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Mediasurface (UK, AIM: MSR), the fastest growing content management solution provider, announced today that it has achieved its 100th Pepperio-based end user website target since launch and now has over 40 partners on board

18 June 2007 - Mediasurface has announced Pepperio, the content management solution for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), hit its 100th end-user website target in a positive first six months, through working with over 40 partners. Excellent product reviews from industry analysts Butler Group and various trade press publications in recent months have enabled Pepperio to leverage success across the UK, US and Asiapac. The news also comes on the back of Pepperio’s successful launch and recent expansion into Australia.

Pepperio is a hosted website management solution created specifically for small to medium sized businesses that require a robust and professional company website as well as the ability to quickly and easily update the content of the website without requiring any technical skills. Hot features include a pre-built Google Site Map, Google Analytics, easy management of keywords and taxonomy. Easy tools for managing user rights to create, edit and publish pages make Pepperio a great value solution for small businesses who can’t afford traditional web content management systems.

Pepperio enables design firms to build a new revenue stream providing web hosting and website development by offering a single platform while sharing the monthly hosting and software revenue. In addition, design firms can now accommodate smaller customers by offering a very low cost of entry for organizations to establish and maintain their websites on an ongoing basis.

Pepperio was recently featured by industry analysts Butler Group who confirmed that Pepperio is a unique solution for the SME market. Their recent Technology Audit, carried out by Butler Group Web Content Management analyst Sue Clarke, concluded that “Pepperio is an ideal solution for any SME that does not have the resources to develop and maintain a bespoke web site or to maintain the infrastructure. We would recommend a closer inspection of the product by any company that falls into that category and requires a Web presence.”

To support this significant growth in partner recruitment and end-user websites, Mediasurface has doubled the Pepperio team in the months since January 2007 across all the sales geographies. New US offices to support Pepperio have been opened in the last two months in California and Chicago, supplementing the existing East Coast facility. A sales, marketing and support facility was opened in Sydney at the end of 2006, to promote Pepperio across the Asiapac region.

Chris Bushnell has been recruited as Global Head of Sales for Pepperio to drive the continued sales growth. Chris joins Mediasurface from Systems Union where he was MD of the company’s European operations.

Commenting on the upward momentum of Pepperio, Andy Peart, CMO at Mediasurface said;

“The feedback to Pepperio has been really positive. There’s no doubt it’s filling a gap in the market for an affordable yet professional hosted website management tool. For our partners, it helps them build a new revenue stream, save money on their website design and secure more business from competitive pitches. For end-users, Pepperio provides a hassle-free hosted solution that allows non-technical users to manage their own websites, saving them money and improving control.”


About Mediasurface:

Mediasurface (UK, AIM: MSR) develops, markets and implements Web Content Management (WCM) software that help businesses take full advantage of the capabilities of the web by transforming the complex task of managing websites into straightforward activities.

Its flagship product Morello has changed the face of content management and is used to power sophisticated intranets, extranets, websites and other digital channels for enterprise clients such as The Home Office, Citigroup, AEGON and Worldwide Wrestling Entertainment who delight in using it.

Pepperio is a one-stop-shop package for SME’s exclusively offered by Mediasurface’s network of accredited Pepperio partners, allowing smaller businesses to easily run a professionally designed website for a low fixed monthly fee.

Mediasurface operates through wholly owned subsidiaries and partners across Europe, USA and Asia Pacific. The company’s HQ is Mediasurface House, Newbury Business Park, London Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2QA, UK, +44 (0)1635 262000.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary significantly based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, risks in product and technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing product conditions, both here and abroad, release and sales of new products by strategic resellers and customers, and other risk factors detailed in the Company's most recent annual report and other filings with the AIM.

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