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Callidus Software Inc.

November 09, 2011 07:00 ET

Callidus Software Sponsors IDC Asia Pacific Telecom Summit

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 9, 2011) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced today that it is a round table sponsor of the 2011 IDC Asia Pacific Telecom Summit. The event will be held November 10, 2011 at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore. The Summit brings together leading players from the telecommunications industry to share their winning strategies and best practices for the fast-growing converged Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Callidus Software and IDC will host a round table session on November 10 at 3:30 p.m. SGT to discuss strategy, process, and technology for ensuring successful sales effectiveness initiatives. Moderators will also discuss the role of SPM technology within the new ICT world.

Roundtable Topic:
The New ICT World and Channel Enablement: How to align your channel from the old world to the new world with a Sales Effectiveness Initiative.


  • Tim Dillon, AVP Asia Pacific End User and Mobility Research at IDC Australia
  • Yoke Ling Kew, Director of Business Development at Callidus Software
  • Steve Noll, Director of Solution Consulting at Callidus Software
  • Derrick Russ, Senior Director of Solution Consulting at Callidus Software.

"At a time of rapid transformation and growth, telecommunications companies are looking for solutions to optimize their sales performance while giving them the agility to capitalize on emerging opportunities," said Jimmy Duan, Senior Vice President of International Sales at Callidus Software. "Callidus has an unmatched range of solutions to drive sales effectiveness from recruiting and onboarding the right talent to driving productivity using a combination of incentives and forward-looking talent development programs. We look forward to engaging with the leading companies in this region and sharing our tips and best practices developed over the course of 15 years working with the leading telecommunications companies in the world."

The announcement follows recent news about strong demand for Callidus' solutions at the leading telecommunications companies in the world, including at Telefonica, Vodafone Egypt, Ericsson and Tata Communications. Six of the top 10 Telecom companies [1] in the world now rely on Callidus' solutions to power their sales performance.

Callidus Software's Cloud is a comprehensive SaaS suite designed to help businesses drive more effective selling at each stage of the sales talent lifecycle, from improved sales hiring -- the foundation of strong sales performance -- to improved campaign execution, to high frequency coaching and development. The Callidus Cloud suite includes Callidus' 100% multi-tenant, high-availability SaaS infrastructure; its Sales Selection, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Performance, and Learning modules; SPMConnect for data management; and Reporting & Analytics. Callidus Software powers more than 2.5 million users across the globe.

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[1] Based on the 2011 Forbes Global 2000 list. For the full list, click here.

About Callidus Software®
Callidus Software (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 effectiveness. Our award-winning multi-tenant SaaS applications set the standard for performance management of a company's sales force and channel partners. Over 2.5 million users have their performance managed by Callidus Software. For more information, please visit

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