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SAN MATEO, Calif. – March 14, 2008 – SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has granted SuccessFactors a temporary restraining order in its lawsuit against Softscape, Inc.

The order prohibits Softscape from (1) distributing any product or document using SuccessFactors' trademarks or trade secret information; (2) accessing for an improper reason any computer system owned or operated by SuccessFactors and subject to restrictions on access without SuccessFactors' express written authorization; and (3) making any statements that purport to be made by anybody other than Softscape or its agents.

The court ruled that SuccessFactors, “has made a sufficient showing that serious questions regarding the merits exist and the balance of hardships tips sharply in its favor to justify granting the relief it seeks."

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 achieve high-performing workforces by enabling goal alignment and execution, talent development and planning, and pay-for-performance initiatives. SuccessFactors currently has more than 1,750 customers across over 60 industries, with more than 3 million end users in over 156 countries using the application in 22 languages. Founded in 2001 with offices around the world, the company employs more than 700 people, all passionately focused on revolutionizing the future of work. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact:
Kim Squire
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: 0870 7000 166

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