The On-Demand model has had a tremendous impact, providing all companies, large or small, with access to some of the world's leading applications without up-front IT costs and expensive hardware
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) February 8, 2007
Vocus, Inc (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand public relations management, announced today that it has been named by ASPnews as one of the world's 25 leading providers for the ASP industry. Vocus has been recognized as a leader by ASPnews every year since 2002.
"The On-Demand model has had a tremendous impact, providing all companies, large or small, with access to some of the world's leading applications without up-front IT costs and expensive hardware," said Bill Wagner, Chief Marketing Officer of Vocus, Inc. "As an early pioneer of the software-as-a-service model, Vocus is honored to be recognized by ASPnews for bringing continued innovation to our customers."
ASPnews' list represents companies that the publication recognizes as the world's 25 leading service providers for the ASP, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Web Services, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Utility Computing industries. For inclusion, companies must meet the following criteria:
· Have the provision of network-based applications and/or services as their core business
· Have a substantial and active end-user customer base for those services
· Be able to demonstrate proven revenue streams
· Be innovators in the online delivery of software-based services
· Be recognized as a leader by others within the industry
ASPnews.com is the world's premier source of news and analysis for and about the Application Service Provider (ASP) and Web services industry. Its 25 Leading ASP Providers list is updated quarterly.
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences. Our software helps customers manage media relations, monitor and analyze their news, conduct interactive email campaigns, build online newsrooms and manage government relations activities. Vocus' PRWeb platform is also recognized as one of the Internet's leading online news and press release distribution services. Vocus' software is available in five languages and can be accessed from any computer via secure login over the internet with no need for internal hardware, software or IT support. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
This release contains "forward-looking" statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as "may," "will," "expects," "projects," "anticipates," "estimates," "believes," "intends," "plans," "should," "seeks," and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future results to differ materially from those projected or contemplated in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described in Vocus' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.