Leader in on-demand call center solutions ranks as the 12th fastest growing private software company in the U.S. and joins the list at 136 based on three years sales growth
PLEASANTON, Calif. - August 28, 2007 - Five9, Inc., the leading global provider of on-demand call center solutions, today announced it ranks number 136 on the 26th annual Inc. 500 list which recognizes the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. Based on three years of sales growth, Five9 also was named the twelfth fastest growing private software company in the nation and recognized as the thirteenth fastest growing private company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 2003, Five9 has experienced a rapid growth rate of 1,371.7% with its innovative on-demand call center solutions and strategic partnerships with major telecommunications providers such as BayanTel and Telstra.
"If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can't live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine's tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition."
The on-demand Five9 Virtual Call Center™ enables companies of any size to build a comprehensive, feature-rich contact center -- anywhere in the world -- without any hardware, software, or upfront capital expenditures. Unlike premise-based equipment, Five9's on-demand service allows for easy set-up and administration of at-home agent workforces as well as single-site or distributed, multi-site centers to act as one, regardless of geographic location. With the feature-rich, hosted service any business with just a PC and a broadband connection can afford a comprehensive suite of applications including: Automatic Call Distribution (ACD), Predictive Dialer, Auto Dialer, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Computer Telephony (CTI), Remote Agent Capabilities, Skills-based Routing, Voice Recording, Quality Monitoring, Real-time Reporting, Chat, and Centralized Management.
It is a great honor to be recognized on the Inc. 500 list this year," said Brian Silverman, president and CEO of Five9. "Inc. Magazine has a reputation for selecting companies with the potential for tremendous success, and Five9 is excited to be placed among the ranks of such innovative entrepreneurial companies. We have experienced incredible growth in the past few years with the acquisition of Russian engineering firm, and multiple partnerships with global telecommunications companies. As call centers of all sizes continue to realize the value in our hosted call center solution, Five9's growth will continue to grow as a leader in on-demand call center technologies."
About Inc. 500
The 2007 Inc. 500 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held, independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2006, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003, and $2 million in 2006. Complete information on this year's Inc. 500, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
About Five9, Inc.
Five9 is the leading global provider of on-demand call center solutions for customer interaction management. The award-winning Five9 Virtual Call Center™ targets small- to midsized call centers, contact center operations of large enterprises, and companies that provide outsourced call center services. Companies on five continents profit from Five9's reliable, robust functionality that is fast, easy, and affordable to deploy for any call center. For more information, visit http://www.five9.com.