SOURCE: Eloqua Corporation

October 24, 2007 12:00 ET

Eloqua Named to 2007 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for Phenomenal Five-Year Growth

Endeca, QuickArrow, Sourcefire and Vurv, Companies That Use Eloqua's Demand Generation Applications to Grow Their Businesses, Were Also Listed

TORONTO--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - Eloqua Corporation, the leading supplier of automated demand generation applications and expertise for business to business (B2B) marketers, today announced that it continues to be among the fastest growing technology companies in North America. For the second year in a row, Deloitte named Eloqua to its North American Technology Fast 500 list. Eloqua increased its revenue 747 percent over the last five years, resulting in a ranking of #218 on the list. Eloqua customers Endeca, QuickArrow, Sourcefire and Vurv were also named by Deloitte as among the fastest growing companies in North America.

"Deloitte's recognition of Eloqua and our customers is further evidence that Eloqua's solutions are gaining traction with leading companies that utilize comprehensive demand generation tactics to achieve quantifiable business results," said Eloqua President and CEO Joe Payne. "At the core of Eloqua's growth is our proven, top-quality demand generation solutions that empower our customers to take their own business to the next level. Being in the company of several of our customers on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list reflects a commitment to making our customers successful."

The 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 to show results.

"To rank on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, companies must achieve phenomenal revenue growth over five years," said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman, U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. "We applaud Eloqua for being among the fastest growing companies in North America."

In addition to being named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, Eloqua was listed 27th on the Canadian Technology Fast 50, which ranks the 50 fastest growing technology firms in Canada.

About the Deloitte Technology Fast 500

The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. It is compiled from Deloitte's 16 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth from 2002 to 2006.

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 or call 866-327-8764.

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