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Technology Council of Southern California Names Email Archiving Provider LiveOffice 2009 Emerging Software Company of the Year Finalist
TORRANCE, Calif., May 1, 2009 – The Technology Council of Southern California yesterday namedLiveOffice an esteemed finalist in the Emerging Software Company of the Year category. The awards were presented at the Technology Council’s annual gala event on Thursday, April 30, in downtown Los Angeles at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Now in its 15th year, the Technology Industry Awards recognize Southern California-based technology leaders that have made outstanding contributions to the industry over the past year.
“We’re honored to be recognized by the Technology Council and are proud to be a part of Southern California’s innovative software community,” said LiveOffice CEO, Nick Mehta. “Since our founding in 1998, we have helped more than 8,500 clients meet their email archiving and compliance requirements while maintaining a client-retention rate of 99-percent. We are grateful for this recognition and want to thank both our clients for their continued loyalty and our employees for their tremendous dedication and hard work.”
Cofounded a decade ago by Alexander Rusich and Matt Smith, who now serve as chief visionary officer and chief operating officer respectively, LiveOffice was one of the first technology companies in the financial services industry to recognize that software could be effectively and securely delivered as a service via the Internet. Today, the company has grown into one of the industry’s leading email archiving and compliance providers, helping thousands of clients across a range of businesses manage their ongoing messaging needs.
According to Rick Sharga, president, Technology Council, “It’s especially gratifying to see how successful this year’s finalists have been in spite of the economic climate. The Technology Council of Southern California is pleased to honor LiveOffice as a technology leader and innovator from Southern California in 2009.”
Reaching more than 25,000 people throughout the region, the Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for providing the events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. For more information on the 2009 Technology Industry Awards, including a complete list of finalists, please visit
About the Technology Council of Southern California
The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region’s technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. From recognizing excellence in innovation through its annual awards event to providing access to funding through VentureNet, the Technology Council supports companies throughout their entire corporate lifecycles. Founded in 1991 as the Software Council of Southern California, the Technology Council has an 18-year history of supporting technology companies across the region. For more information, visitwww.tcosc.org.
LiveOffice is a leading provider of software-as-a-service email archiving and Hosted Exchange 2007 solutions, with more than 8,500 clients and a 99-percent client-retention rate. Founded in 1998 and backed by leading private-equity firm Summit Partners, the company has more than 100 employees with deep experience in messaging, including executives and board members from Symantec, Microsoft, FrontBridge and Postini. For more information, call 800.374.2032 or visit www.liveoffice.com. Visit the LiveOffice Blog at http://blog.liveoffice.com.
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