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Vignette Announces 2008 Excellence Awards

Vignette today announced the recipients of the 2008 Vignette Excellence Awards. The awards recognise customers that have used Vignette solutions to create some of the most powerful and compelling Web sites and online properties for corporate, government and customer use
  • 21 November, 2008 10:50

<p>SYDNEY, Australia – 21 November 2008 - Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN - News) today announced the recipients of the 2008 Vignette Excellence Awards. The awards recognise customers that have used Vignette solutions to create some of the most powerful and compelling Web sites and online properties for corporate, government and customer use. This year’s winners include MLC, the Media Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Motorola, QAD and Terra Networks.</p>
<p>Winners were recognized during Vignette Village 2008, the company's annual user conference that occurred in Austin, Texas.</p>
<p>“Vignette works with some of the largest and most successful companies in the world, and the Excellence Awards go to a select few that have demonstrated outstanding innovation and real understanding of what the Web can do for their customers, partners, employees and other constituents,” said Dave Dutch, senior vice president of products and marketing at Vignette. “This year’s winners serve as real examples to other enterprise-class organizations.”</p>
<p>MLC, the wealth management division of National Australia Bank, is one of the leading Web service providers for financial advisers and investors in Australia. After 10 years of using Vignette’s Imaging and Workflow solutions to manage all correspondence with MLC customers, advisers and employees, MLC turned to Vignette Portal and Content Management to create an integrated and consistent Web experience across all of the company’s Web sites. The result is a company that has shifted static content to a new, more engaging platform to increase traffic and expand internal ownership of site content.</p>
<p>Media Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum</p>
<p>The Media Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, provides one of the best examples of how governments can use video and multimedia content to create powerful and effective destinations for citizens, visitors and other constituents. The Media Office’s Web platform features an extensive array of content that includes video archives, photo libraries, and rich Internet applications that highlight the Emirate of Dubai and Sheik Mohammed’s many activities.</p>
<p>Global communications powerhouse Motorola is a Fortune 100 company with a portfolio that includes communications infrastructure, digital set-tops, enterprise mobility solutions and mobile devices. Motorola worked with Vignette Professional Services to launch an enterprise-wide content management system to improve administration of its global Web site, The Web site, which encompasses multiple product sections and languages, is viewed daily by millions in 68 countries.</p>
<p>As a publicly traded manufacturing software company, QAD provides applications that are used at approximately 6,100 licensed sites in more than 90 countries and in as many as 27 languages. QAD’s Web strategy focuses on engaging customers externally with a public-facing site that features comprehensive information about products and services. Internally, QAD provides employees with a community for sharing knowledge and best practices via wikis, blogs and discussion forums. Vignette enables both of these priorities through its Portal, Content and Collaboration solutions.</p>
<p>Terra Networks</p>
<p>Terra, the largest Internet company in Latin America, is active in 18 countries, including the United States, and already has approximately 60 million unique visitors per month and 8 million unique users per month on Terra TV, with an average of 66 million video streams per month. Terra reported net revenue of $500 million in 2007 and has portals in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Equador, El Salvador, United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.</p>
<p>About Vignette</p>
<p>Vignette provides software and services that deliver the Web's most dynamic user experiences. The Vignette Web Experience brings rich media and engaging content to life for the world's greatest brands. Vignette is headquartered in Austin, Texas with operations worldwide. Visit</p>
<p>The statements contained in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements including statements regarding the Company’s expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding the future. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding Vignette’s products, future sales, market growth and competition. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based upon information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement. Actual results could differ materially from the Company’s current expectations. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, Future Losses, Limited Operating History, Fluctuation of Quarterly Revenues and Operating Results, Acquisition Integration, Competition, Dependence on a Small Number of Large Orders, Lengthy Sales Cycle and Product Implementation, Market Awareness of Our Product, Rapid Changes in Technology and New Products, and other factors and risks discussed in the Company’s reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.</p>
<p>Vignette and the V Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Vignette Corp. in the United States and other countries. All other names are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.</p>
<p>For more information:</p>
<p>Laura Skelley</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>(02) 9954 3492</p>

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