Tag: deal

Software & Systems

A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

September 22, 2016

Via: CIO

The hardest thing about adopting an enterprise collaboration platform can be adoption itself – getting employees to actually start up the new software and then turn to it whenever they need to communicate. Putting the software inside something that workers […]

BI Users

Snapchat’s $110M acquisition of Vurb could remedy its biggest problems

August 16, 2016

Via: The Next Web

Snapchat today acquired mobile search and recommendation app Vurb for a reported $110 million. Why Snapchat was interested in a mobile search app at a all is what makes the purchase interesting. It’s no secret that Snapchat is growing. After […]

Software & Systems

Salesforce to acquire data center optimization startup Coolan

July 22, 2016

Via: CIO has signed a definite agreement to acquire Coolan, the developer of a platform for data center hardware analysis and optimization. The acquisition appears to be designed to help Salesforce boost its own infrastructure for its customer relationship management software. […]

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Microsoft and IBM in a deal to push Surface devices to enterprises

July 12, 2016

Via: CIO

Microsoft says its Surface devices generate revenue of US$1 billion every quarter, and hopes to raise that number by putting the devices on more corporate desktops. The company is partnering with IBM, one of the world’s largest software makers, to […]