salesforce.com inc (CRM) Key Developments
Salesforce Announces Salesforce Files Connect
Dec 17 14
Salesforce announced new Salesforce Files Connect, a centralized, universal file-sharing solution for the enterprise. With this file sharing solution, Salesforce is the first company to combine CRM and native file integration with the most popular enterprise file repositories, allowing users to seamlessly browse, search andshare files located in any repository, all from a single user interface. Salesforce Files Connect will first natively integrate files from Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint into Salesforce, and connectors for additional popular enterprise repositories will be added over the coming months, including support for Google Drive. Salesforce Files Connect API Enables Companies to Embed Universal File Access and Sharing Capabilities into Their Custom Apps. Partners and customers can now use the Salesforce Files Connect API to provide universal file access and sharing capabilities into any app built on the Salesforce1 Platform. Salesforce Files Connect will provide universal file sharing on the Salesforce1 Platform. Salesforce Files Connect saves time and allows users to easily reference external files within the flow of Salesforce business processes.
salesforce.com Seeks Acquisitions
Dec 11 14
salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) is looking for tucked-in strategic acquisitions.
Salesforce Appoints Susan Wojcicki to its Board of Directors
Dec 8 14
Salesforce announced the appointment of Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, to its Board of Directors. The appointment was effective as of December 5, 2014, and increases the size of the Salesforce Board of Directors to 11 members.
Salesforce Plans Second Data Center in Japan
Dec 4 14
Salesforce announced plans for a second data center in Japan to support customer growth in Japan and Asia Pacific.
SATO Group Deploys the Salesforce Customer Success Platform
Dec 4 14
Salesforce announced that the SATO Group has deployed Salesforce1 Heroku Connect and Salesforce Service Cloud1 as the platform for SATO Online Services (SOS). An Internet of Things (IoT) initiative, SOS will enable SATO to monitor its printers 24/7 and provide customer support in real-time, enabling higher availability for printers and customer success. SOS will be available in 2015. Heroku Connect simplifies building Heroku applications that share data with Salesforce. A synchronization technology that integrates the capabilities of Salesforce1 and Heroku, Heroku Connect provides a simple way for companies to connect customer data in Salesforce with next-generation solutions built on Heroku, including customer engagement, ecommerce and IoT applications. Easily configured with a point-and-click user interface, Heroku Connect takes minutes to get up and running. No coding or complex configuration is required. Service Cloud1 empowers companies to deliver personalized, smarter and faster service anywhere, anytime.