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Salesforce Lightning Platform

Salesforce Lightning Platform
Formerly Salesforce App Cloud

Overview

What is Salesforce Lightning Platform?

Salesforce Platform is designed for building and deploying scalable cloud applications with managed hardware provisioning and app stacks. It provides out-of-the-box tools and services to automate business processes, integrate with external apps, and provide responsive layouts and more.

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Recent Reviews

Life changing!

10 out of 10
May 14, 2022
Incentivized
Salesforce is one of the important and major tools we use everyday in our job. Salesforce ia very useful to us This tool makes our life …
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Money Back Guaranteed!

10 out of 10
May 10, 2022
Salesforce Lightning Platform is our main tool as a sales coordinator. We use it for many things such as communicating with our clients …
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Salesforce Lightning Review!

9 out of 10
June 15, 2021
Incentivized
We use the Salesforce Lightning Platform as a sales organization. It is only the sales department that uses this platform today. We use it …
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Lightning in a bottle!

10 out of 10
May 02, 2021
Incentivized
It was originally used by our sales department but we integrated it with other systems via an ETL and now it is used company-wide. We are …
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Awards

Products that are considered exceptional by their customers based on a variety of criteria win TrustRadius awards. Learn more about the types of TrustRadius awards to make the best purchase decision. More about TrustRadius Awards

Popular Features

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  • Services-enabled integration (35)
    9.2
    92%
  • Scalability (36)
    9.1
    91%
  • Platform access control (35)
    9.1
    91%
  • Ease of building user interfaces (38)
    6.0
    60%

Reviewer Pros & Cons

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Pricing

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Starter

$25.00

Cloud
Per User Per Month

Plus

$100.00

Cloud
Per User Per Month

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Demos

Salesforce Lightning Platform Overview Demo

YouTube
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Features

Platform-as-a-Service

Platform as a Service is the set of tools and services designed to make coding and deploying applications much more efficient

7.9
Avg 8.1
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Product Details

What is Salesforce Lightning Platform?

Salesforce Platform is designed for building and deploying scalable cloud applications with managed hardware provisioning and app stacks. It provides out-of-the-box tools and services to automate business processes, integrate with external apps, and provide responsive layouts and more.

With the Salesforce Platform and Heroku users can deploy, run, and manage apps written in open languages like Ruby, Java, PHP and more. Deploy code via git and Salesforce Platform automatically builds and runs the application so developers can focus on delivering engaging apps for their own users. In addition, Heroku Enterprise provides collaboration functionality, additional control features, and enterprise grade support.

With Lightning on the Salesforce Platform, developers can also quickly deliver innovative apps with an interactive UX by using reusable building blocks including maps, calendars, buttons, and number entry forms. And, with the Salesforce Lightning Design System, every developer has a how-to guide and code for building beautiful apps.

The Salesforce AppExchange is a proven ecosystem of apps, with millions of installs and thousands of customer reviews to help Salesforce users find the best match for their business. Whether developers are looking for applications to accelerate internal implementations or looking to grow their business by selling apps or components to other customers, the AppExchange can assist with that.


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Salesforce Lightning Platform Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Salesforce Platform is designed for building and deploying scalable cloud applications with managed hardware provisioning and app stacks. It provides out-of-the-box tools and services to automate business processes, integrate with external apps, and provide responsive layouts and more.

Quickbase are common alternatives for Salesforce Lightning Platform.

Reviewers rate Services-enabled integration highest, with a score of 9.2.

The most common users of Salesforce Lightning Platform are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Comparisons

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Reviews and Ratings

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Reviews

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Mary Bruder | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Allows users to get a holistic view of an account/opportunity which can help with forecasting - invaluable for investors
  • Time saved by reps being able to access data easily - save 30 mins per day
  • Slow to load - lose 5 mins a day
May 14, 2022

Life changing!

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Makes our job easier
  • Reminds you everyday for your follow ups
  • Notifies you the important things you need to prioritize aside from follow ups but it let you see clients who read amd received your proposals.
  • You can also track your productivity in Salesforce.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • In order to win the business, we need to have real-time communication with our clients regarding proposals and Salesforce is making it possible.
  • It's a great tool that is also integrated with different systems that our clients are using.
  • As we are able to monitor our sales revenue in real-time, we would be able to know what we need to improve to make sure that we meet our monthly quota.
Simon Vargas | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • It has driven opportunities growth substantially across all product lines
  • The amount of opportunities derived from understanding the data has been noticeable too
  • I personally have benefited from the database as I've hit 100% of my goal for over 4 years straight
Score 2 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • This has been a huge time waster for our team.
  • Load times are at least 3 times as long as they used to be.
  • Our workflows can not be as efficient as they used to be so we spend more time doing manual tasks.
  • More things have to be pushed through our ops team instead of being able to do them ourselves, which creates significant roadblocks.
Joseph Lemos | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Better visibility of Accounts and Contacts interactions makes it easier to maintain during employee transitions.
  • Tracking of current jobs and relating them to past jobs is very useful.
  • More efficient use of Sales Reps time.
  • Sales Managers have good visibility into how their people are working.
Shanna Baty | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • It has made it easier to create and manage teams within salesforce.
  • It has made monitoring case flow more accurate.
  • It has made monitoring case costs more accurate.
  • Reporting functions are automatic and you are able to subscribe to reports.
  • Reports are customizeable and any parameter can be measured.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • ROI - It allows us to handle billing and see if the client is being charged the correct amount so our books stay balanced.
  • Communication - It allows for all of our workers to see the notes of previous representatives so that no one is in the dark when re-engaging.
  • A negative would be that it is difficult to merge marketing initiatives, so unless someone uploads the Excel sheet of leads into the system (which is easier said than done) there could be duplications of effort.
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