SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

Callidus Software Inc.

October 20, 2009 07:00 ET

Callidus Software Is Platinum Sponsor of Dreamforce '09, Salesforce.com's User and Developer Conference

Leading Sales Performance Management Provider Underscores Force.com Commitment -- Expands Cloud Computing Offerings and Momentum

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today announced it is a platinum sponsor of Dreamforce '09, salesforce.com's seventh annual user and developer conference. The event will be held Nov. 17-20, 2009 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Callidus Software is located at booth #716. The company will showcase its Force.com applications including Callidus Monaco Suite, Commissions Manager and Plan Communicator.

Callidus Software will host two breakout sessions at this year's conference. The sessions will focus on how to leverage the Force.com platform to drive sales growth using SPM applications. Attendees will learn best practices using Callidus Software's market-leading solutions. Both sessions will be held at "Moscone North 124."

--  The first breakout session will be held on Wednesday, November 18,
    from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
--  The second breakout session will be on Thursday, November 19, from
    1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    

"Callidus Software is a key partner for salesforce.com that is committed to joint customer success in the cloud," said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer, salesforce.com. "Callidus Software's platinum sponsorship of Dreamforce this year demonstrates the company's commitment to cloud computing. Attendees at this year's conference will experience firsthand how Callidus innovative solutions built on the Force.com platform provide the tools to address specific sales performance management issues across multiple industries."

At its booth, Callidus Software will demo its latest Force.com applications including its Monaco Suite, Commissions Manager and Plan Communicator. Attendees can experience the newest features and gain in-depth knowledge on how to use the solutions to optimize the entire sales lifecycle from sales on-boarding, to quota and plan deployment, and payment.

"We are very happy to be a platinum sponsor at this year's Dreamforce Conference," said Lorna Heynike, senior vice president of marketing at Callidus Software. "Coupled with CRM, SPM delivers a comprehensive cloud computing sales management solution to companies across industries. In partnership with salesforce.com, we offer award-winning solutions to over 60,000 customers."

Dreamforce is the cloud computing event the year. It provides companies, users and developers with best practices, networking opportunities and access to the vendors in the salesforce.com ecosystem. This year more than 10,000 attendees are anticipated at the event.

About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange

Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more than 800 ISV partner applications like those from CODA and Fujitsu, and more than 120,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com's 63,200 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel.

Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the Force.com AppExchange marketplace at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.

About Callidus Software®

Callidus Software (www.callidussoftware.com) (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Callidus' customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales execution. Our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications set the standard for performance management of a company's sales force and its other employees. Over 2 million employees and channel partners have their performance managed by Callidus Software.

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