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    Salesforce raises ambitions in Europe

    2015-07-02T18:35:03Z

    CEO Marc Benioff is the main speaker at the Salesforce World Tour sessions (Photo: Salesforce) MUNICH - With 7,100 guests registered to attend the German part of its World Tour, Salesforce.com is sending a clear signal that it aims to grow its presence in Europe. The San Francisco-based business ...

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    San Francisco - Dreamforce

    2015-06-14T13:39:44Z

    Dreamforce (Photo: Salesforce) Salesforce stages its annual Dreamforce convention in San Francisco Sept. 15-18, expecting to bring together more than 100,000 people for its annual gettogether. The cloud-based CRM company continues to grow rapidly. In the quarter ended April 30, the company boosted sales 21 pc to 1.51 billion ...

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    Germany's Hella implements CRM platform from Salesforce

    2015-01-30T12:26:48Z

    Hella went public in late 2014 but continues to be majority-owned by family interests (Photo: Hella) In a bid to increase its operational efficiency, Hella has implemented a cloud-based CRM software platform built by Salesforce. The German automotive lighting specialist said in a press release that it had decided ...

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    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future

    2014-12-21T18:30:15Z

    MUNICH ”“ Germany's Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world's biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility. The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page ”“ English-language ”“ book is titled “ ...

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    Salesforce expands offering, provides more integration with Microsoft

    2014-10-14T14:21:44Z

    This year's Dreamforce gathering has 140,000 registered participants (Photo: Arjen Bongard) SAN FRANCISCO -- Salesforce.com opened its annual mega-convention here with a series of announcements that underscored the business software group's determination to continue to grow its business sharply. The company announced at its Dreamforce event here how it ...

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    Dreamforce - San Francisco

    2014-08-07T18:54:38Z

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff hosts the annual Dreamforce convention (Photo: Salesforce) Salesforce.com will host its Dreamforce convention in San Francisco October 13 through 16. The annual gathering, which brings together more than 100,000 IT professionals and users of Salesforce software, is a forum for discussions about the latest IT ...

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    Pelata to carmakers: Watch out for Google

    2014-08-04T15:46:12Z

    Pelata addresses IT executives during a Salesforce convention in Paris June 26 (Photo: Salesforce) MUNICH ”“ Google may not be a direct competitor to established automakers yet, but the internet company's drive to capture customer information is a threat to car brands. That's the message Patrick Pelata, head of ...

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    Salesforce aims to give "wearables" a corporate boost

    2014-06-24T08:51:04Z

    Mercedes announced a tie-up with the Pebble smart watch company at the CES in January (Photo: Daimler) In a move to speed up the integration of so-called "wearables" in corporate IT systems, Salesforce.com is launching a developer kit specifically targeting the new mobile communications devices. Wearables, which include cloud-connected ...

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    Salesforce1 World Tour, Munich

    2014-06-18T12:00:46Z

    Salesforce is staging a large customer event in Munich July 3 to provide further details of its new Salesforce1 customer platform. The one-day conference will hear keynote addresses from Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff and various European executives from companies using the cloud-based software. Salesforce is the world's biggest ...

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    Social media command center opened in Munich

    2013-12-18T16:56:10Z

    Reply's command center is the first of its kind in continental Europe  (Photo: Reply) Arlanis Reply has opened the first social media command center in continental Europe, offering companies an opportunity to listen in on relevant global online discussions of their brands. Arlanis, the Reply Group division specializing ...

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    Dreamforce - San Francisco

    2013-10-11T09:10:16Z

    Salesforce expects 100,000 attendees at its annual Dreamforce gathering (Photo: Salesforce) Salesforce expects as many as 100,000 participants at its annual Dreamforce convention, which is held in San Francisco November 18 through 21. The business software group, which bills Dreamforce as "the biggest cloud computing event of the year" ...

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    Pelata sees need for automotive ethics leaders

    2013-08-06T17:21:02Z

    Pelata says automakers are just beginning to introduce collaboration tools (Photo: Salesforce) The car industry needs to address the privacy issues that are a necessary byproduct of automotive connectivity. But technology or more regulation won't provide answers to the growing privacy questions, said Patrick Pelata, chief automotive officer of ...

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    At Toyota, a private social network for customers

    2011-05-23T08:22:50Z

    Toyota Friend will first be available in Japan Toyota will build a private social network for its customers and their cars. The network will be first launched in Japan. The Japanese carmaker said it will work with Salesforce.com, a U.S. enterprise cloud computing company specialized in social collaboration, to build ...