Salesforce.com's Award-winning Salesforce CRM Applications and Force.com Platform Now Available For iPhone
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - July 10, 2008
- Salesforce.com [NYSE:
CRM], the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service
(PaaS), today announced its industry-leading Salesforce CRM applications and Force.com platform are
available as Salesforce Mobile applications for iPhone on Apple's App Store. Businesses of all
sizes now have access to a new universe of mobile applications to run their enterprises.
Salesforce.com's award winning CRM applications and any custom or third party application built
natively on the Force.com Platform-as-a-Service can now be accessed using the Salesforce Mobile
application on the iPhone.
"Salesforce.com is committed to dramatically expanding the potential for mobile applications
in the enterprise," said Chuck Dietrich, vice president, Salesforce Mobile, salesforce.com. "The
amazing iPhone interface, Salesforce CRM and the Force.com platform are a great combination that
gives enterprises a new suite of mobile business applications delivered when and where their users
Salesforce CRM and Force.com on the iPhone - Delivering Mobile Applications for the
Just as cell phones revolutionized the way we communicate, mobile access to business
applications will change the way companies work, liberating users from their desks. With its
powerful features and intuitive user interface, the iPhone will accelerate the mobile business
The Apple iPhone SDK has enabled salesforce.com to build a Salesforce Mobile client
application for the iPhone. Salesforce Mobile for iPhone integrates with the iPhone's native
functions such as email, phone and maps, to make mobile workers incredibly productive. Sales reps
can now use their iPhones to:
- Quickly navigate through key customer records such as accounts, contacts and
- Initiate phone calls and emails from within Salesforce CRM
- Query the Salesforce CRM application for desired customer information and have
it sent to their iPhone
In addition, the intuitive user interface and powerful SDK has enabled salesforce.com to build
a mobile application that will enable new native Force.com applications as well as the 72,000
existing custom-built Force.com applications to be quickly and easily deployed to the iPhone.
These Force.com applications range from expense management and recruiting applications in the
human resources department to pharmaceutical applications that manage drug sample and doctor
interactions, to insurance claims processing applications used in the field and much more.
Developers building applications natively on Force.com can now deliver them on iPhone without
writing any extra code. Similarly, businesses will be able to quickly mobilize and access their
custom Force.com applications on the iPhone.
Pricing and Availability
Existing Salesforce Unlimited Edition customers can now download Salesforce Mobile for free
from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
Salesforce Enterprise Edition and Salesforce Professional Edition customers should contact
their salesforce.com account representative or visit http://www.salesforce.com/products/mobile/ for
details on how they can get access to Salesforce Mobile for the iPhone.
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, or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.