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News: March 2013

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for March 2013

iPad Sales Presentation Software Startup Showpad Raises $2M

Belgian startup Showpad plans to establish a foothold in the U.S., by offering a cloud-based sales presentation app for the iPad.

MapR Brings Open Source Hadoop to Github and Ubuntu Linux

Big Data technology gets more open, with MapR's move to expand its Linux presence.

Big Data Genomics Firm Bina Raises $6M

With Big Data in its DNA, tech startup Bina Technologies hopes to revolutionize health care by enabling personalized medicine.

Latest Zoho CRM Upgrade Boosts Email Efficiency

Since email remains a vital communication method for most sales people, Zoho gives it plenty of attention. The latest version of its CRM …

Platfora Launches In-Memory BI Platform

Analytics startup layers its technology on Hadoop to generate fast, user-friendly business visualizations.

IBM's Social Email Push

IBM wants to turn workers' inboxes into social media hubs with Notes and Domino Social Edition 9.

MapR Hauls $30M for Enterprise Big Data

Hadoop innovator MapR technologies targets production environments as it eyes an emerging, multi-billion dollar market for Big Data …

Microsoft Ramps up Yammer Integration

When will Office 365 and SharePoint get some baked-in Yammer love? Soon, says Microsoft.

Big Data Open Source App Framework Gets Funded

Concurrent raises $4 million and gets a new CEO, as it pushes the Cascading open source project used for building Big Data apps into the …

Salesforce Chatter Bridges Social and Mobile CRM Divide

Chatter gets a big update that brings core Salesforce CRM functionality within easy reach of mobile users.

Information Builders Dives into Social Media Analytics

Business intelligence software maker’s Big Data-powered analytics platform gains new social media insight gathering capabilities.

Cloud BI Firm HG Data Raises $2M

Latest business intelligence startup to attract VC financing uses proprietary tech to unearth the supplier, buyer and partner relationships …

Alteryx Updates Analytics Platform

In the latest update of its analytics software, Alteryx adds features designed for business analysts and other line-of-business users.

Adobe Marketing Cloud Makes Move to 'Mobile First'

Adobe cranks out new features as marketers prioritize mobile marketing campaigns.

Cloud Analytics Startup Anaplan Hauls $30M

Following a year of rapid growth, Anaplan is taking on the global marketplace with its in-memory, cloud-based analytics technology.