Salesforce Chatter application allows any company to collaborate in real time with a secure, private social network for their enterprise
Salesforce Chatter platform allows application developers to build social enterprise applications; all 135,000 native Force.com applications will instantly become social
SAN FRANCISCO – Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference – November 18, 2009 – Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing company, today unveiled Salesforce Chatter (http://www.salesforce.com/chatter/), a new secure enterprise collaboration application and social development platform. Salesforce Chatter will revolutionize the workplace by leveraging the social networking models made popular by the consumer Web, allowing any company to collaborate in real time with a secure, private social network for their business. Content, applications and people will now have profiles, feeds and groups, enabling them to be deeply connected. In addition, developers will now be able to use the Salesforce Chatter platform (http://www.salesforce.com/chatter/platform) to build social enterprise applications, and all 135,000 native Force.com applications will instantly become social. Salesforce.com is the only company uniquely positioned to deliver a social, enterprise-scale application and platform like Chatter because of its world-class security, trusted sharing model and the critical business information stored in salesforce.com’s cloud apps. Salesforce Chatter will be salesforce.com's first enterprise-wide app, bringing the power of cloud computing to every employee.
Salesforce Chatter – Real-Time Collaboration with Content, Apps and People
Social computing and social networks have provided consumers with a new way to gain insights into what's happening in the world, when things are taking place and the people they know. Yet enterprise collaboration is almost non-existent because content, apps and people are disconnected and not part of the same conversation. With Salesforce Chatter, companies will be smarter as content, apps and people join the real-time conversation through a secure, private social network within the enterprise. Salesforce Chatter will enable companies to securely collaborate in real time with the help of:
Salesforce Chatter - An Enterprise Social Computing Platform
Just as the Salesforce Chatter app will enable content, apps and people to join the conversation, the Chatter social platform will enable developers to make any enterprise app social. More than 200,000 Force.com developers will be able to build custom social apps with Salesforce Chatter.
The Salesforce Chatter social platform includes a rich set of pre-built social components that developers can easily add to new or existing native Force.com apps. With Salesforce Chatter, all 135,000 custom apps built on the Force.com platform can now be social. Chatter social platform components include:
Pricing and Availability
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