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Zoom Information Accelerates Growth With Record Revenue and Customer Acquisition in Fourth Quarter 2005

Search Engine Signed More than 200 New Customers, Doubled Traffic and Trippled Registrations of Personal Summaries in Q4

February 6, 2006 - Waltham, Mass. - Zoom Information, Inc., (www.zoominfo.com) the search engine for discovering people, companies and relationships, accelerated it's rapid growth in the fourth quarter by setting an all-time record for revenue and customer acquisition. More than 200 corporate and executive recruiter customers contracted for ZoomInfo's flagship product PowerSearch in Q4, pushing revenues 50% higher than the preceding quarter. Industry-leading companies that signed during the quarter include AIMCO, Amgen, Biogen, Fedex, Dollar General, H&R Block, IBM, JC Penney, Kinkos, Perot Systems, Perry Ellis, Pitney Bowes, Raytheon, Quiznos, Staples, State Street, Verisign and Webex. Nearly 30% of the Fortune 100 are ZoomInfo customers.

"We believe we've hit a tipping point in our business: our growth is accelerating because of focus on our customers' needs, the improvements we continue to make in our products and the reputation we're building as an essential business resource," said Jonathan Stern, founder and CEO of Zoom Information. "In addition, hundreds of thousands of users have taken ownership of their summaries, proving the value of using ZoomInfo to help manage your online presence."

ZoomInfo allows users to register their summaries and edit their information, add more information, upload photos and more. Hundreds of thousands of new summaries are created every month automatically and by users themselves, increasing the value of the service to executive and corporate recruiters, ZoomInfo's primary customer focus.

ZoomInfo recently announced that it is the default people search technology for A9.com.

"Competition for top talent is increasing and the hot job market increases the need for tools that help find the best candidates for a job," said Mike Souza, vice president of direct sales for Zoom Information. "We added more of the nation's top companies to our list of corporate clients, and continue our relationships with nine of the top ten executive recruiting firms and hundreds of the Fortune 1000 in the fourth quarter."

About ZoomInfo

ZoomInfo™ provides just-verified, detailed profiles of businesspeople and businesses, plus the market's most powerful tools for prospecting, lead generation and recruiting. Free business contacts are available through the ZoomInfo™ Directory. The company's premium products include the award-winning ZoomInfo™ Pro, ZoomInfo Data Services and ZoomInfo Enterprise Solutions. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and the ZoomInfo blog. For more information, go to www.zoominfo.com or call 866-904-9666.

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