Deloitte has entered into a global alliance with salesforce.com to provide multinational and international companies with the software, mobile, and open cloud computing technologies for the social enterprise.
Paul Clemmons, principal at Deloitte Consulting and leader of Deloitte's cloud market offering and emerging solutions service line, will lead the global alliance. He is based in San Francisco.
"Companies in general, but specifically our clients, are looking to work more effectively and more efficiently. The inherent benefits and possibilities via cloud computing and salesforce.com can represent a solution catalyst. It's an exciting time to be at the frontier of this domain with a pioneer like salesforce.com," said Bill Allison , principal at Deloitte Consulting and global technology leader, in a statement. "And Paul has a long history leading our efforts in this market, giving us the experience and global network we need to drive this alliance."
"Over the past six years Deloitte has helped salesforce.com customers achieve success in the cloud," said George Hu, chief operating officer of salesforce.com, in a statement. "Through the expanded alliance, we can build on the success and accelerate the shift to the social enterprise globally."
The alliance, Clemmons points out, helps Deloitte meet the emerging needs of its clients. "Global demand is on the rise and the additional resources and scale enabled by a global alliance with salesforce.com can extend our reach and capabilities around the world," he said. "This is yet another step in Deloitte's long history as one of the leading consultancies in the salesforce.com marketplace."