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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

with Kendra Morton, Flexera
In this interview, Kendra Morton,...

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

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How to Transform Your Website into a Lead Generating Machine

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Ironclad SaaS Security for Cloud-Forward Enterprises

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The Key Benefits of Using Social Media for Business

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The Increasing Appetite of Salesforce.com

March 31, 2011 No Comments

Salesforce.com (CRM) just keeps taking bigger bites. The company announced Wednesday that it will hand over $326m ($276m in cash and $50m in stock) for social-media monitoring company Radian6. Not only is it salesforce.com’s highest-priced acquisition, it also likely brings more revenue than any other deal the company has done, at least based on our estimates for previous transactions and the company’s guidance for Radian6. Salesforce.com indicated that the Canadian startup would contribute about $50m in sales during the current fiscal year, which is about two months old.

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