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October 13, 2014 08:30 ET

Cloud Sherpas Joins New Salesforce Analytics Cloud Ecosystem to Deliver Insights Into the Hands of Business Users

Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, Is the First Cloud Analytics Platform Designed for Every Business User, Making It Easier Than Ever for Anyone to Explore Data, Uncover New Insights and Take Action Instantly From Any Device; The Global Consulting and Integration Firm Will Help Clients Make Faster Decisions Using Salesforce Analytics Cloud, Empowering Business Users With Access to Critical Data on Any Device

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 13, 2014) - Dreamforce 2014 -- Cloud Sherpas today announced it has joined the Salesforce Analytics ecosystem to deliver advisory, implementation and integration services to support the newly released Salesforce Analytics Cloud. Cloud Sherpas will help organizations turn raw data into valuable insights by putting the power of data into the hands of those who need it most, the end users. Making data easily accessible to everyone on any device, helps businesses of all kinds use data to drive their initiatives forward and gain greater insight into the direction of their business.

Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device.

A team of Cloud Sherpas certified Wave experts are helping make delivery of critical data a reality with deep knowledge of both Salesforce implementation and data requirements. The Cloud Sherpas approach marries industry and technology frameworks to ensure that Wave, along with organizational data, is set up correctly to guarantee business applications are usable and scalable. To help clients better develop their analytics and business intelligence strategies with Wave, Cloud Sherpas has created two workshops.

Cloud Sherpas is a platinum sponsor of Dreamforce 2014, the world's largest software conference, which begins today. Cloud Sherpas and its clients, including New York Life, MetLife, GE Capital and Panasonic, are presenting in several sessions. More information can be found here.

Wave Opens Up Insights From Every Data Source -- Now Anyone Can Build and Deploy Analytics for Any Business Need
Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, is the first cloud analytics platform that enables admins, IT and developers to work closely with business leaders to empower everyone to make smarter, data-driven decisions in seconds. Natively integrated with Salesforce1 Platform, Salesforce Analytics Cloud benefits from the trusted platform and enables admins to quickly drag and drop Salesforce data to deploy sales, service and marketing analytics apps. In addition, developers and IT can use new Wave APIs and other data connectors to easily connect to any other data sources to build any custom analytics app for any business function, or embed analytics into an entirely new generation of analytics apps and connected products for customers.

"Having actionable business information is crucial in today's competitive and digitally-connected market," said Gary DiOrio, president of the Salesforce business unit at Cloud Sherpas. "Cloud Sherpas delivers the expertise our clients need to fully unlock the potential of their data. With the introduction of Analytics Cloud, Cloud Sherpas will have access to a new set of tools enabling us to help our clients connect the dots between business information and business decisions that drive performance."

"The convergence of mobile, social and cloud computing has sparked a data revolution, and companies today must leverage data-driven insights to connect with their customers in a whole new way," said Keith Bigelow, senior vice president & general manager, Salesforce Analytics Cloud, salesforce.com. "​Salesforce ​Analytics Cloud is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user. With partner​s​ such as Cloud Sherpas,​ ​​​customers can benefit from best practices and industry expertise to extend analytics for every business need, making it easier than ever ​for anyone ​to explore and share data instantly, uncover new insights and take action ​from anywhere."

About Cloud Sherpas
Cloud Sherpas is a global cloud advisory and technology services company, with more than 900 people serving Fortune 500 clients and thousands of other businesses around the world. Our experts provide unrivaled cloud strategy, implementation and integration capabilities, having successfully worked with clients across all industries. Cloud Sherpas is part of the salesforce.com Partner Program and has earned Global Strategic Cloud Alliance Partner status, a three-time Google Enterprise Partner of the Year for Google Apps and a ServiceNow Master Solutions Partner. With a track record of over 5,000 successful cloud implementations, Cloud Sherpas has helped businesses become more connected and collaborative, better manage their customer relationships, and streamline their IT processes. Cloud Sherpas is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices throughout the United States and operations in Australia, India, Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.cloudsherpas.com.

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