Saba Recognizes Customer and Partner Excellence at People 2013 – Saba Global Summit

Excellence Awards Honor Unique and Innovative Use of Saba's People Development Solutions

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – March 13, 2013 – Saba (NASDAQ: SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, announced today the winners of this year's Customer and Partner Excellence Awards. The annual program honors organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the use or delivery of Saba's solutions to drive significant business improvement or humanitarian outcomes. Honored at People 2013 -- Saba Global Summit, this year’s winners represent companies of all sizes and across a range of industries.

"This year's customer recipients of an Excellence Award used Saba solutions in unique and innovative ways to positively impact people and drive significant business benefits," said Emily He, senior vice president of corporate marketing, Saba. "The partners who were recognized understand Saba’s solutions, bring unique value and worked closely with us to meet the needs of our joint customers."


2013 Customer Excellence Awards


ROI Power Award: Honors a Saba customer who has realized exceptional business results and ROI in the areas of revenue, productivity, and the adoption of people management strategies for a business unit, department, company or throughout their extended enterprise.

Winner (Tie): Sephora and Springer Medizin


Excellence in Saba Performance and Talent Management: Honors a Saba customer who has developed a flexible, accessible and relevant talent management system that engages, develops and inspires their people to deliver on business strategy.

Winner: Under Armour


Humanitarian Award: Honors a Saba customer who has engaged in humanitarian services (local, national, or international) in a not-for-profit, charitable capacity using Saba solutions.

Winner: Laureate Education, Inc.


Transformative Learning Award: Honors a Saba customer who has transformed their organization through the use of an exceptional learning program such as global training, social and informal learning, or the integration of learning with other human resource functions.

Winner: Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co


Innovation in Collaboration Award: Honors a Saba customer who has achieved excellence or innovation in collaboration or social workplace campaigns that increased organizational alignment, helped close knowledge or recruiting gaps and/or raised brand or product awareness.

Winner: E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc.


Newcomer: Rookie Award: Honors a Saba customer who has made remarkable accomplishments within the first year of the project's implementation.

Winner (Tie): Hitachi Consulting and Sberbank


Exceptional Engagement Award: Honors a Saba customer who has achieved exceptional adoption of a Saba product by creating a stimulating and engaging environment for learning, collaboration and communication.

Winner: The Home Depot


2013 Partner Excellence Awards


Global Partner Excellence Award: Global Solution Providers (GSPs) and Global Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) were evaluated based on three criteria: development and commitment to joint solutions, new business creation and investment in the Saba Alliance Program.

Winner: IBM


Regional Partner Excellence Award: Regional resellers and regional service providers were evaluated based on three criteria: development and commitment to joint solutions, new business creation and investment in the Saba Alliance Program.

Winner: The Educe Group and Comenius


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About Saba


Saba (NASDAQ: SABA) enables organizations to build a transformative workplace that leverages the advent of social networking in business and the ubiquity of mobile to empower an organization’s most mission-critical assets – its people. The company provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work.

Saba's premier customer base includes major global organizations and industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, packaged goods, and public sector organizations. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791. SABA, the Saba logo, and the marks relating to Saba products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Saba Software, Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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