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Salesforce Q2 tops estimates on strong sales across clouds

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-q2-tops-estimates-on-strong-sales-across-clouds/

2 days ago

Subscription and support revenues increased 22% annually to $3.75 billion.

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Salesforce takes the multi-signer DNSSEC ball and runs with it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/15/salesforce_multi_signer_dnssec/

a week ago

Extending DNS security protocol to multiple platforms takes root

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Shopaholic Salesforce flashes $1.35bn, sucks up field service biz ClickSoftware into cloudy arm

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/08/salesforce_snaps_up_clicksoftware_for_135bn/

2 weeks ago

Greased Field Service Lightning

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Salesforce to acquire ClickSoftware for $1.35B

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-to-acquire-clicksoftware-for-1-35b/

2 weeks ago

ClickSoftware is already a key component of Salesforce's Field Service Lightning offering for mobile workforces.

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Guidewire hires former Salesforce exec as new CEO

https://www.zdnet.com/article/guidewire-hires-former-salesforce-exec-as-new-ceo/

3 weeks ago

Mike Rosenbaum joins the insurance industry cloud player after more than a decade at Salesforce.

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Salesforce's Partner Relationship Management Platform Gets An AI Boost

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/salesforce-s-partner-relationship-management-platform-gets-an-ai-boost

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The platform for building partner portals and optimizing channel relationships now helps partners expand their practices with self-reporting capabilities, AI insights, and Quip integration

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Microsoft, Salesforce Help SaaS Spending Reach $100B Run Rate

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-salesforce-help-saas-spending-reach-100b-run-rate

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Software-as-a-Service will achieve a $100 billion run rate this year, and the market still has a lot of upside as it displaces on-premises software, according to a recent analysis by Synergy Research.

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Salesforce outlines Customer Data Platform, aims to advance Customer 360 strategy

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-outlines-customer-data-platform-aims-to-advance-customer-360-strategy/

2 months ago

The CDP effort by Salesforce, which will be piloted in the fall, is seeking to redefine the category known as data management platform, or DMP.

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How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-salesforce-got-its-developer-conference-right-while-microsoft-apple-facebook-and-google-lost-their-way/

2 months ago

Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer conferences.

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Salesforce-Tableau, other BI deals flow; the tally’s now five in a row

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-tableau-other-bi-deals-flow-the-tallys-now-five-in-a-row/

2 months ago

While analytics sector consolidation had been ongoing in dribs and drabs, we’ve now seen five BI acquisition deals in a period of less than ten weeks. Data mavens Brust and Baer share their thoughts on why, and what's next.

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Why Is Salesforce Buying Tableau Software For Almost $16 Billion?

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/why-is-salesforce-buying-tableau-software-for-almost-16-billion-

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Wall Street frowned at the blockbuster deal, but Salesforce partners see a deep integration of the leading BI platform as a game-changing play in a data-centric enterprise market

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Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforces-15-7-billion-tableau-acquisition-everything-you-need-to-know/

2 months ago

Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild cards, and what it means for customers.

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Salesforce CTO Parker Harris on outages, integration and architecture

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-cto-parker-harris-on-outages-integration-and-architecture/

3 months ago

Here are four highlights from an interview with Salesforce CTO and co-founder Parker Harris.

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Salesforce CEO: Digital transformers, more than meets the eye (Autobots are coining it for you)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/05/benioff_digital_transformation/

3 months ago

Anyone who thinks otherwise should Benioff

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Salesforce's Parker Harris on managing complex IT integrations and handing the inevitable crisis

https://www.zdnet.com/video/salesforces-parker-harris-on-managing-complex-it-integrations-and-handing-the-inevitable-crisis/

3 months ago

At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Parker Harris shared his advice for tech leaders on everything from multiplatform integration to managing a crisis.

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Salesforce handily tops Q1 earnings targets

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-handily-tops-q1-earnings-targets/

3 months ago

The CRM giant reported non-GAAP earnings of 93 cents per share, compared to the 61 cents expected by Wall Street.

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Salesforce: Open Sourcing Lightning UI Components Will Benefit Ecosystem Partners

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/salesforce-open-sourcing-lightning-ui-components-will-benefit-ecosystem-partners

3 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Opening the framework for building user interfaces will cultivate a larger pool of talent familiar with Salesforce standards and make more web apps interoperable with Salesforce platforms, Salesforce VP tells CRN

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Salesforce goes blockchain, aims to build partner data networks

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-goes-blockchain-aims-to-build-partner-data-networks/

3 months ago

The argument from Salesforce is that the time is right to use blockchain for customer data "in a distributed, verified and secure way."

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Salesforce open sources Lightning Web Components

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-open-sources-lightning-web-components/

3 months ago

The move is designed to give Salesforce's Lightning user interface platform more reach with developers

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Salesforce adds AI bias module to Trailhead

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-adds-ai-bias-module-to-trailhead/

3 months ago

The idea behind Salesforce's AI bias education effort is that far more than data scientists will ultimately be creating algorithms and modules.

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