September 13, 2005 07:00 ET

GOT Corporation & Announce Charitable Partnership: GOT donates 100% of September Product Proceeds & Ongoing Revenue Share to Support

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 13, 2005) - GOT Corporation, the leader in customer relationship and online marketing solutions, and, the leader in integrating philanthropy and business, today announced a partnership designed to augment the foundation's ability to serve the community. GOT has committed to an ongoing donation of up to 5% of its Cforce (Campaigner for Salesforce) product proceeds; as well as technology and professional service contributions to the foundation and affiliated non-profits. GOT and announced the partnership at Dreamforce '05,'s developer and user conference.

To jump start the donations, GOT is also announcing a philanthropic promotion at Dreamforce. GOT has committed to donate 100% of its first month Cforce revenues generated from all users who sign up for the product at GOT's Dreamforce booth.

"As a leading technology company GOT has a passion to excel in business but this is surpassed by our desire to do good. In the end, our company is really about people and we believe that technology innovations that are revolutionizing businesses can provide important breakthroughs for individuals and communities," said Eric Melka, CEO of GOT. "For this reason we have partnered with to support youth programs and to help non-profit organizations deliver better services, maximize their effectiveness and implement exciting new, charitable programs."

"We're thrilled to see that our longtime partner GOT, shares our vision of compassionate capitalism, and we think this unique partnership with the will have real benefits for our non-profits using the application.", said Marc Benioff, CEO of "GOT's generosity and compassion set a standard for future partnerships. We sincerely applaud their leadership."

Charitable organizations may benefit from free usage of Cforce (up to 20,000 emails per month across 10 users), as a complement to their Salesforce account, allowing them to develop sophisticated, large scale email initiatives from within one familiar interface. These organizations will also be provided with email marketing professional services and a free customized template that will help them jump start their email communication efforts, build awareness and drive donations. Non-profits using Salesforce may request their free licenses from, and can preview Cforce now on AppExchange.

Cforce for AppExchange is available immediately for preview in the AppExchange, and will be generally available at the same time as the Salesforce Winter '06 release. Cforce is 100% deployed within the Salesforce interface, and extends Salesforce with rich functionality for delivering and measuring large scale email communications with both Salesforce Leads and Contacts. Cforce for AppExchange is one of the GOT partner applications, and one of 70 launch applications that will be available through AppExchange,'s new on-demand application marketplace.

Cforce was announced in June and GOT is showing its Appforce-enabled version today in San Francisco at Dreamforce '05,'s third annual user and developer conference.

With AppExchange, customers now have access to new applications that bring the benefits of to their entire business, letting them manage and share all of their company information on-demand. Using the AppExchange, companies can easily add new applications to their existing Salesforce deployments, extending their success and making the full power and creativity of the customer and partner community available with just a click. The AppExchange is available for preview now and will be generally available with the Winter '06 release, expected in the fiscal fourth quarter.

Appforce is a complete on-demand platform that includes Appforce Builder, Appforce DB, Appforce API and the Appforce OS for development & deployment of multiple on-demand applications. Appforce 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.

About GOT Corporation

GOT Corporation™ delivers leading customer relationship and online marketing solutions through a growing family of products including Campaigner, CampaignerPro, and Cforce. Founded in 1999, GOT provides technology to Microsoft, Yahoo! and; solutions to large corporate clients such as AT&T, GlaxoSmithKline, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Speedo; and services thousands of small and medium-sized businesses. GOT is based in San Jose, with offices in Boca Raton, Montreal, and Ottawa. For more information please visit, or call 888-845-4544.

About is the leader in integrating philanthropy and business. Through its model of donating 1% of profits to the community annually, 1% of equity to its programs and 1% of employee working hours to community service, the Foundation is building a new model for corporations to better serve the communities in which they operate. The Foundation also strives to better the lives of youth by providing relevant access to technology for youth in underserved communities both domestically and abroad. The Foundation works with other corporations, youth development agencies, and NGOs to create a society in which children, regardless of socio-economic background, ethnicity or learning level, have access to technology and understand how to use it to enhance their lives. Since July 2000, the Foundation has opened 43 Community Technology Centers across the globe serving nearly 50,000 youth and other community members; has provided close to 8,000 hours of service to the community through's 400 employee volunteers; and offers the award winning online customer relationship management application to more than 100 qualified nonprofits globally saving them hundreds of thousands of dollars every year. More information is available at and sforce are registered trademarks of, Inc., San Francisco, California. Other names used may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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