Salesforce.com is the First Software-as-a-Service Company Placed on the S&P 500 Index
SAN FRANCISCO - September 15, 2008
Salesforce.com will join Apple, Google and Amazon.com on the most widely watched index of
large-cap US stocks
- Salesforce.com [NYSE:
CRM], the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service
(PaaS), today announced that Standard & Poor's has selected salesforce.com as the first
Software-as-a-Service company to be placed on its S&P 500 index.
"The decision to add salesforce.com to the S&P 500 is a clear sign that the cloud
computing has arrived," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO at salesforce.com. "Every day, more
than 47,000 customers rely on salesforce.com to help run their businesses. Now that
incredible record of success in cloud computing has a new home-- the S&P 500."
More than 47,700 customers and 1,100,000 subscribers globally are now standardizing on
Salesforce CRM and the Force.com Platform-as-a-Service to run their businesses.
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.
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