Salesforce opens second data center in Japan

salesforce-for-digital-technology-dealsEnterprise software company Salesforce has opened its second data center in Japan.

The CRM company said the new data center — at Kobe in Japan’s Kansai region, expands Salesforce’s ability to deliver the Intelligent Customer Success Platform including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, Community Cloud, Analytics Cloud and more to more customers in Japan and Asia Pacific region.

“With this new data center, along with the first local data center opened in 2011 in Tokyo, Salesforce will be able to continue delivering exceptional reliability and performance to customers,” said Shinichi Koide, chairman, president and CEO, Salesforce Japan.

Salesforce said Asia Pacific region (including Japan) was its fastest-growing region, growing at 30 percent in Q4 of FY17.

The second data center in Kobe will enable Salesforce to deliver the Intelligent Customer Success Platform locally to more customers. Japanese brands including Canon Marketing Japan, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance are using Salesforce.