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Oracle Buys Responsys, Creating the World’s Largest Modern Marketing Cloud

Written on
December 20th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Oracle has acquired marketing cloud leader Responsys for $27 a share, around $1.5 billion, according to a press release issued today. Responsys will be integrated into Oracle’s Customer Experience Cloud, which includes Commerce, Sales, Service, Social and the Oracle Marketing Cloud. “By bringing together Responsys and Oracle Eloqua in the ... more...

Salesforce’s $2.5B Acquisition of ExactTarget is a ‘Bold Move’

Written on
June 4th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Salesforce.com has acquired cloud-marketing platform ExactTarget for the tidy sum of $2.5 billion. In a press release issued today, Salesforce said the acquisition “will further its mission of being the world’s leading CRM platform — one that enables companies to transform how they connect with their customers across sales, ... more...

Reaction to Facebook’s New Search Feature

Written on
January 16th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Facebook’s introduction of Graph Search on Tuesday has, not surprisingly, elicited a flurry comments from interested Internet parties. Here’s what a few of them had to say: “At this point, I’m unimpressed. It remains unclear on how advertisers will be able to use this Graph Search product to better market and ... more...