Enterprise 2.0

SAP confirms purchase of travel expenses platform Concur for $8.3B

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Following reports earlier this month about already seeking a buyer, Concur’s board of directors have unanimously approved the transaction.

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Red Hat sees subscription revenue continue to climb amid postive Q2 earnings

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Nevertheless, Red Hat shares started to tumble by nearly two percent in after hours trading.

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Zendesk makes enterprise push with new subscription plan

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The debut of Zendesk Enterprise reflects not only another budding Software-as-a-Service brand taking on legacy vendors but also the San Francisco company’s growth into an established player itself.

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From startups to big box stores, retailers rethinks tools for Internet of Things

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Smart air monitors? Smart diapers? If you thought connected devices and wearables were limited to smart watches, you’re only on the cusp of the Internet of Things.

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Google Cloud Platform sets up new global startup fund

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Salesforce.com isn’t the only cloud giant with a new startup fund this month.

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Alibaba IPO might top out at $66 per share with $147B valuation

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That estimate would put Alibaba’s value somewhere close to $147 billion, according to a new report.

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Cloud customers are still paying for twice as much as they need

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“Over-provisioning” isn’t dead, it has just moved to the cloud. Large customers are only using half of the capacities they’ve paid for, according to an independent survey undertaken for ElasticHosts.

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Box execs defend business-specific approach with new Industries service

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Box’s CEO acknowledged file storage and sharing are the backbone of Box’s operation, but he stressed that that’s not why people buy the product.

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Box looks to revamp business processes with Workflow; Office 365 tie-in going live

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More than 240,000 businesses, 27 million users, and 99 percent of the Fortune 500 are now actively using the Box platform.

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