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CallidusCloud Scoops Wins 6 Times in 2012 American Business Awards

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 24, 2012) - Callidus Software Inc. ( NASDAQ : CALD ), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that it has won four Stevie® Awards and two People's Choice Stevie® Awards in The 10th Annual American Business Awards(SM).

CallidusCloud® was awarded both American Business Awards and People's Choice Stevie Awards for: Best Cloud App/Service and Best Financial Management Solution for its Sales Effectiveness Suite. CallidusCloud was also recognized with two further American Business Awards for Company of the Year: Computer Software, and Best Website - Computer Software.

More than 3,000 nominations were submitted this year for consideration in the American Business Awards. Winners were selected by 270 executives involved in the judging process.

"We are delighted to be further recognized by business leaders and members of the public for our products and our company," said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, CallidusCloud. "The six American Business Awards, along with the three International Business Awards announced in August, highlight our drive to deliver true value for all our customers with our hiring, learning, marketing and selling clouds."

The People's Choice Stevie Awards are a feature of The American Business Awards in which the general public can vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 98,000 votes were cast in this year's vote.

"The People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products have become one of the most popular features of The American Business Awards, because they complement the peer-review process of our awards competition with another means of validation for product concepts and performance," said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba

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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.

About CallidusCloud
Callidus Software Inc. ( NASDAQ : CALD ), doing business as CallidusCloud, is a leading provider of cloud software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to drive performance and productivity across their business with our hiring, learning, marketing and selling clouds. From back office to the field, from desktop to mobile, we ensure organizations have the right tools to be more effective and perform better. The combined power of our clouds, our people and our partners fuels growth, empowers the work force and delivers real value. CallidusCloud drives performance and productivity for over 1500 leading organizations. Small, medium and large enterprises across multiple industries and geographies rely on CallidusCloud for quicker hiring, simpler learning, better marketing and smarter selling.

For more information, please visit www.calliduscloud.com.

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