Oracle vs. Salesforce: Social Acquisition Face-off
Oracle and Salesforce.com have established a pattern of dueling acquisitions of social business companies. Here's how that battle is shaping up.
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In late-December 2010, Salesforce announced that it was acquiring Heroku, a company that provides a Ruby application platform-as-a-service, for about $212 million in cash. The acquisition gave Salesforce a large developer community, as well as a platform that powers thousands of social and mobile cloud applications.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.