SOURCE: Spoke Software

February 22, 2007 11:00 ET

Spoke Software Named 2007 SIIA CODiE Awards Finalist

Spoke Stands Out as One of the 'Best Online Directories & Business Leads Services'

SAN MATEO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 22, 2007 -- Spoke Software, Inc., a leading provider of online business contact information, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 22nd annual CODiE awards for "Best Online Directories & Business Leads Services." Spoke's database provides contact information on over 35 million people across more than 900,000 companies, enabling marketers, sales people and recruiters to quickly conduct company research, and access and identify the right people at all levels of an organization.

Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. This year saw a record breaking 1,200 nominees reviewed by journalists and peers to select the finalists that will now be judged by SIIA members.

"The 2007 CODiE Finalists represent real winners, even at this stage of the contest," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "Competition is fiercer than ever and that makes selection as a CODiE Finalist a real achievement. All the companies on this year's list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition."

Unlike traditional business data providers that only have corporate information and top-level executives, Spoke's database gives participants access to corporate information and individuals at all levels of an organization, including managers, directors, executives and individual contributors. Users have online access to all available contact information for the entire database, making it possible to access information such as title, job history, email pattern, phone numbers and address. Spoke's service is designed for individual salespeople, marketers, recruiters and job seekers, and offers a unique combination of published corporate data, Web content and user-validated data.

"Spoke is pleased to be named a finalist in the CODiE awards, the only peer-judged award in the industry," said Frank Vaculin, CEO of Spoke Software. "This provides continued validation of the unique value we provide to sales people and marketers looking to get access to the right people and increase revenue opportunities quickly."

The final judging will be done by SIIA voting members and will be announced April 17, 2007 at the CODiE Awards Gala in San Francisco, California. For a full list of finalists, go to

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. More information about SIIA can be found at

About Spoke Software

Spoke delivers on-demand business data and detailed contact information for marketing and sales professionals looking to quickly identify prospects and gain access to buyers. Unmatched in scope, Spoke provides information on over 35 million people across more than 900,000 companies, giving marketing and sales teams the contact information they need to penetrate target accounts. Spoke also enables users to leverage both their company and personal networks to access key contacts within accounts. Based in San Mateo, California, Spoke Software is a privately-held company with investment from Sierra Ventures, Partech International and DCM - Doll Capital Management. For more information visit or email us at

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