Launches Google Gadgets for Salesforce.com & A Full Line of Enterprise Adoption Solutions
May 31, 2007 – Appirio, a Services 2.0 pioneer and specialty on-demand integrator, today announced it has joined the Google Enterprise Professional™ program. The program extends the power of Google across the enterprise and helps customers get more value out of their Google enterprise deployments. Appirio, a leading Salesforce.com partner, has launched a series of Google Gadgets for Salesforce.com that integrates iGoogle™ with Salesforce.com’s CRM application and platform. In addition, Appirio now offers integration and deployment services for Google Apps™ and custom application development solutions that leverage the power of Google and Salesforce.com.
“The Google Enterprise Professional program will help us provide Google Apps to users of Salesforce.com,” said Chris Barbin, CEO of Appirio. “Google Apps brings simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations. Our services and products will enable rapid deployments and tight integration to Salesforce.com.”
With Google Apps, users can use tools such as Gmail™ web services, Google Calendar™ shared calendaring, and Google Docs & Spreadsheets™ on their own domain to work together more effectively. “We originally brought in Appirio to help us leverage salesforce.com to improve our business processes. They quickly recognized one of our core competitive differentiators – providing our clients instant market analysis and insight – and created an integrated Google Apps and Salesforce.com solution to extend our capabilities to better serve our customers” said Jeff Price, President, The Apartment Group.
“Google is excited to have Appirio as a partner in the Google Enterprise Professional program. We’re looking forward to Appirio extending and integrating to Google Apps by providing deployment and development expertise as well as additional Google Gadgets for Salesforce.com” said Scott McMullan, Google Apps Partner Lead, Google Enterprise.
The Google Enterprise Professional program includes developers, consultants and independent software vendors that provide value-added services for Google enterprise products.
For more information on the Google Enterprise Professional program, please visit www.google.com/enterprise/gep.
Appirio, Inc., a Services 2.0 pioneer, delivers services and products to help medium to large enterprises accelerate on-demand adoption. With a differentiated business model that blends strategy, services, custom application development, integration and products, Appirio is a thought leader in on-demand solutions delivery. For more information on Appirio’s Enterprise Adoption Solutions for Google Apps as well as Google Gadgets for Salesforce.com, please visit www.appirio.com/google.
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