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Salesforce Sees Growth Amid Digital Transformation Efforts in Government, Industry; Marc Benioff Quoted

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) CEO Marc Benioff has said the growing interest in technology that can support digital transformation initiatives across the government and industry is a key growth driver for the cloud computing software provider, CNBC reported Tuesday.

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Bret Taylor, Alex Dayon Named to Salesforce Leadership Posts

Bret Taylor, formerly CEO and co-founder of collaboration platforms provider Quip, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as president and chief product officer. Taylor will oversee Salesforce’s go-to-market strategy, product vision, development and design efforts in his new role, the company said Tuesday. He previously served as chief technology officer of …

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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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Colin Powell Joins Salesforce.com Board of Directors; Marc Benioff Comments

Colin Powell, the former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has joined the board of directors at Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM). Powell’s appointment took effect Thursday brings the board’s total number of members to 11, Salesforce said Friday. The retired four-star U.S. Army general served in the military …

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HP, Salesforce Forge Cloud Alliance; Marc Benioff, Meg Whitman Comment

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Saleforce.com (NYSE: CRM) are partnering to develop a dedicated instance in the Salesforce multi-tenant cloud that is built to run on HP’s converged infrastructure. The service will be available for an undisclosed fee to Salesforce.com customers, HP said Monday. Marc Benioff, Salesforce chairman and CEO, said the service …

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Salesforce Names Former Federal CIO Kundra EVP, Emerging Markets

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) has appointed Vivek Kundra, former federal chief information officer, as the company’s executive vice president of emerging markets, the company announced Monday. Dan Burton, senior vice president and the general manager for the company’s global public sector business, defines emerging markets as rapidly growing economies, such as Brazil and …

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Salesforce.com Reports First Quarter 2011 Results, Becomes First Enterprise Cloud Provider to Reach $2B Revenue Run Rate

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2011. Total first quarter revenue was $504 million, an increase of 34 percent on a year-over-year basis. Subscription and support revenues were $474 million, an increase of 35 percent on a year-over-year basis. Professional services …

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