Awarded GSA Contract

Reseller agreement with Carahsoft Technology makes Salesforce applications available via Carahsoft GSA Schedule

SAN FRANCISCO — January 23, 2006 — [NYSE: CRM], the global leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced that government customers now have the ability to quickly and easily purchase and implement Salesforce on-demand applications. has entered into a reseller agreement with Carahsoft Technology to offer the products under Carahsoft Technology's General Services Administration (GSA) Contract.

The GSA Schedule is the contract vehicle used by government agencies to procure solutions that provide them the greatest value for their requirements. Contractors are selected based on rigorous criteria and their track records for high caliber service.

"Governmental agencies face many of the same challenges as private companies, including the need to better understand and anticipate the requirements of customers," said Jim Steele, president of Worldwide Sales & Distribution at "The GSA contract and our agreement with Carahsoft will ensure that the public sector has access to high-quality customer relationship management solutions and can reap the benefit of easy-to-use on-demand applications."'s inclusion on the GSA schedule was enabled by its reseller agreement with Carahsoft Technology Corporation, a leading government IT solutions provider based in Reston, Virginia. Carahsoft customers include, among others, the U.S. Army, Air Force, Veterans Administration (VA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as the State of Virginia.

"Carahsoft has many years of experience providing technology solutions to government users," said Craig P. Abod, president of Carahsoft. "We welcome the addition of Salesforce solutions and the ability to offer the leading on-demand CRM solution as part of our growing portfolio."

For more information on's GSA pricing, please contact Carahsoft at (888) 662-2724.

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