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Halogen Software Offers Soft Landing for Unhappy SuccessFactors Customers Following SAP Acquisition

Talent management leader Halogen announces special program for SuccessFactors customers wanting to move to a different vendor (December 05, 2011)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- In response to the planned acquisition of SuccessFactors by SAP, Halogen Software, a market leader in talent management solutions, and SuccessFactors' largest competitor in the performance management space, has announced a special "switch program" for SuccessFactors customers unhappy with the takeover news.

"We have already received feedback from a SuccessFactors customer with concerns about the deal," said Halogen CEO, Paul Loucks. "We want to provide a cost-effective and stable alternative to their current situation.

"While SuccessFactors shareholders clearly benefit from the transaction, customers may be disadvantaged - especially those in the mid-market. SAP is well known for their focus on very large global enterprises, offering complex customized on-premise HCM solutions, which are very expensive to implement and maintain over time. SuccessFactors customers may prefer partnering with a talent management vendor that's been widely proven as easier and friendlier to work with. Halogen continues to receive the highest ratings in customer satisfaction because of our passion to deliver a world class customer experience. We are pleased to offer SuccessFactors' customers, looking for an alternative, a soft landing."

Accordingly, Halogen will waive any software fees for the remainder of the customer's current term of their SuccessFactors contract, for customers who decide they are better served in the long run by moving to Halogen now.

Halogen has extensive experience in helping SuccessFactors' customers move to Halogen's organically built, best in class talent management suite.

SuccessFactors customers who would like more information on the Halogen switch program can contact: or call 1-866-566-7778.

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and is strongly endorsed by the thousands of HR professionals who use their Talent Management solutions. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate performance appraisals, 360 degree feedback, compensation management, succession planning, job descriptions, learning management and recruiting. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, education, manufacturing, public sector, hospitality, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers as the market leader in customer satisfaction, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit Subscribe to Halogen Software's Employee Performance and Talent Management blog: or follow Halogen Software on Twitter:!/HalogenSoftware.

Halogen is immediately available for comment on this program for representatives of the media, analyst and blogging community.

Melany Gallant
PR Manager, Halogen Software
613-270-1011 x 4338

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