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The risks and uncertainties referred to above include ‒ but are not limited to ‒ risks associated with possible ﬂuctuations in our ﬁnancial and operating results; our rate of growth and anticipated revenue run rate, including our ability to convert deferred revenue and unbilled deferred revenue into revenue and, as appropriate, cash ﬂow, and our ability to grow deferred revenue and unbilled deferred revenue; errors, interruptions or delays in our service or Web hosting; breaches of our security measures; the ﬁnancial impact of any previous and future acquisitions; the nature of our business model; our ability to continue to release, and gain customer acceptance of, new and improved versions of our service; successful customer deployment and utilization of our existing and future services; changes in our sales cycle; competition; various ﬁnancial aspects of our subscription model; unexpected increases in attrition or decreases in new business; our ability to realize beneﬁts from strategic partnerships; reliance on third-party computer hardware and software; the emerging markets in which we operate; unique aspects of entering or expanding in international markets; our ability to hire, retain and motivate employees and manage our growth; changes in our customer base; technological developments; regulatory developments; litigation related to intellectual property and other matters, and any related claims, negotiations and settlements; unanticipated changes in our eﬀective tax rate; factors aﬀecting our outstanding convertible notes and credit facility; ﬂuctuations in the number of shares we have outstanding and the price of such shares; foreign currency exchange rates; collection of receivables; interest rates; factors aﬀecting our deferred tax assets and ability to value and utilize them, including the timing of achieving proﬁtability on a pre-tax basis; the potential negative impact of indirect tax exposure; the risks and expenses associated with our real estate and oﬃce facilities space; and general developments in the economy, ﬁnancial markets, and credit markets.
Further information on these and other factors that could aﬀect the ﬁnancial results of salesforce.com, inc. is included in the reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and in other ﬁlings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including our most recent Form 10-K. These documents are available on the SEC Filings section of the Investor Information section of our website at www.salesforce.com/investor.
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