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San Francisco, Calif. - January 17, 2006 - USA.NET and salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced Hosted Microsoft Exchange for salesforce.com’s AppExchange. USA.NET’s on-demand email solution for AppExchange is immediately available for test drive and deployment from www.appexchange.com, in conjunction with the Salesforce Winter ‘06 release.
USA.NET hosted Microsoft Exchange solution provides any time, anywhere email, calendaring and collaboration services without having to install or maintain any onsite hardware or software.
With AppExchange, salesforce.com customers now have access to new applications that bring the benefits of salesforce.com to an entire business, letting them manage and share all of their company information on-demand. Using AppExchange, companies can easily add any number of new on-demand applications to their existing Salesforce deployments, extending their success and making the full power and creativity of the salesforce.com customer, partner and developer community available with just a click.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to introduce our customers to one of the country’s premier Exchange hosting providers, USA.NET,” said Adam Gross, director, product marketing, salesforce.com. “Working with USA.NET to make Hosted Microsoft Exchange available via the AppExchange demonstrates salesforce.com’s commitment to help our customers achieve maximum business results with no software investment.”
“We see offering USA.NET solutions via the AppExchange as a wonderful opportunity to introduce salesforce.com’s large and growing install base to the benefits of hosted Microsoft Exchange,” said David Ramon, president and chief executive officer, USA.NET. “Our commitment to operational excellence, customer service, and years of experience hosting Microsoft Exchange for small to medium business customers is a natural fit with salesforce.com’s customers.”
Customers already outsourcing their CRM function to salesforce.com will see great incremental value from adding USA.NET’s Hosted Exchange solution to their suite of on-demand applications.
USA.NET’s Hosted Microsoft Exchange for AppExchange is one of more than 150 application listings created by salesforce.com, its customers and partners that are now available on the salesforce.com AppExchange, the world’s first on-demand application platform. AppExchange provides unprecedented ease of customization and integration for Salesforce deployments, as well as enabling a whole new generation of on-demand applications that go beyond CRM. Launched today, AppExchange enables all of these on-demand applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with one click into any salesforce.com account. AppExchange can be found at www.salesforce.com/appexchange.
USA.NET, the global eMessaging service provider™, is the largest exclusively-focused hosted eMessaging provider in North America, with over 5,000 customers of all sizes and complexities. USA.NET is the only hosting provider who is SAS 70-Type II certified, Microsoft Gold Certified, and a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program. USA.NET eMessaging solutions are modular and infinitely scalable to ensure customers can grow their business without having to invest additional resources, time or capital into their mission-critical messaging infrastructure. More information can be found at http://www.usa.net or by calling (303) 865-1200.
Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM). 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 www.appexchange.com. Customers can also take advantage of Successforce, salesforce.com’s world-class training, support, consulting and best practices offerings.
As of October 31, 2005, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 18,700 customers and approximately 351,000 paying subscribers including Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), America Online (AOL), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), 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.