This article was published on May 22, 2012

Cloud computing firm Salesforce to add 750 jobs in Europe


Cloud computing firm Salesforce to add 750 jobs in Europe
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At its Cloudforce event in London, enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce today announced that it will add 750 new jobs to its European organization over the next few years.

The company, which offers enterprise solutions based on social, mobile and open cloud technologies, says it is gaining traction in these parts.

Products include Chatter, Rypple, Heroku, Force.com, Do.com, Desk.com and Database.com (yes, they sure appreciate a good dotcom domain name).

Salesforce claims it has grown its customer base in Europe by 32 percent compared to last year, to reach a total of 20,000 customers (about a fifth of its number of clients worldwide).

European clients include Burberry, BMW, O2, Thomson Reuters and Vodafone.

Salesforce says it is hiring across the board and looking for of all experience levels in sales, marketing, IT and support functions continent-wide.