Guest Post APIs are fueling a revolution in the ways consumers and businesses handle products.
VentureBeat’s upcoming CloudBeat conference, Sept. 9-10 in San Francisco, just added speakers from LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Dell Boomi, to explain how LinkedIn is harnessing cloud tech to provide a “magical” sales dashboard.
Salesforce has exerted leadership in cloud for more than a decade, and shows no sign of slowing down. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Salesforce COO George Hu will be speaking at CloudBeat 2013.
Nimble, a company that offers customer relationship management software that is more social that its competitors, today will launch support of Dropbox integration.
Guest Post Marketo filed for IPO with impressive 80 percent year-over-year growth in 2012, with almost $60m in revenue.
Except, they lost $35m. WTF?
After years of false starts, 2013 has become the year of mobile advertising.
Editor’s Pick Despite the obvious flexibility and cost savings of cloud technologies, health care providers are treading carefully — largely because of security concerns.
GPU applications are spread across enterprise and consumer markets.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff used his keynote in New York to push for a new level of communication between companies and customers.
Salesforce-owned productivity app Do.com has partnered with big-name services like Google Drive, Dropbox, and Harvest to improve its offerings and build an even-better app to help teams accomplish tasks.
Guest Post Despite all the inroads cloud computing has made among business users, it still hasn’t broken through the enterprise IT logjam. I see it as a cultural issue: IT organizations love control and complexity.
Salesforce.com has acquired Entropysoft, a French company that offers content integration solutions.
“It’s a critical part of the Ruby infrastructure,” the programmer said. “Everything depends on RubyGems.”
Integrating Salesforce.com isn’t magical. Axcient found that it had to create a process for integrating it into the enterprise.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to announce layoffs. Sadly, too many tech companies take an insensitive and shortsighted approach that shows just how out of touch they are with the rest of the world.
The app for gamifying sales was so successful that it led to spinout.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Salesforce.com chief executive Marc Benioff relates how his company transformed the social support infrastructure at Activision Blizzard, the publisher of the Call of Duty games and an enterprise with $4.8 billion in annual sales.
Guest Post Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff is due to give his big Dreamforce 12 keynote this morning. The question is, will he just be showing us more vaporware this year, or will he finally start delivering on the Social Enterprise promise?
Bunchball has upgraded its Nitro gamification for Salesforce.com, making it easier to use and customize.
Badgeville is gamifying sales teams with a new app for Salesforce.com.
Guest Post These days it seems like everyone is building an app — not just consumer apps, but apps for the enterprise, too. Google and Salesforce.com, for example, are making hundreds of APIs available, and developers are seizing the opportunity to build on these as more businesses migrate to the cloud.
Guest Post A lot of companies are debating whether — and what — to move to the cloud. The company I work for, Australia-based Proactive Accountants Network (PAN), made a pretty unusual decision to go all-in on cloud technology and made the leap in a span of 10 weeks, dramatically changing our IT infrastructure. So, for those of you still debating, here’s a look at life on the other side.
The past year in technology was pretty wild.
Today, Salesforce announced its Q3 earnings, which included a record $584 in revenue — a 36 percent year-over-year increase.
The CloudBeat category has been sitting atop VentureBeat’s homepage for a few months, but today we’re officially launching the channel with web app performance manager New Relic as our channel sponsor.
Editor's Pick Salesforce has revealed a new web-based application called Do.com that combines task management with social features to create a smart way to get things done on your own and in groups.
Salesforce.com has elevated Executive Vice President George Hu to the role of chief operating officer, the company announced today.
Oracle plans to acquire cloud-based sales force automation and customer service company RightNow for $1.5 billion, the company announced Monday morning.
Everybody should see Marc Benioff live and unplugged. The chief executive of Salesforce.com gave an amusing keynote speech at the AME restaurant in San Francisco this week after getting booted out of Oracle OpenWorld 2011.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison on Wednesday finally announced that his company would take the plunge into public cloud computing with Oracle Public Cloud. He made the announcement on stage at Oracle’s OpenWorld conference.
Today Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce.com, warned everybody in the tech industry to embrace social networking and cloud computing or face obsolescence.
Just a day before the talk, Oracle canceled the keynote speech of competitor Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce.com. Benioff was scheduled to talk about cloud computing at the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 conference on Wednesday morning.
Editor's Pick The first time I met Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie, he showed me a magic trick with a deck of cards.
Cloud storage provider Box.net will now work with Salesforce.com’s enterprise social network, Chatter, and its mobile application will now come pre-loaded on the Motorola Xoom tablet, the company announced today.
The cloud computing revolution has made the titanic valuations of major Web 2.0 companies like Facebook and Twitter completely justified, storied venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Marc Andreessen (pictured right) said today.
Enterprise social networking site Yammer has raised $17 million in a new funding round.