Ahead of the weekend, Microsoft announced a new strategic partnership with the team at salesforce.com.
We’re told the partnership will allow for the creation of new solutions that connect salesforce.com’s customer relationship management (CRM) apps and platform to Microsoft Office and Windows.
The end goal? To help customers be more productive.
“We are excited to partner with salesforce.com and help customers thrive in a mobile and cloud-first world,” said Satya Nadella, the newly installed CEO of Microsoft. “Working together we’ll deliver new solutions that connect the customer insights of Salesforce to the cloud productivity of Office 365, the cloud platform of Azure and the mobility of Windows, so our customers can do more.”
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Today is about putting the customer first,” added Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. “Together with Microsoft, we are building bridges that allow customers to be more productive.”