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SAP to Buy Mobile-Application Maker Syclo

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German enterprise software company SAP AG said Tuesday it will acquire Syclo, a maker of mobile applications, as SAP looks to expand its mobile solutions offerings. Financial terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter, weren’t disclosed. Read the rest of this post on the...
SAP to Buy Mobile-Application Maker Syclo

Peter Thiel Puts Huge Money Into Hot Enterprise Software Company Xero

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Peter Thiel, the former PayPal CEO who is also famous for making billions investing in Facebook during it's early days, just made another huge bet. According to TechCrunch, He's teamed up with a handful of investors to put ~$50 million into accounting software for small businesses company Xero. Xero -...
Peter Thiel Puts Huge Money Into Hot Enterprise Software Company Xero

Box's Aaron Levie and Jive's Tony Zingale Talk About Teaming Up

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Yesterday Box, the upstart IPO-bound enterprise cloud services and collaboration startup, and Jive Software, the social enterprise software company that went public last year, announced that they would team up. Following through on a plan they first announced last year, the two companies said that Box’s content-sharing capabilities would be...
Box's Aaron Levie and Jive's Tony Zingale Talk About Teaming Up

Newsmakers 2012: Apptio's Sunny Gupta swings for the fences

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Sunny Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder of Apptio The thing we’ve always liked about Sunny Gupta is that he’s not playing “small ball.” Nope, the entrepreneur is taking a big swing for the fences with Apptio, a Bellevue company that’s developing new ways for corporate IT departments to manage costs. And Gupta,...
Newsmakers 2012: Apptio's Sunny Gupta swings for the fences

Buddy Media’s CEO says 2012 is the year of Tumblr

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At LeWeb we had the pleasure to meet Michael Lazerow, CEO and founder of Buddy Media, a social enterprise software company with an impressive list of clients, featuring some of the world’s largest brands. Michael talked to us about Buddy Media’s next steps, Google+, the rising forces of Tumblr and...
Buddy Media’s CEO says 2012 is the year of Tumblr
Nintendo Asks Atlassian for Some Innovation Help

SAP: The Client/Server Is Back And It Is Cloud

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SAP is having a blogger and analyst event this week that is an education in how a big company can be one day exciting and another gives a reminder of how different they are compared to the startups of the world. That was pretty well summed up today when SAP’s...
SAP: The Client/Server Is Back And It Is Cloud
Is Your Enterprise Software Company Ready To Sell?

Boot up: making apps simpler, South Korea's smartphone market, and more

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Plus Microsoft's volume licensing explained, JQuery dumps older Internet Explorer, and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamCognitive overhead, or why your product isn't as simple as you think >> TechCrunchDavid Lieb, of the makers of app Bump: To illustrate the...
Boot up: making apps simpler, South Korea's smartphone market, and more

SAP CEO: We Could Have 'The Fastest Growing Software Product In The History Of The World' (SAP)

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Enterprise software company SAP has a big hit on its hands with its in-memory database software, HANA. Co-CEO, Bill McDermott, tells AllThingsD's Arik Hesseldahl: "We have 1,000 customers on it now, so it's growing really fast. The last update we gave, we indicated that we think it could be a...
SAP CEO: We Could Have 'The Fastest Growing Software Product In The History Of The World' (SAP)

Roundup: Conan takes over Twitter with one tweet, Bloom pulls back the curtain, and more

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Here’s the latest action: The future of music on the web — TechDirt takes a deep dive into possible future business models for the online music industry, highlighting the need for companies to connect with fans, while adding value they are willing to pay for. Salesforce reports strong fourth quarter...
Roundup: Conan takes over Twitter with one tweet, Bloom pulls back the curtain, and more

VMware Hired Bon Jovi To Rock San Francisco Last Night At A Blowout Party (VMW)

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VMware, the enterprise software company, kicked off the tech party season in San Francisco last night with a private rock concert by Bon Jovi. The party capped off VMworld, VMware's user conference. This season's trend is famous rock stars from the '80s through the past decade. After Bon Jovi, Salesforce.com...
VMware Hired Bon Jovi To Rock San Francisco Last Night At A Blowout Party (VMW)

Zulily, Redfin and Apptio named to list of top 100 private tech companies

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Who are the emerging giants in technology? Business Insider just released its annual ranking of the top 100 private tech companies, and three names known to Seattleites make the list. Daily deal site Zulily, which raised a $43 million VC round at a valuation of about $750 million last year,...
Zulily, Redfin and Apptio named to list of top 100 private tech companies

There's A Massive Content On To Run EMC, A $58 Billion Enterprise Giant (EMC, VMW)

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EMC said today that its current chairman and CEO, Joe Tucci, will stick around until 2015. But it also said that Tucci plans on relinquishing the CEO job sometime before then. He'll stay on as chairman for both EMC and VMware, an enterprise software company EMC controls. EMC has previously...
There's A Massive Content On To Run EMC, A $58 Billion Enterprise Giant (EMC, VMW)

Tibco is 'the fastest growing enterprise software company,' CEO says -- despite sales missteps

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on SaleImagine this: You’re a founder of a Silicon Valley enterprise software company. It’s only 15 years old, but it’s already worth $3.5 billion. You’ve never lost money, and you’ve left your initial competition in the dust. The companies you’re now...
Tibco is 'the fastest growing enterprise software company,' CEO says -- despite sales missteps

