It was bound to happen. Salesforce was going to China at some point, and it announced that action this week saying it was partnering with Alibaba. There are so many ways to read this, but I don’t have the filters to resist comparing the announcement to what Robin Williams once said about cocaine: “Cocaine is God’s way of telling you you are making too much money.” Only slightly modified, I’d say setting up in China is God’s way of telling you that you’ve been too successful. Where to start? There are two scenarios, God’s and a happier one.