Google Buy Salesforce
In November 2007, a phishing attack compromised contact information on a number of Salesforce customers. Some customers then received phishing emails that appeared to be invoices from Salesforce. Salesforce stated that "a phisher tricked someone into disclosing a password, but this intrusion did not stem from a security flaw in [the salesforce.com] application or database."
google buy salesforce
But a wrinkle just got added to that story. As it turns out, Google Cloud isn't the only one racing to catch up to Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services and the Microsoft Azure cloud software ecosystems. A few days after Google's move, salesforce.com (CRM 1.62%) announced its own acquisition with a more far-reaching goal -- and suddenly Google's purchase looks far too conservative if it wanted to really make some waves.
US cloud computing giant Salesforce said Wednesday it was buying rival Demandware for $2.8 billion in a move that expands its offerings to the retail sector. googletag.cmd.push(function() googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1449240174198-2'); ); Salesforce, known for computing platforms that help manage marketing and other business services, will integrate with Demandware, which works with retail groups such as Design Within Reach, Lands' End, L'Oreal and Marks & Spencer. 041b061a72