Macnica Introduces B3 Smart! for Salesforce.com's AppExchange — Create Fully Personalized Dashboards in a Minute

Joins the more than 160 on-demand business application listings now available globally via the salesforce.com AppExchange

B3 Smart! one of 20 on-demand application listings now available on salesforce.com's Japanese AppExchange

SAN FRANCISCO — February 1, 2006 — Macnica and salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced B3 Smart! for salesforce.com's Japanese AppExchange. Built on the AppExchange on-demand platform, B3 Smart! for AppExchange is immediately available for evaluation and deployment from http://www.salesforce.com/jp/appexchange, in conjunction with the Salesforce Winter '06 release. The product provides a business intelligence and visualization solution for business enterprises.

With AppExchange, salesforce.com customers now have access to new applications that bring the benefits of salesforce.com to an entire business, letting them manage and share all of their company information on-demand. Using AppExchange, companies can easily add any number of new on-demand applications to their existing Salesforce deployments, extending their success and making the full power and creativity of the salesforce.com customer, partner and developer community available with just a click.

"AppExchange allowed us to build a data integration system in a short period of time. We look forward to its system scalability beyond ASP service," said Mr. Fujio Suzuki, marketing director of web service department, Macnica.

B3 Smart! enables users to create business dashboards and web-based reports very quickly and easily using multiple data sources such as Salesforce, Oracle, SAP and Excel.

With more than 160 applications listings now available globally on the AppExchange, B3 Smart! for AppExchange is one of 20 application listings created by salesforce.com, its customers and partners that are now available on salesforce.com's Japanese AppExchange. AppExchange provides unprecedented ease of customization and integration for Salesforce deployments, as well as enabling a whole new generation of on-demand applications that go beyond CRM. AppExchange enables all of these on-demand applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with one click into any salesforce.com account. AppExchange can be found at http://www.salesforce.com/jp/appexchange.

About Macnica

Since its establishment in 1972, Macnica, Inc. (the "Company") has specialized in supplying the electronics, information and communications industries with a wide variety of semiconductor-based, high-value-added electronic products, equipment, and software. The Company and its subsidiaries (collectively with the Company, "Macnica") are leaders in the high-technology fields in which they operate. In recent years, in addition to supplying devices, Macnica also provides customers with in-depth technical support. The Company has two business domains, which are semiconductors and electronic devices, and network-related products. Its customers include Japan's leading electrical and electronic products manufacturers.

Macnica has maintained its position as a leading supplier of advanced-technology products by consistently adhering to its corporate creed of "Continuously sowing seeds close by." Through such means as securing early-stage partnerships with venture businesses in Silicon Valley and elsewhere that has advanced technology with outstanding potential, Macnica is able to support technical development and supply products that precisely satisfy customer needs. Macnica is distinguished by its technological capabilities, its ability to generate proposals that are attuned to the needs of its customers, and its capacity to add value to its customers' products. The Company intends to maintain and enhance its already outstanding reputation. For more information please visit http://wsp.macnica.co.jp/.

About Macnica

Since its establishment in 1972, Macnica, Inc. (the "Company") has specialized in supplying the electronics, information and communications industries with a wide variety of semiconductor-based, high-value-added electronic products, equipment, and software. The Company and its subsidiaries (collectively with the Company, "Macnica") are leaders in the high-technology fields in which they operate. In recent years, in addition to supplying devices, Macnica also provides customers with in-depth technical support. The Company has two business domains, which are semiconductors and electronic devices, and network-related products. Its customers include Japan's leading electrical and electronic products manufacturers.

Macnica has maintained its position as a leading supplier of advanced-technology products by consistently adhering to its corporate creed of "Continuously sowing seeds close by." Through such means as securing early-stage partnerships with venture businesses in Silicon Valley and elsewhere that has advanced technology with outstanding potential, Macnica is able to support technical development and supply products that precisely satisfy customer needs. Macnica is distinguished by its technological capabilities, its ability to generate proposals that are attuned to the needs of its customers, and its capacity to add value to its customers' products. The Company intends to maintain and enhance its already outstanding reputation. For more information please visit http://wsp.macnica.co.jp/.