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March 15, 2010 08:30 ET

PivotLink Appoints Former BEA Executive Rosanne Saccone as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing

Enterprise Software Veterans Accelerating Company's Growth as PivotLink Extends Leadership in Business Intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) - PivotLink, the leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced the appointment of Rosanne Saccone to senior vice president of worldwide marketing. Saccone is responsible for marketing strategy and programs, including branding, communications, demand generation and field marketing.

Saccone brings over 20 years of experience designing and implementing corporate strategy and integrated marketing initiatives for companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to pre-IPO start-ups. She joins PivotLink's veteran team of BI and SaaS executives from Postini, VeriSign, SAP, SPSS, Hyperion and Cambridge Technology Partners.

"Having a world-class marketing executive like Rosanne join PivotLink is a defining moment for our company and a powerful validation of the SaaS BI market opportunity," said Quentin Gallivan, CEO, PivotLink. "Rosanne is a terrific addition to our very strong executive team."

Saccone added, "I'm excited to be part of the new era of SaaS BI as PivotLink leads the way in this high-growth, dynamic market. PivotLink has an amazing customer list with great real-world examples of enterprises that are gaining practical and valuable insights with easy to use dashboards and analytics that are built for business users."

Previously, Saccone served as chief marketing officer and senior vice president at BEA Systems through its acquisition by Oracle in 2008. During her six year tenure at BEA, she led all aspects of BEA marketing strategy, planning and operations worldwide, including developing and executing the BEA go-to-market plan that spanned industry/solutions marketing, product marketing, customer marketing and field marketing organizations.

Saccone also was executive vice president of Strategy and Marketing for open source firm Olliance and held senior marketing and finance roles at Hewlett-Packard, where she developed the market strategies and tactical plans for its worldwide enterprise support and services business.

About PivotLink Corporation

PivotLink is the leader in on-demand business intelligence, powering roughly 2,000,000 ad hoc reports for more than 15,000 users at companies such as: REI; Novell; Party City; Phoenix Technologies; DHL; CamelBak Products; Car Toys; Guardian Home Care Holdings, Inc; Rossignol; Shaklee; Taleo and Zones. Delivered as a Software as a Service (SaaS) model, PivotLink's award-winning solutions put affordable, secure and easy-to-use analytic tools into the hands of line of business users, freeing IT to focus on strategic business initiatives. PivotLink is a privately held company backed by Trident Capital, Emergence Capital Partners and StarVest Partners. Visit www.pivotlink.com.

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