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Chiquita Brands International Is Live on Workday

More Than 80 Customers Have Selected Workday; 40 Customers in Production

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2009) - Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise-class SaaS-based Human Resources (HR) and Financial solutions, today announced that Chiquita Brands International is live on Workday HR. More than 80 mid-sized and Fortune 500 businesses have selected Workday's global system of record for Human Capital Management. More than 40 of those companies are currently live.

What's New

-- A case study covering Chiquita's Workday deployment is now available.

-- Workday has 80 customers, more than 40 of which are in production. New customer profiles and case studies are now available online.

-- Enterprises continue to replace on-premise solutions with Workday on-demand solutions to achieve lower total cost of ownership and faster time to value.

Comments on the News

"With Workday, we've already eliminated paper-based processes, alleviated the IT team of maintaining multiple systems and created a more strategic HR team. When we are in full production, we will have consolidated three legacy HR systems into a single, global system of record," said Manjit Singh, chief information officer, Chiquita Brands International. "Perhaps best of all, Workday's experienced services team handles the implementation, the upgrades and most of the integrations, allowing us to realize the fastest possible time to value."

"Workday is pleased to congratulate Chiquita Brands on completion of the first phase of their project, and to thank the entire Chiquita team for being a fantastic partner," said Dave Duffield, Workday CEO and chief customer advocate. "It is my privilege once again to welcome a great group of new customers and to recognize Workday employees for delivering continued innovation and superb customer service resulting in another year of rapid growth. With our SaaS approach, Workday is in a terrific position to offer companies an opportunity to save money in 2009 by replacing their expensive ERP and maintenance contracts with a modern, subscription-based system of record."

About Workday

Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for human resources and financial management, providing new levels of business agility for a fraction of the cost of buying, deploying and maintaining legacy on-premise systems. Workday now has more than 80 customers spanning mid-sized organizations to global Fortune 500 businesses. Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Financial Management use the most modern, standards-based technologies to provide an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability. For more information about Workday, please visit

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