cloud software

Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

Seattle-based Apptio went public on the Nasdaq today, seeing its shares rise nearly 41 percent on its first day of trading. The cloud software company, which targets CIOs, went public during a slow ye

Google buys Orbitera, a platform for cloud marketplaces, for $100M+

Google today announced another acquisition that will help the company improve how it competes against Amazon’s AWS, Salesforce and Microsoft in the area of enterprise services, and specifically

Emergence Backs SteelBrick’s Technology For The New, Mobile Salesforce

Just a few months after acquiring the pricing and quote-check software developer SteelBrick in a $5 million transaction, Godard Abel, the serial entrepreneur behind BigMachines and G2 Crowd, has broug

SaaS Pioneer Open-Xchange Raises $20M To Expand Its Cloud-Based Services

Open-Xchange, a maker of Web-based communication, collaboration and office productivity open-source software, has received $20 million in funding from United Internet, former Deutsche Bank COO Hermann

Plex Systems Lands $30M From Accel To Help Global Manufacturing Transition To The Cloud

Over the last few years, the enterprise has been been quick to adopt cloud computing, but by and large, the cloud has found the most penetration in areas of the enterprise that aren't mission critical