Provider of Cloud Marketing Software Dispels Myth of “Unlucky 13”

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Vocus named to Software Magazine’s 30th Annual Software 500 for 13th consecutive year.

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Our consistent presence on this list is a testament to our product quality, employee work ethic, and customer loyalty.

Vocus, a leading provider of cloud marketing software, recently ranked as one of the World’s Largest Software Companies by Software Magazine. The company has classified as one the world’s largest software companies for the 13th straight year, proving that the number thirteen may not be unlucky after all.

“Vocus is thrilled to be named as one of the largest software companies in the world for the 13th consecutive year,” said Vocus Chief Marketing Officer Jason Jue. “Our consistent presence on this list is a testament to our product quality, employee work ethic, and customer loyalty.”

“The 2012 Software 500 results show that revenue growth in the software and services industry was again healthy, with total Software 500 revenue of $643.6 billion worldwide for 2011, representing approximately 17 percent growth from the previous year’s list,” says John P. Desmond, editor, Software Magazine.

“The Vocus Marketing Suite, which weaves social media, publicity, search and email marketing to drive business results, has been central to our recent growth,” said Jue. “As Vocus continues to develop innovative marketing software, we hope to be a part of this list for years to come.”

The ranking was released in Software Magazine’s Fall issue, as a part of both the print and digital publications. The online version will be posted on http://www.softwaremag.com and will be searchable by category.

The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world’s largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers involved in software and services purchasing.

The ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2011. This includes revenue from software licenses, maintenance and support, training, and software-related services and consulting. Suppliers are not ranked on total corporate revenue, since many have other lines of business, such as hardware. The financial information was gathered by a survey prepared by Rockport Custom Publishing, LLC. and posted at http://www.softwaremag.com, as well as from public documents.

About Vocus
Vocus is a leading provider of cloud marketing software that helps businesses reach and influence buyers across social networks, online and through media. Vocus provides an integrated suite that combines social marketing, search marketing, email marketing and publicity into a comprehensive solution to help businesses attract, engage and retain customers. Vocus software is used by more than 120,000 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Beltsville, MD with offices in North America and Europe. For further information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.

About Software Magazine and Rockport Custom Publishing
Software Magazine has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for more than 36 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online guide to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world’s largest software and services companies. Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com are owned and operated by Rockport Custom Publishing.

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The risks and uncertainties referred to above include, but are not limited to, risks associated with possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, our history of operating losses, risks associated with acquisitions, including our ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, risks associated with our foreign operations, interruptions or delays in our service or our web hosting, our business model, breach of our security measures, the emerging market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to hire, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, competition, our ability to continue to release and gain customer acceptance of new and improved versions of our service, successful customer deployment and utilization of our services, fluctuations in the number of shares outstanding, foreign currency exchange rates and interest rates.

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