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Sitecore Announces Record Business Performance

01 Oct 2010

Sitecore, the leading global provider of .NET Web Content Management System (CMS) software, today announced record business and customer success in its fiscal year ending June 30, 2010. Sitecore achieved more than 50 percent revenue growth worldwide over the previous fiscal year. Today, Sitecore solutions are deployed with more than 2,000 customers and power more than 24,000 dynamic websites.

New customers include Austrian Airlines, Canadian Cancer Society, CA Technologies, Canon Australia and New Zealand, FANUC Robotics Europe, Heineken, Lloyd’s of London, NIVEA and YouSee. Additionally, Sitecore extended and grew its partnerships with top agencies and systems integrators including AKQA, Fleishman-Hillard, Ogilvy & Mather, Perficient, Razorfish, SapientNitro and Valtech.

“Customers and partners around the globe continue to adopt Sitecore’s leading technology to power their critical Web properties and deliver compelling Web experiences,” said Michael Seifert, CEO, Sitecore. “Our stellar growth is indicative of our commitment to enabling customer and partner success – and providing new innovations across our award-winning product line.”

Commitment to Product Leadership and Community Success

Sitecore’s strong fiscal year performance was driven by product innovation, global expansion — including entering into new markets such as Japan and New Zealand — and growing interest in marketing automation and personalised Web communications.

To support this growth, Sitecore increased its workforce to 200 employees worldwide. More than 50 percent of these employees are in technical and R&D positions responsible for supporting continued product innovation.

Fiscal Year Highlights

Introduced Key Product Innovations:

  • Sitecore 6.3 is a cloud-ready CMS solution for global businesses interested in cost-effectively deploying website delivery centres with a cloud computing strategy. With Sitecore 6.3, customers and partners can now place Web servers in multiple geographies worldwide, allowing for more consistent and responsive website visitor experiences. In addition, this solution enables multiple content authoring servers worldwide to improve content authoring and CMS return on investment.
  • Sitecore’s Email Campaign Manager gives marketers the tools to understand every user visit and action on a corporate website and which email campaigns are influencing those actions. With Email Campaign Manager, corporate websites and email campaigns are tightly aligned, allowing marketers to test and target more relevant content in emails, landing pages and other Web pages.
  • Intranet Portal 3.1 helps companies build an intranet that serves as the communications hub for the entire organisation.
Received Prominent Industry Acknowledgement for Award Winning Solution:

Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s August 2010 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” report. Leaders were evaluated on customer experience, innovation, market understanding, marketing and sales strategy, product strategy and business model. To download a complimentary copy of the report, please click here.

Received the CeBIT.AU Business Award in the New Media category in Australia; Leading WCM vendor in IT Commerce in the Netherlands; and Outstanding Website Development by the Web Marketing Association.

Increased Strong Partnerships with interactive agencies, systems integrators and Web development firms to drive value and success for customers around the globe. New and expanded partnerships include AKQA, Fleishman-Hillard, Razorfish, Ogilvy & Mather, Perficient, SapientNitro and Valtech. Today, Sitecore has more than 700 partners worldwide.

Expanded Powerful Developer Networkto more than 3,900 certified Sitecore developers.

About Sitecore

Sitecore’s Web Content Management System (CMS), portal and marketing automation software solutions enable companies to deliver compelling Web experiences. Sitecore’s award-winning CMS software makes it easy for businesses to create and update dynamic, full-featured websites of all types. Sitecore’s industry leading flexibility and scalability allow companies to better leverage their content, improve customer experience and drive business growth.

Thousands of public and private organisations, including national governments and Fortune 500 companies, utilise Sitecore solutions for their websites. These organisations have created and now manage more than 24,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore including ATP World Tour, Computer Associates, ISS, LEGO, Lloyd’s of London, Microsoft, Omni Hotels, Sara Lee, Siemens, Thomas Cook and The Knot. Connect in the Sitecore Community to experience Sitecore’s success and that of its customers, partners and developers.

Media ContactsRachael Williams

Touchpoint Marketing

0410 296 860

rachael.williams@touchpointmarketing.com.au

Erick Mott

Sitecore

415-380-0600

erm@sitecore.net

Suzi Owens at Blanc & Otus for Sitecore

415-856-5125

sowens@blancandotus.com

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