SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

October 14, 2008 07:07 ET

Callidus Software Launches Sales Operations Center of Excellence

New Service Offerings Further Empower Customers

SAN JOSE, CA and SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today announced at the Callidus TrueConnection Conference 2008 the launch of a new suite of services that will further empower companies in the ever-growing SPM arena. The Sales Operations Center of Excellence services are an expanded offering from Callidus Software that provides customers the industry's broadest level of support to maximize the benefits of their SPM software solutions for increased success. This new suite of available services transforms the SPM experience of Callidus Software's customers. Complementing Callidus Software's proven portfolio of market-leading software products, the suite of services offer innovative services to help organizations tackle key obstacles to success in maximizing sales effectiveness and overall revenue performance.

The Sales Operations Center of Excellence provides companies with a holistic pay-for-performance solution set that maximizes the ability to effectively align and manage sales performance. The capability to best manage, analyze and align a company's significant investment in sales performance is critical as more companies seek new avenues to unlock potential revenue streams. The innovative offering expands the toolset of Callidus Software's customers for addressing pressing issues and concerns that effect growth and long-term sustainability.

"We passionately believe in the strategic value of SPM solutions and understand the importance of maximizing the benefits," says Bob Conti, senior vice president of worldwide client services at Callidus Software. "The Center of Excellence Suite allows us to work closely with our customers to significantly improve their sales performance management. With unparalleled experience in sales performance and incentive compensation, Callidus has assisted hundreds of customers in executing strategic sales plans. Callidus Software's knowledge enables the support that will enhance the customer experience through faster innovation and greater success."

The Sales Operations Center of Excellence Suite consists of:

--  Compensation Plan Effectiveness Assessments that measure results
    against expected performance and recommends plan updates for improved
    alignment with corporate objectives and more effective use of incentive
    compensation investment
--  Sales Reporting and Analytics to provide actionable insight into sales
--  Quota Management that leverages historical data for intelligent goal
    setting across the enterprise
--  MBO Management that provides solutions to align business strategies
    with employee objectives
--  Territory and Account Planning to provide the most effective go-to-
    market alignment for your sales organization

These Offerings are immediately available. For more information please go to or call us at (866) 812-5244.

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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