Gartner Research

Five Steps to Selecting the Optimal Salesforce Lightning Subscription Bundle

Published: 21 June 2017

ID: G00322199

Analyst(s): Jo Liversidge, Adnan Zijadic

Summary

Salesforce subscription buyers continue to struggle with the vendor's product packaging and price points with newer bundling options released in 2017. Application leaders need to evaluate and determine the most appropriate Salesforce Lightning options to lower unanticipated costs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Step 1: Become Familiar With Salesforce Application and Platform Service-Line Capabilities
  • Step 2: Evaluate Functional Capabilities for Each Salesforce Lightning Edition
    • Lightning Sales Cloud Evaluation
    • Lightning Service Cloud Evaluation
    • App Cloud Evaluation
  • Step 3: Select Add-Ons — Sandboxes
  • Step 4: Evaluate Add-Ons for a Support Plan — Such as Premier Success Plan or Higher
  • Step 5: Evaluate the Storage and Object Capacity Limits in Each Edition

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