, Inc. (CRM) Acquires Cloudconnect

Posted Nov 18, 2013, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) has acquired cloudconnect, which is a startup founded by former Heroku and executive Adam Gross.  This acquisition has been announced right before’s Dreamforce conference starts tomorrow.

“We are delighted to announce that cloudconnect is now part of Heroku, a company,” states cloudconnect on their homepage following the acquisition.  “As part of Heroku, the cloudconnect team will continue to pursue its mission of helping companies create great apps and experiences by connecting their customer data.”

Last night, submitted a press release about the new Heroku1 service.  The Heroku1 platform-as-a-service was designed for specifically to run and manage applications that can connect your business to customers.

Cloudconnect gives developers easy access to customer data and unifies CRM, social, and web data into a single database.  Cloudconnect used to be a part of the Heavybit startup community that was created by Heroku co-founder James Lindenbaum.

[Source: GigaOM]