AppExchange and Sandbox noted for ability to support service-oriented architecture integration
SAN FRANCISCO — June 9, 2006 — Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced it has been named to Intelligent Enterprise magazine's list of "Companies to Watch." As part of Intelligent Enterprise's annual Editor's Choice Awards, the "Companies to Watch" list is determined by extensive editorial research, reviews and conversations with the Intelligent Enterprise community of readers and contributing experts. Salesforce.com was noted for its AppExchange and Sandbox which, according to Intelligent Enterprise, "build out development and service-oriented architecture (SOA) integration in ways befitting a full-fledged enterprise-application platform vendor."
"We long ago predicted the end of enterprise software. The growing success of AppExchange and our increasing customer base is evidence that on-demand is the model of choice," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO. "We're grateful to the editors at Intelligent Enterprise for distinguishing salesforce.com as a 'Company to Watch' for 2006.
The full list of companies named to this year's "Companies to Watch" can be viewed online at http://www.intelligententerprise.com.
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