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Salesforce Ventures Invests in Phase One Consulting Group; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2016 — The corporate investment arm of Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has provided funds to support Phase One Consulting Group‘s federal business particularly in the field of federal information technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Phase One said Thursday Salesforce Ventures was one of the participating investors in the consulting company’s latest …

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Salesforce’s Mike Milburn: Federal Agencies Should Adopt Cloud-Based CRM Tools to Manage Citizen Engagement

Mike Milburn, senior vice president and general manager of Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) Service Cloud, has said federal agencies should implement cloud-based customer relationship management platforms in order to facilitate the delivery of services and information to citizens. Milburn wrote CRM platforms in cloud environments also work to help agencies manage …

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Former Microsoft, Salesforce Exec Adam Bosworth Joins Amazon Web Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has hired a former executive at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) to take a senior position with the company, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Fortune reported Wednesday Adam Bosworth brings software development and management experience in areas such as the Internet of Things …

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Salesforce to Migrate Core Services to AWS Public Cloud Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) will provide a public cloud platform to support Salesforce‘s (NYSE: CRM) services as the latter seeks to expand its international infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS said Wednesday Salesforce plans to migrate core services such as Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, …

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Salesforce Taps ID.me to Authenticate Applicants on Certification Course for Vets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2016 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and ID.me will work together to authenticate and assess the eligibility of applicants to the former’s VetForce veteran employment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ID.me’s verification technology will work to confirm the military status of applicants who wish to take the free Salesforce certification course through …

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Deloitte Unveils Licensing, Permitting Tool Built on Salesforce Platform; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2016 — Deloitte‘s digital arm has used the Salesforce platform to build an online tool designed to support the submission and handling of requests for business licenses and permits, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The cloud-based businessCONNECT tool works to support the transparency of licensing and permitting processes and the regulatory …

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HHS Signs $100M Salesforce Subscriptions BPA; Dave Rey Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has chosen Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) to offer agency personnel access to the company’s customer relationship management tools under a potential $100 million blanket purchase agreement. Salesforce said Wednesday the BPA serves as a vehicle for HHS operating divisions to order Salesforce product subscriptions and to help address a …

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Bud Langston Named Salesforce NA Public Sector VP for Strategy, Business Devt

Bud Langston, a 16-year veteran of Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as vice president of strategy and business development for the cloud computing company’s North American public sector business, GovCon Wire has learned. He previously was VP of Oracle’s public sector operations in the North American region …

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Keith Block Adds COO Title at Salesforce; Marc Benioff Comments

Keith Block, president and vice chairman of Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), will serve in the additional role of chief operating officer at the San Francisco-based cloud computing company. He will lead day-to-day operations as well as global sales, partnerships, channels, strategy, customer service and consulting functions, Salesforce said Tuesday. Salesforce Chairman and …

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Six Companies Land Spots on $503M GSA Salesforce Support Services BPA

The General Services Administration has awarded six companies positions on a potential five-year, $503 million blanket purchase agreement for Salesforce integration and support services. The multiple-award BPA was awarded through GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle and seeks to consolidate Salesforce maintenance, implementation and technical development requirements into a single acquisition vehicle, GSA …

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