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Bazaarvoice Selects Xactly for On-Demand Sales Performance Management
Jul 21, 2008 (08:07 AM EDT)


SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Xactly Corporation, the leader in on-demand sales performance management, today announced that Bazaarvoice, the worldwide leader in hosted social commerce applications that drive sales, has selected the Xactly Incent(TM) on-demand sales compensation management application. Serving over 225 e-commerce leaders, fast-growing Bazaarvoice will use Xactly Incent to automate its sales compensation management process end-to-end in order to keep pace with expanding sales headcount while driving strategic sales behaviors.

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"By helping to automate our process for managing incentive sales compensation, Xactly Incent will give us the scalable, sales performance optimization capabilities we need as we continue on our high-growth trajectory," said Chad Denton, director of finance, Bazaarvoice. "We thoroughly evaluated other available solutions, and Xactly stood out for its on-demand compensation management. Additionally, unlike other solutions, Xactly Incent required no workarounds to fit into our business environment. It's as flexible as it is comprehensive."

Xactly Incent is a 100-percent on-demand Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that enables sales and finance executives to design, implement, manage, audit, and optimize sales compensation management programs easily and affordably. Xactly provides a number of complementary solutions to Xactly Incent, which can be added in a modular approach to enhance a company's investment in its sales performance management strategy.

"In today's economy, businesses can't leave anything to chance, particularly not sales performance," said Karen Steele, vice president of marketing, Xactly. "With Xactly Incent, Bazaarvoice is automating one of the primary levers of sales performance -- incentive compensation management. No matter how far and fast Bazaarvoice grows, they now have the means to effectively mold sales behaviors and make the most of their sales compensation spend."

Bazaarvoice offers outsourced technology, services, analytics, and expertise to help companies enhance the online shopping experience with social commerce applications that drive sales. Bazaarvoice was named to the 2007 Red Herring Global 100 and 2006 Red Herring Top 100 lists and received the 2006 ClickZ Marketing Innovation of the Year award. The company has headquarters in Austin, TX, and offices in London, Paris, and Singapore. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.bazaarvoice.com .

About Xactly Corporation

Xactly Corporation is the market leader in on-demand sales performance management. The company's flagship product, Xactly Incent, enables sales and finance executives to design, implement, manage, audit and optimize sales compensation management programs easily and affordably. Xactly solutions automate the process of aggregating data from disparate systems into a secure, hosted repository, and enable companies to leverage this business data, which is the lifeblood of sales performance management. Xactly helps companies improve operational performance, optimize sales effectiveness, proactively manage risk and compliance, and maximize profits. The Xactly family of products is used by sales and finance executives, compensation analysts, sales operations and sales professionals across a variety of industries, ranging from SMBs to large enterprises. For more information, visit http://www.xactlycorp.com or call 1-866-GO-XACTLY.

(C) 2008 Xactly Corporation. All rights reserved. Xactly, Xactly Incent, Xactly Rewards, and "Incent right. Sell more." are trademarks or registered trademarks of Xactly Corporation.

Media Contacts: Samantha Moore Xactly Corporation Tel: 408-200-0675 Email: smoore@xactlycorp.com Kristin Reeves Blanc & Otus Public Relations Tel: 415-856-5145 Email: kreeves@blancandotus.com

CONTACT: Samantha Moore of Xactly Corporation, +1-408-200-0675, smoore@xactlycorp.com; or Kristin Reeves of Blanc & Otus Public Relations,+1-415-856-5145, , for Xactly Corporation

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