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Recognized for 2007 as One of the 50 Best Small and Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in America by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Great Place To Work Institute

SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 23, 2008 —SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF), the global leader in on-demand performance and talent management solutions, was recognized as one of the Best Small and Medium-sized Companies to Work For in America in 2007 by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Great Place To Work Institute. SuccessFactors’ relentless focus on product innovation, customer success, and sustaining a culture of passion and results continues to delight customers, investors, partners, and employees alike.

“Being recognized as a great company has been a terrific experience for SuccessFactors because the same products we build to revolutionize the way the world works are used inside our company every day. We truly practice what our software delivers, which is an especially gratifying achievement as we experienced a period of rapid workforce growth throughout 2007,” said Lars Dalgaard, chief executive officer for SuccessFactors.

“Winning this prestigious award as one of only 25 companies in our category is proof that our culture, our leadership, our employees and our applications are truly making a difference.”

SuccessFactors has been noted for its culture and founding principles of measurable customer success, constant improvement, and its famous "no jerks" policy. Employees pledge to uphold the company's rules of engagement. SuccessFactors’ Performance and Talent Management Suite reflects the company’s corporate culture and internal values of collaboration, open communication, honesty, respect and accountability.

SuccessFactors helps companies of all sizes develop, motivate and maintain their employees by focusing on goal alignment and execution, pay-for-performance, and talent and development. The company’s on-demand performance and talent management solutions enable organizations of all sizes to revolutionize the future of work by creating high-performing workforces.

The Best Companies to Work For award honored the top 25 small and top 25 medium-sized businesses - ranging in size from 50 to 999 employees - that utilize smart people management strategies in order to promote highly productive and satisfied workforces to successfully develop the company. SuccessFactors was also ranked No. 11 in the Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Greater Bay Area, 101 to 500 employees division, in an annual ranking produced by the San Francisco Business Times, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and East Bay Business Times. The results, which focus on best practices, work environments and employee benefits, were based on employee and management surveys conducted by the publications.

About SuccessFactors, Inc.

SuccessFactors is the leading provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions that enable organizations of every size, across every industry and geography, to realize their employees' potential and thus drive business results. Its hosted service is organically built from the ground up - providing a fully integrated, modular suite of performance and talent management applications that provide customers with immediate process benefits and tangible return on investment. Fueled by customer success, SuccessFactors currently has more than 1,400 customers across over 60 industries, with more than 2 million end users in over 150 countries using the application in 18 languages. The company currently employs more than 700 people worldwide, all passionately focused on delighting customers through prompt and effective execution and constant improvement driven by customer feedback. SuccessFactors' customers include Kimberly-Clark Corporation, MasterCard Worldwide, Textron, Sutter Healthcare, Direct Energy, Volkswagen of North America, Lancaster General Hospital, and McDermott International, Inc. Founded in 2001, SuccessFactors has multiple offices worldwide collaborating for strong local support and measurable success of customers.

For more information, please contact:

Kim Squire
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: 0870 7000 166

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