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A better approach to cloud encryption

Many cloud encryption solutions weaken security to preserve functionality; it doesn't have to be like that

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Microsoft: Go old-school to lock down Office from changes

Microsoft tells businesses to purchase one-time licenses -- not an Office 365 subscription -- if they don't want to receive constant changes

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Microsoft expands FastTrack service to aid Office 365 migration for businesses

Microsoft now lets anyone with a major Office 365 ProPlus subscription get access to its migration services all the time

SAP's S4/Hana at Sapphire Now 2015

Many SAP users are still skeptical about S/4Hana and cloud ERP

SAP placed a big bet on S/4Hana when it launched the new enterprise suite earlier this year, but users aren't so sure it's the technology they're looking for.

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iPad Pro users will need to pony up for an Office 365 subscription

The tablet's big screen size means editing Word documents will now cost you

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Microsoft offers half-price Office 365 to entice Windows 10 users

New promotion aimed at getting users of old versions of Office onto its subscription service offers a year of Office 365 for $35


DEMO Traction Boston: Greenhouse Software on-stage presentation

Daniel Chait, the CEO of Greenhouse tells us about the recruiting optimization platform that helps companies source, interview and hire the best talent. Its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform is designed to remove the challenges...

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Microsoft and Salesforce: Keep your friends close, your rivals closer

Microsoft stands to win in the long run in its collaboration with Salesforce for next-generation business analytics

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Microsoft's Cortana gives Salesforce customers insights into sales pipeline

Microsoft and Alpine Metrics have joined forces with to bring the power of predictive analytics to the sales pipeline

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Salesforce unveils a new CRM tool for 'relationship intelligence'

Brand-new SalesforceIQ tool taps RelateIQ technology and comes in separate versions for small businesses and enterprises

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Citizen developer, Salesforce is here to help

Salesforce App Cloud takes non-programmers another step toward creating surpisingly useful applications. How far can low-code/no-code go?

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Google falls behind the curve in collaboration

Google Drive and Docs live on their own quirky island, limiting interoperability and usefulness in helping groups get work done

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SaaS heats up in revenue and hiring

A new report finds small and midsize software and SaaS companies making big revenue gains, leading to more hiring

Salesforce platform gets a new look and feel

Salesforce is updating its user interface, offering customers a modern cross-platform design with greater flexibility.

Simple encryption and control come to Office 365

When collaboration moves to the cloud, security policy and controls must move into the documents themselves

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The more customers Microsoft adds to Office 365, the less it makes from each subscriber

Three million more consumers take to 'rent-not-buy' Office, but per-subscriber revenue falls under $50 for the first time

Salesforce erects Shield for better enterprise-app security

New suite targets companies with regulatory, compliance, or governance requirements

Oracle extends cloud suite to cover entire order-fulfillment process

Two new additions flesh out the company's 'quote to cash' capabilities in the cloud

Microsoft's Power BI visualization service will be generally available July 24

After six months of beta availability, the service is coming out, with more updates on the horizon

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