US: Salesforce is acquiring ClickSoftware for $1.35B

US: Salesforce is acquiring ClickSoftware for $1.35B

American cloud technology giant Salesforce has agreed to acquire Israeli-founded field service management company ClickSoftware Technologies for US$1.35 billion. ClickSoftware, founded by Moshe Ben-Bassat in Givat Shmuel in 1997, has been owned by American private equity firm Francisco Partners since 2015. Salesforce claims the acquisition will enhance its Service Cloud customer relationship management (CRM) platform for […]

US: Salesforce to buy Tableau in $15.7bn deal

US: Salesforce to buy Tableau in $15.7bn deal

Salesforce has agreed to pay $15.7bn for Tableau Software, in the biggest deal to date for the highly acquisitive cloud software group run by Marc Benioff. It said on Monday it would buy Tableau, which makes data analytics software that turns raw data into visualisations, in an all-share deal. The valuation is net of cash. […]

US: Salesforce.com buys Salesforce.org

US: Salesforce.com buys Salesforce.org

Salesforce announced a move to reposition how it provides software to and works with nonprofits like educational institutions and charities: the company announced that it would integrate Salesforce.org, which had been a reseller of Salesforce software and services to the nonprofit sector into Salesforce itself as part of a larger, reported TechCrunch. As part of […]

Israel: Salesforce to buy Datorama for US$850m

Israel: Salesforce to buy Datorama for US$850m

“Today is a very exciting day for Datorama, as a company, technology and as a community,” blogged Datorama cofounder and CEO Ran Sarig on July 16. “Salesforce, the global CRM leader, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Datorama.” The Israeli/New York-headquartered marketing intelligence company, with 16 offices from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, was ranked […]