Salesforce Releases New Research on the 'Salesforce Economy' -- Creating 1.9 Million Jobs and $389 Billion in GDP Worldwide by 2020

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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, today announced new research from IDC detailing how Salesforce and its ecosystem of customers and partners will drive nearly 1.9 million new jobs and more than $389 billion in new GDP impact worldwide by 2020.1

The new data underscores strong momentum from the community of Salesforce customers, partners and developers who power the "Salesforce economy" worldwide. In fact, as of this week, customers have installed apps more than 4 million times from the Salesforce AppExchange, the world's longest-running and largest business apps marketplace. And Salesforce administrators, developers, users and partners recently earned 1 million badges on Trailhead -- Salesforce's online learning environment -- acquiring valuable skills to succeed in today's technology-driven economy.

Salesforce AppExchange Surpasses Milestone of 4 Million Installs

Salesforce customers have now installed apps from the Salesforce AppExchange -- the world's longest-running and largest business apps marketplace -- more than 4 million times. A single install can be used by hundreds of users within a company or organization. This milestone builds upon recent momentum for the AppExchange, including:

88% of Fortune 100 companies have now installed at least one AppExchange app, and 65% of all customers have multiple apps installed. ISV partners reported an average increase of 46% in new leads, 55% in new customers and 55% in revenue by listing on the AppExchange.

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