NEW YORK, NY - June 20, 2006 - LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a leading provider of online conversion solutions, today announced that ASPnews has again named LivePerson one of the world's top 25 Application Service Providers (ASPs). Updated quarterly, this list has included LivePerson since April 2003.
"We're thrilled to once again be recognized by ASPnews, which has long been recognized as a trusted authority on Web services and the value companies place on software-as-a-service," said Robert LoCascio, LivePerson's chairman and chief executive officer. "We launched our first chat application in 1999 as a hosted application, and have always maintained that the ASP model provides the most effective value proposition for our clients."
ASPnews.com is the world's premier source of news and analysis for and about the Application Service Provider and Web services industry, and has published the ASPnews Top 50 list since 2001. For inclusion on its Top 50 list, companies must meet the following criteria:
* Innovator in the delivery of online software solutions * Demonstrate proven revenue streams * Company's core busy is on the delivery of hosted software solutions * Recognized as a leader within the industry To learn more about LivePerson, please visit http://www.liveperson.com/. About LivePerson
Founded in 1995, Live Person is the leading provider of hosted solutions for managing online customer interactions. Our on-demand software enables companies to identify and proactively engage the right customer, using the right communication channel, at the right time. LivePerson's hosted software enables companies to identify and proactively engage online visitors- increasing sales, satisfaction and loyalty while reducing service costs. Combining web-interaction technology (chat, email and a self-service knowledgebase) with a deep understanding of consumer behavior and industry best practices, LivePerson's Timpani™ platform engages the right customer, at the right time, with the right communications channel. This Engagement Marketing platform creates more relevant, compelling and personalized experiences-converting traffic into revenues, and facilitating real-time sales and customer service. More than 4,000 companies including EarthLink, Hewlett- Packard, Microsoft, Qwest and Verizon rely on LivePerson to help maximize the return on their marketing and e-commerce investments. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City.
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