This award is a credit to the hard work of our employees and validates our vision to create the first on-demand solution designed specifically to meet the growing demands of the PR industry.
Lanham, MD (Vocus) April 19, 2007
Vocus, Inc (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced that Vocus' PR Software has been named the Best Business Productivity Solution in the 2007 Codie Awards by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Vocus was selected from more than 1,197 nominations by a panel of journalists, technology writers, consultants, industry experts and SIIA's members.
"We are honored that our peers and industry colleagues have selected Vocus for this prestigious award from among so many great companies," said Rick Rudman, Chief Executive Officer of Vocus, Inc. "This award is a credit to the hard work of our employees and validates our vision to create the first on-demand solution designed specifically to meet the growing demands of the PR industry."
With the increasing volume of news, the explosion in media outlets and the emergence of blogs and other social media, PR professionals are no longer able to rely solely on the traditional approaches to PR. Vocus' on-demand PR software enables PR professionals to manage all the critical functions of PR in one place, including creating targeted media lists, distributing press releases, monitoring their news and analyzing their results.
The Best Business Productivity Solution awards the best software solution designed to enhance efficiency across a wide range of business types. This year's award winners were chosen from more than 1,197 nominations -- the most in the history of the Codies -- for the excellence of their products, services, corporate leadership and philanthropy. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit http://www.siia.net.
A complete list of winning companies is available at http://www.siia.net/codies/2007/winners.asp
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by over 1,700 organizations worldwide and is available in five languages. 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.
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