back to article Someone is trying to buy Salesforce – but who could it be? is being eyed up for an acquisition – and has hired financial experts to guide it through the biz gobble, it's claimed. "Salesforce does not comment on rumors or speculation," the San Francisco-headquartered cloud giant told The Register this afternoon in response to whispers. There has been no formal offer for …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Could it be Microsoft?

    There's been a large influx of senior management from Microsoft over the last year - unpleasant, and ruining the Salesforce culture.

  2. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

    Interesting times for SaaS people

    It's like when you have very nice house and then a mustachioed man decides that the general area around it belongs to another country and taxes must now be paid differently. And maybe other unpleasantness may ensue.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Maybe it's just a coincidence that I noticed the other day that a couple of high up Oracle account managers had started working for Salesforce.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Been hiring oracle people for a long time

      Salesforce has been hiring oracle people for ages - I would say that literally 50-60% of the people I used to work with at oracle now work for Salesforce. It really became major after they hired Keith Block who used to run North American sales for oracle.

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