Business Cloud News

What the buzz is DevOps?

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In an industry where there seems to be a constant conveyor belt of buzzwords, you’ll struggle to find one that is currently more widely used that DevOps. Here we look at the business value of one of 2016’s most prominent trends.

Salesforce modernizes wealth management offering

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Salesforce has launched Financial Services Cloud, a new product suite that includes portfolio management, prospecting and data management tools.

Salesforce quarterly figures prove cloud industry resistant to IT downturn

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Salesforce’s latest quarterly figures have reversed the conventional logic of valuing cloud company stock, according to stock markets reaction.

Salesforce bolsters machine learning business with PredictionIO acquisition


Open source machine learning software vendor PredictionIO has announced it is to become part of Salesforce. The Palo Alto start up has stressed that the software will continue to be available under an open source Apache license.

BT Cloud Connect to give customer direct link to Salesforce

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Telco BT is to give its corporate customers the option of a hotline to Salesforce’s cloud service through its BT Cloud Connect service.

Box and Salesforce unite for integrated in-app file management


Salesforce and Box have worked together to integrate their respective cloud offerings so you can use files stored in Box without having to exit Salesforce.

Salesforce offers $100m VC opportunity to European cloud startups

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Salesforce Ventures has allocated $100 million to invest in European startups as the investment arm of the cloud giant aims to capitalise on a potential $33.3 billion market.

Ziggo appoints CloudSense to boost its Salesforce

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Price quote service provider CloudSense has been anointed by Dutch cableco Ziggo to boost sales using the Cloudsense Telecoms Platform.

Public cloud generating $22 billion a quarter for IT Companies


Public cloud computing generated over $22 billion in revenues for IT companies in the second financial quarter of 2015, according to a study by Synergy Research Group.

Salesforce IoT Cloud promises to create meaning from M2M talk

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Salesforce has launched its Internet of Things (IoT) offering with IoT Cloud, which promises to convert machine to machine conversations, digital content and customer information into useful intelligence that sales staff can act on.