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Rainmaker Expands Relationship with Global Software Client for Hosted Channel Contract Sales Program
Jul 17, 2007 (06:07 AM EDT)


CAMPBELL, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rainmaker Systems, Inc. , a leading provider of sales and marketing solutions combining hosted application software and execution services, today announced that a leading worldwide, software Client has selected Rainmaker to deploy a hosted Channel Contract Sales solution for software subscription renewals in North America.

Rainmaker has provided lead development solutions to this Client since June 2006, and has expanded its relationship to deploy its Channel Contract Sales solution which will include hosted technology, integrated direct and indirect sales and marketing services, and reporting and back office administration in support of the Client's recently enhanced subscription renewal program. The renewal program will be made available to eligible resellers and to end-users via hosted, Client-branded portals.

"This is another excellent example of our ability to cross- and up-sell solutions into existing relationships," said Michael Silton, Rainmaker's CEO. "This Client recognizes the value of our unique, fully-integrated solutions, and has now entrusted us with their channel subscription renewal program. We look forward to supporting our Client's aggressive channel growth strategy and the opportunities that it provides to both companies."

About Rainmaker

Rainmaker Systems, Inc. delivers sales and marketing solutions, combining hosted application software and execution services designed to drive more revenue for our clients. Our Revenue Delivery Platform(SM) combines proprietary, on-demand application software and advanced analytics with specialized sales and marketing execution services. Rainmaker clients include large enterprises in a range of industries, including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, and financial services industries. For more information visit http://www.rmkr.com or call 800-631-1545.

NOTE: Rainmaker Systems, the Rainmaker logo, Sunset Direct and Contract Renewals Plus are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other service marks or trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events. These forward-looking statements are based on information available to Rainmaker as of this date and they assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results could differ materially from current expectations. Among the important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are general market conditions, unfavorable economic conditions, our ability to execute our business strategy, our ability to integrate acquisitions without disruption to our business, the effectiveness of our sales team and approach, our ability to target, analyze and forecast the revenue to be derived from a client and the costs associated with providing services to that client, the date during the course of a calendar year that a new client is acquired, the length of the integration cycle for new clients and the timing of revenues and costs associated therewith, our client concentration given that we are currently dependent on a few significant client relationships, potential competition in the marketplace, the ability to retain and attract employees, market acceptance of our service programs and pricing options, our ability to maintain our existing technology platform and to deploy new technology, our ability to sign new clients and control expenses, the possibility of the discontinuation and/or realignment of some client relationships, and the financial condition of our clients' businesses, and other factors detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

CONTACT: Carmela Wong, Vice President, Marketing of Rainmaker Systems, carmela.wong@rmkr.comInc., +1-408-626-2418, ; or investors, Todd Kehrli orJim Byers, both of MKR Group, Inc., +1-323-468-2300, ,for Rainmaker Systems, Inc.

Web site: http://www.rmkr.com//