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ExactTarget Named Information Technology Company of the Year by TechPoint

INDIANAPOLIS, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ExactTarget, the market leader in on- demand email software solutions for permission-based email marketing, was named Information Technology Company of the Year at the eighth annual Mira Awards. Hosted by TechPoint, a non-profit organization representing Indiana's technology community, the Mira Awards recognize and celebrate those companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to technology in Indiana. Achieving this award for the third consecutive year, ExactTarget continues to receive local and national recognition as a pillar of growth, innovation and success in the Midwest business community.

INDIANAPOLIS, May 24 /PRNewswire/ — ExactTarget, the market leader in on- demand email software solutions for permission-based email marketing, was named Information Technology Company of the Year at the eighth annual Mira Awards. Hosted by TechPoint, a non-profit organization representing Indiana's technology community, the Mira Awards recognize and celebrate those companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to technology in Indiana. Achieving this award for the third consecutive year, ExactTarget continues to receive local and national recognition as a pillar of growth, innovation and success in the Midwest business community.

"Each of the Mira Awards winners and nominees have fueled the state's economy, brought global recognition to Indiana and improved the quality of life for all Hoosiers. We are extremely excited to once again recognize ExactTarget for its corporate accomplishments, citizenship and unwavering support of the Indiana economy," said TechPoint President and CEO Jim Jay.

With more than 80 companies nominated for awards and only one winner from each of the 12 categories, the selection process was highly competitive. In addition to helping the state of Indiana become a recognized technology leader, ExactTarget was chosen for its financial performance, sustainability, impact on its industry and accomplishments as an outstanding corporate citizen.

Recently named a finalist for the 2007 American Business Awards in the "Best Sales Organization" category, ExactTarget is one of the fastest-growing private companies in Indiana. In 2006, the company was named #11 on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500 and #56 on the 2006 Inc. 500 ranking of fastest-growing private companies in the country. Since the 2005 relocation of its corporate headquarters to the Guaranty Building in downtown Indianapolis, ExactTarget has grown to more than 200 employees and nearly 6,000 customers — including Delta Faucet, the Indianapolis Colts, Finish Line, The Home Depot and Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. In March of this year, the company announced plans to create more than 90 Indianapolis-based hi-tech, highly skilled jobs over the next three years.

"We are thrilled to have this honor bestowed upon us for the third consecutive year. Like TechPoint, ExactTarget is committed to the future of Indiana, and we continue to achieve corporate success through our unrelenting passion to ensure our customers are successful," said Scott Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of ExactTarget. "This award belongs to the entire ExactTarget family, as it reflects each individual's contribution in making ExactTarget an industry and community leader."

About ExactTarget

ExactTarget is the market leader in on-demand email software solutions for permission-based email marketing. More than 5,500 organizations worldwide, including Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, The Home Depot, Scotts Miracle- Gro Company, Delta Faucet, CareerBuilder.com and Encycloaedia Britannica, rely on ExactTarget email solutions to strengthen their customer relationships and to control email throughout the enterprise. ExactTarget is a recognized technology leader. In 2006, the company was highly ranked in both the Inc. 500 and the Deloitte Fast 500. For the last three years, ExactTarget ranked highest in market suitability by JupiterResearch based on the solution's usability, strong feature set and API. ASPnews, the world's premier source of news and analysis for and about the Application Service Provider (ASP) and Web services industry, ranks ExactTarget as one of world's 25 leading service providers for the ASP, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Web Services, Service- Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Utility Computing industries. ExactTarget solutions meet the needs of all industry verticals and all size organizations, including SMB, corporate divisions, not-for-profits, large retail/direct marketers, agencies and enterprises. Privately owned and headquartered in Indianapolis, USA, the company has more than 30 offices spanning North America, Europe and Australia. To learn more, go to http://www.exacttarget.com.

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