At Salesforce’s annual conference, Dreamforce, the company announced a number of new improvements to its Sales and Service Clouds. First, the company is launching Salesforce Touch, which is powered by HTML5, and brings Salesforce to any mobile device, allowing reps to collaborate on sales deals on the go.
At TechCrunch Disrupt today, Salesforce CEO and founder Marc Benioff revealed the SaaS company’s next product—file storage. We don’t know much more, but the new product will be announced next week at Salesforce’s conference, Dreamforce.
Clearly, a file sharing product would compete against the likes of Box and a number of others.
Toronto-based startup TrendSpottr today announced a new partnership with Salesforce that will see its product made available to the larger company’s customers directly through the Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
For the second week in a row, LinkedIn’s market capitalization finished higher than Salesforce.com. Linkedin ended trading on Friday with a $32.56 billion market cap while the Salesforce market cap was $29.59 billion. Salesforce is a darling of Wall Street and has long been the symbol of the SaaS and new world of the enterprise, the first to surpass $1 billion in annual revenues.
MindTouch is a services company that has done what innovative companies do: taken the concept of the user manual and turned it on its head. Its technology exemplifies what Oracle lacks and the advantage that Salesforce.com has in the market by developing an app ecosystem.
MindTouch just joined the Salesforce.com AppExchange and is now available with Salesforce CRM and Salesforce Service Cloud.
Salesforce.com this afternoon posted its financial results for the third quarter of 2012, and the enterprise cloud computing giant’s report bested Wall Street estimates at both the top and bottom lines.
Salesforce reported Q3 revenue of $788 million, up 35 percent year-over year and up 7.6 percent from the second quarter of 2012.
Salesforce has made some pretty hefty bets on social monitoring, engagement, content and advertising with the acquisitions of Radian6 and Buddy Media. As you may remember, the CRM giant shelled out $326 million for social media monitoring company Radian6, and most recently, social media marketing giant Buddy Media for $689 million.