SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

Callidus Software Inc.

December 16, 2010 07:00 ET

Callidus Software Unveils New State-of-the-Art Data Center

New Class A Tier III Facility Doubles On Demand Capacity and Positions Callidus to Capitalize on SaaS Growth

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - December 16, 2010) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced today that it opened a new state-of-the-art Class A Tier III data center in Ashburn, Virginia. The data center became operational in the fourth quarter of 2010.

"Callidus' award winning SPM solutions are fueling growth in our on demand business across the globe," said Leslie Stretch, president and CEO at Callidus Software. "Callidus On Demand leads the SPM market with its unbeatable combination of ease of use, out-of-the-box best practices, and mobile support -- delivered as a 100% multi-tenant SaaS solution. This new facility, with its strategic location on the eastern seaboard of the US, will enable us to effectively serve our on demand customers around the world, from North America to EMEA to the Asia-Pacific regions."

The new data center features high levels of availability, built in redundancies, enterprise-class security, and fiber-rich network connectivity. The center is connected to one of the largest network exchange points on the eastern seaboard, enabling Callidus to serve customers from around the world with superior performance and low network response times.

"A growing number of customers are achieving rapid ROI from our world-class cloud computing platform," said Michael Graves, senior vice president, engineering and CTO. "With a doubling of our capacity, we are even better positioned to provide our global customer base with outstanding service as our growth accelerates across geographies. This new center ensures Callidus On Demand can continue to scale, cost-effectively, to satisfy the rigorous computing needs of our customers."

Callidus Software's award-winning on demand solutions manage the entire sales talent lifecycle from onboarding, to incentives and rewards, to coaching and performance optimization, while providing visibility into operations and financial performance. This gives customers the ability to align their sales force and channels with their key business objectives to consistently and reliably execute on sales targets. The software is used by leading companies in a broad range of verticals including high-tech, telecommunications, banking, insurance, and pharmaceuticals. Since its inception nearly 15 years ago, the company has evolved into the most experienced, proven, and reliable SPM vendor in the marketplace. Callidus Software manages over $50 billion in incentives and compensation for more than two million payees in over 140 countries.

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 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications set the standard for performance management of a company's sales force and channel partners. Over 2 million employees and channel partners have their performance managed by Callidus Software. For more information, please visit www.callidussoftware.com.

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