Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier people cloud provider, today announced that four of its People Cloud Applications; Saba Performance, Saba Learning, Saba Online Collaboration and Saba Social (formerly Saba Live) were named finalists in the Best of Elearning! 2011 Awards.

Saba People Cloud Applications are enabling organizations around the globe to build a transformative workplace where they can provide all their people – employees, partners, and customers – with the development, engagement, and inspiration they need to transform their organization to meet the dynamic challenges of a new world of work. Saba People Cloud Applications aid organizations around the globe in accelerating innovation, mobilizing their people networks for speed and agility, cultivating a development culture, and leveraging the Cloud.

Now in their sixth year, the Best of E-Learning! Awards are firmly established as the primary source of recognition for best practice in e-learning. Learning professionals from both the public and private sector voted for the best solution providers in 20 categories spanning many aspects of learning, talent, content development, and mobile. Overall, Saba was named as a finalist for 20 percent of the categories including, Best Learning Management System, Best Talent Management System, Best Social Learning Solution, and Best Web Seminar Solution. Winners for each category will be announced at the Best of Elearning! Awards Luncheon held at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo on September 28 th, 2011.

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“This recognition underlines the necessity to offer end-users a consistent and rewarding experience across all people processes. Saba’s robust, organic, and flexible architecture leverages a rich and dynamic people profile that allows us to innovate rapidly,” stated Laurent Pacalin, SVP and GM of People Cloud Applications. “We are proud to have our applications be given finalist status in multiple categories. To be recognized out of 1,750 nominations is a great accomplishment.”

“Every finalist is a winner in the Best of Elearning! Awards. Given the high volume of votes and the number of nominated products, every one of these solution providers should be proud to be honored for excellence,” concludes Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group.

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About Elearning! Media Group

Elearning! Media Group is owned by B2B Media Group LLC . Elearning! Media Group consists of eleven media products including: Elearning! Magazine , Government Elearning! Magazine, eMagazines, e-mail newsletters, Alerts, web sites, Enterprise Learning! Summit and Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo. Elearning! Media Group serves the $160 billion enterprise learning market. In combination, these brands reach over 2 million executives, practitioners and professionals all evaluating or implementing enterprise learning and workplace technologies across their organizations each year. To learn more, visit: 2elearning.com and gov.2elearning.com

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.

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