Phil Wainewright: AppExchange falls short

Summary:Phil Wainewright is not impressed with salesforce.com's Appexchange marketplace.

Phil Wainewright is not impressed with salesforce.com's Appexchange marketplace. It's an ecosystem builder that aggregates and markets apps and components for the salesforce.com platform but it lacks features that Phil thinks should be part of an on demand service:

The biggest disappointment is the AppExchange. To even liken this to eBay is a joke. It has no transaction capability whatever. I'll get excited when someone comes along with a platform that not only acts as a shop window but actually takes care of metering and billing on-demand application usage from a variety of vendors. AppExchange does none of that.

Let's see how Benioff and company respond....

Topics: Apps

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