The e-commerce site is making job cuts as it aims to reach profitability.
Force.com for Google App Engine enables developers to integrate data on Salesforce.com data with their App Engine for Java applications.
CEO Sridhar Vembu accuses Salesforce of freezing out Zoho as possible payback for rejection of earlier buyout bid.
Salesforce.com looks to make its developer platform a "peer with .Net and Java" with new user interface tools.
An arbitration panel ruled against Salesforce.com, which was claiming rights for Forces.com.
Force.com for Google App Engine is designed to enable developers to create applications in the cloud.
The acquisition is intended to expand BMC's lineup of automation and configuration tools. BMC also beefs up its ServiceDesk offering on Force.com software.
The company announces Force.com Sites, an extension to their existing service that lets businesses build external-facing Web sites.
Enhancements to Eclipse-based integrated development environment are designed to bring traditional source code and testing tools to hosted Force.com platform.