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Cloud9 Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

Recognized for Creating Technology Innovations for the Global Silicon Valley Community

Redwood City, Calif. July 21, 2011

News Facts

Cloud9 Analytics, the leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions, today announced that it has been chosen as an AlwaysOn Global 250 winner. Cloud9 is recognized in the “SaaS and Enterprise” category alongside a prestigious group of peer companies including Appirio, Couchbase, Jive, Lucid Imagination, Marketo, Splunk, Workday and Zuora.

The AlwaysOn Global 250 represents the top emerging companies in the Global Silicon Valley that are demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technologies in digital media, mobile, social media, cloud and SaaS computing.

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2011 list.

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2011-AlwaysOn-Global-250. Cloud9 and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s ninth annual Innovation Summit at Santa Clara University on July 28, 2011, at the Louis B. Mayer Theatre at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Calif.

Supporting Quotes

“Cloud9 is honored to again be recognized alongside the industry’s fastest-growing technology companies,” said Jim Burleigh, CEO of Cloud9. “Cloud9 helps customers increase win rates, improve sales forecast accuracy and better manage exceptions in the sales pipeline. It’s all about helping companies accelerate their revenue.”

“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 are companies driven by the biggest mega-trends, including the growth of mobile users, cloud computing and SaaS offerings, globalization, and the socialization of commerce and basically everything online,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s winners clearly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley.”

About Cloud9 Analytics

Cloud9 is the global leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions for Salesforce CRM. The company delivers these revenue performance management applications directly to line–of–business users to dramatically improve the predictability of their sales forecasts, the effectiveness of their one-on-one sales rep coaching, and productivity of their weekly sales meetings. The result is higher win rates, better CRM adoption, and accelerated revenue. Cloud9 solutions deliver value in just 24 hours and require zero installation, zero maintenance, and zero IT support. Cloud9 customers include Covad Communications, EMC2, Siemens, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Thomson Reuters. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. For more information, please visit http://www.cloud9analytics.com.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic / IMPACT 2011, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors and advertisers like no other media brand.