News : Salesforce and Microsoft Deliver Salesforce Lightning for Outlook
San Francisco, CA, USA, June 28, 2016 -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), a Customer Success Platform and CRM company, announced Lightning for Outlook, unifying CRM and business email services. With the new Lightning for Outlook add-in, users have an integrated, customizable experience across Salesforce and Microsoft Outlook, empowering them to create a tailored inbox experience so they can work the way they want. Lightning for Outlook is the latest solution resulting from Salesforce and Microsoft’s strategic partnership, which empowers our customers to collaborate more effectively.
The Salesforce Lightning for Outlook add-in is available to Outlook users across Windows, Mac and Web and is coming soon to Outlook Mobile.
"As part of our ongoing strategic partnership with Salesforce, Lightning for Outlook gives users a great way to work with Salesforce right from within Outlook. The solution enhances productivity for our joint customers and helps salespeople work smarter and more efficiently," said Jared Spataro, GM of Microsoft Office, Microsoft.
"The relationship between Salesforce and Microsoft has never been stronger," said Ryan Aytay, EVP of Strategic Alliances, Salesforce. "Lightning for Outlook, the latest solution for our mutual customers, provides a unified experience across the two most widely used apps for salespeople—Salesforce and Outlook—empowering users to reach new levels of productivity and customer success."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016