SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9, 2011 - Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will deliver the keynote address at the CSA Summit 2011 on Feb. 14 at 9:00 am PT. The summit will be held in San Francisco at Moscone South.
Salesforce.com recognizes that a massive shift is under way in the industry to Cloud 2, the next generation of cloud computing that is social, mobile and open. The first generation of cloud computing was about leveraging technologies that were low cost, fast and easy to use. Benioff's keynote will focus on the shift to Cloud 2 and how security professionals will need to support these emerging trends and technologies.
About CSA Summit 2011
The CSA Summit 2011 provides the most timely and relevant education for securing cloud computing. This year's Summit serves as the venue for the global introduction of several research projects, including research on governance, cloud security reference architectures and cloud-specific computer security incident response teams.
The CSA is a non-profit organization formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.
o A live audio cast of Benioff's presentation will be available
o Information about CSA
Salesforce.com is the trusted enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's Force.com platform and apps (http://www.salesforce.com/crm) have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate. Salesforce.com's cloud offerings include:
o The Sales Cloud, for sales force automation and contact management
o The Service Cloud, for customer service and support
o The Jigsaw Data Cloud, for ensuring data integrity and quality
o Salesforce Chatter, for social collaboration
o The Force.com platform, for custom application development
o Database.com, the world's first enterprise cloud database
o The AppExchange, the world's leading marketplace for enterprise cloud
Salesforce.com offers the fastest path to customer success with cloud computing. As of October 31, 2010, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 87,200 customers including Allianz Commercial, Dell, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and SunTrust Banks.
Katie Duffy of salesforce.com,
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