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21st Generation of Award-Winning Application and Platform Planned for Availability in Fourth Quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 6 -- (NYSE:CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today previewed Salesforce Winter '07, the 21st generation of its industry- leading family of on-demand business applications. Salesforce Winter '07 is scheduled for availability in the fourth quarter and will drive forward a new era of unlimited freedom, collaboration and success for customers. Customers who purchase applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available.

Leveraging Salesforce's multi-tenant architecture, Winter '07 will deliver unprecedented customization across every level of the service from the user interface to the AppExchange development platform. Customers, developers, and partners will be able to develop powerful new processes and applications, giving them a means to manage and share all of their information on demand on The Business Web.

"Winter '07 will build on our innovation of multi-tenancy to now offer unlimited customization through the AppExchange platform," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, "This is a game-changing release that that delivers unlimited freedom to create custom user interfaces, innovative mashups and more powerful multi-tenant applications."

"Unlimited Customization" Enables New Business Web Desktop

Today, with more than 50 million transactions in a single day and 3.1 billion total transactions in Q2, the Salesforce service is the most usable and most popular on-demand service available. This high adoption rate demonstrates the vitality and scalability of on-demand business applications for companies of all sizes, and Salesforce Winter '07 will take this usability to the next level with unprecedented customization.

Winter '07 will deliver the next generation desktop for The Business Web, enabling customers to tailor their user interface, personal workflows, activities, and tasks in one place. Based on AJAX for optimal usability and interactivity, the Business Web desktop ensures that users at companies of all sizes will continue to maintain high adoption of on-demand business services. New features of Winter '07 include:

o New dynamic user interface based on AJAX
o Fully customizable desktop console and components
o Computer-telephony integration (CTI) with Cisco
o New interactive calendar design and task management
o "Salesforce Anywhere" with new Lotus Notes Edition

In addition to the Business Web desktop, will preview "Unlimited Customization" across its entire portfolio of Winter '07 applications and AppExchange platform at Dreamforce '06. The industry's largest on-demand event, Dreamforce '06 will be held October 8-11 at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco.

Conference registration for Dreamforce '06 is now open. For more information, or to register, please visit .

About is the market and technology leader in on-demand business services. The company's Salesforce suite of on-demand applications enables customers to manage and share all of their sales, support, marketing and partner information on-demand. AppExchange,'s on-demand platform, allows customers and partners to build powerful new applications quickly and easily, customize and integrate the Salesforce suite to meet their unique business needs, and distribute and sell on-demand applications at Customers can also take advantage of Successforce,'s world-class training, support, consulting and best practices offerings.

As of July 31, 2006, manages customer information for approximately 24,800 customers and approximately 501,000 paying subscribers including Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), America Online (AOL), Avis/Budget Rent A Car (Cendant Rental Car Group), Dow Jones Newswires, Nokia, Polycom and SunTrust Banks. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CRM". For more information please visit , or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.

Source:, Inc.


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