Above All, Bluewolf, Bridgewerx, Cast Iron Systems, Integration Technologies and Pervasive Software deliver SAP integration solutions for salesforce.com customers
SAN FRANCISCO — May 16, 2006 — salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced the availability of new AppExchange partner solutions that provide integration between salesforce.com's suite of on-demand CRM solutions and SAP's ERP applications. Above All Software, Bluewolf, Bridgewerx, Cast Iron Systems, Integration Technologies and Pervasive Software have all developed SAP-Salesforce integration solutions now available on the AppExchange. With these solutions, companies now have a path to allow their legacy SAP environments to participate in the innovation and success available through The Business Web.
AppExchange, salesforce.com's on-demand platform, allows customers and partners to build powerful new applications quickly and easily, customize and integrate the Salesforce suite to meet their unique business needs, and distribute and sell on-demand applications at http://www.appexchange.com. Developed on the AppExchange on-demand platform, the partner solutions announced today allow companies to build a bridge between their client-server SAP environments and the new generation of Internet-based systems at the core of an increasing number of companies' IT strategies.
With more than 40 percent of all salesforce.com transactions now occurring through the AppExchange Web services API, salesforce.com is a leader in the area of Service Oriented Architectures, giving enterprises a proven way to use this new approach to connect applications in their organizations. By allowing key customer, sales and order data to be integrated with and made visible in salesforce.com's SFA and Service and Support applications, companies can extend the value of the data in their SAP systems without having to extend their investment in the legacy systems that currently manage it.
Customers can find a range of powerful solutions on the AppExchange that can be quickly and easily deployed into their Salesforce implementations to integrate their on-demand CRM solutions with SAP applications. For more information, please visit http://www.salesforce.com/sap.
Six partners announcing Salesforce — SAP integration solutions for the AppExchange include:
"Customers need the capability to seamlessly integrate world-class on-demand CRM with legacy ERP applications," said Cindy Warner, senior vice president, Global Integration Services, salesforce.com. "Together with our partners we are creating an integration ecosystem that provides our customers with flexible implementation options and ultimately on-demand success across their enterprise. This extends a bridge between legacy SAP applications and The Business Web."
More than 200 applications created by salesforce.com, its customers and partners are now available on the salesforce.com AppExchange, the world's first on-demand application platform. 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/appexchange.
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.
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