Alteryx Announces New Analytics Capabilities Within Salesforce

Data analytics software company Alteryx has expanded its self-service analytics capabilities for Salesforce Wave Analytics, and has updated read/write capabilities across the entire Salesforce Customer Success Platform. The company said the new update will enable Salesforce analysts to prepare, blend and analyze data from any source, and deliver it to Salesforce Wave Analytics to identify actionable insights.

Salesforce Acquires Demandware For $2.8 Billion To Create ‘Another Billion Dollar Cloud’

In a move that will undoubtedly shake up the retail technology ecosystem, cloud-based CRM powerhouse Salesforce today announced that it is acquiring Demandware, a provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions. The transaction — which is expected to close in Q2 of Salesforce’s 2017 fiscal year — is worth approximately $2.8 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Salesforce will make a tender offer for all outstanding Demandware shares for $75 per share in cash.

Data Analytics Tools, Microsoft Partnership Among Newsmakers At Dreamforce

Salesforce unveiled several new and upgraded products at its Dreamforce 2015 conference in San Francisco this week. The solutions debuted are designed to help companies maximize the data they collect from current customers and prospects, enabling them to make more data-driven marketing and sales decisions.