• Salesforce Earnings: CEO Marc Benioff Heaps Love On AWS

    Salesforce Earnings: CEO Marc Benioff Heaps Love On AWS

    To help you optimize security as you cope with complexity, InformationWeek is offering you an excl In unscripted remarks during Salesforce's first-quarter earnings call with analysts, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said that Amazon's Jeff Bezos and he and are planning an expanded partnership.But beyond Salesforce's strong quarter, and the takedown of its rivals, probably the most interesting thing about the earnings call Wednesday was indications of a significantly expanded relationship with public cloud infrastructure company Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Salesforce Cements CRM Leadership With Demandware Buy

    Salesforce Cements CRM Leadership With Demandware Buy

    7% share of the CRM market in 2015, an increase from its 2014 marketshare of 18.2%, according to Gartner's "Market Share Analysis: Customer Relationship Management Software, Worldwide, 2015.
  • Salesforce TrailheaDX: Everyone Can Develop Software

    Salesforce TrailheaDX: Everyone Can Develop Software

    At TrailheaDX, Salesforce's first developer conference, the company is encouraging people without programming experience to create apps using Lightning.It's a sign of the company's confidence in the value of its platform to developers, partners, and customers.
  • Salesforce TrailheaDX: Path Toward Redefining Developers

    Salesforce TrailheaDX: Path Toward Redefining Developers

    Here is a look at the company's first developer conference, where it explored that mission.A software platform requires developers but developers aren't easy to come by.
  • Salesforce TrailheaDX: Path Toward Redefining Developers

    Salesforce TrailheaDX: Path Toward Redefining Developers

    Here is a look at the company's first developer conference, where it explored that mission.A software platform requires developers but developers aren't easy to come by.
  • Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation

    Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation

    The underground marketplace is booming and only getting bigger, more sophisticated, and competitiv Salesforce has introduced Cloud App Mobile, an app dev platform that unifies all its efforts to help non-coders develop business applications.This week the SaaS CRM and enterprise applications company shared progress in two different niches -- business-to-business marketing and mobile app development.
  • Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    The Lightning for Outlook add-in integration is only the most recent integration resulting from Salesforce and Microsoft's strategic partnership, the companies noted in a June 28 statement.These integrations span many of the applications in Microsoft's Office productivity suite, Salesforce Sales Cloud director Greg Gsell told InformationWeek in an interview.
  • Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    In today's threat landscape, the only way for you to disrupt attackers and protect your organizati Salesforce's Lightning add-in for Outlook's inbox lets users access, search, and sync Salesforce information without toggling between multiple applications.The Lightning for Outlook add-in integration is only the most recent integration resulting from Salesforce and Microsoft's strategic partnership, the companies noted in a June 28 statement.
  • Salesforce Buying Productivity Startup Quip

    Salesforce Buying Productivity Startup Quip

    They are empowered Salesforce plans to buy Quip, a startup focused on mobile document management.The deal puts Salesforce in a position to better compete with productivity platforms Google Drive and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Salesforce Buying Productivity Startup Quip

    Salesforce Buying Productivity Startup Quip

    They are empowered Salesforce plans to buy Quip, a startup focused on mobile document management.The deal puts Salesforce in a position to better compete with productivity platforms Google Drive and Microsoft Office 365.
  • 8 Salesforce Buys Boost Analytics, Machine Learning Portfolio

    8 Salesforce Buys Boost Analytics, Machine Learning Portfolio

    Here's a look at some of the deals and what they reveal about Salesforce's strategy.The deals have added a range of capabilities to the company's existing portfolio, including cloud-based word processing, quote-price-configure software, and e-commerce.
  • Salesforce ROI: What It Means For IT

    Salesforce ROI: What It Means For IT

    The white paper, "The ROI of Building Apps on Salesforce," should be taken with a grain of salt since Salesforce sponsored it.It now includes the more open source-oriented Heroku development platform as well, running on Amazon Web Services, but accessed through the same Saleforce development platform.