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Oracle Cancels Salesforce.com Keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2011

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Oracle Cancels Salesforce.com Keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 201123:33 EDT Tuesday, October 04, 2011Join Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff at the Ame Restaurant in San Francisco to experience the power of the cloudSAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced that Oracle cancelled salesforce.com's keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2011. Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will now speak on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. PT at Ame Restaurant in the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco, CA. Immediately following Benioff's talk, at approximately 12:00 p.m. PT, he will host a press Q&A. Both events will be streamed live on salesforce.com's website at www.salesforce.com/live. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/SFW105LOGO)"Oracle just cancelled my keynote tomorrow. But the show must go on! Everyone is welcome to join me at Ame Restaurant tomorrow to hear about the social enterprise. Sorry Larry, the cloud can't be stopped," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, salesforce.com. Additional ResourcesTo watch Benioff's session and the press Q&A live, go to http://www.salesforce.com/live. A live audiocast of Benioff's session and the press Q&A will be available at http://www.salesforce.com/company/investor/. Follow @salesforce on Twitter.Become a fan of salesforce.com on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Salesforce.About Salesforce.comWith more than 100,000 customers, salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the social enterprise. Social enterprises leverage social, mobile and open cloud technologies to put customers at the heart of their business. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and application services include:Salesforce Chatter, a secure, private social network for your businessSalesforce Sales Cloud, for sales force automation and contact managementSalesforce Service Cloud, for customer service and support solutionsSalesforce Radian6, for social media monitoring and engagementSalesforce Data.com, for the most complete source of accurate business dataAppExchange, the leading marketplace for enterprise cloud computing applicationsForce.com, for custom application developmentHeroku, for building social and mobile customer appsDatabase.com, the world's first enterprise cloud databaseAny 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://salesforce.com, or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.©2011 salesforce.com, inc.  All rights reserved. Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Chatter, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Radian6, Jigsaw, AppExchange, Force.com, Heroku, and all associated logos are trademarks of salesforce.com, inc. in the United States and other countries.  Other names used herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.SOURCE salesforce.comFor further information: Katie Duffy of Salesforce.com, +1-415-836-3734, kduffy@salesforce.com