Gartner Positions Salesforce in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2015 -- Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. The evaluation is based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

According to Gartner: “The mobile app development platform (MADP) market offers tools, technologies, components and services that enable enterprise IT developers to create mobile apps for customers, partners and employees. A MADP enables an enterprise to design, develop, test, deploy, distribute, analyze and manage a portfolio of cross-platform mobile apps on a range of devices running Android and iOS, and addressing the requirements of diverse use cases including external-facing and internal-facing scenarios.”

“The Salesforce1 Platform enables IT to develop innovative mobile apps fast, and build deeper relationship with their customers, employees, and partners,” said Tod Nielsen, executive vice president, Salesforce1 Platform. “We believe that our position in the Magic Quadrant is further validation that Salesforce provides the trusted app development platform for innovative companies around the world.”

Leading Global Companies Build Apps Faster with the Salesforce1 Platform, the World’s #1 PaaS

With the Salesforce1 Platform, the world’s #1 PaaS, companies can transform IT departments into centers of innovation and leapfrog the competition. With more than four million apps and two million developers, the Salesforce1 Platform is the trusted and proven platform for innovative companies around the world. The more than 4,100 customers who participated in a recent study conducted by a third party on behalf of Salesforce reported 52 percent faster application deployment, 50 percent faster new application design, 52 percent faster application configuration and 42 percent decrease in IT cost using the Salesforce Platform.

Source: Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms, Richard Marshall, Van L. Baker, Ray Valdes, Jason Wong, Adrian Leow, 23 July 2015

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