San Francisco – March 29, 2017 –Anaplan, a leading platform provider driving a new age of connected planning, has moved to the Leader quadrant from the Challenger quadrant in the March 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant in the Sales Performance Management (SPM) category, being cited for both vision and execution of its solution.For a complimentary copy of the Gartner report, click here.“We are thrilled to receive this continued recognition from Gartner,” said Anaplan President and CEO Frank Calderoni. “We believe it validates our vision of connecting corporate strategy to sales execution, which is enabling sales teams to drive tangible results by continuously improving their planning and decision-making processes.”For this report, Gartner undertook a rigorous assessment process that included surveys and interviews with Anaplan customers.“Our continued focus on Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) has driven significant growth for Anaplan, with a record number of new customers within the Sales Performance Management space,” said Rowan Tonkin, Anaplan Head of Sales and Marketing Solutions. “Our customers are finding value in connecting their ICM capabilities to their upstream strategy and planning processes, thus allowing sales leaders to improve the productivity and performance of their teams.”This announcement comes during Hub17, Anaplan’s premier global user conference where planning change agents and leaders are learning about a new age of connected planning. Industry visionaries, leaders, experts, and people looking to be inspired are gathering at Hub17 through March 29 in San Francisco to share the vision of connection.About Anaplan Anaplan is driving a new age of connected planning. Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan’s cloud platform in every business function to make informed decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes. Anaplan also provides support, training, and planning transformation advisory services. Anaplan is a privately held company based in San Francisco with 16 offices and over 150 expert partners worldwide. To learn more, visit anaplan.com.Gartner Disclaimer Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.