Salesforce.com Extends Global Leadership with Opening of Asia Pacific Office

Software-as-service leader launches in Australia with over 1000 new users and strategic partnership with Telstra

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - June 18, 2003 - Salesforce.com, the world leader in delivering software-as-service, today announced the opening of its Asia Pacific office in Sydney, Australia. Salesforce.com is launching its operations in Asia Pacific with over 40 new customers and 1000 new subscribers including BOC (NYSE: BOX), Uecomm (ASX: UEC), The Ascot Group, Cambridge University Press, Red Sheriff, and DB Associates. In conjunction with the office opening, salesforce.com announced a strategic partnership with Telstra Corporation Limited (ASX: TLS) to drive growth in wireless data traffic and online usage by delivering business applications to customers over Telstra's high speed wireless networks.

"Salesforce.com is the established global leader in software-as-service with 6,700 customers and 93,000 users worldwide," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. "With our new office and partnership with Telstra, we are taking the next step to bring about the end of software on a global scale."

Built from the ground up to support the requirements of international business, salesforce.com is the first CRM provider that is truly global in scope. Its unique client/service architecture allows users to log on anywhere in the world and view the necessary data in their native tongue. No other CRM product offers global businesses the critical functionality that salesforce.com does. In addition to multi-language capabilities, salesforce.com also offers multi-currency support that allows users to track opportunities, forecast and run reports, and measure the results of campaigns with localized elements.

"Telstra can jointly deliver truly compelling business applications that provide real commercial value to our customers by teaming with organisations like salesforce.com," Telstra mobiles sales and solutions Managing Director Murray Bergin said.

About Telstra

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications carrier and a world-class fully integrated, full service provider across wireline, ADSL, HFC, satellite and digital wireless networks and platforms. Telstra has more than 10 million household, business and wholesale customers. Telstra is Australia's leading ISP, has the most highly accessed family of internet portals and sites and provides entertainment and multimedia content over its broadband network and through its Pay-TV joint venture.

Telstra owns and operates one of the most technologically advanced networks, offering end-to-end solutions ranging from broadband, IP, mobile and intelligent network services, to voice and data network hubs, call centres, and advanced multimedia and e-commerce applications. It has business operations in North America, UK/Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

About Telstra

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications carrier and a world-class fully integrated, full service provider across wireline, ADSL, HFC, satellite and digital wireless networks and platforms. Telstra has more than 10 million household, business and wholesale customers. Telstra is Australia's leading ISP, has the most highly accessed family of internet portals and sites and provides entertainment and multimedia content over its broadband network and through its Pay-TV joint venture.

Telstra owns and operates one of the most technologically advanced networks, offering end-to-end solutions ranging from broadband, IP, mobile and intelligent network services, to voice and data network hubs, call centres, and advanced multimedia and e-commerce applications. It has business operations in North America, UK/Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.