Multitenant kernel 
With a multitenant platform, each business that uses the app doesn’t have its own copy. Instead, all businesses share a single copy and then customize it for their specific needs

ISO 27001 certified security 
You can’t compromise when it comes to enterprise-level security. Force.com is road-tested and trusted by nearly 100,000+ companies, including many of the world’s most security-conscious organizations, such as banks and health care providers. 

Proven reliability 
All Force.com apps run on world-class data centers with backup, failover, and disaster-recovery facilities. Force.com has had a proven 99.9 percent uptime record for years. 

Proven, real-time scalability 
Force.com is used by many of the world’s largest enterprises, including Cisco, Japan Post Network, and Symantec. Applications can automatically scale from a few users to millions of page views, as needed. 

Real-time query optimizer 
You need fast access to your data. The Force.com query optimizer delivers under 300ms response time, at a massive scale. 

Real-time transparent system status 
You can always see real-time system performance, availability, and security information at trust.salesforce.com. 

Real-time upgrades 
Unlike traditional software platforms, our upgrades never break your customizations, code, or integrations. We upgrade the platform for you 3 to 4 times each year. As a result, you’re always on the latest version, with access to the latest features, performance, and security enhancements.

Proven real-time integration 
You can integrate your Force.com apps with Oracle, SAP, and other back-office systems. You can also integrate with your security, email, desktop, and middleware systems. 

Real-time sandbox environments 
With a single click, you can create copies of your applications, configuration, and data in separate environments for development, testing, and training. 

Salesforce to Salesforce 
You can easily share data with other companies through Salesforce to Salesforce. It’s fast. It’s easy. And it avoids the cost of integration.

Three global production data centers and
disaster recovery
 

Force.com runs on three geographically dispersed, mirrored data centers with built-in replication, disaster recovery, a redundant network backbone, and no single points of failure.