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Software // Information Management Continues Drive to Dominate On-Demand Market

CRM company announces new product releases and new partners.

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Presiding over a series of recent global launch events, continued to show impressive growth in revenues, customers and subscribers to its on-demand services.  Most notable was the announcement of the signing of several new large customers with many thousands of subscribers, elevating the company from the small and midsize business market into the highly competitive enterprise marketplace. Slightly less impressive was the announcement of version 2.0 of Salesforce Service & Support. The company promises new functionality and improved ease of use, but could give no firm date for release of the product.

The company also announced new partners, particularly in the contact routing space (Cisco, Genesys and Nortel), and some outsource partners that will provide’s services as part of their outsourced offerings. Another step toward providing total support for customers was the announcement of AppExchange v1.0, a product that will enable, its customers and partners to make approved applications available for purchase (envision an eBay for applications that run in the Salesforce environment). This further illustrates’s intent to innovate. Ventana Research thinks that organizations looking for a low-risk, low-cost entry into the customer relationship management (CRM) space should give serious consideration.

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