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May 23, 2011 08:30 ET

Support.com CEO Josh Pickus Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northern California Award Finalist

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - Support.com (NASDAQ: SPRT) today announced that Josh Pickus, its President and Chief Executive Officer, is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northern California Award finalist. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Pickus was selected as a finalist from more than 160 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Saturday, June 25 at the Fairmont San Jose.

"I'm pleased to be included in this extraordinary group of entrepreneurial leaders," said Mr. Pickus. "Credit for everything we've built at Support.com truly belongs to the entire team -- remarkable people who work creatively and tirelessly to make technology work for consumers and small businesses."

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities and more than 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year overall National Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 12, 2011. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies, which will be held November 9-13, 2011.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as a national sponsor.

In Northern California, sponsors include ManpowerGroup, SAP, The Big Picture Film and Video Arts, Smart Business, ADP, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

About Support.com
Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT) provides cloud-based technology services and software for consumers and small business. Support.com's Personal Technology Experts® provide a quick, cost-effective and stress-free technology support experience over the Internet and the phone using the Company's advanced technology platform. Support.com's easy-to-use software products detect and repair common problems to keep customers' technology running smoothly. Support.com offers programs through many of the nation's leading retailers, broadband service providers, software vendors and PC/CE OEMs, and provides software to over a million consumers and small businesses.

Support.com is a trademark or registered trademark of Support.com, Inc. or its affiliates in the U.S and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Support.com, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, visit www.support.com.

About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.

About Ernst & Young

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