SOURCE: Omniture

December 07, 2006 08:00 ET

Omniture Receives Coveted Stevie® Award at 2006 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards(SM)

OREM, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 7, 2006 -- Omniture, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMTR), a leading provider of online business optimization software, today announced that Chris Harrington, president, worldwide sales and client services of Omniture, received a Stevie Award as the winner in the 'Global Sales Leader' category at the 2006 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. More than 300 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories this year. Omniture was also recognized as a finalist in the 'Global Sales Team' category.

The new awards were jointly presented by Selling Power magazine, the leading sales management publication with 145,000 subscribers in 67 countries, and The Stevie® Awards, which have been hailed as "the business world's own Oscars" by the New York Post (April 27, 2005). Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," winners were announced during a gala banquet at the Westin Casuarina Hotel, Spa & Casino in Las Vegas. More than 230 nominated sales executives from around the world attended.

"I am honored to receive this award and to be recognized for the incredible professionalism of Omniture's global sales team," said Harrington. "The expertise and customer focus exhibited by each member of Omniture's global organization continues to fuel widespread adoption of our online business optimization solution around the world."

Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs selected Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.

"We congratulate all of the Stevie winners and Finalists in the first annual Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards for their historic accomplishments," said Gerhard Gschwandtner, founder and publisher of Selling Power. "As these awards grow in entries and visibility over the years, these companies will be able to look back with pride and say that they were the first-ever winners of these coveted awards."

A testament to Omniture's record of success, the company has been consistently recognized by the Stevies as a winner and finalist in previous years' awards, including:

--  Winner, Best Sales Organization, 2005
--  Finalist, Best Executive, 2005
--  Finalist, Best Overall Company, 2005
--  Winner, Best Sales Organization, 2004
--  Finalist, Best Executive, 2004
--  Finalist, Best Sales Executive, 2004
--  Finalist, Best Product Development Organization, 2004
Details about The Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards and the list of Stevie Award winners and Finalists in all categories are available at

About Omniture

Omniture, Inc. is a leading provider of online business optimization software, enabling customers to manage and enhance online, offline and multi-channel business initiatives. Omniture's software, which it hosts and delivers to its customers on-demand, enables customers to capture, store and analyze information generated by their Web sites and other sources and gain critical business insights into the performance and efficiency of marketing and sales initiatives and other business processes. In addition, Omniture offers a range of professional services that complement its online services, including implementation, best practices, consulting, customer support and user training provided through Omniture University™. Omniture's customers include eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Oracle, General Motors and Hewlett-Packard.

About The Stevie Awards

Hailed as "the business world's own Oscars" by the New York Post (April 27, 2005), Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

About Selling Power

Selling Power is the world's leading sales management magazine with more than 145,000 subscribers in 67 countries. Learn more at

Sponsors of the 2006 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards include, Factiva, Fusion Sales Partners, HR Chally, and SAP.

Note on Forward-Looking Statements

Management of Omniture, Inc. believes that certain statements in this release may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions regarding future events and business performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to, the risks described in Omniture's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2006 and from time to time in other reports filed by Omniture with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. These reports are available on the Investor Relations section of the Omniture website at Omniture undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the company's expectations.

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