Big announcement expected from HP boss Meg Whitman

LAS VEGAS – When Meg Whitman took over as chief executive at troubled Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2011, no one doubted she had an enormous job ahead of her. So every time she speaks,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Salesforce gains mobile launch pad with Microsoft partnership

Salesforce.com will be bringing its cloud-based CRM service to Windows Phone and more closely integrating it with Microsoft Corp.’s Office 365 service as the two software firms announced a partnership. It will see Salesforce

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Salesforce offers mobile customer service white label opportunity

Salesforce appears to have beaten Amazon to the punch by allowing customers to white label a mobile customer service which actually is quite similar to Amazon Kindle's so-called “Mayday” help button last year.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HighTech Countdown: Avaya Canada makes channel changes

In the third episode of the HighTech Countdown for 2014, CDN lets the channel community know about the many changes at Avaya Canada and how them impact the solution provider business. Interviewed on the show

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Salesforce1 AppExchange Accelerate unveiled, woos startup ISVs

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com introduced Salesforce1 AppExchange Accelerate, a new program for ISVs that supports them with a mentorship program and go-to-market strategies, at its Dreamforce conference on Wednesday. The Salesforce AppExchange has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Salesforce1 platform gives ISVs open access to Salesforce data

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com opened its annual Dreamforce conference with the unveiling of a rebranded platform that gives its independent service vendors more access to Salesforce data. Described as the Salesforce1 Customer Platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Oracle, Salesforce.com cloud highlights

When Marc Benioff and Larry Ellison are the same room you are sure to see sparks fly. And, the two CEOs did not disappoint during the announcement of their strategic partnership. The following

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2013 CDN Staff

Oracle and Salesforce.com bring their clouds together

The cloud is getting bigger. Vendors Salesforce.com and Oracle Corp. announced a new comprehensive nine-year partnership on Tuesday that the vendors say encompasses all three tiers of cloud computing: Applications, Platform and Infrastructure.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Salesforce.com introduces mobile cloud service

Salesforce.com bolstered its mobile offerings with the launch on Tuesday of Service Cloud Mobile, a software product which aims to port its cloud and social tools to multiple mobile devices. Service Cloud Mobile will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Twitter partners with Salesforce.com

More than 75 per cent of advertisers today use a social media platform to get their message out. The good news for sites such as Twitter is that the social media advertising spend

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft aims at Salesforce.com with CRM offer

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is hoping to lure business away from Salesforce.com with a new offer that allows customers to buy Dynamics CRM Online seats for US$34 per user per month for the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Why the channel should take a second look at Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com may not sell much through the Canadian reseller channel, but it may be the company that will change forever the way VARs work with vendors. The maker of hosted customer relationship management

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 21st, 2009 Shane Schick

NetSuite takes fresh aim at SAP

On-demand ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor NetSuite (NYSE: N) is trying to lure SAP R/3 customers with a new migration program.NetSuite serves as an "antidote" to "the ridiculously high costs associated with SAP

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

SAP cuts low-price support, but promises 24/7 maintenance

SAP AG(NYSE: SAP) has eliminated one of its lower-priced support offerings, but at the same time expanded ERP maintenance levels to include 24/7 support and support for third-party systems that connect to SAP

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2008 Jon Brodkin