Above: Salesforce information inside of Outlook.
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Now you can check out information on leads and current customers from Salesforce right from within your Microsoft inbox.
The new capability is coming to Outlook 2013, Office 365, Outlook for Mac, and the Outlook Web App as part of the new Salesforce App for Outlook, Microsoft’s Outlook team announced in a blog post today.
“Even better, it’s 100 percent cloud based with nothing to install!” Ryan Atyay, senior vice president of product management at the Salesforce for Microsoft division of Salesforce, wrote in a blog post of his own on the news.
It’s the latest interesting move for the two companies to make as part of their ongoing collaboration. Microsoft competes with Salesforce in the customer relationship management software business for managing sales leads, so it’s a bit surprising.
Find the Salesforce App for Outlook inside the Office Store here.
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