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News: December 2011

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for December 2011

Oracle Earnings Disappoint Market, Ellison Unfazed

December 21, 2011

Oracle turns in a rare earnings miss, though CRM seen as a bright spot.

GlobalOne Goes Vertical with Cloud CRM Solutions for Financial Services

December 19, 2011

Vendor wants to help financial services companies take advantage of cloud-based social and mobile CRM capabilities by offering solutions …

Salesforce.com Enters HCM Space with Rypple Acquisition

December 16, 2011

Seeking to get its foot in the door of the human capital management (HCM) space, Salesforce.com Friday signed a definitive agreement to …

IBM Buys Supply Chain Analytics Firm Emptoris

December 15, 2011

The acquisition of cloud and on-premise supply chain analytics specialist Emptoris is the latest in a raft of acquisitions by Big Blue to …

Birst Aims for Analytics Sweet Spot with In-Memory Database

December 14, 2011

Vendor says in-memory database offers data analysis capabilities of more costly enterprise solutions in a smaller and more affordable …

SAP Makes Social Analysis Play with NetBase Agreement

December 12, 2011

SAP is selling NetBase’s social media analytics software and examining opportunities to integrate it with SAP applications, including …

IBM Snaps Up DemandTec for Cloud-Based Commerce Analytics

December 9, 2011

IBM will acquire DemandTec in a $440 million cash transaction to add its cloud-based analytics software to the IBM Smarter Commerce …

Oracle Updates JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools

December 8, 2011

Oracle stresses its commitment to existing product lines with refresh of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools.

JasperSoft Advances Business Intelligence for Big Data

December 7, 2011

Open source business intelligence vendor takes a different approach to analyzing Hadoop.

SAP to Acquire SuccessFactors in $3.4 Billion Deal

December 5, 2011

In a move analysts have characterized as "aggressive," the enterprise applications powerhouse seeks to snap up the cloud-based human capital …

JackBe Makes Business Intelligence Self-Service

December 2, 2011

The company says its business intelligence software is built for front-line managers.

Salesforce Launches Enterprise Social Marketing Cloud Suite

December 1, 2011

Radian6 extends the social enterprise to marketing with monitoring, insights and engagement.