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Leader in Sales Performance Management Enhances Communication between
Managers and Sales Reps with User-Friendly Tracking Capabilities

SAN JOSE, Calif., September 9, 2009 – Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD),
the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today unveiled its
Callidus Commissions Manager solution. Commissions Manager is a 100% native solution that delivers a compelling, easy-to-use application that
can be rapidly deployed and can help companies drive adoption of Salesforce
CRM. The solution enables sales professionals to manage commissions and
claims as part of their day-to-day opportunity management. Callidus
Commission Manager is now available on the AppExchange at

“Sales reps and managers always want immediate access to the latest
information on their performance. Callidus Commissions Manager delivers just
that,” said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer at
“Built on the cloud computing platform, customers can get Callidus
Commissions Manager via the AppExchange with just a few clicks.”

Callidus Commissions Manager is a self-service solution. It lets companies
quickly create and deploy sales commission plans that include sales quotas
and rates, and on-target-earnings. This allows companies to pay commissions
based on transactions or on period-to-date attainments. The solution allows
sales representatives to review opportunities that have closed, initiate
claims for credit and payment, and track the status and amounts of paid and
pending commissions. Sales representatives can also preview projected
commissions based on their pipeline.

“Customers are looking to incorporate sales performance into the daily
routines of their sales force to drive sales effectiveness. Commissions
Manager is designed just for that,” said Lorna Heynike, senior vice
president of marketing at Callidus Software. “This application works as an
easy on-ramp to sales performance management. It helps boost sales
productivity by providing quick access to commission projections, claims and
disputes, even via mobile devices. This saves precious sales time and
ensures sales reps gain transparency and confidence in the system.”

Commissions Manager empowers sales managers by putting relevant, up-to-date
commissions status at their fingertips. It provides intuitive and
comprehensive roles-based dashboards that give them the most relevant
information such as their top performers, and projected compensation. Sales
representatives can use their dashboards to track metrics such as their
year-to-date attainment, payouts over time and the status of their requests.

In addition, the solution can be used with Callidus Plan Communicator,
available on the AppExchange. Plan Communicator expedites the sales plan
communications and approval process with the ability to effectively and
accurately communicate sales plans and contract plans to appropriate field

Pricing and availability
Callidus Commissions Manager is now available on the AppExchange. Pricing
starts at $15 per user per month.

For more news on sales performance management and pervasive performance
management, follow Callidus on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About the Platform and AppExchange is the only proven
enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the
cloud. The platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more
than 800 ISV partner applications like those from CODA and Fujitsu, and more
than 120,000 custom applications used by’s 63,200 customers
such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel.

Applications built on the platform can be easily distributed to
the entire cloud computing community through the AppExchange
marketplace at

About Callidus Software(r)
Callidus Software (, NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and
technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Performance-based
compensation is one of the largest investments for all companies. Callidus’
customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing the return on this
strategic asset. Our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications
set the standard for pervasive performance management across the enterprise.
Over 1.9 million employees and channel partners have their performance
managed by Callidus Software.

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