Salesforce To Acquire Slack
CRM application giant Salesforce Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire collaboration app company Slack for $27.7 billion. The announcement confirmed reports that had been circulating for nearly a week that the two companies were close to a deal.
There are a lot of details about the acquisition plan itself to dive into, as well as early information about just how Salesforce intends to integrate and leverage the Slack application as part of its cloud software portfolio. And then there are the wider implications of how the acquisition will alter the playing field in the competitive Software-as-a-Service arena.
Here’s a look at 10 things to know about the Salesforce-Slack acquisition agreement.