SilkRoad technology Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

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Company Selected as Technology Innovator In Software as a Service (SaaS) for 2009

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AlwaysOn's recognition of SilkRoad and our Life Suite further validates the strength of our business and the products we offer

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of talent management solutions, announced today it has been selected to the 2009 AlwaysOn Global 250 List. The AlwaysOn Global 250 Award is given to private, emerging technology companies creating new business opportunities in high-growth markets. SilkRoad was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on its demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of innovation, and customer traction.

"AlwaysOn's recognition of SilkRoad and our Life Suite further validates the strength of our business and the products we offer," said Andrew J. "Flip" Filipowski, CEO of SilkRoad technology. "Our commitment to innovation and ongoing product development helps keep us ahead of the technology curve - and it also gives our over 1,000 clients the ability to recruit and retain the best talent available for their businesses."

SilkRoad and the other AlwaysOn Global 250 winners will be recognized at the AlwaysOn & STVP Summit being held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, on July 28-30. This executive conference is co-presented by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries.

SilkRoad provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent management process for more than 1,000 customers across the globe. The company has helped its customers cut millions of dollars in human resources costs by providing integrated solutions that manage the entire employee life cycle. Through the Life Suite™, SilkRoad assists customers in attracting best-fit talent, managing onboarding and employee transitions, maximizing employee performance, providing a centralized learning management system, and delivering accurate information with employee intranets and content management systems.

"It's no secret that technology and innovation are vital to bringing our country out of economic recession," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The companies on this year's list have not only created innovative technologies that solve real business problems, but have stimulated economic growth through the generation of new jobs. I congratulate every winner selected for this year's award and wish them all tremendous success in the future."

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2009 list.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at

About SilkRoad technology, inc.:
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SAAS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad's Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite solution set includes OpenHire™, for recruiting management, RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management, GreenLight™ for learning management, and Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management.    

SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; Red Bank, NJ; Jacksonville, FL; Edmonton, Canada; Singapore; Sydney, Australia and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100.

About AlwaysOn:
ALWAYSON ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, ALWAYSON continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. ALWAYSON is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, OnDC, GoingGreen East and West, Venture Summit East and West) and quarterly print "blogozine" by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, ALWAYSON is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.


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