Salesforce.com Recognized as Industry Standard for CRM, Dominating CRM Magazine's CRM Market Awards
SAN FRANCISCO - September 11, 2007
Salesforce.com wins seven CRM Market awards for on-demand CRM applications and successful customer
Company named a leader in the Enterprise CRM Suite category for delivering powerful results
at companies with more than $1 billion in annual revenue
- Salesforce.com [NYSE:
CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that it
received seven CRM Market Awards from CRM Magazine for its leadership in expanding the
industry. The company received more awards than any other vendor and was selected for its
innovative product line, the measurable business value it delivers to customers, and its high
customer satisfaction scores.
Salesforce.com beat Microsoft and Oracle/Siebel, winning product awards for Midmarket Suite
CRM, Small Business Suite CRM, and SFA, and was a leader in the Enterprise CRM Suite
category. The company also received the Enterprise CRM customer award for Sybase's Salesforce
and Eloqua implementation, and the Small Business CRM customer award for its Voices.com
deployment. Salesforce.com chairman and CEO Marc Benioff was one of six members of the CRM
community honored as 2007 Influential Leaders.
The 2007 CRM Market Awards were presented at a ceremony held at the destinationCRM2007
conference in New York. Recipients of the CRM Market Awards were selected through a rigorous
assessment process that combines feedback from industry analysts, financial and corporate
information, product and functionality assessments, and customer satisfaction scores.
"We're proud to be recognized by CRM magazine for our leadership in shaping and growing the
industry," said George Hu, Chief Marketing Officer, salesforce.com. "Our mission is simple:
focus on making customers successful. Being recognized for these efforts with seven CRM
Market Awards not only for midmarket and SMB, but also for enterprise deployments, is a testament
to our industry leadership and the power of our on-demand CRM applications."
Salesforce.com has received numerous recent awards and honors, including Forbes 25 Tech
Newcomers, the Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy Award from the Committee Encouraging Corporate
Philanthropy (CECP), the Business 2.i Leadership Award, the VARBusiness 60 Top Channel Executives,
two ISM Top 15 CRM Software Awards, Wired Magazine's Wired 40, two CODiE Awards from the Software
& Information Industry Association (SIIA), including best on-demand platform, the 2007 BPT
Partners Steppin' Out Award, Ethisphere Magazine's list of top ethical companies, the Stevie Award
for Best New Product or Service - Computer Hardware or Service, and the CRM Magazine Service Elite
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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