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Callidus Software Inc.

December 02, 2015 08:30 ET

CallidusCloud Honored With Best in Biz 2015 Award

Award Recognizes Company's Growth Powered by Lead to Money

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2015) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, today announced it was honored with an award in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year category in the prestigious 2015 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

"Our growth is powered by our own Lead to Money suite that equips us with one of the most efficient sales and marketing engines in the industry," said Leslie Stretch, president and CEO, CallidusCloud. "Having one platform to maximize the value of every lead and enable sales to close bigger deals faster is a huge competitive advantage for any company. This is the second consecutive year we have been honored with a Best in Biz award, and is testament to the ongoing success our customers enjoy using our suite and the dedication of our team at CallidusCloud."

The fifth annual Best in Biz program in North America boasted the highest number of submissions to date. More than 600 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2015 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 46 judges from highly recognized newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, radio outlets, and analyst firms. In addition to the numerous judges returning from previous panels from years 2011 - 2014, this year's judging panel included several worthy additions to the high-profile group. The panel included contributors to ABC, About.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, Buffalo News, Business News Daily, Chip Design Magazine, Computerworld, Consumer Affairs, CRN, ECT News Network, eWeek Channel Insider, Fast Company, Fierce Online Video, Forbes, FOX News Latino, Hartford Business Journal, Inc. Magazine, InfoRisk Today, Information Week, King Features Syndicate, L.A. Biz, MediaPost, Motley Fool, PE HUB, Phoenix Business Journal, Portland Business Journal, ReadWriteWeb, San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Small Business Digest, South Florida Business Journal, Tech Cocktail, Wired, Woman's Day and Xconomy.

The company's growth is powered by its innovative Lead to Money suite, which pushed the company to achieve a 43% year over year increase in SaaS revenue for the third quarter of 2015.

Best in Biz Awards 2015 honors were presented in 60 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year, Best New Product of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.

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About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs annually: North America, and International. Entries will begin to be accepted in the fourth annual Best in Biz Awards International program in January 2016. Any organization worldwide may enter any of the more than 60 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the International program, please visit: http://intl.bestinbizawards.com.

About CallidusCloud
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud®, is the global leader in cloud based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and quota distribution, enable sales forces, automate configure price quote, and streamline sales compensation -- driving bigger deals, faster. More than 4,400 leading organizations, across all industries, rely on CallidusCloud to optimize the lead to money process to close more deals for more money in record time.

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