Salesforce (CRM)  caught investor attention on Wednesday after posting an earnings beat and solid sales guidance on Tuesday evening. 

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"We are clearly executing on our vision of transformation and success for our customers, and we are doing it at scale," CEO Keith Block noted during Salesforce's investing call. 

Curious about the history of the company?

Salesforce has been around since 199, when it was founded by Marc Benioff, Dave Moellenhoff, Parker Harris and Frank Dominguez. 

The company specializes in software as a service, or SaaS. 

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