Eloqua Corporation

Eloqua Corporation

December 04, 2006 09:01 ET

Eloqua Named 88th Fastest Growing Technology Company in North America

Demand Generation Leader Joins Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - December 04, 2006) - Eloqua Corporation, the leading supplier of automated demand generation software and services, has been named to Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2001-2005. Eloqua experienced a 2,446 percent increase in revenues during this time, which led to its strong position at number 88 on the listing.

"Eloqua's position on this year's Deloitte Technology Fast 500 reflects the success and growth of our company at a time when businesses are increasingly demanding a direct correlation between marketing programs and revenue generation," said Mark Organ, CEO of Eloqua. "As we automate marketing best practices and deliver accountability and greater efficiencies to marketing departments around the world, we are also leveraging the growing popularity and appeal of our on-demand delivery model to propel the company's growth well beyond its current position."

"Deloitte's North American Technology Fast 500 companies have shown the strength, vision and tenacity to succeed in today's very competitive technology environment," said Tony Kern, deputy managing principal of Deloitte's Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice. "We applaud the successes of Eloqua and acknowledge it as one of the very few to accomplish such a fast growth rate over the past five years."

In addition to ranking on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, Eloqua ranked 14th on Canada's Technology Fast 50, which is a listing of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in Canada.

Eloqua Conversion Suite is the industry's leading integrated demand generation platform for businesses that expect measurable results from their marketing efforts. An on-demand solution, Eloqua Conversion Suite automates and integrates the key sales and marketing functions of email, direct mail, 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.

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About Eloqua Corporation

Founded in 1999, Eloqua provides the leading integrated demand generation platform for executing, automating and measuring highly effective B2B marketing programs. Unlike stand-alone email products, Eloqua's Conversion Suite combines email, direct mail, chat, and website analytics to drive the entire marketing process from contact to close, while making prospect interest and intent visible at every step. With market-leading technology backed by expert professional services, Eloqua automates best practices in demand generation for B2B marketers who need to produce a continuous flow of qualified leads for their sales force. Eloqua's customers include Sybase, Seagate, Nokia, JBoss, Administaff, Nuance and many other leading BtoB marketers. Eloqua Corporation is headquartered in Toronto with offices in London and throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.eloqua.com or call 866-327-8764.


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