LANHAM, MD (PRWEB) September 28, 2005
Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations today announced that it has again been named to the prestigious Software 500. Published by Software Magazine, the Software 500 ranks the world's foremost software and services providers. Vocus, Inc. was ranked 350th overall. The Software 500 is published as an online catalog on http://www.Softwaremag.com
ÂWe are excited to be named among the top software companies in the world for six consecutive years,Â said Rick Rudman, President and CEO, Vocus, Inc. ÂOur inclusion in the Software 500 is a result of continued demand for our products in a large and growing market.Â
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the worldÂs 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 list includes both private and public companies; 28% of the 2004 Software 500 companies are private.
ÂThe overall health of the software and services industries has improved, with revenue for the 2005 Software 500 at $383.3 billion worldwide for year ending 2004, an increase of 16.5% over the previous year. The industry continues to be dynamic, with nearly 100 new companies on the 2005 Software 500 list,Â says John P. Desmond, editor of Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com. ÂEmployee head count was up 13.7% and was strongest in the segments of collaboration/project management, system integration services and IT consulting, and the supply chain/manufacturing software segment.Â
Vocus provides an integrated on-demand software suite for PR professionals. The Vocus on-demand software suite manages media and analyst relationships; interactive email campaigns; projects and news; files, documents and other collateral; and online newsrooms. The software also analyzes media coverage and other PR information to provide real-time feedback on the effectiveness of PR campaigns and early intelligence on trends unfolding in the press.
Additional details on the Software 500 are available at Software MagazineÂs Web site:
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. 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, news monitoring and analysis, interactive email campaigns, online newsrooms, and government relations activities. Vocus software is delivered as an easy-to-use and cost-effective annual subscription, with no need for internal hardware, software or IT support. Vocus has more than 1,100 customers representing organizations of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. Our software is currently available in four languages, and is in use by customers around the world. Since 1999, we have achieved 23 consecutive quarters of revenue growth, and have received awards for company growth and product excellence. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America and Europe. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
About King Content Co. & Software 500 Marketing Perspectives Conference & Expo
King Content Co., owner of Software Magazine, this year is launching the Software 500 Marketing Perspectives Conference & Expo, being held Oct. 11-12, 2005 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge in Cambridge, Mass. The SMP event will bring together high technology product managers, marketing and public relations professionals for a two-day conference program. Increase your personal success and make peer-to-peer personal connections with in-depth technical discussions by attending the event. For more information and to register, go to http://www.smpevent.com
About Software Magazine, The IT Software Journal, and Softwaremag.com
Software Magazine, The IT Software Journal, has been a brand name in the high tech industry for over 20 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online catalog to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the worldÂs largest software and services companies, now in its 23rd year. Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com are owned and operated by King Content Co.
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