Saba Recognizes Customer and Partner Excellence at People 2013 – Saba Global Summit

  Saba Recognizes Customer and Partner Excellence at People 2013 – Saba Global
  Summit

Excellence Awards Honor Unique and Innovative Use of Saba's People Development
                                  Solutions

People 2013 – Saba Global Summit

Business Wire

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. -- March 13, 2013

Saba (NASDAQ: SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise
solutions, announced today the winners of this year's Customer and Partner
Excellence Awards. The annual program honors organizations that have
demonstrated excellence in the use or delivery of Saba's solutions to drive
significant business improvement or humanitarian outcomes. Honored atPeople
2013 -- Saba Global Summit, this year’s winners represent companies of all
sizes and across a range of industries.

"This year's customer recipients of an Excellence Award used Saba solutions in
unique and innovative ways to positively impact people and drive significant
business benefits," said Emily He, senior vice president of corporate
marketing, Saba. "The partners who were recognized understand Saba’s
solutions, bring unique value and worked closely with us to meet the needs of
our joint customers."

2013 Customer Excellence Awards

ROI Power Award: Honors a Saba customer who has realized exceptional business
results and ROI in the areas of revenue, productivity, and the adoption of
people management strategies for a business unit, department, company or
throughout their extended enterprise.

Winner (Tie): Sephora and Springer Medizin

Excellence in Saba Performance and Talent Management: Honors a Saba customer
who has developed aflexible, accessible and relevant talent management system
that engages, develops and inspires their peopleto deliver on business
strategy.

Winner: Under Armour

Humanitarian Award: Honors a Saba customer who has engaged in humanitarian
services (local, national, or international) in a not-for-profit, charitable
capacity using Saba solutions.

Winner: Laureate Education, Inc.

Transformative Learning Award: Honors a Saba customer who has transformed
their organization through the use of an exceptional learning program such as
global training, social and informal learning, or the integration of learning
with other human resource functions.

Winner: Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co

Innovation in Collaboration Award: Honors a Saba customer who has achieved
excellence or innovation in collaboration or social workplace campaigns that
increased organizational alignment, helped close knowledge or recruiting gaps
and/or raised brand or product awareness.

Winner: E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc.

Newcomer: Rookie Award: Honors a Saba customer who has made remarkable
accomplishments within the first year of the project's implementation.

Winner (Tie): Hitachi Data Consulting and Sberbank

Exceptional Engagement Award: Honors a Saba customer who has achieved
exceptionaladoption of a Saba product by creating a stimulating and engaging
environment for learning, collaboration and communication.

Winner: The Home Depot

2013 Partner Excellence Awards

Global Partner Excellence Award: Global Solution Providers (GSPs) and Global
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) were evaluated based on three criteria:
development and commitment to joint solutions, new business creation and
investment in the Saba Alliance Program.

Winner: IBM

Regional Partner Excellence Award: Regional resellers and regional service
providers were evaluated based on three criteria: development and commitment
to joint solutions, new business creation and investment in the Saba Alliance
Program.

Winner: The Educe Group and Comenius

Supporting Resources

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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-based learning
management, talent management and social 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 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,
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.

Contact:

Saba
Michael Zeglin, 650-776-4065
mzeglin@saba.com
or
Racepoint Group for Saba
Leslie Clavin, 415-694-6717
lclavin@racepointgroup.com
 
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