Salesforce Has Integrators Buzzing With DIY Cloud
Salesforce says the free edition of Force.com will make it easy for companies to build their first cloud application.
"Force.com Free Edition will enable every company to experience success with cloud computing. This will empower anyone to build and run their first cloud computing app for free on Force.com," said Marc Benioff, Salesforce chairman and CEO, in a statement.
Developers are key to other companies but may not be as important in a SaaS environment.
Salesforce integrators are enthusiastic. "With Salesforce's new offer, our customers will be able to experience the benefits of cloud computing -- quantifiable ROI, rapid time-to-value, and innovation that drives the business -- with significantly less investment and we're all for that," wrote Balakrishna Narasimhan, Appirio senior director of strategy and marketing in an e-mail to InternetNews.com.
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