Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier People Cloud provider, today announced its enterprise social networking solution, Saba Social, has received the coveted People’s Choice Stevie Award for “Favorite New Software as a Service” in the 9 th annual 2011 American Business Awards. Saba Social was also named a 2011 finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year” category. “In this day and age of LinkedIn and Twitter, using collaborative and transformative tools to empower and transform a workforce is critical to gaining a competitive edge,” said Laurent Pacalin, SVP and GM of People Cloud Applications. “Being recognized with a People’s Choice Stevie Award is truly an honor and indicative of the value that companies and individuals alike continue to place on our innovative People Cloud solutions.” Saba Social is an integrated enterprise social networking platform that allows organizations to build a dynamic and engaged workforce. It enables employees, partners and customers across the extended enterprise ecosystem to securely connect and continuously connect through collaborative tools such as video, discussion forums, activity feeds, wikis, blogs, micro-blogs, resource lists, social bookmarks, and more. In winning the People’s Choice Award, Saba joined an elite list of winners including: Apple (iPhone 4 for “Favorite New Smartphone”) and Motorola (Xoom for “Favorite New Tablet”). Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of honorees in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba. About Saba Saba (NASDAQ:SABA) provides a unified set of People Cloud Applications including enterprise learning, talent management, and collaboration solutions delivered through the Saba People Cloud. Today’s people-driven enterprises are using Saba's solutions to mobilize and engage people around new strategies and initiatives, align and connect people to accelerate the flow of business, and cultivate, capture, and share individual and collective knowhow to effectively compete and succeed.
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. Saba’s solutions are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships encompassing strategic consulting, comprehensive implementation services, and ongoing worldwide support.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.