By deploying Cloud9, we improved our forecast closure rate and realized roughly $400,000 of found money every three months.

Dave Fitzgerald,
Executive Vice President, Brainshark

Cloud9 Announces Gold Sponsorship of Dreamforce 2011

The cloud computing event of the year will showcase how businesses can tap into the power of social, mobile and open technologies to become social enterprises

Redwood City, Calif. August 11, 2011

Cloud9 today announced it will be a gold sponsor of’s Dreamforce 2011 conference, the world’s largest cloud computing event. The conference will be held Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2011, at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Cloud9 will exhibit in Booth 1121 in the Dreamforce Expo.

Cloud9 is a leader in sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions. With Cloud9, customers can increase win rates, improve forecast accuracy and better manage exceptions in the sales pipeline.

“Cloud computing offers tremendous business value to sales organizations of all sizes, across a variety of industries,” said Jim Burleigh, CEO of Cloud9. “Dreamforce is the place for industry luminaries in the cloud computing space to come together, and Cloud9 is thrilled to be a returning sponsor. We look forward to demonstrating how our cloud-based sales forecasting solutions deliver productivity and predictability to our customers.”

“A social revolution is under way, creating a massive shift in how businesses collaborate, communicate and share information,” said Kraig Swensrud, chief marketing officer, “Those who attend Dreamforce will be able to see firsthand how partners like Cloud9 can help them become more collaborative and more responsive to their customers, the hallmarks of a social enterprise.”

Dreamforce 2011 is the cloud computing event of the year. The ninth annual conference will welcome more than 30,000 customers, partners and developers to the new world of the social enterprise. With more than 450 sessions and 250 cloud companies in the expo, Dreamforce offers the content and educational opportunities that enable attendees to tap into the power of the social enterprise.

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About Cloud9 Analytics

Cloud9 is the global leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions for Salesforce CRM. The company delivers these revenue performance management applications directly to line–of–business users to dramatically improve the predictability of their sales forecasts, the effectiveness of their one-on-one sales rep coaching, and productivity of their weekly sales meetings. The result is higher win rates, better CRM adoption, and accelerated revenue. Cloud9 solutions deliver value in just 24 hours and require zero installation, zero maintenance, and zero IT support. Cloud9 customers include EMC, Siemens, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Thomson Reuters. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. For more information, please visit