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Rainmaker Announces ViewCentral 5.5; Improved and Expanded Business Solutions for On-Demand Marketing and Training
Aug 27, 2007 (06:08 AM EDT)


CAMPBELL, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rainmaker Systems, Inc. , a leading provider of sales and marketing solutions combining hosted application software and execution services, today announced the release of ViewCentral(TM) 5.5 -- an improved and expanded version of its industry-leading application suite of on-demand business solutions for marketing and training.

ViewCentral 5.5 includes new features designed to improve and enhance the everyday use of the system, making it even easier to use while providing additional functionality. The new features include support for language Internationalization, enhancements to the Certification system, and a new split/multi-payment capability on attendee registration.

-- Internationalization In addition to support for seven languages, the new Internationalization module includes: the ability to enter multiple language text for course/event records; translated text for system information; communications in multiple languages; and site-branding settings to mirror the look and feel of a specific language. -- Certification System The Certification feature of ViewCentral has been enhanced with a new communication application to notify attendees of certification expiration and support for multiple course/event tracks. Multiple tracks in a single certification allow attendees to reach certification through multiple learning paths. -- Split Payments on Registrations System users now can enter payment information using multiple payment methods. Using the split payment feature, system users can split course/event fees between multiple payment methods, such as purchase orders and credit cards.

"ViewCentral 5.5 provides greater functionality and ease of use, enabling our customers to improve the overall training experience for their customers and partners," said Michael Silton, Rainmaker's CEO. "With ViewCentral's online registration system software, enterprise event marketing and training can become an increasingly vital contributor to overall business results."

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 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 of Marketing, of Rainmaker Systems, carmela.wong@rmkr.comInc., +1-408-626-2418, ; or Todd Kehrli or Jim Byers,Investor Relations, both of MKR Group, Inc., +1-323-468-2300,

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