SOURCE: Workday, Inc.

May 13, 2008 14:00 ET

Salesforce.com Is Live on Workday

Software-as-a-Service Pioneer Deploys Workday as Human Capital Management System of Record

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, is now live on Workday Human Capital Management as its system of record for human resources worldwide.

Salesforce.com selected Workday as its human resources system of record in 2007 based on Workday's

-- Domain excellence in human resources solutions;

-- Ease of integration with salesforce.com's internal and external systems;

-- Clear commitment to partnership and customer success;

-- Technology and user experience innovations; and

-- The two companies' shared vision for on-demand solutions.

Comments on the News

"Salesforce.com has pioneered on-demand solutions for global enterprises, and we are proud to have them as a flagship customer for Workday's Human Capital Management solutions," said Dave Duffield, Workday CEO and Chief Customer Advocate. "We look forward to continuing our close collaboration with Marc and his team, both as a customer and a partner, as we help salesforce.com manage their fast growing, global workforce and work together to deliver innovation on demand."

"Workday's rapid ascension to on-demand HR leadership is an outstanding example of the dramatic industry shift to Software-as-a-Service for mission critical enterprise solutions," said Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. "Workday's Human Capital Management provides salesforce.com with a robust foundation for managing our people as we continue to grow and innovate around the world, and Workday's customer service reflects the customer-centered approach that Dave has always brought to the technology industry."

About Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). The company's portfolio of SaaS applications, including its award-winning CRM application, available at http://www.salesforce.com/products/, has revolutionized the ways that customers manage and share business information over the Internet. The company's Force.com PaaS enables customers, developers and partners to build powerful on-demand applications that deliver the benefits of multi-tenancy across the enterprise. Applications built on the Force.com platform, available at http://www.force.com, can be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange marketplace available at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange.

As of January 31, 2008, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 41,000 customers including ABN AMRO, Dow Jones Newswires, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, Sprint Nextel, 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.

Copyright © 2008 salesforce.com, inc. All rights reserved. Salesforce and the "no software" logo are registered trademarks of salesforce.com, inc., and salesforce.com owns other registered and unregistered trademarks. Other names used herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

About Workday

Workday is delivering the first on-demand alternative to ERP, with a new generation of solutions designed to meet the needs of today's dynamic and global businesses. Built on a completely new model, Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Financials use the most modern, standards-based technologies to provide an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability. For more information about Workday, please visit www.workday.com.

© 2008 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved. Workday and the Workday logo are registered trademarks of Workday, Inc. Workday Enterprise Business Services, Workday Human Capital Management, Workday Financial Management, Workday Resource Management and Workday Revenue Management are all trademarks of Workday, Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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