Burnsville’s iCentera Acquired by California Software Firm Callidus



Via News Release

PLEASANTON, CA, Jul 06 — Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced today it has acquired the leading provider of on-demand portal software for sales enablement, iCentera.

“Sales enablement is fundamental to driving effective sales performance. Legacy portal and content management systems have failed to deliver the usability and accessibility required to enable today’s dynamic sales forces in the context of their daily work,” said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, Callidus Software. “With iCentera, we will address the information needs of today’s sales force. The SaaS-based Sales Enablement Platform equips the sales force and channel with the customer, competitive, and product knowledge they need to effectively do their job — anywhere, anytime, on any device. “

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Terms were not disclosed; the Minneapolis-St.Paul Business Journal also has a thoughtful writeup about the implications.