(Bloomberg) -- Salesforce.com Inc. said it’s releasing a new version of its software for tablet computers and unifying its social-media marketing products into a single suite, as it races to stay ahead of new market entrants.

Larger rivals Oracle Corp. and SAP AG are moving onto Salesforce’s turf using acquisitions, aiming to take part of the market for business software delivered over the Internet, estimated to be worth $49 billion -- up 25 percent from last year -- according to a Sept. 10 Forrester Research Inc. report.

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