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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

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

GlobalOne Goes Vertical with Cloud CRM Solutions for Financial Services

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JasperSoft Advances Business Intelligence for Big Data

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

SAP to Acquire SuccessFactors in $3.4 Billion Deal

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

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

Salesforce Launches Enterprise Social Marketing Cloud Suite

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