Sites Now Available - Expanding the World's Leading Cloud Platform to Deliver Real-Time Web Sites and Web Applications

Companies can now build and run any Web site or Web application in real-time on the cloud platform Sites creates smarter sites and Web applications by inheriting capabilities including analytics, workflow and approvals, programmable logic, and more

The cloud platform sets the enterprise standard for development and deployment in the cloud with no hardware and no software

SAN FRANCISCO - June 15, 2009 - [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced the availability of Sites, a revolutionary new capability that expands the world's leading cloud platform to deliver real-time Web sites and Web applications. With the addition of Sites, companies can now use to build and run applications for their internal business processes as well as public-facing Web sites - entirely on's real-time cloud computing platform. 

The availability of Sites dramatically expands's role in enterprise cloud computing by providing companies the fastest way to build and run Web sites and applications in real-time without requiring any software or hardware infrastructure. Sites - Run Your Web Site on's Cloud
Web sites built with Sites benefit from the proven security, reliability and scalability of's real-time platform. Building your Web site using Sites requires only a few steps to get up and running:

  • Use to build the database, using the security and sharing models to define what data and information to make public
  • Use to create the logic and business rules that drive your Web site
  • Create your public facing pages with standard Web technologies like HTML, JavaScript, Flex and CSS
  • Register a sub-domain or use your existing corporate domain
  • Publish and run the site on's real-time cloud platform
  • And, with powerful analytics in, you can quickly review the performance of your site and make changes in real time

Results from the Sites Customer Preview Program:

  • 85 companies, including American Red Cross, Crocs, Dell, FICO, Juniper Networks, NJ TRANSIT, Seagate, Starbucks, and more participated in the Sites customer preview program, which began in February 2009.
  • The customer preview included sites built for e-commerce, recruitment, distribution and inventory management, ticketing and scheduling, Facebook apps, social networking, community sites and much more.
  • Web sites created in the customer preview delivered more than 38 million page views, 350 million site hits and served more than 5 terabytes of data.
  • View a gallery of sites created in the preview program at -'s Enterprise Cloud Computing Platform:

  • is's enterprise cloud computing platform.
  • provides everything companies need to quickly build and deliver business applications in the cloud, including the database, unlimited real-time customization, powerful analytics, real-time workflow and approvals, programmable cloud logic, integration, real-time mobile deployment, programmable user interface and now Web site capabilities.
  • Already, customers and partners have built more than 110,000 business applications on, from supply chain management to compliance tracking, brand management, accounts receivable, claims processing, time-off applications and much more.
  • With Sites, companies can now create entirely new kinds of public-facing applications that run entirely on Sites Add-on Pricing Sites is now included with all Editions:

  • Free Edition                     includes up to 250,000 monthly page views
  • Enterprise Edition             includes up to 500,000 monthly page views
  • Unlimited Edition              includes up to 1,000,000 monthly page views

 Additional monthly page views are available for $1,000/month for up to 1,000,000 additional monthly page views (regardless of Edition).

Comments on the News:
" Sites dramatically expands's leadership in cloud computing for the enterprise. With Sites, customers can now run any Web site in our cloud. We expect the community to unleash entirely new kinds of applications and innovations that realize our vision of 'The End of Software,'" said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, 
"We were up and running in a matter of days and now, three months later, a third of our Group Trips are booked online," said Tim Wierzbicki, Manager, NJ TRANSIT.
NJ TRANSIT's Group Trip Request site:

"We built and manage our Web site on Sites - at a fraction of the cost," said Shirley Gaynor, Associate Director, Future Leaders.
Future Leaders recruiting site:

"With Sites, we'll be able to extend Dell IdeaStorm to social networking sites like Facebook, so we can reach entirely new communities," said Vida Killian, Manager, Dell IdeaStorm.
Dell IdeaStorm:

Additional Resources:

  • Blog post with more details on Sites
  • Video explaining how to get started building and running sites today
  • Showcase gallery of Web sites built by customers with Sites


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