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Callidus Software Inc.

October 20, 2015 08:00 ET

8x8 Automates Commissions Payments to Sales Force With CallidusCloud

Enterprise Cloud Communications Leader to Deploy CallidusCloud Commissions, Providing Greater Flexibility, Speed and Accuracy

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2015) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD) -- 8x8, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions, has selected CallidusCloud Commissions to streamline the company's incentives and commission payment processes for its direct sales force and channel sales partners. The agreement was completed in September.

Following a Sales Performance Management market evaluation, 8x8 selected CallidusCloud for its usability, track record of innovation, complementary product suite and the ability to deliver a scalable solution. CallidusCloud Commissions will replace manual commission management processes to ensure on-time, accurate payment and provide the agility to make changes to 8x8's compensation plans as needed.

"CallidusCloud's Commissions will allow our finance team to automate manual processes in our commission calculations and streamline the management and distribution of compensation plans, upleveling our commissions process," said Raghavan Sarathy, vice president of finance at 8x8. In addition, the software will allow us to have greater visibility into our channel partner commissions as that part of our business continues to grow."

"The trend of using compensation to drive specific sales behaviors makes an automated process highly critical," said Jimmy Duan, chief technology officer at CallidusCloud. "Keeping track of commissions payments on spreadsheets can be error-prone, time-consuming and challenging to increase sales performance. 8x8 plans to use CallidusCloud Commissions to not only compensate its sales force and channel partners, but to also incentivize them to sell using gamification and other sales engagement techniques that will maximize the value of every customer."

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