Responding to pointed questions about the deferred revenue growth slowdown it saw in FQ2,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Responding to pointed questions about the deferred revenue growth slowdown it saw in FQ2, Salesforce.com execs blamed forex, pricing volatility, and a shift to annual subscriptions. Separately, Salesforce said it was seeing a modest impact from macro problems in Europe, its slowest-growing region. And CEO Marc Benioff bragged Buddy Media manages over 10% of Facebook ad spending, and predicted Salesforce's cloud marketing software ops will produce $1B in annual sales. CRM -5.4% AH.