Salesforce signs a big new deal with Microsoft's cloud to power one of its core products
Salesforce has picked Microsoft Azure as the public cloud provider for its Marketing Cloud product, as the two companies double down on their existing partnership. Salesforce will also build a new integration between its Sales Cloud and Service Cloud products and Microsoft Teams, to make life easier for customers using both. Salesforce already has partnerships with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud for cloud computing services. AWS, in particular, is known to be Salesforce's primary cloud platform, hosting a huge chunk of the company's business.
The cloud makes this possible. Employees across the world can access the same information and services to support customers at any time of the day. With employees connecting from home using their own devices, companies can benefit from a decrease in infrastructure cost. Less desks need to
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Microsoft’s “distributive cloud infrastructure” has the possibility of revolutionising businesses around the world, according the company’s CEO Satya Nadella.
Mr Nadella arrived in Australia in the aftermath of news Microsoft won a $14.6 billion cloud computing contract with America’s defence force.
The Pentagon’s decision was somewhat unexpected, as competitor Amazon’s cloud capabilities are three times the size of Microsoft’s.
Speaking exclusively to Sky News, Mr Nadella said the company was awarded the contract ‘on the back of other people’s success'.
“Ultimately, it’s more about customers and their success that gives us the credibility, not any one contract”.
“Customers being successful on top of our tools, on top of our platforms, that’s what we are focussed on”.
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