Press Release Summary:
Available on salesforce.com's AppExchange Mobile, Concur App integrates travel and expense management, allowing Android(TM), BlackBerryÂ®, or iPhone/iPad users to book flights, trains, rental cars, and hotels while having access to travel itineraries. Expenses can be added to expense report, receipt images can be captured with phone's camera, and credit card charges are automatically added, enabling users to manage and submit expenses in real-time.
Original Press Release:
Concur Launches Its Apps on Salesforce.com's AppExchange Mobile
Concur's mobile app is now available on the AppExchange, the world's most-popular marketplace for business apps
Concur is tapping into the social, mobile and open capabilities of cloud computing to transform customers into social enterprises
NEW YORK, -- CLOUDFORCE NEW YORK Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR) today announced it has launched its mobile travel and expense management app on salesforce.com's AppExchange Mobile, extending the marketplace built for the social enterprise. Concur's app is among the first to leverage AppExchange Mobile, tapping into the power of the proven Force.com platform, salesforce.com's social enterprise platform for employee social apps. Concur is currently available for test drive on the AppExchange Mobile. Concur uniquely integrates travel and expense management through one powerful mobile app. Concur lets anyone with an Android(TM), BlackBerry(®) or iPhone/iPad device easily book air, trains, rental cars and hotels and have easy access to their travel itineraries. Cash expenses such as taxi fares can be quickly added to an expense report, receipt images can be captured with the phone's camera and credit card charges are automatically added, making it easy to manage and submit expenses in real time.
Concur's mobile app works with Concurforce - the travel and expense management offering designed for use within Salesforce. Concurforce is specifically tuned to meet the needs of the field sales and client service functions - employees who are the real drivers of revenue and client satisfaction in today's social enterprises. Comments on the News
-- "By their very nature, business travelers are inherently mobile," said Tim FitzGerald, senior vice president, Business Development, Concur. "By leveraging mobile capabilities and tightly integrating with salesforce.com's services, Concur is helping road warriors become more productive."
-- "Customers continue to look to our partners as they transform themselves into social enterprises, and partners like Concur are helping them with that shift," said Ron Huddleston, senior vice president, ISV Alliances, salesforce.com. "Apps like these exemplify the extraordinary reach of the AppExchange marketplace and continue to push the social, mobile open and trusted capabilities customers expect from the salesforce.com ecosystem."
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Concur® is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies of all sizes. Concur's easy-to-use web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Learn more at www.concur.com.
About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange
Force.com is the trusted social enterprise platform for building and running any employee app in the cloud. Force.com powers the Salesforce CRM apps, the more than 250,000 custom apps used by salesforce.com customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, and Sprint Nextel and the more than 1,300 ISV apps built by partners such as BMC, FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu. Enterprise apps built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed and marketed through the salesforce.com AppExchange salesforce.com/appexchange/. The salesforce.com social enterprise platform delivers the most trusted and comprehensive cloud technologies for social, mobile and open apps. It includes Force.com, the cloud platform for employee apps, Heroku, the cloud platform for customer apps and Database.com, the cloud database to integrate the social enterprise. Salesforce, Dreamforce, Force.com, Heroku, AppExchange, Database.com and others are trademarks of salesforce.com, inc.
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