Salesforce.com Nets Three SIIA CODiE Awards for Best On-Demand Platform, Best Relationship Management Solution and Best Software-as-a-Service Solution
SAN FRANCISCO - June 4, 2008
Force.com receives accolades as Best On-Demand Platform for second consecutive year;
Salesforce CRM wins for "Best Relationship Management Solution" for seventh consecutive
- Salesforce.com [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 Force.com. Force.com 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 salesforce.com. "We've continued that pioneering spirit with Force.com; 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
salesforce.com'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 http://www.siia.net/codies/2008/winners.asp.
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