Thursday, 22 December 2016

Elufa wish all all of you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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敬贺佳节!Elufa Systems Limited 向您送上最真挚的祝福!祝您佳节愉快,新年快乐!

As Christmas draws ever closer, Elufa wish all of you a wonderful new year filled with abundant joy and treasured moments.
We'd also thank to supporters like you, 2016 was a very successful year for us.
We were able to exceed our goals, expand our services and we look forward to contributing to your success in 2017.

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Salesforce just bought a startup called Twin Prime, adding to its $5 billion buying binge

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Salesforce just bought another startup called Twin Prime, adding to its $5 billion acquisition spree this year.

Financial details were not disclosed. But given Salesforce didn't file an 8-K, it's probably not a huge amount. Twin Prime has raised $11.5 million so far, and was last valued at around $25 million, according to Pitchbook.

This is Salesforce's 10th acquisition this year. The company's been on an absolute buying binge, spending roughly $5 billion on M&A deals over the past 12 months.

In fact, investors were so worried about Salesforce's pace of acquisitions that some of them sent emails to CEO Marc Benioff to cool down a bit, right around when the company was rumored to be planning to buy Twitter, a company worth $13 billion. Salesforce was also part of the bidding war for LinkedIn, which ended up selling to Microsoft for $26 billion.

About Twinprime
Twin Prime is a five-year old startup that helps mobile apps perform better. Its CEO Katrik Chandrayana claims that Twin Prime customers increased their time spent in-app by up to 50%.
Their product comprises of an intelligent lightweight SDK, a proprietary machine learning acceleration engine, and a dashboard for measuring and monitoring app performance.


Thursday, 1 December 2016

KONE Selects Salesforce Service Cloud Lightning to Elevate its Customer Service

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AN FRANCISCO, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, today announced that KONE (HEL: KNEBV) — a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry — has selected Salesforce Service Cloud Lightning and Field Service Lightning to deliver faster, smarter and more personalized service for its customers worldwide. Used with its current deployment of Sales Cloud Lightning, Salesforce will become central to KONE's service workforce, enabling the company to set a new standard for customer experience, responsiveness and quality.

KONE's equipment moves more than one billion users each day, with more than one million elevators and escalators in its service base. Currently, KONE uses a mix of custom-built and legacy technology solutions across its service operations in EMEA, Asia and Americas.

The future benefits of the Salesforce Platform will give an improved all-round view of KONE's customers for people working in field operations and field service management. It will also significantly reduce the current complexity of interfaces and systems.

With Service Cloud Lightning and Field Service Lightning, KONE will be able to connect and mobilize its entire service workforce with a single view of the customer. This includes KONE's customer service agents and dispatchers who work in its customer care centers, as well as its more than 20,000 field service technicians at customer sites who need the ability to access the latest customer information right from their mobile devices. In addition, service data coming from KONE's IoT connected equipment will be routed through Service Cloud Lightning so that its service workforce can respond to issues more quickly. KONE expects to connect its more than one million elevators and escalators over the next few years.

As a result of bringing together its systems with the Salesforce Platform, KONE personnel will be able to drive benefits for customers including better service availability, improved equipment safety and reliability, and an improved understanding of customer needs.

Comments on the News
"We are always looking for new ways to increase the value we provide to our customers," said Hugues Delval, ‎SVP and head of KONE's Maintenance Services Business. "With Salesforce, we're excited about the potential to improve our quality, safety and operational performance. We see Salesforce as being our 'next generation' field service platform that will allow us to stay ahead of the competition and continue innovating for the future."

"Your brand is only as good as the service you provide, which is why service is quickly becoming the biggest differentiator for companies today," said Mike Milburn, GM & SVP of Service Cloud, Salesforce. "With Salesforce Lightning, KONE can connect its entire ecosystem to become smarter about its customers and provide a more holistic customer service experience -- from connected devices, to the call center, to the field."

About KONE 
KONE (pronounced koh`​ nay) is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, with more than 43,000 employees and EUR 6.9 billion in annual net sales in 2013. For more than a century, KONE has provided industry-leading elevators, escalators, automatic building doors and integrated solutions to enhance the People Flow™ in and between buildings.

Delivering 16% of 2013 sales for the company, the Americas team sells, installs and maintains equipment with diverse organizations such as retail hubs, office / residential buildings, hospitals and universities.

In 2015, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8,6 billion, and at the end of the year close to 50,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. For more information,, see


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