Hyderabad and Fremont, Calif., India, May 19, 2008 – Sierra Atlantic, the leader in offshoring enterprise applications and outsourced product development, today announced it closed an agreement with Callidus Software (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). The master services agreement will cover areas such as professional services, development, and support. The partnership will support Callidus Software’s continued delivery of superior competency in product development, consulting services and technical support.
Under the agreement, Sierra Atlantic will provide a range of operations for Callidus Software’s fast-growing on-demand business, including engineering capabilities and 24/7 technical services. Callidus Software will train specialists at Sierra Atlantic’s delivery center in Hyderabad, India, to implement a broad range of integrated SaaS product development processes and technology solutions.
“The launch of an operations center in India emphasizes our strong commitment to innovation and product leadership. In partnering with Sierra Atlantic, we augment our ability to execute on a number of strategic initiatives while maintaining a prudent cost structure,”said Mike Graves, senior vice president of engineering at Callidus Software. “Sierra Atlantic is an ideal partner and has a proven track record with a number of leading software companies. They will help support the development of our SPM solutions and support our growing global customer base.”
“Sierra Atlantic is strongly committed to leveraging our deep understanding of the sales performance and mission-critical functions to help Callidus Software tackle incentive management solutions around the globe,”said GK Murthy, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, Sierra Atlantic. “We will help Callidus further streamline its industry-leading SPM solutions through an improved global delivery model and build a Center-of-Excellence (COE) to not only serve its development needs but also support its innovative and rapidly growing business.”