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Dreamforce 2010: Of Cloud Proliferation - Part 1
Dreamforce, salesforce.com’s annual user conference, has over the past several years become a highly anticipated and entertaining end-of-the-year fixture

gartner 2008 pivotal  Force.com, but in 2009 Gartner estimated that Force.com had over 1,000 customers. Not too shabby, but not exceptional either, as measured in salesforce.com’s aforementioned growth standards and aspirations. One of the reasons for the platform’s somewhat subdued adoption could be its proprietary and esoteric nature. Namely, although Oracle and Microsoft are proprietary technologies too, Java and the .NET Framework languages have respectively reached the mainstream. To give salesforce.com credit, the co

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