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CloudExtend Excel for Salesforce Praised in Salesforce Ben


Leading site for Salesforce professionals features in-depth review of Salesforce to Excel add-in


SAN MATEO, CA – February 28, 2019 – CloudExtend, a Celigo brand dedicated to smart integration productivity tools for NetSuite and Salesforce, today announced its CloudExtend Excel for Salesforce solution was featured in Salesforce Ben review by Salesforce-certified expert Lucy Mazalon. Since 2014, Salesforce Ben has shared trusted, engaging content to help readers stay up to date with the latest Salesforce news, releases, certifications, and acquisitions, as well as technical guides and tutorials.

Mazalon first began by covering CloudExtend Excel for Salesforce features in order of data out, manipulation, and data in. Her review revealed a deep dive into:

  • The interface
  • Download (retrieving data)
  • Manipulating data
  • Updating data
  • Transparent feedback: new records and errors
  • Data mapping templates and reports
  • Security and data sharing

Next, Mazalon described popular use cases for CloudExtend Excel for Salesforce, highlighting her own four favorites: opportunity pipeline updates, task and activity logging, Marketing tradeshow leads, and products and pricing. 

“Admins have put in hours of blood, sweat, and tears into getting their users to adopt Salesforce, but a continuing preference for Excel has them stumped time and time again,” Mazalon writes in the introduction to her review. “If you can’t beat them, join them—and that’s exactly what CloudExtend does: opening up your Salesforce org into the familiar interface of Excel.”

Understanding the low adoption rate struggle that many companies battle when attempting to optimize Salesforce, Mazalon also highlighted several potential positive impacts of leveraging CloudExtend Excel for Salesforce, including time saved, familiarity, alleviation of admin workloads, and user adoption. 

“Assessing CloudExtend Excel for Salesforce was (to describe it in one word) enlightening. It proved to me that there is a way die-hard Excel fans or cloud-phobic users can adopt the Salesforce platform,” Mazalon concludes. “I see this product having a great impact inside organizations to increase job satisfaction of users and admins alike.” 

To read the full review, visit Salesforce Ben’s Salesforce to Excel Add-In In-Depth Review, or try CloudExtend Excel for NetSuite now with a free 14-day trial.


About CloudExtend and Celigo
CloudExtend is a Celigo brand that builds applications for NetSuite and Salesforce end users that allow them to work exponentially faster, with a laser focus on Microsoft Excel and email integrations. Combined with a strong background in ERP and CRM, CloudExtend offers products that install in seconds and deliver immediate benefits.

Built for IT professionals and business users, Celigo is a next-generation integration platform (iPaas) that easily connects and automates processes across thousands of applications. It allows users to quickly build, manage, and hand off complex integrations at scale, requiring fewer IT resources and lowering the total cost of ownership.