Links 5/19/2014: SAP, Microsoft strengthen product ties; Monetate competitor Optimizely raises $57 million

Microsoft, SAP Strengthen Ties With Mobile, Data, Cloud Partnership (TechCrunch)

Connecting Microsoft’s mobile and cloud solutions to the universe of data in SAP software (Official Marketing Blog)

SAP Quietly Closes Its Billion Dollar Acquisition of Fieldglass (Spend Matters)

Rackspace On The Block? (Information Week)

Proposed Time Warner-Comcast merger decision process begins [in New York
(New York Post)

In Wi-Fi, Comcast sees an opportunity to kneecap wireless providers (Washington Post)

It’s not a “fast lane” but Comcast built a CDN to charge for video delivery (Ars Technica)

Optimizely raises $57 million for website testing platform (San Francisco Business Times)
Monetate competitor.

AstraZeneca Rejects ‘Final’ Offer by Pfizer (New York Times: DealBook)