|[September 15, 2005]
SuccessFactors Spans the Continents with New Global Language Capability; Workforce Performance Management Suite's Multi-Language Capability Available to Entire Customer Base
SAN MATEO, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Sept. 15, 2005 -- Currently Being Used By Over 80 Customers with an International Presence
SuccessFactors, Inc., the leader in workforce performance management technology, today announced new, increased global language support for the company's highly rated Workforce Performance Management software. The new functionality increases the number of languages supported and encompasses the numerous modules -- Performance Manager, Succession Planning, Compensation Planning, 360 Degree Review, and Total Goal Management -- included in the company's technology suite. SuccessFactors has introduced this advanced level of language functionality to support the company's 750,000 users from 240 different customers with offices located in 101 countries around the world.
SuccessFactors' workforce performance management software now spans the world, supporting English as well as major European languages including French, German, Italian, Spanish and UK English. Korean, Chinese and Thai language support has also been added with French Canadian language support to be available by year end. Further language expansion in Europe and Asia is planned for early 2006. The multiple language capability is currently being successfully used by over 80 customers with an international presence including Kimberly Clark, MasterCard International, Quintiles, and Textron International.
"Quintiles has over 16,000 employees located in 50 different countries around the world, making software with multiple language support imperative for success within our global corporation," said Tim Toterhi, Quintiles Associate Director, Global Organizational Development and Education. "SuccessFactors technology helps each employee within our company ensure that the work they are doing is on strategy, is recognized and appropriately compensated. The new multi-language capability allows Quintiles to respect individual nationalities, enabling employees to manage the workforce performance management process from within the comfort of their own native language."
SuccessFactors' Workforce Performance Management Suite is a scalable on-demand software solution that enables companies to create a leveraged workforce performance management strategy for bottom-line business results. SuccessFactors' Software-as-a-Service model helps companies overcome the long deployment cycles, high costs, complicated upgrade processes and technology infrastructure demanded by traditional software applications.
"The decision to invest so heavily in this aspect of SuccessFactors' technology's development was mandated by our unwavering commitment to meeting our customers' needs -- in this case, the needs of our rapidly increasing number of multi-national customers with employees located throughout the world," said Lars Dalgaard, SuccessFactors Founder and CEO. "By delivering technology that can be used in so many languages, we ensure the most comprehensive and effective participation from each customers' employee base."
About SuccessFactors Technology
The SuccessFactors Workforce Performance Management Suite is delivered as a service, enabling organizations to rapidly align, develop, motivate and maintain a high-performance workforce, while providing visibility, accountability and results for the customer. Built on an industry-standard architecture, the Workforce Performance Management Suite is composed of distinct capabilities, all of which are fully integrated. Its ease-of-use and rapid deployment features allow customers to solve immediate needs by getting to productive events in record time. The entire suite is highly scalable and modular, allowing customers to add new modules when they are ready -- "on demand."
With the highest industry renewal rate, SuccessFactors is the established global leader in providing on-demand, Web-based, integrated workforce performance management solutions.
SuccessFactors, founded in 2001, delivers software and solutions that help companies of all sizes implement effective workforce performance management strategies that align employee performance with bottom-line business results. The company's customer roster encompasses industry leaders including General Motors, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Invitrogen, MasterCard International, Volkswagen of North America, McKesson, Reebok International, MeadWestvaco, PG&E, Lancaster General Hospital, Grant Thornton, Friendly's Ice Cream and HP Hood. SuccessFactors is headquartered in San Mateo, CA. and has multiple worldwide offices. The applications are being used in 101 countries and in multiple languages. For more information on SuccessFactors, visit www.successfactors.com or call 1-800-809-9920.
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