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Cloud9 Awarded Silver Medal Winner in 2011 Top Sales & Marketing Awards

Leading Sales Forecasting Solution Provider Recognized for its Significant Impact on Modern Day Pipeline Management Process

Redwood City, Calif., December 21, 2011

News Facts

Cloud9, the leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions, today announced it was named a silver medalist in the Top Selling Solution category of the 2011 Top Sales & Marketing Awards. Cloud9 has been recognized alongside a prestigious group of peer companies including Salesforce, Facebook and LinkedIn, for its work in improving the productivity and efficiency of sales teams.

The Top Sales & Marketing Awards honor companies, publications and individuals excelling in the areas of CRM, social media, marketing and sales. Since its inception in December 2010, the Sales & Marketing Awards have generated considerable excitement within the global sales community, attracting support from major vendors, including Marketo and Eloqua.

Recipients of this year’s awards were selected by public vote, which accounted for 50 percent of the overall score, and by a prestigious panel of industry experts, which made up the remaining 50 percent. Cloud9 earned first place in the public vote and was awarded the Silver Medal overall for helping organizations improve top line results and streamline their business processes.

Recipients of this year’s award can be found on the Top Sales & Marketing Awards website at:

About Cloud9

Cloud9 is the world’s leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions. The company’s solutions allow users to actively manage sales performance with intelligence – going beyond traditional CRM applications. Cloud9 allows users to dramatically improve the predictability of their sales forecasts, gives them visibility into exceptions and changes, and allows them to identify risks and opportunities. The result is more accurate forecasts, higher win rates, and accelerated revenue. Cloud9 solutions deliver value in just 24 hours and require zero installation, maintenance, or support from IT. Cloud9 customers include Avaya, BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC), Computer Associates (NASDAQ: CA), EMC2 (NASDAQ: EMC), Siemens (NASDAQ: SI), Splunk, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), and Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI). The company is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. For more information, please visit