Rapid Adoption of Atomz’s Solutions Among Leading Commerce Sites and Expanded Professional Services Top Third Quarter Highlights
San Francisco, Calif. -- October 29, 2003 -Atomz, the leading provider of enterprise Web site management software delivered as an online service, today reported its sixth consecutive quarter of record revenues for the period ending September 30, 2003.
Third quarter revenues increased 36% over the same quarter in 2002, with more than 40 companies selecting Atomz’s products to enhance their Web sites. In September, the company celebrated its fifth year in business, with more than 1,400 corporate customers worldwide and a growing suite of software offerings. Its first product, Atomz Search, continues to set new records in search activity, with more than 60 million site searches conducted in September alone.
With millions of consumers expected to shop online this holiday season, Atomz has experienced an increased level of interest in its products and services from e-commerce customers in recent months. Significant new customers this quarter include abc distributing, LLC, a leading gift catalog distributor with one of the fastest growing retail sites on the Web, and Aubuchon Hardware, which runs a chain of 140 neighborhood hardware stores in the North East and a popular Web site that features more than 40,000 products. In addition, Atomz’s Professional Services Group has been working closely with a number of e-commerce companies to customize and configure their applications for maximum usability. Pacific Sunwear is just one example of a customer that has leveraged Atomz’s services to renovate its internal site search functionality and improve the overall shopping experience for visitors at www.pacsun.com .
“Our model of software delivery continues to thrive, with more customers than ever turning to Atomz to be their partner in driving the effectiveness and value of their Web sites,” said Steve Kusmer, chief executive officer at Atomz. “This time of year is especially important to e-commerce customers that rely on their Web sites to convert browsers into buyers. If they provide each visitor with the best online experience possible, they increase sales.”
Atomz Third Quarter 2003 Highlights
• Companies that selected Atomz’s products this quarter include: Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C., Salesforce.com, Schwab Learning, Mother Jones Magazine, Openwave Systems, Hyphen (member of TBWA/WorldHealth network), and the University of North Texas.
• Atomz doubled its professional services staff during the third quarter, enabling the company to provide more services to customers. The Atomz Professional Services Group is currently working with more than 80 customers to optimize existing deployments, provide customer training and complete the deployment of various Atomz solutions.
• Nearly a dozen new software features and enhancements were announced during Seybold San Francisco 2003 last month. Rotating site search promotions enabled in Atomz Promote and the ability for customers to personalize their search results when using Atomz Search are just a few of the many innovations that Atomz has added to its products in the past three months. These enhancements improve the ease-of-use, security, customization and reliability of Atomz’s entire product suite.
Atomz provides enterprise Web site management software delivered as an online service. Its suite of Web-native applications provides customers significant advantages over server-based software in reliability, support, ease-of-use, scalability, rapid product innovation and predictable cost structures. The company’s unparalleled technical excellence and dedication to customer satisfaction have led products from Atomz to be adopted by thousands of leading Web sites. Select customers include: AOL Time-Warner, CBS, Palm, Gannett Corporation, NASA, Maxtor, Princess Cruises, and Sharp Electronics. Atomz and its products have won numerous industry awards, including ASPnews.com’s List of Top 20 Providers, Enterprise Outlook’s Investors’ Choice, AlwaysOn100, eContent 100, KMWorld 100, Internet World’s Best of Show, AIIM E-DOC Magazine’s 2003 Best of Show Award for Web Content Management and Transform Magazine’s 2003 Value Leader Award. For more information about Atomz’s products visit the company`s Web site at http://www.atomz.com/ .