SAP Acquires CallidusCloud Sales Enablement for $2.4 Billion

Lots of real news today. Start with a $2.4 billion acquisition by SAP of Callidus Software, which offers cloud-based sales performance management and configure-price-quote systems. Readers of a certain age will recall that Callidus bought early B2B marketing automation vendor LeadFormix back in 2012. The deal beefs up SAP’s sales automation products.