Can Salesforce.com take on SAP, Oracle and IBM in cloud-based analytics?

John Leonard
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Believe the hype? The anticipated Salesforce.com analytics solution, and the SAP-Birst partnership are just the latest in a string of cloud analytics announcements. John Leonard surveys the landscape

Suddenly there is an awful lot of noise around cloud-based analytics. In the past four weeks alone Oracle has announced a new cloud analytics platform called Oracle Analytics Cloud, IBM's Watson Analytics...

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