Receives Top Award from Vision Events Midsize Enterprise Summit Attendees for Second Year in a Row

CIOs and senior IT executives select Salesforce as the best midmarket IT solution based on customer success and innovation

SAN FRANCISCO — April 28, 2005 — [NYSE: CRM], the technology and market leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced that it received top honors for "Best Execution of a Midmarket IT Solution" for the second year in a row at the prestigious Gartner Vision Events Midsize Enterprise Summit.

"It is exciting to be recognized by the quality group of IT executives that attend the Gartner Vision Events Midsize Enterprise Summit," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of "This award is all about our customers, and the success they are experiencing with I'd like to acknowledge all of our 13,900 customers, especially those who came out to share their success in person with the Gartner Vision Events Summit attendees."

"Midsize Enterprise Summit brings together the country's top IT executives from almost every industry," said Charles Badoian, event director, Midsize Enterprise Summit. "Attendees voted the "Best Execution of a Midmarket IT Solution" for the second consecutive year".'s commitment to customer success has inspired a suite of products that have been met with unparalleled acceptance in the marketplace. As of January 31 2005, approximately 13,900 companies and 227,000 individual subscribers rely on's award-winning service to manage complex customer information. By providing these companies of all sizes, in all industries, and in all parts of the world with an integrated, scalable and customizable solution, has democratized CRM success. is the world's most widely used on-demand CRM product and a leader in on-demand applications. In the last few months, has been honored with the following accolades: ISM's 2005 Top 15 CRM, 2004 InfoWorld 100 for IT Innovation & Resourcefulness, InfoWorld CRM Technology of the Year, Red Herring 2004 Top 100 Innovative Companies, SearchCRM SFA Technology of the Year, and Customer Interaction Solutions Product of the Year.

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