Saba Receives Vendor Innovation Award for Saba Live from Bersin & Associates Learning Leaders Program

Product Recognized for Enterprise Collaboration Capabilities

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (February 14, 2011) – Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier people systems provider, today announced that it has been selected by Bersin & Associates as a 2011 Learning Leader in the Vendor Innovation category for its Saba Live enterprise business networking product.

Saba Live was recognized by Bersin & Associates for its rich features and functionally that power communities of practice, increase collaboration throughout the extended enterprise and drive innovation and ideation within the organization. The Vendor Innovation award recognizes companies with innovative solutions for the learning and talent management markets that have delivered significant business value for customers. Saba previously won a Vendor Innovation award in 2008.

Supporting Quote:

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Bersin & Associates for our Saba Live product,” said Bobby Yazdani, chairman and CEO of Saba. “Saba is focused on innovating products that enable organizations to better mobilize, engage and empower their workforce to deliver real business results.”

“HR and IT executives seek social networking solutions that enable their organizations to capture the benefits of social learning and that enhance talent management processes with instant feedback and analytics,” said Josh Bersin, chief executive officer and president, Bersin & Associates. “By providing an innovative, integrated business networking platform that meets these requirements and fits right into customers’ existing processes, Saba is carving out a unique position in the market.”

Saba Live Highlights:

Saba Live is an integrated enterprise business networking platform. Saba Live integrates a rich personal profile and includes expertise location, Twitter-like performance feedback, social learning, and workplace analytics. Saba Live’s patent pending features and functionality enable a dynamic and engaged workforce, where employees, partners, and customers across the extended enterprise ecosystem can continuously connect and collaborate through Web 2.0 tools such as discussion forums, activity feeds, wiki, blogs, a Facebook-like wall, micro-blogs, resource lists, and social bookmarks.

Saba Live is integrated with Saba Centra, an enterprise-class web conferencing platform. Saba Live also integrates with popular instant messaging tools to provide a unified platform that combines enterprise social networking with real-time communications.

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About Saba

Saba (NASDAQ:SABA) provides a new class of people systems that combine people learning, people performance and people collaboration solutions. 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 available in the cloud (both the public and private) and 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 or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791.

About Bersin & Associates

Bersin & Associates empowers HR and learning organizations to drive bottom-line impact through world-class research and consulting. The company’s WhatWorks® membership gives human resources, learning, and talent acquisition professionals the information and tools they need to drive change in their organizations as strategic business partners.

Bersin & Associates members use our insights and tools to benchmark themselves against best practices, design and implement programs across the HR and learning spectrum and select and implement systems. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide, including more than half of the Fortune 100, use Bersin & Associates research and consulting to guide their learning, talent, and human resources strategies.

SABA, the Saba logo, Saba Centra, Saba Live 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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