Oracle developing marketing software suite from acquisitions

Oracle Corp. is merging marketing software for companies it has recently purchased to develop a unified marketing suite targeted against offerings of Salesforce.com and other rivals. Marketing has evolved into a very lucrative

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

ShoreTel integrates with Salesforce

ShoreTel has integrated two of its unified communications platforms with Salesforce CRM so users of the cloud customer relationship management service can better leverage its sales, support and marketing functions. The applications –

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Oracle now gunning for Amazon, Salesforce

Database management systems company Oracle Corp. is no longer interested in competing against rivals IBM Corp. and SAP AG; it’s now after the cloud giants such as Amazon and Salesforce.com Larry Ellison, CEO

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 30th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Quirky Tech Tales from 2013

Information technology, by its nature, attracts a crowd that’s by turns creative, analytical and strictly process-oriented. And that quirkiness seems to find its way into the industry news headlines themselves, whether its Google’s

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 2nd, 2014 Dave Webb

More secure version of Salesforce available through HP deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- Large enterprises that want to run the Salesforce.com cloud service on dedicated infrastructure now have the ability to do it on Hewlett-Packard Co. hardware. The two companies formed a partnership at

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Salesforce.com hikes price of app security review

Starting September 1, Salesforce.com customers will be paying a higher price for an initial security review of their paid apps for AppExchange.The company said it is jacking up the price of the security

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 9th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Salesforce CEO gushes over Oracle, Ellison quieter

They couldn’t have been closer pals. Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff and Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison, who have tossed verbal grenades at each other in the past, had the nicest things to say

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 27th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Salesforce to buy ExactTarget for $2.5 billion

Salesforce.com this week said its has offered about $2.5 billion to bring marketing platform ExactTarget under the umbrella of its cloud products. But as Forbes writer Lisa Arthur writes, there are conflicting options

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Company Communities aims to spice up intranets

Corporate intranets get social and mobile makeover with a new offering called Company Communities from cloud-based software company Salsefoce.com.Last year, the company launched a product called Salesforce Communities which allows business to create

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: May 31st, 2013