Here's Why Cloud Startups Are Not A Threat To Enterprise Software Giants Like Oracle And SAP

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With cloud companies and services gaining more popularity, it is only a matter of time when enterprise technology will transition to the cloud as well. Bill McDermott, co-CEO of enterprise software company SAP, says that he is not concerned with the buzzed-about cloud startup that have emerged in recent years....
Here's Why Cloud Startups Are Not A Threat To Enterprise Software Giants Like Oracle And SAP

SAP Is Buying Cloud Commerce Company Ariba In A $4.3 Billion Deal (SAP, ARBA)

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SAP has made another massive acquisition. This time it snapped up cloud-based ecommerce company Ariba. SAP paid $45 a share in a deal valued at $4.3 billion Ariba is headquartered in Sunnyvale, and has approximately 2,600 employees. SAP is dead serious about turning itself from an old-school enterprise software company...
SAP Is Buying Cloud Commerce Company Ariba In A $4.3 Billion Deal (SAP, ARBA)
Big Data Indeed: Sequoia and Accel Pump $70 Million into Little Known Qualtrix

SAP to Oracle: “I will drink your milkshake”

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News flash: SAP is a database company. At least that’s its story and it’s sticking to it. SAP has long been the enterprise software company, the leader in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other mission-critical applications that typically ran on some other company’s database. At one point not that...
SAP to Oracle: “I will drink your milkshake”

Salesforce Soundly Beats Earnings Expectations for Q4

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Salesforce.com just announce earnings that beat the expectations of the street, and its shares are soaring in after-hours trading. Sales were $835 million, up 32 percent over the year-ago period and were well ahead of the $831 million that had been the consensus expectation of Wall Street analysts. Earnings per...
Salesforce Soundly Beats Earnings Expectations for Q4

Samsung Just Made A Brilliant Move To Steal Business From Apple

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Earlier this week, Samsung announced its latest way to win business from Apple: a technology called Samsung Knox. Knox is a new feature that is part of Samsung's SAFE program (which stands for Samsung For Enterprises). It lets you divide your phone into two halves, one side for work and one...
Samsung Just Made A Brilliant Move To Steal Business From Apple

Honestly, It's Not All That Hard To Start A Company

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Maybe it's whiner's fatigue, but I'm getting tired of hearing about how hard it is to start a company and be a CEO. It's not that hard. Running a successful, growing company in Silicon Valley can create an ironic sort of depression and delusion. The better you're doing, the higher the...
Honestly, It's Not All That Hard To Start A Company

Here's Why This Investor Poured A Staggering $200 Million Into A Company You'd Never Heard Of

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Enterprise startup AirWatch raised a whopping $200 million yesterday. Megarounds in private companies are becoming more and more common, but this is the first venture-capital investment AirWatch has taken. Business Insider just talked to Jeff Horing, the investor who led the round. He told us that almost the entire amount came...
Here's Why This Investor Poured A Staggering $200 Million Into A Company You'd Never Heard Of

What Kind of Software Company Should You Work For?

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I met Peter Griess last night and heard him talk about his career. Even though he still has plenty of years ahead of him, he has already worked for NetApp, Yahoo, and now Facebook. He was part of a nine-person startup that worked on some interesting social email apps that...
What Kind of Software Company Should You Work For?
Puppet Labs raises strategic $30 million from new partner VMware
A Business Software Startup That's Rich and Cool

Juniper Jumps Into Software Networks

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The second-biggest computer networking company announced its strategy for software defined networks. The specifics aren't all there, but Juniper is hoping to become something like an enterprise software company, without disturbing its original business of selling high-margin hardware. The industry is changing quickly, but if it doesn't change too fast,...
Juniper Jumps Into Software Networks

Andreessen Horowitz Adds To Its Powerhouse Of Talent, Names Enterprise Tech Veteran Ken Coleman As Special Advisor

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VC firm Andreessen Horowitz is announcing another major win for its powerhouse of talent—— Ken Coleman, enterprise tech veteran, is joining the firm as a Special Advisor. Coleman is a Silicon Valley pioneer and former chairman/CEO of ITM Software, and a trusted mentor to countless IT companies and entrepreneurs, including...
Andreessen Horowitz Adds To Its Powerhouse Of Talent, Names Enterprise Tech Veteran Ken Coleman As Special Advisor

Billionaire SAP Cofounder Hasso Plattner Will Sell $155 Million Worth Of Its Shares (SAP)

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Enterprise software company SAP is in the midst of a big successful, makeover, moving into cloud, mobile and seeing Hana, its in-memory database, become the fastest-growing product in the company's history. At around $78, shares are trading near an all-time high, prices SAP hasn't seen since before the collapse of...
Billionaire SAP Cofounder Hasso Plattner Will Sell $155 Million Worth Of Its Shares (SAP)

A Venture Capitalist Made $40 Million On Workday After His Firm Turned It Down (WORKP)

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Workday, the enterprise software maker, has wowed investors with an IPO on Friday that really popped. For one savvy venture capitalist, it was a particularly nice payday. Norwest Venture Partners investor George Still tried to get his firm to back Workday. When it turned the company down, Still invested his...
A Venture Capitalist Made $40 Million On Workday After His Firm Turned It Down (WORKP)
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