9. Salesforce Ramps Up Delivery Of Cloud Business Apps
Salesforce was the first company to capitalize on the software-as-a-service model with on-demand CRM, so it made sense that it was a leader in cloud-based business applications. They announced in April a cloud-based marketplace for government agencies for which they will train 1,000 integrators and partners to deploy related applications and services. Salesforce added cloud-based social networking features to its product lineup in the belief that businesses will move to this model.