Salesforce to expand use of AWS to core services for planned
international infrastructure expansion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2016--
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN),
today announced that Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the Customer Success
Platform and the world’s #1 CRM company, has selected AWS as its
preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. For the first time,
Salesforce will expand use of AWS to core services—including Sales
Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, Community Cloud, Analytics Cloud and
more—for the company’s planned international infrastructure expansion.
Many Salesforce services, including Heroku, Marketing Cloud Social
Studio, SalesforceIQ, and the recently announced Salesforce IoT Cloud,
already run on AWS infrastructure. Salesforce will utilize AWS to help
bring new infrastructure online more quickly and efficiently.
“We are excited to expand our strategic relationship with Amazon as our
preferred public cloud infrastructure provider,” said Marc Benioff,
chairman and CEO, Salesforce. “There is no public cloud infrastructure
provider that is more sophisticated or has more robust enterprise
capabilities for supporting the needs of our growing global
“Leading enterprises and ISVs around the world are migrating their
business-critical applications to the AWS Cloud to be more agile and
efficient, reduce costs, and take advantage of the security,
reliability, and broad functionality we offer,” said Andy Jassy, CEO,
AWS. “Companies rely on Salesforce to transform their businesses and we
are thrilled Salesforce has chosen AWS as their public cloud
infrastructure partner, helping them continue to scale, add new services
and maintain their incredible momentum.”
About Amazon Web Services
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comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 70
fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, analytics,
mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and enterprise applications from 33
Availability Zones (AZs) across 12 geographic regions in the U.S.,
Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Korea, and Singapore.
AWS services are trusted by more than a million active customers around
the world -- including the fastest growing startups, largest
enterprises, and leading government agencies -- to power their
infrastructure, make them more agile, and lower costs. To learn more
about AWS, visit http://aws.amazon.com.
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