SaaS: SalesForce acquires Vlocity

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BY : Diego GutiérrezJune Mon, 2020

In this post, we will analyse one of the most relevant M&A operations carried out in the Software as a Service sector. This is the recent acquisition of Vlocity by Salesforceone of the leading companies in the sector. This purchase took place on 25 February 2020 and was valued at USD 1.33 billion.

SaaS, short for Software as a Service, is a software distribution model in which a provider hosts both the company's software and its data and makes them available via the Internet. This means that the software used by the company is not present in the company, but that the provider takes care of hosting it in the cloud, as well as updates and maintenance.

This industry is currently the focus of most investors investing in the technology sector.


Salesforce is an American software company based in San Francisco, California. It offers a customer relationship management (CRM) service and also sells a complementary set of business applications focused on customer service, marketing automation, analytics and application development. Salesforce and the technology giant Microsoft The leading companies in the sector.

This deal helps you stay ahead of the market, as Vlocity provides you with the perfect product for Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities Cloud and other core Salesforce technologies. Vlocity applications achieve maximum reuse of core Salesforce objects and ensure that Vlocity objects work today and in the future with future versions of Salesforce objects.


Vlocity is an American company co-headquartered with Salesforce dedicated to providing cloud and mobile software to drive the digital transformation of the world's largest enterprises. It increases sales, service and marketing agility, operational efficiency and time-to-value for cloud and enterprise-wide digital adoption.

It is worth noting that this deal helps Vlocity to stand out in the market by being now partners with one of the most important companies in the Software as a Service sector, Salesforce, making it an important operation for both companies to consolidate against their competitors.

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