Once Again Recognized as a CRM Market Leader by CRM Magazine

Company honored for Mid-market Suite CRM and Sales Force Automation

SAN FRANCISCO — September 29, 2006 — [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that it has been honored by CRM magazine with two 2006 CRM Market Awards. received the Mid-market Suite CRM award for the second year in a row and the Salesforce Automation award. The CRM Market Awards are given to "recognize people and companies that have performed at the highest level, shaping the industry and pushing it forward."

"Being honored with two CRM Market Awards for the second year in a row marks another triumph for the suite of products. Receiving this recognition from the esteemed editorial staff at CRM magazine demonstrates that our work in revolutionizing the CRM industry is being recognized," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO at "We look forward to continuing to build on that impact as the Salesforce suite of products, including AppExchange, continues to grow and more companies realize the power of on-demand business applications."

"The CRM industry is showing continued momentum, marked by its second straight year of double-digit growth. Our 2006 CRM Market Award recipients are largely responsible for this turnaround as they continue to help their clients make better use of customer data. Congratulations to this year's CRM Market Awards recipients," said David Myron, editor-in-chief of CRM magazine.

The 2006 CRM Market Awards were presented at a ceremony held at the first annual DestinationCRM 2006 Conference at the San Jose Marriot, and will be published in the October issue of CRM magazine.

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