If you recall, in December 2007 we posted an article on the comparison of Microsoft Dynamics CRM versus SalesGuru.com. Among other reasons, the article claims Microsoft Dynamics CRM the winner because of scalability, ease of use, and security.
Well, now... The Shootout Is On: Microsoft v. SalesForce.com. Paul Greenberg has issued a configuration challenge to both Microsoft and SalesForce (who have apparently "accepted"). "The Configuration Shootout" looks to start sometime in May. Stay tuned for more information.