Salesforce.com Announces Timing of its Fiscal Third Quarter Earnings Announcement

Earnings results to be released on November 17, 2004, after the market close

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — November 1, 2004 — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) today announced that its third quarter fiscal year 2005 results will be released on Wednesday, November 17th, after the close of the market. The company will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. (PDT) / 5:00 p.m. (EDT) to discuss the financial results with the investment community. A live web broadcast of the event will be available on the salesforce.com Investor Relations website at http://www.salesforce.com/investor.

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