SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Salesforce.com
(NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that Marc Benioff, salesforce.com chairman and CEO, will be presenting at the Web 2.0 conference on Wednesday, November 8, 2006 in San Francisco, CA.
Mr. Benioff will present at 2:00PM (ET) / 11:00AM (PT) on the topic of "Enterprise 2.0 Mash-ups," highlighting the transformation of The Business Web and the transition of enterprise applications from on-premise to on-demand. Mr. Benioff will be joining other Web 2.0 leaders like Marissa Mayer of Google, Eric Billingsley of eBay and Jeffrey Bezos of Amazon.
This year marks the third annual Web 2.0 Conference, a conference that looks at emerging businesses and technology developments that utilize the Web as a platform and defines how the Web will drive business in the future. This year's theme focuses on the disruptions the Web has placed on traditional businesses and the opportunity that lies in this disruption. The invitation only audience is made up of business and technology leaders who are leading the innovation in the industry.
Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand business services. The company's Salesforce suite of on-demand applications enables customers to manage and share all of their sales, support, marketing and partner information on-demand. Apex, salesforce.com's on-demand programming language and platform, will enable customers, developers and partners to build powerful new on-demand applications, and for the first time, to write and run their own code hosted with the security, reliability, upgradeability and ease-of-use of salesforce.com's industry-leading multi-tenant service. Customers can also take advantage of Successforce, salesforce.com's world-class training, support, consulting and best practices offerings.
As of July 31, 2006, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 24,800 customers and approximately 501,000 paying subscribers including Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), America Online (AOL), Avis/Budget Rent A Car (Cendant Rental Car Group), Dow Jones Newswires, Nokia, Polycom and SunTrust Banks. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase salesforce.com applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CRM". For more information please visit http://www.salesforce.com or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.