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What SAP's Acquisition of CallidusCloud Means for SPM and CPQ Software Buyers

Published: 05 March 2018

ID: G00352484

Analyst(s): Mark Lewis , Melissa Hilbert

Summary

On 30 January 2018, SAP announced it will acquire CallidusCloud for $2.4 billion, resulting in a significant upgrade to its cloud CRM portfolio. Application leaders must consider the potential impacts of this acquisition when selecting SPM or CPQ software for their organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • CallidusCloud SPM Fills a Sales Performance Management Product Gap in SAP's Portfolio
  • CallidusCloud CPQ Is Richer and More Mature Than SAP's CPQ Offerings
  • SAP Must Commit to the Salesforce Platform

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