Saba Ranked as a Leader in the 2013 Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Learning

Learning Pioneer Ushers in New Wave of People Development with Next-Generation Saba Cloud

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Oct. 1, 2013 – Saba (OTCPink: SABA), a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management, has been ranked a “Leader” in the 2013 Aragon Research Globe™ for Enterprise Learning. Evaluated by leading research firm Aragon Research, Saba Cloud was recognized as one of the top products in the field for its social and mobile learning, built-in eCommerce, and fully embedded virtual classroom capabilities.

The Aragon Research Globe is a market evaluation tool that graphically represents the firm’s assessment of a specific market and associated vendors. The Globe for Enterprise Learning evaluated technology and services providers that allow enterprises to manage and deliver all forms of learning. Social and mobile led the pack in user demand, as did the need for easy access to a live class or a recorded one. Leaders have comprehensive strategies that align with industry direction and market demand, and also have effectively performed against those strategies.

"Enterprises are realizing that learning needs to be social and mobile to meet the needs of today's multigenerational global workforce,” said Jim Lundy, CEO and lead analyst at Aragon Research. “Saba has recognized this need and addressed it with embedded virtual classroom capabilities, on- and off-line mobile learning and social technologies such as live feeds, groups, badges and gamification.”

According to Aragon Research, Saba was ranked a Leader because of excellence in the following:

  • Saba Cloud is fully social, with complete integration of virtual classroom;
  • Immersive training delivery, allowing students to attend a class live or via recording;
  • Ability to address compliance (21CFR11) requirements;
  • Complete testing and assessment capabilities; and
  • Next-generation predictive and machine learning capabilities.

“We are proud to be named a Leader in the 2013 Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Learning,” said Shawn Farshchi, president and CEO at Saba. “Our leading cloud-based solution is helping organizations transform the way they work through advanced social integration, and with new predictive machine learning technologies. Customers are using Saba Cloud to increase the engagement and development of their employees worldwide.”

Saba’s next-generation people development solution, Saba Cloud, helps organizations adapt and excel in today’s new world of work. By enabling employees to continuously acquire new skills and expertise, take control of their own career development, and collaborate with anyone in the extended value chain, they are able to increase productivity and better support the business. Essential to Saba Cloud enabling this transformation is its incorporation of social, mobile and collaboration technologies.

To access a copy of the 2013 Aragon Research Globe™ for Enterprise Learning report, please click here

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About Saba

Saba (OTCPink: SABA) is a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management. The company helps organizations transform the way they work by enabling the continuous learning, engagement and development of everyone in their people network, including employees, partners and customers. Supporting the new world of work, Saba delivers learning, performance, succession, career development, workforce planning and compensation solutions that incorporate modern technologies such as social, collaboration, mobile and gamification. Saba solutions are based on the Saba Cloud Platform, a highly scalable architecture that exceeds industry scalability, performance, and security standards. The company currently supports over 31 million users from 2,200 customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages. For more information, please visit

About Aragon Research Globe

The Aragon Research Globe is a market evaluation tool that graphically depicts Aragon Research’s evaluation of a specific market and its component vendors. Aragon Research does not endorse vendors, or their products or services that are referenced in its research publications, and does not advise users to select those vendors that are rated the highest. Aragon Research publications consist of the opinions of Aragon Research and Advisory Services organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Aragon Research provides its research publications and the information contained in them "AS IS," without warranty of any kind.

Source: Aragon Research, Inc. “The Aragon Research Globe™ for Enterprise Learning, 2013,” Jim Lundy, September 30, 2013.


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