Parature Selected by AlwaysOn as a 2008 'AO Global 250' Winner

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Parature Customer Serviceā„¢ Software Recognized as a Game Changing Player in the Global Technology Industries

The AO Global 250 winners have excelled in key strategic areas in the global technology markets

Parature, the global leader in on-demand customer service software, announced today that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn (AO) Global 250 winners. The AO Global 250 is a list of private companies that demonstrate trends in innovation that will change the playing field in global technology industries. Parature was recognized in the Infrastructure category by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe, based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

Parature and the AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies winners were honored at the AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA July 22-24, 2008 and will be featured in AO's quarterly print "blogozine" and on the AlwaysOn website. The annual Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends disrupting the global technology industries featuring the most innovative companies, eminent technologists, influential investors and journalists in keynote presentations, panel debates and private company CEO showcases.

Hundreds of companies from around the world were nominated and evaluated by the panel of global industry experts from the online technology, media, entertainment, enterprise, and greentech industry sectors.

"The AO Global 250 winners have excelled in key strategic areas in the global technology markets," said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn. "We congratulate them for their success in introducing new tools, services and platforms that are driving the next phase of innovation and creating real value at an economically uncertain time."

Parature enables any organization to fundamentally change the way they support their customers through its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery and integrated, intuitive design that empowers organizations to better and more efficiently serve, support, engage with and retain customers in today's Web world. The seamlessly integrated suite of Parature modules allows organizations to effectively manage all of their support needs. This dynamic, on-demand software enables organizations to get up and running quickly, easily and efficiently.

"It is an honor to be selected as an 'AO Global 250' winner," stated Duke Chung, Parature CEO and President. "Our inclusion in this list demonstrates our commitment to bring the most innovative technology to market and to continue providing the smartest, most efficient way for organizations to support their customers. Parature has attained tremendous growth and we attribute that growth to the vast market we serve, the world-class products we deliver and the visionary customers we support.

A full list of all the AO Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website here.

Parature, Inc.
Parature, the leader in on-demand customer service software, makes it possible for any business to leverage the Internet to provide outstanding customer service. The company's software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery and integrated, intuitive design enables organizations to better and more efficiently serve, support, engage with and retain customers in today's Web world. Founded in 2000, Parature received the 2007 Product of the Year Award from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. For the past three consecutive years Parature has been on the Washington Business Journal's list of Best Places to Work. Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, Parature is at work in organizations of all types and sizes, and helps support more than 10 million end users worldwide. For more information, visit

Parature is hiring talented people, please visit for more information on joining this winning team.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a community blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the industry in innovation by engaging its bloggers in a social network. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Stanford Summit, OnHollywood, OnMedia, GoingGreen,NordicGreen, and Venture Summit East and West) and quarterly print "blogozine." No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

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