SOURCE: Omniture

March 17, 2008 17:00 ET

BankWest Selects Omniture to Drive Online Customer Banking Services

BankWest Enhances Their Online Banking Services to Increase Customer Conversion

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Omniture, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMTR), a leading provider of online business optimization software, today announced that BankWest (Bank of Western Australia) -- one of Australia's leading banking and financial services organizations -- has selected Omniture SiteCatalyst® to measure visitor response to Web site promotions and content. Using Omniture Web analytics, BankWest is able to see how its online campaigns and promotions resonate with Web site visitors in real time, allowing the company to not only provide a relevant experience for its customers, but at the same time, to streamline its marketing initiatives and increase conversion through banking product applications and downloads.

"Solutions we've used in the past have only provided basic traffic statistics; Omniture consolidates these analytics into a single, comprehensive dashboard that provides answers to our most pressing questions," said Dean Lockwood, acting head of retail eCommerce at BankWest. "For example, SiteCatalyst allows us to understand how our new customer acquisition strategies are performing, as well as see how effectively our Web site content is engaging our audience once visitors arrive on our site. Because this online performance information is available in real-time reporting, we can easily analyze traffic and make immediate adjustments to site content and targeted marketing campaigns."

With Omniture, BankWest optimizes its online marketing campaigns by developing a better understanding of visitors' pathing and click patterns and how customers utilize various site tools. With this information, BankWest can better ensure that each element of its site -- from campaigns to navigation and more -- is interacting effectively with its audience.

"Banking institutions are making more and more of their products and services available online, so it's critical that these organizations are keenly aware of their customers' needs and interests and present content and offerings accordingly," said Chris Harrington, president of worldwide sales and client services at Omniture. "Omniture allows companies to cater to their target audiences' specific interests -- helping increase ROI while improving the online customer experience."

About BankWest

BankWest is a wholly owned subsidiary of HBOS plc, one of the world's largest financial services groups, with assets of about AUD$800 billion (£380 billion). BankWest is a full service bank which originated in Western Australia in 1895 and services more than 860,000 customers. Nationally, BankWest promotes a range of products using cost-effective direct and third party distribution channels, including 24-hour telephone and internet services and mortgage brokers. In WA, BankWest is a market leader with about one quarter of all bank advances and deposits and an extensive network of branches. Standard & Poor's short-term credit rating for BankWest is "A-1+" and "AA-" for the long term, providing customers with investment grade security.

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 as an on-demand subscription service and on-premise solution, enables customers to capture, store and analyze information generated by their Web sites and other sources and to 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 through Omniture University™. Omniture's 4,400 customers include eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, Oracle, General Motors, Sony and HP. www.omniture.com

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Note on Forward-looking Statements

Management believes that certain statements in this release may constitute "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, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the abilities and expected benefits of our services to customers. 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, risks associated with our ability to ensure that our services address the specific requirements of our customers and strategic partners, the continued adoption by customers of our services, including our SiteCatalyst service, the significant capital requirements of our business model, our ability to develop or acquire new services and enhance existing service offerings, risks associated with our acquisition strategy and disruptions in our business and operations as a result of acquisitions, the continued growth of the market for on-demand, online business optimization services, changes in the competitive dynamics of our markets, errors, interruptions or delays in our services or other performance problems with our services, our ability to hire, retain and motivate our employees, the adoption of laws or regulations, or interpretations of existing law, that could limit our ability to collect and use Internet user information; and such other risks described in Omniture's annual report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2007, 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 our website at http://www.omtr.com. 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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