SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

October 13, 2008 07:00 ET

Callidus Software Announces Pervasive Performance Suite

New SaaS Suite Accelerates and Eases Delivery of On-Demand Pervasive Performance Applications

SAN JOSE, CA and SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - October 13, 2008) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today announced the Callidus Pervasive Performance Suite at the Callidus TrueConnection Conference 2008. The new Pervasive Performance Suite is based on a pure multi-tenant SaaS platform. It delivers robust Sales Performance Management to improve sales effectiveness and extends to the broader business with the bonus and objective management functionality in TrueTarget™ software.

The Callidus Pervasive Performance Suite enables organizations of all sizes to deploy on-demand pay for performance solutions across the business with unprecedented speed. The new suite benefits from a trusted foundation that powers the performance of over 1.9 million sales and distribution professionals globally.

Benefits of the Callidus Pervasive Performance Suite include:

--  Accelerated customer on-boarding and faster time to ROI; the suite is
    100% SaaS multi-tenant enabled and includes TrueComp® Manager,
    TrueInformation®, Callidus TrueAnalytics™ and TrueTarget™ software
--  Easy pay for performance reporting with streamlined report design,
    simpler ongoing maintenance and improved delivery
--  Immediate delivery of pay for performance reports to end-users with
    real time reporting, providing immediate reports as soon as compensation
    calculation is complete
--  Seamless integration with business processes with new web services
    that enable organizations to build composite applications that integrate
    TrueComp plan data

"Already the fastest growing provider of on-demand SPM solutions, the Callidus Pervasive Performance Suite takes our market-leading products to the next level and delivers tremendous value to customers," said Steve Apfelberg, senior vice president of marketing and business development at Callidus Software. "The enhanced on-demand solution can be deployed quickly and cost effectively. This enables companies to rapidly benefit from exciting features such as real-time reporting and robust objectives management. It also extends our performance management capabilities beyond sales to all employees across the business."

The Callidus Pervasive Performance Suite provides an end-to-end SaaS-based solution that improves sales and employee effectiveness by aligning each individual's objectives with corporate strategy. It combines proven SPM functionality that powers the performance of over 1.9 million sales people with goal and objective management functionality designed for the rest of the business. Until now, organizations were forced to use disparate systems across the enterprise for everything from appraisals and bonuses to sales force compensation, which made the task of coordinating corporate strategies difficult. The Callidus Pervasive Performance Suite is today's only unified SPM software solution that provides alignment of the entire business with corporate objectives.

About Callidus Software®

Callidus Software ( (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Performance-based compensation is one of the largest investments for all companies. Callidus' customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing the return on this strategic asset. Our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications set the standard for pervasive performance management across the enterprise. Over 1.9 million employees and channel partners have their performance managed by Callidus Software.

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