SumTotal Establishes Centers of Excellence to Drive Key Innovations in Product Development and Customer Service

Mountain View, Calif., August 26, 2010 — SumTotal® Systems, Inc., a market leader and a global provider of talent development solutions, today announced the creation of corporate Centers of Excellence in Gainesville, Fla. and Hyderabad, India. Through the expansion of the company’s engineering and support functions as well as bringing together additional key organizational functions into a central office, these Centers of Excellence will enable SumTotal to provide unparalleled service and innovative solutions to customers while also helping to expand the company’s leadership in the talent development market.

“SumTotal continues to be committed to investing in the people and resources needed to deliver top quality talent development solutions for our customers, and the expansion of our offices in Gainesville and Hyderabad into Centers of Excellence serve as prime examples of this commitment,” said John Borgerding, President of SumTotal Systems. “With an evolving workforce and ever changing HR needs, product innovation remains a priority, and the Centers of Excellence will enable SumTotal to continue building best-in-class offerings for today’s HR technology market.”

The Centers of Excellence provide a platform for continued growth in the talent management space, bringing together key functions within SumTotal and promoting collaboration and best practices, in order to drive pioneering product developments while also bringing a higher personal touch to all customers. The increased engineering and support staff as well as cross-departmental interaction and communication will allow SumTotal to speed product development, increase customer satisfaction and find faster resolutions to customer support and sales opportunities.These new centers are a key component to SumTotal’s ongoing commitment to delivering a superior customer experience and world-class support.

Building on SumTotal’s approach to talent development, the company is focused on achieving complete excellence across the board, and the newly formed Centers of Excellence coupled with SumTotal’s additional worldwide offices in the United States, China, Japan, France, Germany and the United Kingdom will help drive the company’s continued market leadership. Leveraging the increased collaboration of the Centers of Excellence with the industry knowledge and experience of the broader SumTotal workforce, SumTotal will continue to deliver the HR solutions that empower organizations to provide all the capabilities needed to develop and sustain a smart, driven workforce.

About SumTotal Systems, Inc.

SumTotal Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of proven talent development solutions that automate and integrate learning, performance, and compensation management to drive business results on a daily basis. Our solutions strengthen and develop employee skills to accelerate time-to-market, close skill gaps, and reduce the risk of business disruptions. With more than 1,600 customers and 18 million users worldwide, we have increased the performance at some of the world’s best-known companies, organizations and government agencies. Our category leadership and applied insight help us understand the critical success factors for businesses of all sizes. For more information, visit

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