Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas Deploys Right90 via Salesforce.com's AppExchange to Manage Global Sales Forecasting On Demand
SAN FRANCISCO and FOSTER CITY, California - October 17,
Salesforce and Right90 Deliver Integrated Solution via AppExchange to Growing Number of
High-Technology Manufacturing Companies
- Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business
services, and Right90, the market leader in on-demand sales forecasting solutions, today announced
that Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) has successfully deployed Right90 Sales
Forecaster via salesforce.com's AppExchange. Fifteen manufacturing leaders, including Intelleflex,
Mellanox Technologies and Aperto Networks, have already embraced the integrated solution of
Salesforce and Right90 to manage their global sales forecasting and execution. Right90 Sales
Forecaster is now available at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange.
SMA uses Salesforce and Right90 as a base application platform for their Global Design Win
Tracking and Sales Forecasting system. They now have over 150 active users in North America and are
currently deploying the solution throughout Japan, Hong Kong, Greater China, Taiwan and Singapore.
"Leveraging Salesforce and Right90, we plan to significantly improve visibility and tracking of our
business," said Don Lavallee, Director of Strategic Business Operations, Sharp Microelectronics of
Kim Orumchian, CEO of Right90, added, "With the integrated solution of Right90 and
Salesforce, manufacturing companies can gain unprecedented insight into their entire sales process.
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas is an excellent example of how one of our customers is
getting global visibility into their design wins, sales forecasts and the changes that impact their
Right90 provides on-demand sales forecasting applications - seamlessly integrated with
Salesforce - that have already helped manufacturers automate sales forecasting and eliminate sales
surprises through real-time analytics of their sales forecasts. Right90 Sales Forecaster helps
sales executives in manufacturing companies stay alert to sales updates, be confident about their
number and know where they stand in making their sales goals. Leveraging the platform, Right90
combines an intuitive interface, deep analytics and a flexible on-demand platform, so sales reps
and executives can get an accurate, real-time view of their sales performance.
"The AppExchange economy continues to grow as more than 11,000 customers have installed
applications via the AppExchange, demonstrating its tremendous momentum as an on-demand
marketplace," said Clarence So, senior vice president of marketing, salesforce.com. "On-demand
leaders like Right90 are seeing strong demand and adoption for their applications as salesforce.com
customers use the AppExchange to extend on-demand success to all areas of the enterprise."
Force.com Platform and the AppExchange
Force.com reinvents the traditional development, deployment and distribution of any business
application with platform-as-a-service. Developers, customers and partners can use Force.com to
easily create a new generation of on-demand applications and deploy them worldwide as a
service. Force.com allows applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a
few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange marketplace, enabling all the innovation that
Force.com unleashes to be easily distributed to the entire on-demand community.
The AppExchange economy continues to expand, with thousands of customers installing thousands
of applications via the AppExchange. Customers of all sizes can quickly and easily extend
Salesforce with additional on-demand business applications available on the AppExchange, found at
Right90 is the leading software-as a service company that provides integrated sales
forecasting solutions for the manufacturing industry. With Right90 Sales Forecasting, manufacturing
companies can leverage real-time visibility into sales forecasts to stay alert to sales issues, be
confident about making their number and reduce potential sales risks. Leading manufacturing
companies like Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas, Quantum, Aperto Networks, Intelleflex,
Mellanox Technologies and WJ Communications have already deployed Right90 to successfully manage
their sales organization. Headquartered in the Silicon Valley, Right90 has various locations
throughout North America. For more information, please visit www.right90.com.
About Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA), in Camas, Washington, is the U.S.-based
microelectronics sales and marketing unit of Japan's Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide
developer of innovative technologies that are leading the next generation of electronic products
for consumer and business markets. SMA offers forward-thinking LCD, Optoelectronics, Memory,
Imager, and RF/IR components. Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas offers these products along
with packaging and integration skills that help design engineers throughout North and South America
bring their aspirations to market. SMA is dedicated to improving people's lives through the use of
advanced technology and a commitment to quality, value, and design. For more information, visit
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