NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) today announced its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 29th year. LivePerson was ranked in the top 250 with revenues of $109.9 million in 2010, representing a 25.6% improvement over 2009.
"We are proud to have made Software Magazine's list for the fourth year in a row despite the competitive nature of this industry," said LivePerson CEO Rob LoCascio. "Our consecutive inclusion in the top 500 is a testament to the consistent value and innovation we deliver through our intelligent engagement platform - companies are able to meaningfully connect with their consumers across multiple channels, strengthening their business and brand loyalty."
LivePerson's intelligent engagement platform enables businesses to create meaningful, real-time consumer connections that help increase conversions and improve the customer experience across multiple channels and screens. This intelligent engagement is powered by advanced analytics and a broad set of behavioral data that enables a real-time understanding and action based on customer needs and business objectives.
"In 2011 more than 100 companies made the Software 500 list for the first time, a reflection of the true dynamic nature of the industry," said John P. Desmond, editor of Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com.
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers involved in software and services purchasing.
Financial information was gathered by a survey prepared by King Content Co. and posted at www.softwaremag.com, as well as from public documents.
LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) offers a platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, mobile devices, and consoles. This "intelligent engagement" is driven by real-time behavioral analytics, producing connections based on a true understanding of business objectives and customer needs.
More than 8,500 companies rely on LivePerson's platform to increase conversions and improve customer experience, including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon, Sky, Walt Disney, PNC, QVC and Orbitz.
LivePerson has received the CODiE award for Best Ecommerce Solution in 2011, and has been named one of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies by Forbes in 2011, and a Company of the Year by Frost and Sullivan in 2010. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Atlanta, London and Melbourne, Australia.
About Digital Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com
Digital Software Magazine, the Software Decision Journal, has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for more than 35 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online catalog to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and services companies. Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com are owned and operated by King Content Co.
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