Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier people management software and services provider, today announced that, over the past year, the company and dozens of its customers have received accolades for innovative people management products and best practices by some of the industry's most prestigious organizations.

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  • Bersin & Associates honored NetApp as a Learning Leader. Saba customer NetApp was honored as a learning leader in "Organization and Governance Excellence" by leading analyst firm Bersin & Associates. Supporting its strong ability to focus on outcomes, NetApp moved from three Learning Management Systems to one, supported by Saba Learning, resulting in significant cost savings for the company, better learner adoption, reduced customer service requests (by over 65%), and tremendous operational efficiencies.
  • Saba customer HCL Technologies, Ltd., one of India's leading global IT services companies, won an honorable mention from Bersin & Associates for "Learning and Talent Technology Excellence," for its implementation of "R2C" (Registration to Completion) using Saba Learning to deliver on-demand, collaborative, and customized training to 50,000 employees in 26 countries, and achieving an ROI of 58.23% in the first year.
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University won a 2009 CIO award for its Worldwide Campus EagleVision implementation, incorporating Saba Centra. More than 12,400 students in 1,292 courses have benefited from EagleVision since 2007. The 2009 CIO 100 Awards honor 100 companies that are creating new business value by innovating with technology.
  • Training Magazine's 2010 Training Top 125 honored 19 Saba customers including Cisco Systems, Inc., EMC Corporation, Intel Corporation, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Sanofi-Aventis, and Scotiabank.
  • Saba customers Intercontinental Hotels Group, Sanofi-Aventis, and T. Rowe Price each won an ASTD BEST award in 2009. The awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee learning and development.
  • Saba also received several honors in the past year:

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"Saba customers continue to implement the most innovative and ambitious people management and collaboration programs in the world," said Bobby Yazdani, chairman and CEO, Saba. "When our customers are honored, Saba is honored, and we're pleased to be a small part of their excellence and success."

About Saba

Saba (NASDAQ: SABA) is the premier provider of people management software and services that enable the people-driven enterprise. Saba's solutions help global enterprises and public sector organizations quickly respond and adapt to today's complex and rapidly changing environments.

Saba's people platform aligns and harnesses the expertise, skills, and ideas of an increasingly distributed and mobile workforce. Working with Saba, organizations are able to align, engage, develop, mobilize, and foster collaboration across employees, customers, and partners in support of increased adaptability, rapid innovation, enhanced productivity, and speed to market.

Saba's solutions are used by more than 1,300 organizations and over 17 million end-users worldwide. Our solutions are available both on-premise and OnDemand, and are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships that provide strategic consulting, comprehensive implementation services, and ongoing worldwide support.

As the acknowledged standard in people management, Saba's premier customer base includes the major global industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, packaged goods, and public sector organizations.

Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit www.saba.com or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791.

SABA, the Saba logo, Saba Centra 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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