Report highlights real-time responsiveness, mobile capabilities, and multichannel social computing among key trends in today’s leading customer service solutions\n\nSAN FRANCISCO – August 5, 2010 - [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing ( company, today announced that Service Cloud 2 has been cited as a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: CRM Suites Customer Service Solutions, Q3 2010” (Forrester Research, Inc., July, 2010). Service Cloud 2 scored highest among all vendors in the report for its strategy, and ranked high for its usability, time-to-value and product strategy.\n\nAccording to the Report:\n• was recognized for “growing quickly by making CRM solutions available through the SaaS deployment model.” Specifically, the company was noted for providing very strong support for: “Phone agents, social web; customization; security; Web 2.0-enabling technologies; usability and mobile devices.”\n• These strengths align with key trends currently taking place in the customer service solutions landscape that were noted in the report, including the importance of: “customer service embraces real-time methods” via social networking sources; “self-service knowledge management tools,” “mobile capabilities serve as a linchpin for responsive customer service;” and “interest in social computing for multichannel customer service.” \n• The company also received high scores for its current offering, particularly in customer service, architecture and platform, and usability, as well as for its strategy, particularly its time-to-value and product strategy. \n\nComments on the News:\n• “There’s no ‘Press 1’ on Twitter. Today’s customers aren’t waiting on hold. They’re on Cloud 2 – they’re mobile, using social networks, and demanding real-time answers,” said Alex Dayon, EVP of CRM, “Service Cloud 2 helps customer service teams provide modern customer service in the cloud.”\n\nAdditional Resources:\n• More information on Service Cloud 2 is available here:\n• Watch a brief demo of Service Cloud 2 here:\n• Become a fan of at\n• Follow @salesforce on Twitter