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Salesforce.com Delivers 50 Million Transactions in a Single Day
Milestone Demonstrates the Scalability of The Business Web and the Promise of On-Demand Computing in the Enterprise

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Salesforce.com , the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today marked a major milestone in on-demand computing, announcing that on July 31, 2006 the company's industry leading Salesforce service handled more than 50 million transactions in a single day. During July the company handled more than one billion transactions (page views or API calls through Salesforce or AppExchange applications), demonstrating the vitality and scalability of on-demand business applications for all size companies, from small to medium to the largest enterprises.

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"The delivery of 50 million transactions in a single day is an important landmark for on-demand computing and The Business Web," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. "One day we will look back at 50 million as an early statistic of what will have become a virtually software free business environment."

Businesses of all sizes are increasing their adoption of on-demand business services. As of April 30, 2006, salesforce.com had approximately 444,000 paying subscribers. When mapped against the 50 million transactions it demonstrates an average of more than 100 transactions per user, per day, and exemplifies the extensive use and tremendous reliability customers place in both the Salesforce service as well as the third-party on-demand applications available via salesforce.com's AppExchange platform.

Salesforce.com is the only provider of on-demand services to deliver the transparency and openness of publishing real-time and historical performance information at http://trust.salesforce.com/ . The statistics published on http://trust.salesforce.com/ give the salesforce.com community unprecedented real-time access to critical service performance characteristics, and demonstrate the high-level of customer confidence and adoption of Salesforce and AppExchange on-demand applications.

About salesforce.com

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. AppExchange, salesforce.com's on-demand platform, allows customers and partners to build powerful new applications quickly and easily, customize and integrate the Salesforce suite to meet their unique business needs, and distribute and sell on-demand apps at http://www.appexchange.com/ . Customers can also take advantage of Successforce, salesforce.com's world-class training, support, consulting and best practices offerings.

As of April 30, 2006, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 22,700 customers and approximately 444,000 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. 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.

NOTE: Salesforce.com is a registered trademark of, and AppExchange and Successforce are trademarks of salesforce.com, Inc., San Francisco, California. Other names used may be trademarks of their respective owners.

salesforce.com, Inc.

CONTACT: Jennifer Keavney of Salesforce.com, +1-415-536-5478, or
jkeavney@salesforce.com

Web site: http://www.salesforce.com/

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Salesforce.com , the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today marked a major milestone in on-demand computing, announcing that on July 31, 2006 the company's industry leading Salesforce service handled more than 50 million transactions in a single day. During July the company handled more than one billion transactions (page views or API calls through Salesforce or AppExchange applications), demonstrating the vitality and scalability of on-demand business applications for all size companies, from small to medium to the largest enterprises.




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