Business Intelligence: Salesforce.com’s Next Big Acquisition
It appears Salesforce has no interest in creating a SaaS version of an integrated suite of business applications. They don’t want Salesforce to be a SaaS version of SAP
Second, I predict that the next big acquisition from Salesforce.com will be in the area of business intelligence and data analysis software. The boldest move here would be to buy QlikTech, maker of QlikView, or TIBCO Spotfire, two products with advanced capabilities to explore and visualize data.
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