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CallidusCloud Partners With Appirio to Maximize Lead to Money Cloud

End-to-End Sales Solution Optimizes Sales Rep Performance, Grows Revenue for Enterprise

LAS VEGAS, NV and PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/14 -- Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), a leading provider of sales and marketing effectiveness software, announced today that Appirio, a global cloud consultancy, has partnered with CallidusCloud to help its clients accelerate their Lead to Money Cloud.

The partnership enhances Appirio's CRM/Salesforce business. Appirio will initially focus on integrating CallidusCloud's Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and Incentive Compensation solutions into Salesforce implementations.

"We've seen rapid adoption of our Lead to Money Cloud, and we look to partner with innovative organizations like Appirio to continue building upon that growth," said Leslie Stretch, president and chief executive officer, CallidusCloud. "This partnership will help Appirio clients reach revenue faster, via seamless integration of Callidus solutions into their existing implementations."

"Cloud technologies are continuing to disrupt the way companies do business and the workforce expects a cohesive, easy to use, end-to-end solution," said Gary Rinedollar, vice president of channels and alliances at Appirio. "CallidusCloud, with its tight integration to Salesforce.com, offers our clients a complete sales solution that provides the competitive advantage they are looking for."

CallidusCloud's CPQ Solution guides reps through the product configuration process, prompting up-selling and cross selling, ensuring maximum deal size all while protecting the margin. With this solution, customers have consistently generated more than 46 thousand quotes worth more than $3 billion each month.

Because sales reps are motivated to close deals by incentives, CallidusCloud Commissions enables companies to deploy targeted commissions programs to drive sales execution. As a result, CallidusCloud customers have processed more than $880 billion dollars of revenue.

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About CallidusCloud
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud®, is the leading provider of sales and marketing effectiveness software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with their complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and quota distribution, enable sales forces, automate configure price quote, and streamline sales compensation -- driving bigger deals, faster. Over 2500 leading organizations, across all industries, rely on CallidusCloud to optimize the lead to money process to close more deals for more money in record time. For more information, please visit www.calliduscloud.com.

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About Appirio
Appirio is a global cloud consultancy that helps customers achieve results in weeks, not years by harnessing the power of the world's top talent. Appirio's 600,000 member topcoder community and crowdsourcing platform, combined with the company's business and technical expertise, have helped 700+ enterprises confidently use technology to increase innovation and transform business. Founded in 2006, Appirio is a trusted partner to companies such as Apria, Coca-Cola, eBay, Facebook, Japan Post Network, L'Oreal, NetApp, The Four Seasons and Virgin America.

To learn more about Appirio's growing partner ecosystem, please visit: http://www.appirio.com/partners.

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