Chairman & CEO to Keynote at the NICSA Technology Summit 2006 on Thursday, November 2, 2006

SAN FRANCISCO — October 30, 2006 — (NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, will be presenting the keynote address at the NICSA Technology Summit 2006 on Thursday, November 2, 2006 in Las Vegas, NV.

Mr. Benioff will keynote at 12:00PM (ET) / 9:00AM (PT) on the topic of "The End of Software." As the leader in the growing software-as-a-service category, Mr. Benioff will detail his vision for the industry.

The NICSA Technology Summit 2006 is attended by senior IT and business strategists who come for relevant topics based on an industry CIO survey, vendor expo and business process innovations for the investment management industry.

An audio webcast of the keynote will be available on's Investor Relations website at

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