salesforce.com recruits former BT chief scientist
Salesforce
Careers & training

Salesforce.com recruits former BT chief scientist

JP Rangaswami makes the move over to Salesforce.com after leaving BT less than a month ago.
25 Nov 2010
HP ditches Oracle for Salesforce?
CRM battle
public sector

HP ditches Oracle for Salesforce?

The Silicon Valley soap opera continues as HP reportedly changes its CRM provider.
24 Nov 2010
Social networking shows inner workings of business
Social networking
email marketing

Social networking shows inner workings of business

Users chat about Chatter at Cloudforce.
8 Sep 2010
Salesforce launches Chatter Mobile
Business social networking
public sector

Salesforce launches Chatter Mobile

Chatting on the move will soon be available to Salesforce customers.
8 Sep 2010
Salesforce CEO gets chatty in London
Marc Benioff
public sector

Salesforce CEO gets chatty in London

Benioff talks up Chatter and promises UK data storage.
8 Sep 2010
Microsoft and Salesforce settle patent dispute
settlement
public sector

Microsoft and Salesforce settle patent dispute

Both companies have come to a deal to stop the separate patent cases they were taking out against each other going any further.
5 Aug 2010
Microsoft sues Salesforce.com over patent infringements
Patent infringement
public sector

Microsoft sues Salesforce.com over patent infringements

The software goliath is heading after Salesforce.com, claiming the company has infringed on nine of its patents.
19 May 2010
VMware and Salesforce team up for enterprise apps
Cloud development
public sector

VMware and Salesforce team up for enterprise apps

Two of the leading companies in the world of virtualisation and cloud computing are coming together to offer Java developers a route to the enterprise…
27 Apr 2010
CeBIT 2010: Beware the cloud pretenders, says Salesforce
Cloud raining computers
public sector

CeBIT 2010: Beware the cloud pretenders, says Salesforce

Everybody wants a piece of the cloud these days, so keep a careful watch on things, according to Salesforce.com.
3 Mar 2010
CeBIT 2010: Is enterprise software dead?
Enterprise software
public sector

CeBIT 2010: Is enterprise software dead?

Cloud computing and consumer style systems are the way of the future, say CeBIT speakers.
3 Mar 2010
SAP responds to Saleforce's cloud trash talk
SAP logo
public sector

SAP responds to Saleforce's cloud trash talk

Following Marc Benioff’s negative comments about SAP at the Dreamforce conference last week, the global director of communications tells us what he th…
26 Nov 2009
Recession drives businesses to try new tech
Recession
public sector

Recession drives businesses to try new tech

An executive at Salesforce.com believes the tough economy has made more customers look at new solutions to old problems.
19 Nov 2009
Google: 'old school' players accepting the cloud
Google
public sector

Google: 'old school' players accepting the cloud

Now that companies like IBM and Microsoft are getting involved, cloud computing is said to have 'arrived.'
19 Nov 2009