Over 350 new client companies this year
May 20, 2008 – Waltham, Mass. – ZoomInfo™, the most comprehensive source of business information on people and companies, reports exceptional growth in its Sales Intelligence business unit, as companies look for ways to identify and connect with buyers, and find a competitive edge in a challenging environment.
With more than 350 new clients so far this year, ZoomInfo's Sales Intelligence business unit is on pace for an annual growth rate exceeding 150 percent. ZoomInfo provides sales and marketing professionals with specialized search capabilities and the most up to date, relevant information on business people and companies. Clients turn to ZoomInfo for a single tool to identify prospects and uncover in-depth insight on those prospects to help close deals faster - from marketing campaigns to cold calling support, by aligning the needs of sales and marketing.
"The process of finding customers has never been more competitive. Buyers have a deeper level of knowledge about offerings and are looking for sales professionals to bring an understanding of the buyer's challenges—product knowledge is not enough anymore," said Chip Terry, VP and GM, Enterprise Solutions. "Our growth has come because we empower marketing and sales teams with the broadest, freshest information on their prospects—helping them find, qualify and close more business."
Another factor supporting this growth is ZoomInfo's recent integration with Salesforce.com. Over 100 clients have installed the Salesforce application since it was launched in March.
ZoomInfo technology profiles more than 45 million people and 4 million companies—by crawling more than 1 million websites each week, and tracking more than 100,000 changes monthly. A potent combination of technology supported by human knowledge maintains the deepest, freshest, and most complete online data. All ZoomInfo data and processes are CAN-Spam compliant.
"This strong growth shows the need for business information that's organized and updated daily. It's essential in today's market," said Jonathan Stern, founder, CEO and chief scientist. "Humans just can't compete with the scope, depth and speed of technology. Our goal is to continue delivering high value in our key markets and make business information freely available to business professionals."
ZoomInfo is re-defining how businesspeople connect with opportunities that drive business growth. Founded in 2000, ZoomInfo is the only business information provider with continuously updated, multi-sourced, highly relevant business information and unrivalled tools to quickly pinpoint contacts and accelerate success. Built on proprietary and patented Web crawling and community-contributed content — with intelligent matching and profile-creating technologies — the ZoomInfo™ Database currently spans 5 million businesses and 50 million employees. It is at the heart of all ZoomInfo applications including: ZoomInfo™ Directory, its popular free website where businesspeople manage their own profiles and search for companies and employees; ZoomInfo™ Pro, the company's flagship software-as-a-service offering, providing the most advanced searching capabilities on the market; and ZoomInfo™ Enterprise Solutions, which include customized data and integration with customer software applications.
ZoomInfo serves millions of businesspeople from start-ups to blue-chip companies (including leading brands such as Amazon, Microsoft, Time Warner, Wal-Mart, Yahoo! and the top U.S. recruiting firms), For more information, go to www.zoominfo.com or call (866) 904-9666. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and the "Follow the Lead" blog (followthelead.zoominfo.com).
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