Saba Named as a Major Player in IDC’s Integrated Talent Management MarketScape

Leading Analyst Firm Recognizes Saba for Strong Leadership and Global Momentum with Social Talent Management

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. -- Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise learning and social talent management software solutions, today announced that it is positioned as a Major Player in IDC's Integrated Talent Management MarketScape report1.

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An authoritative analysis of the Talent Management vendor landscape, the report cites Saba’s “strong partnerships,” “strong global presence,” “good market momentum” and “being out in front with investments in social talent management” as drivers for the Major Player distinction.

In addition, Saba recently announced the acquisition of HumanConcepts, further increasing Saba’s strong market presence. HumanConcepts’ organizational planning capabilities including intuitive visual analytics, organizational planning and modeling and the ability to streamline company transitions are powerful additions to the Saba Talent Management Suite. More information is available about the HumanConcepts acquisition in the press release, “Saba Acquires Leading Organizational Planning Provider HumanConcepts.”

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“Saba’s ability to build upon it core suite with a strong release strategy, aggressive growth plans and strategic global partnerships resulted in its high marks,” said Lisa Rowan, program director, HR and talent management services, IDC.

“To be named as a Major Player in the IDC Integrated Talent Management MarketScape report showcases Saba’s continued innovation and dedication to providing a unified talent management suite that drives business agility for our customers,” said Karen Steele, senior vice president of corporate marketing, Saba. “We appreciate IDC’s recognition of our efforts to provide a powerful talent management offering complete with the most advanced organizational, workforce and succession planning capabilities available on the market today.”

The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2012 Vendor Analysis (IDC # 234365, April 2012), which provides an overview of current vendor capabilities and future strategies, is available for purchase from IDC.

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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-basedlearning management,talent management, andsocial 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 inRedwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visitwww.saba.comor 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 ofSaba Software, Inc.or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2012 Vendor Analysis, doc #234365, April 2012


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