Saba Ranked as a Leader in the 2013 Aragon Research Globe for Real-Time Collaboration

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Saba Ranked as a Leader in the 2013 Aragon Research Globe for Real-Time Collaboration

Company's Real-Time Collaboration Solution Provides HD Video, Social, Mobile and Unified Communications Capabilities Globally

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Saba (OTCPink: SABA), a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management, announced today that analyst firm Aragon Research, has ranked Saba as a "Leader" in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Real-Time Collaboration, 2013. Saba delivers a unified platform for providing interactive online training and virtual classrooms, webinars and collaborative meetings.


The Aragon Research Globe is a market evaluation tool that graphically represents the firm's assessment of a specific market and vendors. The Globe for Real-Time Collaboration looked at Web and video conferencing vendors on their ability to connect geographically dispersed individuals in real-time to foster high levels of collaboration. "Leaders" are determined based on how closely a vendor's strategy aligns with industry direction and market demand, as well as the vendor's ability to effectively perform against that strategic backdrop.

Saba was ranked as a "Leader" because of excellence in the following areas:

  • Integration with Saba Cloud, the company's flagship next-generation learning and talent offering
  • Global reach of VOIP and video capabilities in Saba Classroom, Saba Meeting & Saba Webinar
  • Real-time cloud and recording support with mobile playback
  • H.264 SVC video optimized for low-bandwidth

"The collision of Web and video conferencing continues and enterprises are looking for solutions that can meet their needs on a global basis," said Jim Lundy, CEO and lead analyst at Aragon Research. "In addition, one of the unique characteristics of Saba's real-time collaboration solution is its integration with its learning and talent platform, Saba Cloud, enabling collaborative meetings and classes to be launched live or played back within Saba's social learning environment."

Saba Real-Time Collaboration provides a platform for cost-effective online meetings, an interactive virtual classroom and engaging webinars. With simple creation, management and delivery of virtual classroom content, top-quality recordings and one-click accessibility from users' work environments, Saba Real-time Collaboration drives higher user adoption and knowledge transfer across the global ecosystem of employees, customers, partners and suppliers. Through a native application, users can attend meetings, webinars and access live training sessions or recordings on-the-go via one mobile application for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

"We are proud to be named a 'Leader' in the 2013 Aragon Research Globe for Real-Time Collaboration," said Hemanth Puttaswamy, vice president of product strategy and development at Saba. "Our leading cloud-based solution is helping organizations to transform the way they work through advanced collaboration, high quality video and comprehensive mobile support. Customers are using Saba to increase the engagement and development of their employees worldwide."

To access a copy of the report, Aragon Research Globe™ for Real-Time Collaboration, 2013.

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About Saba

Saba (OTCPink: SABA) is a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management. The company helps organizations transform the way they work by enabling the continuous learning, engagement and development of everyone in their people network, including employees, partners and customers. Supporting the new world of work, Saba delivers learning, performance, succession, career development, workforce planning and compensation solutions that incorporate modern technologies such as social, collaboration, mobile and gamification. Saba solutions are based on the Saba Cloud Platform, a highly scalable architecture that exceeds industry scalability, performance, and security standards. The company currently supports over 31 million users from 2,100 customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages. For more information, please visit www.saba.com

About Aragon Research Globe

The Aragon Research Globe is a market evaluation tool that graphically depicts Aragon Research's evaluation of a specific market and its component vendors. Aragon Research does not endorse vendors, or their products or services that are referenced in its research publications, and does not advise users to select those vendors that are rated the highest. Aragon Research publications consist of the opinions of Aragon Research and Advisory Services organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Aragon Research provides its research publications and the information contained in them "AS IS," without warranty of any kind.

Source: Aragon Research, Inc. "The Aragon Research Globe™ for Real-Time Collaboration, 2013," Jim Lundy, June 26, 2013



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