October 27, 2011 – SuccessFactors, Inc., a provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions, has announced a strategic reseller partnership with NEC, a global leading IT service provider that represents one of the largest SaaS reseller deals in Japan. As part of the relationship, NEC will resell SuccessFactors' Business Execution (BizX) software through NEC global cloud-based global human resource management solution “Cultiiva Global/HM”. The solution will be sold by NEC's global sales force and will provide additional opportunities for SuccessFactors to improve business execution for customers worldwide. “SuccessFactors recognizes that now more than ever companies are looking for a distinct competitive advantage and in many cases, that advantage is the organization's talent. As a result, we've seen a rising need for improved business execution on a global scale that can help companies attract, develop and retain top talent,” said Mercedes Ellison, vice president of global alliances, SuccessFactors.