In Formally Introducing Dynamics CRM 2011, Microsoft Continues Its Push to Lure Siebel and Salesforce Customers

After three years of development and testing, Microsoft today formally introduced Dynamics CRM 2011 in 40 markets and 41 languages. The introduction follows on Monday's formal introduction of global availability of Dynamics CRM Online.

In his keynote address announcing Dynamics CRM 2011's worldwide availability, Kirill Tatarinov, vice president of Microsoft Business Solutions, said a key marketing mission is "liberating our customers from...inflexible (CRM) systems" like those produced by Oracle's Siebel and "Those solutions are hard to use, expensive to use, inflexible to use," he said.


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