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Callidus Software Inc.

August 16, 2012 07:00 ET

CallidusCloud Wins Gold at the Stevie Awards in 2012 International Business Awards

CallidusCloud Receives Awards in Best Company, Best New Product and Best Website Categories

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2012) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that it won three Stevie® awards in the 2012 International Business Awards (IBAs). CallidusCloud® was awarded Gold in the 'Computer Software' category, Silver in the 'Company of the Year -- Computer Software' category and another Gold for its Sales Effectiveness Suite in the 'Best New Product or Service of the Year' category.

"CallidusCloud is thrilled to be named the winner of three Stevie Awards in the International Business Awards," said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, CallidusCloud. "We are honored to have our suite recognized as the best new product. We are seeing unprecedented momentum with customers of all sizes around the world adopting our technology. The combination of rapid time-to-value, ease of use and a robust, multitenant SaaS infrastructure is extremely compelling. CallidusCloud has a relentless focus on delivering value to our customers, and we will continue to innovate with respect to our state-of-the-art cloud. These awards are a glowing testament to the talent and dedication of our world-class team at a time when our business is growing like never before."

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

"Entries to the IBAs grew substantially this year," said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder of the Stevie Awards. "Despite slow economic conditions in much of the world, the quality of nominations was outstanding, demonstrating that there are many companies that are innovating and growing regardless. We're looking forward to celebrating this year's Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners at our gala event in Seoul on 15 October."

More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the Awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on 15 October. 

Details about the International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

CallidusCloud provides a sales and marketing SaaS suite that is designed to help businesses drive enterprise engagement, sales performance management and sales effectiveness throughout the sales cycle with award-winning, multi-tenant cloud software. CallidusCloud offers the following SaaS and mobile solutions: candidate assessment tests for hiring, video interviews, marketing automation, quotes and proposals, sales enablement, sales coaching, sales commission management, learning management and content authoring, underpinned by analytics and enterprise gamification.

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About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

About CallidusCloud
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing. Our customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. CallidusCloud's 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 rely on our solutions to power their performance. For more information, please visit

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