Software & Information Industry Association Honors with Codie Award for Best Customer Relationship Management Solution

Company also recognized with Corporate Achievement Award and Excellence in Giving Award

SAN FRANCISCO — June 1, 2006 — (NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that it has been honored by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) with three of its prestigious Codie Awards, given annually to companies for excellence in products, services, corporate leadership and philanthropy. was chosen as the "Best Customer Relationship Management Solution," and also received awards for "Corporate Achievement" and "Excellence in Giving."

"This combination of awards for both our products and our corporate philanthropy recognizes the commitment to excellence in everything we do," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO at "The Salesforce Foundation has been a part of our company from the beginning and it has been an honor to be a part of it. It is with great pleasure that we receive these awards from our peers within the Software & Information Industry Association."

More details regarding the SIAA Codie Awards can be found on the Software & Information Association web site at

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