SOURCE: Unica Corporation

Unica Corporation

November 10, 2009 08:30 ET

IBM Selects Unica to Optimize Web Marketing and Improve Demand Generation Revenues

IBM Deploys NetInsight OnDemand Alongside Unica's Multi-Channel Demand Generation Solutions

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2009) - Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software solutions, today announced that IBM has selected NetInsight OnDemand, Unica's award-winning solution for website marketing, which it is deploying alongside Unica's industry-leading enterprise marketing suite. With Unica's fully-integrated interactive marketing offering, IBM will be able to better evaluate and act on online behavior and customer data, creating more powerful and relevant marketing programs, ultimately increasing qualified lead volume and conversion rates.

Unica NetInsight delivers unique self-service capabilities built on an open data model that allow IBM's marketers to perform in-depth evaluation of website visitor behavior. NetInsight's role-based flexibility enables IBM's business users to streamline exploratory ad-hoc assessments and custom reporting for a quick view of trends, success indicators, and visitor behavior -- without burdening IT.

"It is crucial to not only be able to understand users, but to act on their behaviors and effectively communicate with them," said Stephen Wright, vice president, Enterprise Solutions and Web Enablement at IBM. "After conducting an extensive search of vendors, Unica NetInsight was the solution that best fit our need for a holistic understanding of our online and offline presence in a single interface. NetInsight's integration capabilities improved our time-to-productivity and will reduce the level of effort in deploying page tags, as the solution is able to join together with our existing solutions and data."

"We're continually focused on growing our global business, and having Unica's interactive marketing technology is central to achieving this objective," said Buell Duncan, CMO for IBM's Software Group. "With Unica, we're able to integrate customer and prospect web behaviors into our demand generation processes. Unica's technology will effectively streamline the entire marketing process, enabling us to improve our lead closure rates and revenues."

"IBM is synonymous with innovation and growth; as the organization expands its global footprint, we can help improve its overall sales and marketing processes," said Yuchun Lee, CEO, Unica. "Our award-winning technology and the industry's most talented services group are why global leaders like IBM utilize our advanced interactive marketing technology."

About Unica

Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA) is the recognized leader in marketing software solutions. Unica's advanced set of enterprise marketing management and on-demand marketing solutions empowers organizations and individuals to turn their passion for marketing into valuable customer relationships and more profitable, timely, and measurable business outcomes. These solutions integrate and streamline all aspects of online and offline marketing. Unica's unique interactive marketing approach incorporates customer analytics and web analytics, centralized decisioning, cross-channel execution, and integrated marketing operations. More than 1,000 organizations worldwide depend on Unica for their marketing management solutions.

Unica is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with offices around the globe. For more information, visit

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