Salesforce Set to Acquire MuleSoft
by Tech Mainstream
March 26, 2018
Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, recently signed an agreement to acquire MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE) for approximately $6.5 billion, "one of the world's leading platforms for building application networks that connect enterprise apps, data and devices, across any cloud and on-premise." Mulesoft's 1,200 current customers include Coca-Cola, Barclays, Unilever and Mount Sinai. The deal is expected to close July 31, 2018.
Mulesoft's role will include powering the new Salesforce Integration Cloud which empowers enterprises to use any data to "drive deep and intelligent customer experiences throughout a personalized 1:1 journey." As Greg Schott, MuleSoft Chairman and CEO elaborated, "together, Salesforce and MuleSoft will accelerate our customers' digital transformations enabling them to unlock their data across any application or endpoint."
Mulesoft will also keep developing the application network, Anypoint Platform. As part of the combined team with the world's #1 CRM company Salesforce, Mulesoft will be able to "accelerate its growth and deliver even more innovation to its customers at scale."
*About MuleSoft: "MuleSoft's mission is to help organizations change and innovate faster by making it easy to connect the world's applications, data and devices. With its API-led approach to connectivity, MuleSoft's industry-leading Anypoint Platform is enabling more than 1,200 organizations in approximately 60 countries to build application networks. For more information, visit https://www.mulesoft.com."
*About Salesforce: "Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit http://www.salesforce.com."