Tags: Salesforce

Salesforce to light up Sydney region soon

Salesforce has announced it will open up a Sydney region before the end of 2017. The announcement came at the Salesforce World Tour in Sydney. It is the growth of customers in Australia that has made this decision worthwhile for Salesforce. Customers such as Transport NSW, Australia Post, ANZ Wealth have increased demand on the…

Lenovo selects Apttus for CPQ

Apttus has announced that Lenovo has completed the first phase of implementing its CPQ software. Starting this week Lenovo are using Apttus CPQ in North America to significantly improve their quotation process for clients. Initially the PC group will use Apttus but by July the data centre group will also use the solution. For customers this means…

myprosperity to offer electronic signatures from eSignLive

VASCO Data Security Internatonal Inc has announced that eSignLive, its electronic signature solution, has partnered with myprosperity. myprosperity delivers an online solution to accountants and advisors in the Australian market. The integration allows myprosperity users to offer clients the ability to review and sign financial documents online. It removes the cost and time delays that postal…

Apttus continues and prepares for growth

Apttus has enjoyed another successful year as one of the leaders in Quote-to-Cash software. Revenue continued to climb in 2016 and growth was more than 50% year on year. This is the fourth straight year that Apttus has achieved this level of growth. The company has also grown substantially. It now has 1,200 employees spread across eight…

Rootstock continues spread across Europe

Rootstock has announced it has signed up another partner in Europe. Optingo is a Poland-based consultancy that also operates in the DACH region from its office in Vienna. They are a gold Oracle partner specialising in CRM and a Salesforce consulting partner. Optingo has an impressive list of customers including ThyssenKrupp, Orange, T-Mobile, Sky and Canon.…

Why two heads are better than one for IBM and Salesforce in AI

On Monday 6th March 2017, IBM and Salesforce announced they will form a strategic partnership centred on their Artificial Intelligent (AI) and cognitive computing products: IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein. While many of the details around the integration are unclear this is neither a one sided, nor a marketing announcement.  A strategic relationship for strategic…

Sage extends cloud over Africa

At the Sage Summit tour in South Africa Sage has announced its plans for the growth of its cloud solutions across the continent. It is extending the reach of its portfolio of solutions across the continent. Its intention is to bring its finance, payroll and ERP solutions to a wider audience and help businesses grow. According…

IBM brings AI to Salesforce pack

IBM and Salesforce have jointly announced a strategic partnership. It will see Salesforce Einstein leveraging IBM Watson to enhance the artificial intelligence available to Salesforce customers. The partnership also sees the creation of a new business practise within Bluewolf to deliver cognitive solutions. The third part of the agreement will see IBM rolling out service…

Sage acquires Fairsail

Sage announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fairsail. The announcement comes a few days after Fairsail revealed impressive results in 2016 with revenues of £10 million. We speculated back then that Sage might acquire the cloud HCM company. It has happened sooner than we predicted but perhaps Sage felt that they needed…

Sales Cloud – “Better than Oracle’s entire cloud business” -Benioff

Closing in on $10 billion run rate Salesforce have released their fourth quarter and annual results. Revenues for this quarter were $2.29 billion, up 27% year over year and up 28% in constant currency. The full year revenues were $8.39 billion, up 26% year over year. This led to Benioff commented on the next fiscal…