Salesforce.com Named to Forbes “Fastest Growing Tech Companies” List for Second Consecutive Year

85 percent annualised sales growth over five years puts leading Software-as-Service and Platform-as-a-Service company in #2 spot

SAN FRANCISCO, USA and Dublin, Ireland – March 6, 2008 – Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today announced it has once again been named to Forbes “Fastest Growing Tech Companies” list. With annualised sales growth of 85 percent over the last five years, salesforce.com ranked second only to Google among an impressive list of technology innovators. “We are at the forefront of a sea-change taking place in the technology industry today as businesses of all sizes, in virtually every industry, all over the globe, are adopting Software-as-a-Service and now Platform-as-a-Service over failed legacy client-server alternatives like never before,” said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. “This industry momentum and our strong financial results have led to our position amongst the leading and successful companies named to Forbes ‘Fastest Growing Tech Companies’ list.” Selection criteria for Forbes “25 Fastest Growing Tech Companies” included a minimum of $25 million in sales over the last four quarters; 10% annual sales gains over the five previous years; profitability over the past 12 months; and 10% estimated annual profit growth for the next three to five years. To view the list in its entirety, visit http://www.forbes.com/technology/2008/01/24/fastest-growing-technology-tech-fasttech08-cx_jr_pm_0124fastintro.html.

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About salesforce.com

Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). The company's portfolio of SaaS applications, including its award-winning CRM, available at http://www.salesforce.com/products/, has revolutionized the ways that customers manage and share business information over the Internet. The company’s Force.com PaaS enables customers, developers and partners to build powerful on-demand applications that deliver the benefits of multi-tenancy across the enterprise. Applications built on the Force.com platform, available at http://www.force.com, can be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange marketplace available at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange.

As of January 31, 2008, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 41,000 customers including ABN AMRO, Dow Jones Newswires, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, Sprint Nextel, and SunTrust Banks. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase salesforce.com applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CRM". For more information please visit http://www.salesforce.com.

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About salesforce.com

Salesforce.com is the world’s largest provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software. For more information about salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.

Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase salesforce.com applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CRM.” For more information please visit http://salesforce.com/eu/, or call 00800 7253 3333.