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Attendees can hear Gaska discuss the role IoT plays in driving business transformation, during the panel, "Today's IoT Realities & Tomorrow's Opportunities" at booth #11 to see Xively in action. Several use cases, including IoT-controlled water tanks and vending machine revenue recognition, will show how Xively can be used to accelerate IoT business initiatives and easily control and monitor sensor-enabled devices.
Whether you're a startup or a 100 year old enterprise, the Internet of Things offers a variety of new capabilities for your business. IoT style solutions can help you get closer your customers, launch new product lines and take over an industry.
That was fast. After only two years, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff has decided to leave Cisco's board of directors, according to documents filed with the SEC .
Salesforce.com began with a vision to reinvent CRM in the cloud and a commitment to donating 1% of our equity, 1% of our employees' time, and 1% of our product. These two key decisions have fueled our incredible growth, made us the global leader in CRM, defined the era of cloud computing, and inspired a new philanthropic model.
Renee Huang, a sixth-grader at Francisco Middle School, takes a selfie with Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle Francisco Middle School students Evan Lum , Timothy Dare, and Benjamin Nhan check out one of the booths during the volunteer fair at the Rincon Center in San Francisco.
Salesforce.com is one of those high-flying SaaS companies that trades at a high valuation - 86x forward earnings. It reported 2Q earnings that had investors spirits heightened.
Robin is an industry veteran with more than 15 years of experience in high tech product marketing leadership and has played major roles with companies like Box , Salesforce , and Veritas Software . "This is one of the most exciting times in the history of enterprise technology," said Daniels.
Trojans like Dyre, originally designed to steal data from online banking service users, are being repurposed to grab user credentials from other online services. Enterprise software-as-a-service vendor Salesforce.com is warning its customers about potential attacks from Dyre, a banking Trojan that steals user information and access credentials.
Salesforce.com formalized its investment approach in what it calls the Internet of Customers technologies with the launch of a $100 million fund. The San Francisco-based company is looking to invest in companies creating mobile apps that can be used with its platform, Salesforce1, which shares the same name as the actual fund.
Tim Smith is executive director of San Francisco-based non-profit Full Circle Fund, which is asking start-ups' founders to pledge a long-term commitment to philanthropy. Full Circle Fund , a San Francisco-based nonprofit, is asking local startups to pledge a percent of equity and a similar amount of employees' time to philanthropy and social causes, taking a page from the approach Salesforce.com and its CEO Marc Benioff pioneered.
Over the past few years, Google has put together a strong lineup of enterprise-savvy executives from vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, SAP and Salesforce.com, to name a few. Collectively, these executives bring a ton of enterprise business expertise -- as well as cloud computing knowledge -- to the search giant.
A dozen or so startup founders stood in the lobby of Heroku, the cloud computing company, snapping away with their iPhones. Some posed in front of a Heroku sign.
Salesforce.com co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff has lived a charmed life and he's currently on a roll. His company turned 15 years old this year, and is on pace to have record breaking sales of about $5.5 billion, the first cloud computing company to hit the $5 billion mark.
A few months after launching a developer toolkit for writing apps that run on wearable devices, Salesforce.com says the concept is gaining traction with customers and partners. The initiative, which is called Wear, launched with a number of hardware partners, including Google, Philips, Samsung and Fitbit.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:15 am
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