An analyst firm has estimated the European and U.S. smart home market, but what’s more revealing is how it is thinking about the market categories.
Wow. Salesforce.com, famous for running off its own infrastructure, may also become available from Microsoft Azure.
Heroku has been at the platform-as-a-service game for a long time now, and it’s still trying to bridge the gap between its web-application-centric roots and the enterprise developers it desires. CEO Tod Nielsen explains how it’s going about that and why he thinks it will succeed.
The Salesforce1 Heroku Connect offers bi-directional sync of customer data residing in Salesforce.com applications — running in Oracle — and that same data running Postgres on Heroku.
The company will use its newfound cash to hire more tech and sales staff and expand outside the U.S.
Keith Block said Salesforce.com will focus on six verticals — by organic development, partnering, or acquisition — to help surpass SAP as top dog.
Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star general Colin Powell is now Salesforce.com’s(s crm) 11th board member. Neither board membership nor technology is new to Powell who is a director at Bloom Energy and a strategic limited partner at VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Powell served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005 and served in the U.S. Army for 35 years.
Salesforce.com has been challenged on the profitability front, and that trend continued for its fourth quarter.
As computing shifts from a client-server world to a SaaS-based and mobile architecture, enterprises must seek out Pi-like innovations to help them juggle agility and security.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff came out of Oracle and his company uses Oracle now but it’s not exclusive to that technology.