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Why it takes a cloud service to manage cloud services

Chances are, your business already uses multitudes of cloud services and integrates with many more. How do you manage them all? These services can help

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Salesforce takes another swing at Microsoft with chatbot building tools

The new LiveMessage service helps with automated and human-based support

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Ticked off! Top 10 developer annoyances

Developers are people, too, and they get annoyed by the same things that bug the rest of us: Co-workers, endless meetings and bad office coffee. But some issues are unique to developers. Here are the top 10 things that tick off...

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Salesforce kicks off its conference with mobile, IoT updates, and more

Dreamforce is also the launching ground for Einstein, its suite of machine learning-powered features

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Salesforce will buy Krux to expand behavioral tracking capabilities

Salesforce plans to add the data collection capabilities of Krux to its CRM platform

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Salesforce tries to block Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition

The company argues that control over LinkedIn's data would be anticompetitive


From chatbots to Einstein, artificial intelligence as a service

From Salesforce Einstein to chatbots, artificial intelligence is going through always broader adoption and becoming part of the “as a service” landscape


As Adobe and Microsoft Azure ink cloud partnership, Amazon looms

Adobe will run three of its most popular SaaS apps on Microsoft's IaaS cloud -- but it's still using Amazon Web Services too

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Understanding Microsoft’s cloud application platform

Microsoft’s ambition for its new Dynamics 365 cloud CRM and ERP service is broader than simply creating a subscription service from its on-premises business tools

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A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

Cisco will integrate Slack and WebEx into Salesforce SaaS offerings

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3 strikes against the public cloud

AWS, Azure, Salesforce, and the rest enable you to build and/or deploy stuff in record time -- but those clouds aren't killing on-prem IT for good reason

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Larry Ellison doubles down on the cloud

Ellison's fresh IaaS push and a 'cloud first' road map for the Oracle Database now leave no doubt about the company's cloud seriousness

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Oracle will buy cloud warehouse management applications firm LogFire

The LogFire team will add its warehouse management applications to Oracle’s SCM Cloud

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Cloudlets: Where the cloud meets intelligent devices

Systems of engagement and systems of control require a cloud infrastructure closer to the edge


Cloud denial sliding into oblivion

No organization today can pretend that they are 100% cloud-free. As software investments shift toward the cloud, it has become time to embrace the cloud rather than fight it.

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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

The updates include new sharing controls, admin panels, and more

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Microsoft's new service is like YouTube for the enterprise

Stream is designed to let users securely and easily upload and share video within a company


Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 will bundle ERP and CRM in the cloud

A new app store, meanwhile, will help business users find line-of-business SaaS applications

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