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Salesforce founder Marc Benioff tossed $2.3m in return for bumper company growth

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/01/salesforce_mega_founder_gets_spare/

a week ago

Enterprise cloud rains bonus down on software supremo... that's this year's holiday sorted then

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Pledges ‘No Significant Layoffs’ Amid Coronavirus Crisis

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/salesforce-ceo-marc-benioff-pledges-no-significant-layoffs-amid-coronavirus-crisis

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko In a tweet, the Salesforce founder, chairman and CEO pledges no significant layoffs for the next 90 days. That includes hourly employees, who will continue to receive wages while staying at home

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As Salesforce builds up industry-specific focus, Health Cloud gets new features

https://www.zdnet.com/article/as-salesforce-builds-up-industry-specific-focus-health-cloud-gets-new-features/

4 weeks ago

The new tools help organizations in the health sector manage relationships with health care providers and better leverage their patient data.

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Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block steps down

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-co-ceo-keith-block-steps-down/

a month ago

Meanwhile, Salesforce announced the $1.33 billion acquisition of industry cloud provider Vlocity

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Snowflake raises $479 billion in funding, but Salesforce partnership key

https://www.zdnet.com/article/snowflake-raises-479-billion-in-funding-but-salesforce-partnership-key/

2 months ago

Snowflake is hoping to crack more enterprise accounts via a partnership with Salesforce. Details are sparse, but the two companies have mutual aims.

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Snowflake raises $479 million in funding, but Salesforce partnership key

https://www.zdnet.com/article/snowflake-raises-479-million-in-funding-but-salesforce-partnership-key/

2 months ago

Snowflake is hoping to crack more enterprise accounts via a partnership with Salesforce. Details are sparse, but the two companies have mutual aims.

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Salesforce and Microsoft Partnering on Azure Services and Teams

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/15/salesforce-microsoft-azure-and-teams.aspx

3 months ago

Salesforce.com and Microsoft on Thursday announced a strategic partnership on cloud technology use. 11/15/2019

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Salesforce launches a new Trailhead app for easier hands-on learning

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-launches-a-new-trailhead-app-for-easier-hands-on-learning/

3 months ago

The new app makes it easier to get started on Trailhead Playground, Salesforce's developer environment

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Salesforce names Bret Taylor President and COO

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-names-bret-taylor-president-and-coo/

4 months ago

Taylor joined Salesforce in 2016 when it acquired his company Quip.

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Salesforce tops Q3 estimates but issues weak earnings guidance

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-tops-q3-estimates-but-issues-weak-earnings-guidance/

4 months ago

The CRM software giant delivered non-GAAP earnings of 75 cents per share on revenue of $4.5 billion.

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After Google Cloud and AWS, Salesforce adds Microsoft's Azure to its portfolio

https://www.zdnet.com/video/salesforce-pledges-to-use-microsoft-azure-to-power-its-marketing-cloud/

5 months ago

Salesforce has cloud agreements to use Amazon's and Google's clouds for various workloads, making it a multi-cloud poster child.

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Salesforce warns the health industry: the tech world is eyeing your market

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-warns-the-health-industry-the-tech-world-is-eyeing-your-market/

5 months ago

As part of its move into verticals, Salesforce is pitching personalized and predictive services for the health sector -- warning that the tech industry could soon come for its business.

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Dreamforce 2019: Salesforce Outlines Initiatives To Ignite Ecosystem Growth

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/dreamforce-2019-salesforce-outlines-initiatives-to-ignite-ecosystem-growth

5 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Co-founder and CTO Parker Harris wanted to shun consultants 20 years ago. Now he tells them they are essential to Salesforce's growth strategy and delivering successful customer engagements

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Salesforce Dreamforce Keynote: AI, Integration, Alicia Keys And Protestors

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/channel-programs/salesforce-dreamforce-keynote-ai-integration-alicia-keyes-and-protestors

5 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Founder and co-CEO Marc Benioff tells attendees of his company's mega-conference that Salesforce is building a single source of truth to coordinate customer interactions.

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Salesforce adds Customer 360 tools to unify, authenticate and govern data

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-adds-customer-360-tools-to-unify-authenticate-and-govern-data/

5 months ago

The new Customer 360 Truth services leverage Mulesoft's Cloud Information Model to bolster Salesforce's customer data platform.

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Salesforce touts Service Voice Cloud as the future of the contact centre

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-touts-service-voice-cloud-as-the-future-of-the-contact-centre/

5 months ago

Amazon Connect will also be integrated to the new offering as the companies ramp up partnership efforts.

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Salesforce launches new Salesforce Mobile App, Trailhead GO with Apple, exclusive iOS, iPadOS features

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-launches-new-salesforce-mobile-app-trailhead-go-with-apple-exclusive-ios-ipados-features/

5 months ago

The Apple-Salesforce effort, which was announced at Dreamforce, rhymes with other partnerships with enterprise software vendors and the iPhone maker.

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Salesforce plays multi-cloud game with Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud as AWS contract likely up for renewal

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-plays-multi-cloud-game-as-aws-contract-likely-up-for-renewal/

5 months ago

There's a method to the madness when it comes to Salesforce working with Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform as its initial deal with AWS runs out.

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Salesforce and Microsoft Partnering on Azure Services and Teams

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/15/salesforce-microsoft-azure-and-teams.aspx

5 months ago

Salesforce.com and Microsoft on Thursday announced a strategic partnership on cloud technology use. 11/15/2019

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Microsoft Azure Tapped As Public Cloud Provider For Salesforce Marketing Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-azure-tapped-as-public-cloud-provider-for-salesforce-marketing-cloud

5 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'By bringing together the power of Azure and Microsoft Teams with Salesforce, our aim is to help businesses harness the power of the Microsoft cloud to better serve customers,' says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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