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SumTotal Announces SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite Integration with Salesforce Identity

Now customer companies can enable single sign-on across SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite, Salesforce and any other web, mobile and on-premise apps – centrally managed through the Salesforce Platform

 Gainesville, FL — October 15, 2013 — SumTotal Systems LLC, the largest independent provider of integrated HR solutions, today announced SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite integration with Salesforce Identity. Now generally available, Salesforce Identity delivers integrated identity services to any app, on any device – empowering CIOs to enable single sign-on across SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite, Salesforce and web other web, mobile and on-premise apps – centrally managed through the Salesforce Platform. This integration provides Salesforce customers immediate and seamless access to SumTotal’s full array of applications including Learning, Talent and Workforce Management, right where they work.

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“SumTotal’s Talent Expansion Suite helps employees focus on information that is truly relevant and important at a given point in time,” said Morne Swart, vice president of products at SumTotal. “These right place, right time interactions, which can be exposed through SumTotal’s solutions from third party applications like Salesforce, are helping employees get better at their jobs and translating into increased employee engagement, improved productivity and greater collaboration across organizations.”

“The app explosion and BYOD have created an unprecedented amount of disruption in IT, and companies need a single identity solution capable of centrally managing the growing number of apps, devices and identities accessing business information today,” said Chuck Mortimore, vice president of product management, Salesforce Identity, “Salesforce Identity makes it easier than ever for our customers to extend the value of Salesforce with partner apps like the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite to connect with their employees, customers and partners in entirely new ways.”

Salesforce Identity – Delivering Identity for the Connected World
Salesforce Identity provides integrated identity services to connect every employee, customer and partner to any app, on any device. Built on the Salesforce Platform, Salesforce Identity eliminates complex identity silos—enabling CIOs to deliver a simple, productive and customized user experience across every web, mobile and on-premise app. Companies trust Salesforce Identity to centrally manage the proliferation of apps and devices that are transforming how businesses connect.

Simple, Seamless and Secure
SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite has been tested, validated and documented to integrate with Salesforce Identity, making it easier than ever for IT organizations to enable critical identity and access management features seamlessly and securely. Customers can now:

•     Automatically enable single sign-on between Salesforce and SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite

•     Integrate with existing directory systems, including those that are on-premise

•     Created enhanced log-in security, including two-factor authentication

SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite and Salesforce Identity are both immediately available. To learn more about SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite, visit To learn more about Salesforce Identity, visit:

About the Salesforce Platform
Salesforce Platform is the world’s most trusted cloud platform for building enterprise apps. It powers Salesforce CRM, 1,900 partner-built apps on the AppExchange, and more than three million custom apps built by customers. More than one million developers and business analysts use Salesforce Platform to quickly build and deliver apps on any device. Offering the same services, frameworks and ecosystem that are driving the explosion of consumer apps, Salesforce Platform is bringing the app revolution to business and helping customer companies connect to customers, employees, partners and products in entirely new ways.

About SumTotal Systems
SumTotal Systems, LLC, the largest independent provider of integrated HR  solutions, is increasing the performance of some of the world’s most successful organizations, including AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN[ADR]; London: AZN), Amway (KUL: AMWAY), and Seagate (NYSE: STX). The only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within our customers’ workforce, SumTotal delivers employee enablement solutions that help organizations become great places to work. SumTotal’s people-focused applications, available on premise and in the Cloud, enable context-aware, just-in-time development designed to advance employees’ skills and knowledge.  Today, more than 3,500 organizations, including several of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s on premise and cloud-based Talent Expansion applications to enable their employees.

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