Posted on 12-Apr-2006 08:35
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Salesforce.com, inc. has announced its next generation of mobile applications with AppExchange Mobile, through the acquisition of Sendia Corporation for US$15 million.
The combination of the AppExchange on-demand platform with mobile technology from Sendia will mobile-enable more than 60 on-demand applications that are currently available on the AppExchange. Using AppExchange Mobile, all current and future AppExchange partners will be able to extend their on-demand applications to mobile devices.
AppExchange provides a single platform for the enterprise, allowing customers to manage and run all applications, on a customizable, open development platform, with central administration. AppExchange also provides a consistent security model, single data model and a consistent experience for users.
The AppExchange Mobile platform provides features for mobile development including over-the-air management, secure and reliable data transfer, and support for a wide variety of handheld devices such as RIM's BlackBerry, and wireless operating systems and platforms including Intel's Centrino, Palm OS, RIM OS and Windows Mobile (beta).
In addition to the Salesforce suite of on-demand applications, including Salesforce SFA, Salesforce Service & Support and Salesforce Marketing, more than 60 other applications on the AppExchange are AppExchange Mobile ready today, including applications from Ascendus Technologies, Before the Call, BlueWolf Group, CRM Orbit, Customer Connect, eCredit, Esker, GOT Corp, Harvest Gold, Idealist Consulting, Intacct, Ketera Technologies, MarketSync, Mitrix Inc., MW Advisors, NextMark, The Payroll Company, Remend, Inc., Secured Dimensions, Select Selling, Sigma Trak, StraightThrough, SuccessFactors, Visual Mining and others. They range from horizontal applications such as HR, payroll and expense reporting to vertically focused solutions such as Remend's REO Agent for the real estate market.
AppExchange Mobile is now available and priced at $50 per user per month for Enterprise Edition and Professional Edition customers. AppExchange Mobile is included in Unlimited Edition for no extra charge.