News from SAP's SAPPHIRE NOW 5/15/2012: SAP unveils Cloud strategy; some might still be confused

SAP chief makes hard sell (The Australian)

SAP Unveils Accelerated Cloud Strategy (PR Newswire)

SAP Lays out Cloud Strategy Post-SuccessFactors Deal (PC World)

SAP Faces Uphill Battle On Database, Mobile, Cloud (Doug Henschen/Information Week)

SAP Plays Social Collaboration Game By Own Rules (Information Week)

SAP’s Facebook for Companies Trails IBM in Soaring Market (Bloomberg)

Daily Links 5/15/2012: After pivot, Storably now Curalate, with funding from FRC, NEA & MentorTech

Look Out: Pinterest Marketing Platform Curalate Lands $750k Seed From NEA, First Round, MentorTech (TechCrunch)
Curalate is based in Philly.

Pinterest Prompts a Start-Up’s Pivot: Meet Curalate, an Analytics Engine for Images (All Things D)

Facebook Boosts IPO Price Range (Fox Business)

Exclusive: New Google+ Study Reveals Minimal Social Activity, Weak User Engagement
(Fast Company)
Study conducted by Philly-based RJMetrics.

Symphony Technology Group Acquires Source Healthcare Analytics From Wolters Kluwer; Will Combine With ImpactRx, TargetRx and AlphaDetail to Create Symphony Health Solutions (Marketwire)
PE firm continues to roll up Pharma marketing analytics companies around Horsham-based ImpactRX.

Coalition formed to oppose Verizon spectrum deal (The Hill)

T-Mobile USA's Philipp Humm announces restructuring, 'difficult decisions' to staff (The Verge)

Bentley comes to Center City ( Philly Deals)
Says it will add up to 50 jobs at new office over the next couple of years.

Bentley Acquires InspectTech, Leading Provider of Software-as-a-Service for Bridge Safety
(Business Wire)

Dell adds secure application data synchronization to cloud portfolio (through Boomi) (Betanews)

Veeva Systems Announces New Cloud-Based Customer Interaction Repository for the Global Life Sciences Industry (Business Wire)

Life & Annuity Industry Veterans and Technology Innovators Chris Doggett and Chris Gali Launch Adminovate (Business Wire)
AdminSever (sold to Oracle) founders launch new Philly startup.

NetSuite Moves to ‘Commerce as a Service’ (New York Times: Bits)