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One response to “Closing MuleSoft deal”

  1. Gordon Allott

    Salesforce’s track record on acquisitions is great. But there’s more to this story. MSFT was left bitter about the missed approach of a SF acquisition. They took a look at the market and realized…hey MULE built their business on Salesforce integrations. All we have to do is buy up MULE and we have an instant path to replace with MSFT products into all those legacy systems. At the end of the day the SF acquisition was defensive. Can’t see how SF isn’t going to trim back MULEs expensive spending habits.