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Callidus Software Inc.

January 08, 2015 15:39 ET

CallidusCloud Positioned as a Leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management

For the Second Consecutive Year CallidusCloud Has Been Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant; Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2015) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced today it has been positioned the furthest for ability to execute and completeness of vision in the leader's quadrant of the Gartner Inc Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management report.

According to Gartner, "the SPM market has continued to mature in the last year, growing into a market of more than $2 billion, as measured by spend on all software, consulting and managed services across SPM and human capital management (HCM) providers." SPM is a solution set that automates and optimizes key sales processes such as incentive compensation management (ICM), territory and quota management as well as the training and coaching of sales professionals.

"I am delighted with our positioning in Gartner's latest review of the Sales Performance Management market," said Leslie Stretch, president and CEO, CallidusCloud. "I believe Gartner's review reflects our industry leading vision, our innovative strength in product and the amazing results our customers are achieving with our Lead to Money suite."

The Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management evaluated 12 vendors on a number of factors including the strength of their products, customers and financials. The report focuses on vendors that provide technology for the key components of Sales Performance Management, including: Incentive Compensation Management, Territory Management, Sales Coaching, Gamification Objective and Quota Management, Training and Hiring.

Gartner's full SPM Magic Quadrant report is available at:

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About CallidusCloud
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud®, is the global leader in cloud based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and quota distribution, enable sales forces, automate configure price quote, and streamline sales compensation -- driving bigger deals, faster. Over 3,500 leading organizations, across all industries, rely on CallidusCloud to optimize the lead to money process to close more deals for more money in record time.

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