Salesforce.com Named #1 CRM Software Provider in Gartner’s Worldwide CRM Market Share Report for Second Consecutive Year

Based on CRM revenue in 2013, salesforce.com achieved greater total revenue, revenue growth and market share growth than any other top 10 CRM vendor

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SAN FRANCISCO – April 29, 2014 – Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world’s #1 CRM platform, today announced that, for the second consecutive year, it has been named the #1 CRM software provider in Gartner Inc.’s latest worldwide CRM market share report, entitled “Market Share Analysis: Customer Relationship Management Software, Worldwide, 2013.” Based on CRM revenue in 2013, salesforce.com achieved greater total revenue, revenue growth and market share growth than any other top 10 CRM vendor. In the report, Gartner also notes: “High levels of end-user investment in digital marketing and customer experience initiatives across all CRM segments drove revenue over $20 billion. At 13.7% AGR (adjusted gross revenue) for 2013, CRM was the top software revenue growth market for all enterprise software markets.”

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Gartner, Market Share Analysis: Customer Relationship Management Software, Worldwide, 2013 Joanne M. Correia, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chris Pang, et al., April 16, 2014

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