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Google, Salesforce Team Up in Cloud After Takeover Speculation

  • Two companies announce alliance at Dreamforce conference
  • Google Analytics, cloud service tied into Salesfore offerings
Previews At CeBIT 2017 Tech Fair
Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Google and Salesforce.com Inc. unveiled a broad partnership on Monday that pairs their corporate software and cloud-computing services, a deal that follows speculation earlier this year the companies were headed for an even bigger combination.

The new alliance ties key, complementary services in marketing analytics and cloud-computing. Salesforce clients that don’t currently use G Suite, Google’s package of workplace software, will get the offerings free for one year.