This may come as little surprise, but nearly half of all major cloud and Internet data centers are located in the United States of America. This is according to Synergy Research, which indicated 44 percent of such data centers are located in the U.S.
Seismic surveyed attendees at Salesforce's Dreamforce conference last week on how their teams use mobile devices and the value they see in them. Seventy-eight percent of workers who use mobile devices believe the tech has dramatically improved their work life in 2015, according to the surveyt.
All week I've been paying attention to Dreamforce news in the hopes of catching some tidbits of information about the company's Force.com platform-as-a-service, but Salesforce has focused more on its customer relationship management products, as well as its new capabilities around the Internet of Things.
At the Dreamforce conference this week in San Francisco, Brisk launched a new tool which integrates all third-party Salesforce apps to extract and analyze all that data for sales teams. The tool then delivers predictive next steps to aid salespeople in reaching their sales goals via an auto-generated "to-do" list.
Livefyre is having a busy week with news of two new and distinct partnerships with Salesforce and Adobe. Each pairing brings benefits to brands interested in upping their content marketing and social engagement game.
Accenture is building up its cloud services business with the acquisition of Cloud Sherpas, a cloud advisory firm that supports Google, ServiceNow and Salesforce cloud offerings.
Salesforce announced today a set of new services that will allow businesses to feed data from connected devices into Salesforce. With the new technology, Salesforce hopes users will be able to garner better insight on their customer relationships as devices report in real time.
Salesforce launched Thursday its Salesforce App Cloud, a platform aimed at enterprises to build, run and manage apps.The new platform will let developers use its Lightning app building tools, and since this offering is closely tied to Salesforce1, the company's mobile platform, shipping apps to mobile users will be inherent in the development process.
Capriza today announced the release of new features to help mobile workers more readily access frequent processes across the many enterprise apps it supports.
A cross-site scripting vulnerability in a Salesforce admin website could be exploited by an attacker to turn Salesforce into a platform to conduct phishing attacks to steal login credentials and hijack accounts, warned cloud application security firm Elastica.