Salesforce Opens Second Data Center in Japan to Deliver the Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success Platform to Customers Locally

Second Japan data center supports the company's fast-growing customer base across Japan and the broader Asia-Pacific region

TOKYO — April 14, 2017 — Salesforce, the world’s fastest growing top five enterprise software company and the #1 CRM provider globally, today announced that it has opened its second data center in Japan, located in Kobe in the country's Kansai region. The new data center expands the company's ability to deliver the Intelligent Customer Success Platform including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, Community Cloud, Analytics Cloud and more—all of which have been made smarter by Einstein—to more customers in Japan and the broader Asia-Pacific region.

Comment on the News
"We are pleased to announce the opening of our second data center in Japan. With this new data center, along with the first local data center opened in 2011 in Tokyo, Salesforce will be able to continue delivering exceptional reliability and performance to customers,” said Shinichi Koide, chairman, president and CEO, Salesforce Japan. “The new data center will support the unprecedented growth we've seen in the region and further accelerate the adoption of the Intelligent Customer Success Platform. This is one of our commitments to Japan.”

Salesforce Momentum in Japan
In Q4 of FY17, the Asia-Pacific region (including Japan) was Salesforce's fastest-growing region, growing at 30% in constant currency. With the addition of the company's second Japanese data center in Kobe, Salesforce is poised to deliver the Intelligent Customer Success Platform locally to more customers than ever before. Top Japanese brands including Canon Marketing Japan, Inc., Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc., Ltd., are using Salesforce to connect with their customers in entirely new ways.

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