Sforce also named Best Application Management Solution in the only peer recognition program in the software and information industry
SAN FRANCISCO — June 7, 2005 — Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the technology and market leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced that its industry-leading on-demand CRM solution has been named Best CRM Solution for the fourth year in a row by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). In addition, salesforce.com's Sforce client/service integration platform was named Best Application Management Solution, further demonstrating the importance and popularity of Sforce's capabilities for salesforce.com's 15,500 customers
"SIIA once again congratulates salesforce.com on winning two 2005 Codie Awards in categories with first-rate competition," said Ken Wasch, president of SIIA. "The 20th Annual Codie Awards continues SIIA's tradition of celebrating the best products in the software and information industry. Being chosen as the winning company from among so many fine nominees is a tremendous achievement. I congratulate all of the companies."
The Codie Awards program is the only peer recognition program in the software and information industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to compete for the praise of their competitors. The SIIA is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age.
"These awards are a testament to the compelling community of success that salesforce.com's leading on-demand CRM solutions represent," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. "Together, our employees, customers and partners have created an ecosystem that continually drives us to deliver the industry's most powerful, customizable and easy-to-use on-demand applications. We're very pleased to have our collective efforts and achievements acknowledged by these prestigious awards."
Salesforce.com is the world's most widely used on-demand CRM product and a leader in on-demand applications. In the last few months, salesforce.com has been honored with the following accolades: ISM's 2005 Top 15 CRM, 2004 InfoWorld 100 for IT Innovation & Resourcefulness, InfoWorld CRM Technology of the Year, Red Herring 2004 Top 100 Innovative Companies, SearchCRM SFA Technology of the Year, and Customer Interaction Solutions Product of the Year.
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