May 12, 2005 10:08 ET Named as Finalist in 2005 American Business Awards(SM)

Leading On-Demand Collaboration Provider Recognized for Innovative Business Practices and Customer Service Excellence

BURLINGTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 12, 2005 -- (, the world's leading provider of on-demand collaboration services, announced today that it has been named a finalist by the American Business Awards for the second consecutive year. was named in two categories including "Best Customer Service Team" and "Most Innovative Company." Last year, was awarded the trophy for "Best Company Turnaround." The American Business Awards are the first national, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in the workplace. More than 1,200 nominations from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories.

"Being named a finalist in two categories speaks volumes about our commitment to delivering the highest quality customer support and the most innovative on-demand products and services to small-to-midsize businesses," said Rick Faulk, President and CEO of "We are honored to be recognized by the American Business Awards for the second year in a row and will continue to provide the collaboration solutions our customers need to run their businesses more effectively." offers a full collaboration suite and currently serves 9,000 customers representing 250,000 users worldwide. The company's complete suite of products and reputation for excellence continue to attract small-to-midsize businesses that need a comprehensive and affordable way to improve productivity and internal communications. Through new product additions, partnerships, international expansion and a steadfast approach to customer service, has seen explosive growth over the last four years.

The American Business Awards, nicknamed the Stevies™ for the Greek word "crowned," will announce the winners during presentations on Monday, June 6, in New York City. Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie winners from among the finalists.

"The Stevie Award has quickly become the most coveted business honor in America," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. "We began the Stevies in 2002 with the mission to generate recognition of deserving companies and individuals among the business community, the press, and the general public. Being selected as a Finalist is an important achievement, because it means that independent judges have agreed that the Finalist is worthy of national recognition."

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists are available at

About is the world's leading provider of on-demand collaboration services for small businesses or departments and groups inside large organizations. The company serves more than 250,000 users across 9,000 companies worldwide and offers a secure, web-based collaboration suite to share critical business information quickly and easily at any time from anywhere. Privately held and profitable, is led by an experienced team of software industry professionals who are committed to providing a secure, customizable, easy-to-deploy intranet solution supported by world-class customer service. is a PC Magazine "Editor's Choice" winner and is rated one of the world's "Top 25" leading service providers by ASPNews. The company has also been ranked by the Boston Business Journal as one of the fastest growing private companies in Massachusetts for two consecutive years. For more information or to take a FREE 30-day test drive, visit, e-mail or call 888-932-2600 or 781-565-6000.

About The Stevie Awards

Hailed as "the business world's own Oscars" by the New York Post (September 22, 2002), Stevie Awards are conferred in three programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, and The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

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