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Salesforce Acquires Demandware About $2.8 billion To Enter in E-Commerce Services
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Salesforce Acquires Demandware About $2.8 billion To Enter in E-Commerce Services

Cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc said it would buy Demandware Inc, whose software is used by businesses to run e-commerce websites, for about $2.8 billion. The deal will help Salesforce open a new front as it looks to take away more market share from traditional software providers such as Oracle Corp and SAP AG, both of which already offer cloud-based e-commerce services. The e-commerce market has been growing at a blistering pace as retailers expand their online presence, boosting demand for software that helps manage functions such as payment processing and inventory management. The lofty premium indicates that there were most likely multiple bidders at the table for Demandware, Stifel Nicolaus & Co analyst Thomas Roderick said, naming Adobe Systems Inc and Orac...