Microsoft and Salesforce seal partnership with focus on Office 365, Windows integration

As reported earlier today, Microsoft Corp. and Salesforce.com confirmed this afternoon a strategic partnership to create new solutions that connect salesforce.com's customer relationship management (CRM) apps and platform to Microsoft Office and Windows.

In what Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff described in a conference call as "step one" in the new partnership, the companies will be working to integrate Saleforce's CRM software with Microsoft's Office 365 and Windows "at a deeper level than was previously available."

Salesforce will also start using Azure more in its development environments, Benioff said. Microsoft has also renewed its intention of using Salesforce's ExactTarget email marketing software.

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