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CloudApps Launches CloudApps Carbon Summer 10 on Salesforce.com's ChatterExchange, Accelerating the Market Shift to Cloud 2, the Next Cloud Computing Paradigm

CloudApps Carbon Summer ’10 now available from the ChatterExchange on AppExchange 2, the world's most popular marketplace for business apps

With CloudApps Carbon Summer ‘10, salesforce.com customers now have a single means to manage all their carbon emission and disclosure reporting requirements

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CLOUDFORCE 2010 – SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 22, 2010 – CloudApps today announced it has launched CloudApps Carbon Summer ‘10 edition on salesforce.com's ChatterExchange, helping to accelerate the market shift to Cloud 2, the next cloud computing paradigm. CloudApps Carbon Summer ‘10 is among the first apps to leverage the social components of Chatter available in the Force.com platform. These new apps can all be found on the ChatterExchange, a brand new category for social enterprise apps that is now part of AppExchange 2.

CloudApps is a leader in carbon emissions management, helping customers measure, manage and moderate their use of natural resources. Now fully Chatter-enabled, CloudApps Carbon Summer ’10 can deliver real-time updates via Chatter feeds on a company’s emissions sources, their carbon footprint, disclosures they make and emission reduction programs they operate. CloudApps is creating an engaging and viral mechanism, allowing every employee to get involved in their company’s efforts to minimize carbon emissions.

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  • Simon Wheeldon, CEO of CloudApps said, “CloudApps operates in one of the most dynamic markets providing customers with updates on their carbon emissions in real-time. Today our customers are trying to get ahead of far-reaching and fast-changing regulations affecting their working practices all while incorporating social media. Enabling Chatter within CloudApps Carbon adds even further innovation that will serve to lower the barrier for each employee in a company to get involved in reducing its harmful emissions. It allows for the creation of ‘Green Teams’, employees who collaborate together in real-time on programs that reduce a company’s carbon footprint, helping to deliver real-world change.”

  • Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer of salesforce.com, said, “As the market for carbon emission management grows, companies can now find a low cost, easy avenue to meet environmental regulations on the AppExchange 2. Adding Chatter to CloudApps Carbon allows employees to get involved and make a real difference to a company’s carbon reduction efforts. As regulations change and updates are needed, Chatter can alert the users in real-time keeping them in compliance.”

Companies of all sizes and all industries have realized that cloud computing can deliver tremendous success at low cost and is fast and easy to use. With the rise of Facebook, Google and Twitter, companies are now transitioning to Cloud 2, employing the social networking features made popular by the consumer Web, and deploying them in the enterprise entirely in the cloud.

CloudApps Carbon Summer ‘10 now supports those adopting the global and voluntary Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reporting standard, now used by over 2,500 organizations in 60 countries. Companies can segment emissions by geography, business division or even facility, across all major emission sources and directly generate CDP submission reports. Also included is complete support for the UK Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme, a process which started on 1st April 2010 and which could affect 30,000 organizations.

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About CloudApps
CloudApps is the leading provider of enterprise solutions that are helping companies of all sizes to reduce their operating costs, comply with global climate change reporting requirements and engage with their key stakeholders to enhance brand and realise value from their carbon asset.

CloudApps Carbon is an innovative, cloud-based Emission Management solution that is offered on a subscription basis and delivered on salesforce.com enterprise cloud-computing platform, Force.com

For more information, please visit http://www.cloudapps.com.

About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange
Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more than 800 ISV partner applications like those from CA Technologies, FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu, and 160,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com’s 77,300 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel. Force.com also enables developers to make any enterprise app social by leveraging the social collaboration components including profiles, status updates, and real-time feeds available with Chatter.
 
Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the salesforce.com AppExchange 2 marketplace http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/, now featuring the ChatterExchange.

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