In this way, the intranets built with Company Communities can be inserted into the mix of the applications employees use for their daily work, which can make the intranets more relevant, effective and visible, she said.
"Rather than creating an intranet collaboration space that's focused on content, this can put intranets in the context of business transactions and applications," Wettemann said.
Salesforce.com will announce pricing for Company Communities later this year, but it will be licensed on a per user, per month basis.
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