Salesforce.com has announced plans to further increase its commitment to Europe with strategic investments after posting full fiscal year 2014 revenue growth of 41%.
It plans to add more than 500 jobs across Europe during its fiscal year 2015 by opening new data centres with its first in the UK in August this year plus centres in France and Germany in 2015.
These investments hopet to build on Salesforce.com's continued demand from companies of all sizes, including BMW Group, Pernod Ricard, and Zeiss, that are using Salesforce1, the world’s only customer platform for internet of customers.
Miguel Milano, president, EMEA, said: "Cloud computing is at the heart of growth and innovation in Europe, which is why Salesforce.com delivered full fiscal year 2014 revenue growth of 41% in Europe.
"Our tremendous growth and customer momentum is why Salesforce.com is significantly increasing its investment in Europe."
“The UK has a growing reputation as the leader in the European digital economy and we welcome this new investment,” said Stephen Kelly, chief operating officer for UK Government. “Within the UK Government we are driving a policy of ‘Cloud First’ to improve the way the public sector manages crucial functions, engages with citizens and delivers value for taxpayers.”
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