SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2010/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced it has been named as a finalist for the “.com 25” honors (www.25yearsof.com). In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the .com domain, VeriSign and the 25 Years of .com Honorees Committee are recognizing the 25 companies and people whose inspiring contributions were fundamental in shaping the Internet as we know it today. A full list of the nominees including Amazon.com, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, and Twitter can be found here:http://www.25yearsof.com/thedotcom25/index.php.

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Salesforce.com is nominated for going up against the software industry in a David and Goliath-inspired story:  “…by putting the software in “the cloud,” the company revolutionized the ways that companies collaborate and communicate with their customers across sales, marketing and service.”

“We’re honored to be nominated for our role in shaping the Internet,” said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. “Enterprise cloud computing has transformed businesses around the world. We look forward to the numerous innovations it will bring over the next 25 years.”

The .com 25

The .com 25 honors winners will be announced at a gala celebration in San Francisco on May 26. The event will celebrate the innovators, entrepreneurs and remarkable individuals who made .com what it is today. The event will honor those who forever changed the way we think and act as individuals and as a society, from commerce, to entertainment, to finance, education and philanthropy. For more information, please visit www.25yearsof.com.

About salesforce.com

Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. The company’s portfolio of Salesforce CRM applications, available at http://www.salesforce.com/products/, has revolutionized the ways that companies collaborate and communicate with their customers across sales, marketing and service. The company’s Force.com platform (http://www.salesforce.com/platform/) helps customers, partners and developers to quickly build powerful business applications to run every part of the enterprise in the cloud. Based on salesforce.com’s real-time, multitenant architecture, Salesforce CRM and Force.com offer the fastest path to customer success with cloud computing.

As of January 31, 2010, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 72,500 customers including Allianz Commercial, Dell, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, 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 inEurope 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.

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