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Re: The Battle To Rule the Hosted-CRM Roost
Posted by limbo1686 on 2004-06-29 12:13:12
In reply to Martin Middlewood
Are you kidding? Price is a major factor in any business decision. Just as the phone service has price wars, so too will the hosted software providers. At the end-of-the-day, they are just like the phone, electric, cable, etc...
That is one thing the software service model must figure out. If you are going to claim you are a service, you better be prepared to compete like one. Big difference in software is there are no monopolies so the benefits that phone service or an electricity company or cable provider has will not play in this arena.
The simple fact is in the 5-20 user market (which I bet is 75%+ of salesforce.com's user base) is very price sensitive and a savings of $100-$1500 per month is substantial!




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Re: The Battle To Rule the Hosted-CRM Roost  Martin Middlewood  2004-06-29 12:05:32
Re: The Battle To Rule the Hosted-CRM Roost  limbo1686  2004-06-29 12:13:12
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