OSLO, Norway and NEW YORK, NY – Dec 3, 2009: Confirmit has announced the highest number of completed interviews in a single day on its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) survey platforms to date and 25% growth in completed interviews on the platform since 2008.
During the first 10 months of 2009, the Confirmit On-Demand platforms have supported more completed interviews than during the whole of 2008. Both Confirmit’s US and European On-Demand environments have seen record increases in traffic, while continually exceeding Confirmit’s Uptime Service Level Agreements of 99.7%.
Gary Schwartz, SVP Marketing at Confirmit, said: “These figures are a very encouraging sign that, even during the recession, businesses are increasingly relying on sophisticated survey and enterprise feedback management systems to drive better insight into customer and employee behavior.”
According to a recent report from leading IT advisory firm Gartner entitled Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM): Market Overview, “Gartner expects strong, annual double-digit growth for EFM in the next two years.”*
The growth percentages for EFM outlined in the report are “significantly higher than currently forecast by Gartner for the software applications market…and, in particular, the CRM market.” Schwartz believes that this demonstrates the increased interest in feedback solutions that deliver focused, enterprise-wide insight.
The Confirmit On-Demand platforms are hosted in two locations: Dallas, Texas in the US, and London, UK. Both locations have undergone a complete rebuild during the past six months to deliver greater scalability and increased reliability to Confirmit’s expanding customer base.
Arnt Feruglio, Chief Operating Officer at Confirmit, explained: “In partnership with our managed hosting provider Rackspace, we have invested very heavily in a complete re-engineering of our two sites, so Confirmit’s On-Demand platforms are now entirely supported by brand new, state-of-the-art equipment. This has enabled us to cater to significantly higher activity levels while at the same time reducing response times for users across the globe, thus continuing to strengthen the exceptional levels of SaaS service that have become synonymous with Confirmit.”
Schwartz added: “The figures show that Confirmit is in the ideal position to lead the way in the feedback solutions market. They prove our platform’s status as highly robust, secure, reliable, and scalable, capable of supporting thousands of users and large volumes of data, while delivering excellent service and user experience.”
*Enterprise Feedback Management: An Overview by Jim Davis. Published November 18, 2009.
Confirmit is the world’s leading SaaS vendor for Customer Feedback, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications. The company has more than 200 employees and offices in Oslo (headquarters), Guildford, London, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, and Yaroslavl. Confirmit's software is also distributed through partner resellers in Barcelona, Kuwait City, Madrid, Milan, Santiago, Sydney, and Tokyo.
Confirmit targets Global 5000 companies and Market Research agencies worldwide with a wide range of software products for feedback / data collection, panel management, data processing, analysis, and reporting. Customers include British Airways, Dow Chemical, Farmers Insurance, GlaxoSmithKline, Halifax Bank of Scotland, HSBC, Intrawest, Ipsos, Nielsen, The NPD Group, Safeco Insurance, Statoil Hydro, Symantec, Virgin Media, and Wells Fargo. Visit www.confirmit.com for more information.
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