SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

October 14, 2008 10:28 ET

Callidus Software to Present at SaaS University Conference

Presentation by Jeff Saling to Quantify the Case for Selling SaaS in the Enterprise

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today announced that Jeff Saling, senior vice president of Callidus On-Demand, will present at Softletter's SaaS University: Marketing, Selling, Infrastructure and Financing Seminar on October 15 at 3:40 p.m. PDT. The presentation is titled: "Making the Big Sale: Quantifying the Case for and Selling SaaS in the Enterprise."

SaaS University is a three-day event that takes place at the Embassy Suites Hotel in South San Francisco, California. It is aimed at software companies and personnel who need to understand how to profit and grow in the rapidly expanding SaaS market. Leading executives from successful SaaS companies like Callidus Software will offer tips on running the on-demand model more profitably.

WHO: Jeff Saling, Senior Vice President of Callidus On-Demand

WHAT: Callidus' presentation, "Making the Big Sale: Quantifying the Case for and Selling SaaS in the Enterprise," will highlight the significant value of SaaS and its clear benefit to both companies and customers. Saling will also address the strategic benefits of implementing an on-demand model and the steps that traditional software vendors must take in order to add such as service to their suite of offerings. Saling will further discuss how Callidus Software implemented its on-demand service into the company's portfolio of solutions. He will share lessons learned and best practices. The presentation will examine how on-demand significantly reduces the total cost of ownership by lowering the cost to manage and maintain software programs. Saling will discuss additional considerations traditional software vendors should think through before adding an on-demand service to their suite.

Participants of the session will learn:

-- How SaaS increases revenue and profit margins with low upfront and development costs

-- How everyone wins when transforming License and Support to SaaS

-- The benefits of the On-Demand IT Model over on-premise

-- How Callidus On-Demand SaaS applications deliver SPM and pervasive performance management across the enterprise

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 15, 2008
       3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. PDT

WHERE: Embassy Suites Hotel, SFO, South San Francisco, California
       For additional information and to register for the event go to:

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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