To Host Press Luncheon Tuesday, May 24 in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — May 17, 2005 — [NYSE: CRM], the technology and market leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced that it will hold a press lunch on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in New York City, NY featuring Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO.

A webcast of the formal presentation will take place from approximately 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and will be available on the Investor Relations website at

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