Salesforce.com to offer TIBCO's leading platform for integration of salesforce.com S3 with Oracle Applications, PeopleSoft, SAP, Siebel, and Lotus Notes
NEW YORK CITY - June 23, 2003 - Salesforce.com®, the world leader in delivering software-as-service, today announced a strategic alliance with TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TIBX), a leading enabler of real-time business and the leading independent business integration software company in the world, to enable integration between the newly announced salesforce.com S3 and Siebel (NASDAQ: SEBL), SAP (NYSE: SAP), Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL), PeopleSoft (NASDAQ: PSFT) and Lotus Notes (NYSE: IBM) software. The salesforce.com Integration Server, powered by TIBCO, brings the same low-risk, pay-as-you-go model that salesforce.com pioneered to the enterprise application integration space. TIBCO also joins 6,700 other salesforce.com customers worldwide who have deployed salesforce.com worldwide.
"With more than 93,000 active users worldwide, salesforce.com is the undisputed leader in software-as-service," said salesforce.com chairman and CEO Marc Benioff. "Many of our customers are trying to salvage their investments in their existing client/server applications. Via this important partnership with TIBCO, we now offer an out-of-the-box integration solution with the leading client/server applications."
"As the leading independent integration company, TIBCO is delighted to enable Salesforce.com to bring a world class integration solution to their customers," said TIBCO chairman and CEO Vivek Ranadive. "By creating a strategic partnership between two thought leaders, TIBCO and salesforce.com have created a new solution to help S3 customers solve their integration challenges in a simpler and easier way."
The new salesforce.com Integration Server, powered by TIBCO, available in the third quarter of this year, will provide salesforce.com customers with the ability to rapidly integrate salesforce.com S3 with the most widely deployed software packages on the market. Utilizing sforce, the salesforce.com client/service application builder, the salesforce.com Integration Server provides the first service offering in the enterprise application integration space offered by salesforce.com, eliminating the need for customers to write custom code to integrate salesforce.com S3 with back-end systems. Instead, customers will use TIBCO's proven technology to make integration simple, easy, and cost-effective.
Salesforce.com S3 is the strongest, smartest, and simplest way yet to manage customer relationships — without software. Salesforce.com S3 allows the scalable, secure management of sales force automation, campaign management, customer service and support, as well as documents and files. Salesforce.com S3 is built on sforce, the new client/service application system, allowing it to be easily customized by popular development tools. The culmination of more than four years of development, $100 million in research and infrastructure investment, and the addition of over 100 new features, salesforce.com S3 will be deployed immediately by 6,700 salesforce.com customers to 93,000 salesforce.com users worldwide in 10 languages instantaneously, without the substantial cost, resource, and time investment associated with new releases of conventional enterprise software.
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