Software & Information Industry Association Honors Salesforce.com with CODiE Awards for Best On-Demand Platform and Best Customer Relationship Management Solution

Best on-demand platform awarded to first-ever multi-tenant platform

Salesforce wins in CRM category for sixth straight year

SAN FRANCISCO - May 1, 2007 - Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that it has been honored by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) with two of its prestigious CODiE Awards, given annually to companies for excellence in products, services, corporate leadership and philanthropy.  Salesforce.com's multi-tenant platform was selected as "Best On-Demand Platform" and, for the sixth straight year, Salesforce was chosen as the "Best Customer Relationship Management Solution."

"The Salesforce Platform has fundamentally changed the way companies design, deploy and manage their enterprise applications, making it faster and easier to reap the benefits of The Business Web.  We're excited that the SIIA has judged Salesforce Platform as the Best On-Demand Platform, acknowledging the superiority of a multi-tenant platform and our unique approach to delivering and enabling on-demand business services," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO at salesforce.com.

"We're equally thrilled about Salesforce once again being named the Best CRM Solution," Benioff continued.  "These accolades are yet another illustration that the game has changed, and that old-school software vendors are on the wrong playing field."

"I applaud all the companies selected as winners or finalists in the 22nd annual CODiE Awards," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "The software and information industry continues to move at a dizzying pace, and being recognized by your peers for getting to and staying at the head of the pack in such a dynamic environment is a major accomplishment. It is one of the reasons why the CODiE Awards hold such a special place in our industry."

More details regarding the SIIA CODiE Awards can be found on the Software & Information Association Web site at http://www.siia.net/CODiEs/2007/winners.asp.

Salesforce Platform and the AppExchange

Salesforce Platform is the on-demand platform for the next generation of business applications. Salesforce Platform reinvents traditional customization and integration and enables the creation of a whole new generation of on-demand applications that go beyond client/server computing.  The Salesforce Platform allows applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange directory, enabling all the innovation that the Salesforce Platform unleashes to benefit the entire on-demand community.
 
The AppExchange economy continues to expand as thousands of salesforce.com customers have installed thousands of on-demand business applications available on the AppExchange, found at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange.

Salesforce Platform and the AppExchange

Salesforce Platform is the on-demand platform for the next generation of business applications. Salesforce Platform reinvents traditional customization and integration and enables the creation of a whole new generation of on-demand applications that go beyond client/server computing.  The Salesforce Platform allows applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange directory, enabling all the innovation that the Salesforce Platform unleashes to benefit the entire on-demand community.
 
The AppExchange economy continues to expand as thousands of salesforce.com customers have installed thousands of on-demand business applications available on the AppExchange, found at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange.