Nets Three SIIA CODiE Awards for Best On-Demand Platform, Best Relationship Management Solution and Best Software-as-a-Service Solution receives accolades as Best On-Demand Platform for second consecutive year;
Salesforce CRM wins for "Best Relationship Management Solution" for seventh consecutive year

SAN FRANCISCO - June 4, 2008 - [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today announced that the Software & Information Industry (SIIA) has bestowed three of its prestigious CODiE Awards on Salesforce CRM and was deemed the "Best On-Demand Platform" for the second consecutive year.  Salesforce CRM received honors for both the "Best Relationship Management Solution" and "Best Software-as-a-Service Solution."  This is the seventh consecutive year Salesforce CRM has received the Best Relationship Management award.

"We're thrilled to receive this peer-reviewed honor from the SIIA for the tremendous flexibility, power and value that Salesforce CRM delivers our customers," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of "We've continued that pioneering spirit with; the Best On-Demand Platform Award is further acknowledgement of how our innovation and leadership are driving fundamental, positive change for businesses both today and into the future. I congratulate's amazing technology team on these prestigious awards."

"The CODiE Awards recognize those companies providing the best new technology products and services across a broad array of industries," said SIIA President Ken Wasch. "The awards and their winners are a testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to American businesses and consumers. SIIA congratulates all of the CODiE Award winners and nominees, whose innovation is essential for continuing America's leadership in the global knowledge economy."

This year, more than 1,100 CODiE nominations were submitted by 600 companies in a total of 76 categories. A panel of expert judges narrowed the field to 340 nominees, from which the 2008 CODiE winners were chosen. More details regarding the SIIA CODiE Awards can be found on the Software & Information Association Web site at

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