Microsoft has entered a six-year agreement with HP to deploy its Dynamics CRM solution — as well as Azure, Office 365 and other Cloud solutions — to HP’s 6,500 salespeople and 20,000 support personnel. The companies have not disclosed the value of the deal.
Salesforce announced the results of its fiscal second quarter, highlighting $1.32 billion in revenue representing year-over-year growth of 38%. The cloud software provider also announced that subscription and support revenues were at $1.23 billion, an increase of 37% year-over-year,while professional services and other revenues were $86 million, an increase of 58% year-over-year. Salesforce projected Q3 of $1.365 […]
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 […]
B2B organizations are furthering sales and marketing success by aligning their CRM databases with marketing automation to ensure more effective lead nurturing and optimal sales results. The promise of these more efficient business processes has caused a surge in marketing automation adoption. Benchmark research from SiriusDecisions indicates that while 18% of B2B organizations utilize a […]