Starting September 1, Salesforce.com customers will be paying a higher price for an initial security review of their paid apps for AppExchange.
Salesforce.com said the volume of apps in AppExchange has grown exponentially with the expansion of its partner ecosystem.
The company said revenue from fees will also be used to provide partner education around security and trust throughout the app design process as well as increase operational support to prevent unnecessary delays during the security review.
A New Application Development Approach for Today’s Speed of Business
As IT departments’ lists of backlogged application development projects keep growing, so does the speed of new development requests from line-of-business personnel. For many IT departments, the speed of business can’t be met under current practices. This inability to keep pace with critical development requests, supporting timely strategy modifications, seriously impacts an enterprise’s profitability.