by Brian Womack
Salesforce.com Inc. is targeting the biggest of customers to get big itself.
The company, once known for selling business productivity software to small- and medium-sized clients, is getting more traction with large companies while drawing closer to an annual sales goal of $10 billion. Salesforce said it landed the most large deals ever in a three-month period during the fiscal first quarter, including one worth at least $100 million. The company also Wednesday forecast revenue in the current quarter that topped analysts’ estimates, sending shares up as much as 6.6 percent in extended trading.
By Michael Krigsman for Beyond IT Failure
Before inviting a guest to appear on CXO-Talk, I consider two questions. First, is this person shaping the future of technology and business? And, second, will this guest add significant, unmistakable value to the CXO-Talk community?
Ron Miller (@ron_miller) for TechCrunch
When you think of Salesforce.com, you probably don’t think about the burgeoning Internet of Things, but Salesforce wants to help customers make sense of all of the data coming from the growing number of connected devices — often referred to as the Internet of Things.