OpenText, an Enterprise Information Management (EIM) provider, announced last week that it has joined forces with ExactTarget, an SaaS marketing services company, to develop and sell a unified solution. The new offering, which combines the ExactTarget digital marketing platform and OpenText Digital Asset Management, was created to help enterprises find and deliver engaging and personalized […]
ExactTarget has opened HubExchange, a marketplace featuring a variety of partner apps, ranging from web conferencing and event registrations to QR code activation and Facebook ad retargeting. HubExchange kicked off with more than 50 apps, including offerings from ReadyTalk, Compendium and Get Smart Content.
Salesforce.com — long thought to be in the market to acquire a marketing automation vendor since Oracle bought Eloqua — announced plans to purchase ExactTarget for about $2.5 billion. The move comes as a bit of a surprise to industry observers, who noted that Marketo’s recent successful IPO positioned the company as an appealing acquisition target for Salesforce.com. The transaction, which […]