SOURCE: Eloqua

August 28, 2007 09:00 ET

Eloqua Continues Strong Momentum With Highest Revenue Ever in Q2

Eloqua Posts a 74% Increase in Year Over Year Revenue From Q2 2006, Grows Enterprise Client List and Smashes Through a SaaS Transaction Milestone

TORONTO--(Marketwire - August 28, 2007) - Eloqua Corporation, the leading supplier of automated demand generation applications and expertise for business to business (B2B) marketers, today announced that the company closed Q2 2007 with the highest revenue total in company history, continuing the momentum from its historic first quarter. Eloqua continued to execute on its enterprise strategy by signing five new companies with more than $1 billion in revenue and celebrated a significant milestone for its on-demand marketing applications by processing 75 million automated transactions in a single month for its roster of more than 300 customers.

"In this quarter, we saw continued traction for the Eloqua Conversion Suite and closed a number of blue-chip accounts," said Joseph Payne, CEO of Eloqua. "We are pleased with the market's response to our diversified product offerings and new enterprise application for marketing departments that need to automate and measure the effectiveness of campaigns on a global scale."

Eloqua Conversion Suite -- which is now available in Enterprise, Team and Express versions to meet the needs of businesses from small companies all the way up to the enterprise -- is the industry's leading family of integrated demand generation applications for businesses that expect measurable results from their marketing efforts. An on-demand solution, Eloqua automates and integrates the key marketing and sales functions of email, direct mail, prospect profiling, website analytics, campaign analytics, and sales force automation to improve the quality and quantity of sales leads, eliminate waste and accelerate the entire selling process.

Key highlights from the second quarter include:

--  Signing five new enterprise clients.
--  Delivering more solutions to existing customers. Eloqua posted a 212%
    increase in product and service upsells in Q2 2007.
--  Gaining traction in the UK with significant customer wins.
--  In a single month, processing more than 75 million automated marketing
    transactions over the Internet, tracking more than 60 million website page
    views, sending more than 20 million emails, and capturing more than one
    million form submissions on behalf of Eloqua customers.
--  Introducing the Eloqua Agency Success Program to deliver the company's
    demand generation applications through marketing agency partners worldwide.
--  Introducing its international tour of Marketing Effectiveness Summits
    for 2007. These two-day 'boot camps' for B2B marketing professionals cover
    all aspects of marketing to optimize demand generation.
--  Joining salesforce.com's AppExchange Incubator program as a charter
    member.
    

About Eloqua Corporation

Eloqua provides the leading integrated demand generation applications and expertise for executing, automating and measuring highly effective B2B marketing programs. Eloqua drives the entire marketing process from contact to close, while making prospect interest and intent visible at every step. With leading technology backed by expert professional services, Eloqua automates best practices in demand generation for marketers who need to produce a continuous flow of qualified leads for a professional sales force. Eloqua's customers include Sybase, Seagate, Nokia, MySQL, Administaff, Nuance and many other leading B2B marketers. Eloqua Corporation is headquartered in Toronto with offices throughout North America and in London. For more information, please visit www.eloqua.com or call 866-327-8764.

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