SOURCE: Parature

November 15, 2006 11:19 ET

Parature Wins 'Outstanding Website' WebAward From Web Marketing Association

Corporate Website Honored During International Competition for Creativity, Design, and Support Capabilities

VIENNA, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 15, 2006 -- Parature, provider of award-winning, on-demand customer support software, announced today that the company has been honored by the Web Marketing Association (WMA) with an 'Outstanding Website' award in the software industry category during its 10th annual WebAward competition. This is the premier website award program, considered to be 'the Oscars of website awards,' naming the best websites in 96 industry categories. Over 2,300 nominations for this year's awards came from interactive agencies and marketing departments in more than 35 countries.

Parature's corporate website, http://www.parature.com, was judged by an expert panel of advertising executives, site designers, content providers, and webmasters on seven different criteria, including design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use. Judges specifically recognized Parature's website for its creative use of Flash® technology, user-friendly design and layout, enhanced search capabilities, and convenient help features.

"As innovators of Internet-based customer support software that includes the ability to create customized support websites, we're experienced in what works and what doesn't in website design and content," stated Duke Chung, CEO and President, Parature. "We're honored to be acknowledged by the WMA as an example of how to effectively and creatively use the Web to educate and inform a wide variety of audiences, in our case, about our company, our software, and the customer support industry."

To view innovative demonstrations of Parature's software, and discover how you can take advantage of the Internet to support your customers, visit http://www.parature.com/res_demos.aspx

About Parature

Parature provides on-demand customer support and help desk software, enabling companies to improve their internal and external support while reducing costs. Through its suite of modules, Parature allows companies to provide critical service information on a 24x7 basis via the Internet, resulting in reduction of inbound support load and significantly decreased support costs. With a consistent growth rate of over 100% year over year, Parature serves industry leaders such as Office Depot, ATI Technologies Inc. and Florida State University. For more information on Parature, or to sign up for the FREE 30 Day Trial, please visit www.parature.com.

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