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CallidusCloud Named Winner in Software as a Service Category at 2012 Cloud Awards


PLEASANTON, Calif. — Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that it was named the winner in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) category at the 2012 Cloud Awards.

“We are honored to have our CallidusCloud platform recognized as the best software as a service across the US and EMEA at the 2012 Cloud Awards,” said Michael Graves, Senior Vice President, Engineering and CTO, CallidusCloud. “The CallidusCloud platform is seeing unprecedented momentum with customers of all sizes around the world due to its unbeatable combination of rapid time to value, ease of use and its robust, highly-available multitenant SaaS infrastructure. CallidusCloud has a relentless focus on delivering value to our customers, and we will continue to innovate in our state-of-the-art cloud infrastructure to provide increasingly rapid time to value at the lowest total cost of ownership. This award is a glowing testament to the talent and dedication of our world-class team at a time when our business is growing like never before.”

The annual cloud computing awards program, open internationally across the US and EMEA regions, recognizes and celebrates industry leaders and pioneers in the field of cloud computing. Categories include B2B Customer Strategy, Best Cloud Infrastructure, Data Innovation of the Year, Developer of the Year, Most Promising Start-Up, Best Platform as a Service, Security Innovation, Best Software as a Service and Web Services Excellence.

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “As we move through 2012 and into 2013, we’re going to see an increasing number of organizations leveraging cloud technologies to make their operations work harder and smarter, and we want to help ensure these technologies get the recognition they deserve. We are happy to endorse CallidusCloud™ as among the best of the best in their field.”

CallidusCloud delivers a comprehensive SaaS suite designed to help businesses drive more effective sales at each stage of the talent lifecycle, from making the right sales hire, to making it easier to sell, to motivating sales execution with targeted incentives and rewards, to building a knowledge-based work culture with high frequency coaching and development. 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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About the cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is a premier international cloud computing awards program which recognizes and honours industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in the field of cloud computing. The inaugural awards, launched in June 2011, opened to large, small, established and start-up organizations, to find and celebrate the pioneers that will shape the future of the industry as we move into 2012 and beyond. Finalists were selected by a panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit

About Callidus Software

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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