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Callidus Software Inc.

January 18, 2012 07:00 ET

CallidusCloud's Rapid Intake Ranked Among Top Ten Course Authoring Solution Providers of 2012

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2012) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that CallidusCloud™ Rapid Intake, the leader in cloud-based collaborative course-authoring software, has been ranked among the top ten course authoring solution providers of 2012 by

"In an industry that has more than one hundred authoring tools available to choose from, making the top ten list marks an excellent achievement," said Garin Hess, Vice President and General Manager, Rapid Intake, a division of CallidusCloud. "Our easy-to-use collaborative authoring tools deliver a truly social e-learning development experience that can be used by any team member, subject matter expert, or project stakeholder from anywhere in the world, on any device. This recognition is a testament to our dedication in providing companies with the most innovative, open eLearning and mLearning solutions and reaffirms our position as leader in the high growth mobile learning market."

"We are excited to add the Authoring Tools Top Companies list to our roster of top provider lists," said Ken Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, "Our mission is to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services. With a broad range of products, covering rapid development to comprehensive suites, learning leaders can source products from these great companies with confidence."

Selection to this year's Top Authoring Tools Companies was based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership and innovation
  • Features and capabilities of the Authoring Tools
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Company focus on the authoring platforms
  • Strength and number of clients/users
  • Geographic reach

Rapid Intake, a CallidusCloud™ company, is the easiest to use eLearning and mLearning solution that lets designers and subject matter experts collaboratively capture, storyboard, develop, review, test, and publish Flash- and HTML5-based courses. Novice users and content owners work together, using templates to create course content quickly and easily. Rapid Intake content is available on any computer or mobile device (iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry 6, Android 2.2 or higher). All output is SCORM compliant.

Rapid Intake has received several other awards for its innovative eLearning and mLearning software solutions, including: the Golden Bridge Award for Innovations in Information Technology 2011; Elearning! Magazine's Best of Elearning! Awards 2008, 2009, 2010; the Network Product Guide's Innovation Award 2009; the Brandon Hall Gold Award for Best Innovation in Learning Technology 2008; and the 2008 Software Innovation Award from COMPTIA.

CallidusCloud Rapid Intake is delivered as part of the Learning Cloud. The CallidusCloud platform is an award-winning, multi-tenant SaaS infrastructure that includes the Hiring Cloud, the Sales Enablement Cloud, the Sales Performance Cloud, the Learning Cloud, and a best-in-class SaaS Reporting & Analytics platform.

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