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Founding Member Pledges Support for UK Launch of Europe’s First Ever SaaS and Cloud Services Community

London – 23 November 2009 – SuccessFactors Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the global leader in business execution software, pledged further support for Europe’s first ever Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud services business community, EuroCloud, by adding its weight to the UK launch event in London. EuroCloud UK is launching Wednesday 25 November from 4:00-5:30pm, hosted at Sun MicroSystems Customer Briefing Centre in the City.

“The UK event is a chance for industry figures to not only pledge their support, but to start in earnest a real and pragmatic dialogue as to what is happening in the industry, how we as an industry can work together, share information and experiences and further build momentum at this exciting time,” said Tom Fisher, Vice President of Cloud Computing, SuccessFactors. “SuccessFactors is delighted to be a part of the UK launch and has a strong belief in what EuroCloud is creating as a community.”

Led by Pierre-José Billotte, President and Founder of the French ASP Forum, with a team of SaaS and cloud computing players from the UK, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden, with discussions under way in ten other countries including Germany, Italy, Poland and the Ukraine, EuroCloud gathers together leading SaaS vendors, enablers, integrators and industry experts to share best practice, and facilitate expansion of their respective businesses across the continent.

As one of the market’s leading cloud-computing vendors, SuccessFactors recently unveiled its Business Execution (BizX) Software suite, which enables companies to bridge the gap between strategy and execution. The Business Execution Software suite empowers the C-level and human resources professionals alike to tie the performance of their people directly to overall business goals and execute more effectively everyday.

About EuroCloud

EuroCloud is a European network of local SaaS and cloud computing communities from Denmark, UK, Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, France and Spain, including vendors and industry experts. It is aiming at developing the next generation of added value applications. EuroCloud plans to create further local communities in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and Sweden, and will set up its headquarters in Brussels. Through its diverse membership, EuroCloud will promote cloud computing in Europe, including current state of the markets and future innovations, and will become a critical exchange platform across the different continents.

For further information, please visit: http://www.eurocloud.org/
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About SuccessFactors, Inc.

SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance for companies of all sizes. More than 5 million users and 2,800 companies use SuccessFactors every day. For more information, visit: www.successfactors.com.

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Contacts:

Kim Lynch
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: 0870 7000 166

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