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Xactly, one of the industry’s top vendors of sales performance management software, said Tuesday it has selected Oracle Cloud to host its Software as a Service.
In a big win for Oracle’s emerging Infrastructure-as-a-Service business, Xactly will migrate most of its products to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, including its flagship Incent sales compensation management offering.
The San Jose, Calif.-based company founded in 2005 has been delivering cloud services from private infrastructure that has rapidly expanded into more and more colocation centers around the world.
After 15 years of surging demand for those services, Xactly decided it was ready to ditch its leased data centers, Xactly founder and CEO Chris Cabrera told CRN.
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“We want to close those down over time, move all of it to Oracle and get out of that business,” Cabrera said. “This was a big decision for us.”
Xactly serves compensation management, sales planning, territory and quota management software to some 1,600 large customers globally who conduct millions of transactions daily through its platform.
Hosting those services on a private cloud just became unduly “expensive, time-consuming, slow and frankly not the business we wanted …
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