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DigiCert® - www.digicert.com
DigiCert is a US-based commercial CA specializing in High-Assurance SSL Certificate and Identity Assurance Services globally, to a variety of sectors including business, education, and government. DigiCert is a WebTrust certified certification authority and a member of the CA/Browser Forum and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). DigiCert provides its customers with innovative SSL products at value pricing and is committed to exemplary support.

Intersections - www.intersections.com
Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX) is a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services to more than 8.9 million consumers.  Those services are offered through North America's leading financial institutions, directly to consumers under Intersections’ Identity Guard® brand, and through the company’s exclusive partnership with ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center. Since 1996, Intersections has protected the identities of more than 35 million consumers.

Mark Monitor
MarkMonitor - www.markmonitor.com
MarkMonitor, the world leader in enterprise brand protection and a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business, uses a SaaS delivery model to provide advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world's leading brands. In the digital world, brands face new risks due to the web's anonymity, global reach and shifting consumption patterns for digital content, goods and services. Customers choose MarkMonitor for its unique combination of industry-leading expertise, advanced technology and extensive industry relationships to preserve their marketing investments, revenues and customer trust. Learn more.

Message Systems

Message Systems - www.messagesystems.com
Message Systems powers many of the world’s largest, most complex email, mobile and social messaging operations. More than 20% of global email traffic travels through Message Systems software. Brands relying on Message Systems solutions include Facebook, US Airways, PayPal and many Fortune 500 leaders in banking, technology and telecommunications. Founded in 1997, Message Systems is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, and maintains offices around the world.

Publishers Clearning House

Publishers Clearing House  - http://www.pch.com/
PCH.com, the online division of Publishers Clearing House (PCH), brings all the fun, excitement and winning opportunities of PCH to the web. PCH is most successful as an email marketer that communicates unbelievable offers on merchandise, magazines and 3rd party offers to its users, along with exciting chances to win the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes! PCH.com is committed to maintaining its high ethical standards and its desire to keep improving its web experience and its overall reputation.

Return Path

Return Path
- http://www.returnpath.com/
Return Path is the worldwide leader in email intelligence. We analyze more data about email than anyone else in the world and use that data to power products that ensure that only emails people want and expect reach the inbox. Our industry-leading email intelligence solutions utilize the world’s most comprehensive set of data to maximize the performance and accountability of email, build trust across the entire email ecosystem and protect users from spam and other abuse. We help businesses build better relationships with their customers and improve their email ROI; and help mailbox providers enhance network performance and drive customer retention.



Symantec - www.symantec.com
Symantec protects the world’s information, and is the global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment – from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our industry-leading expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world. More information is available at www.symantec.com or by connecting with Symantec at: go.symantec.com/socialmedia.


- www.verisigninc.com
VeriSign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN)) is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world to engage in trusted communications and commerce.

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Constant Contact
Constant Contact Inc - www.constantcontact.com Constant Contact, Inc. is a leading provider of email marketing and online surveys for small businesses, associations, and nonprofits.  Supported by its expert personal coaching and support, Constant Contact helps all types of small businesses and organizations create professional-looking email newsletters and insightful online surveys and build lasting customer relationships. With Constant Contact, small organizations have access to the latest industry information and education to help them learn email marketing and online survey best practices.



Epsilon - www.epsilon.com
Epsilon is the global leader in delivering direct-to-customer connections that drive business performance. Epsilon's integrated solutions leverage the power of rich transactional and demographic marketing data, strategic insights, analytics, award-winning creative and robust digital and database marketing technologies to connect brands with consumers both online and offline, increasing engagement to generate measurable marketing outcomes. Founded in 1969, Epsilon works with over 2,000 global clients and employs over 4,800 associates in 60 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. 

HighTech Bridge
High-Tech Bridge SA - https://www.htbridge.com
High-Tech Bridge SA is a leading European information security and ethical hacking service provider, headquartered in World Trade Center Geneva, Switzerland. High-Tech Bridge specializes in ethical hacking, security auditing and computer forensics. High-Tech Bridge is proficient with a range of proactive (external and internal penetration tests) and reactive services (malware analysis, digital forensics, legal assistance and reverse engineering). In 2012 Frost & Sullivan has recognized High-Tech Bridge as one of the market leaders and best service providers in the ethical hacking industry. High-Tech Bridge has its proprietary Security Research Lab dedicated to research and aimed to help various software vendors improving security of their products.

Internet Identity
Internet Identity - www.internetidentity.com
IID (Internet Identity) has pioneered technology and services that actively secure the Internet presence for an organization and its extended enterprise since 1996. As part of a relentless drive to innovate, the company recently introduced the industry’s first and only solution for detecting, diagnosing and mitigating domain name system (DNS) security and configuration issues for the extended enterprise. IID also provides anti-phishing, anti-malware and brand security solutions for many of today’s leading financial service firms, e-commerce, social networking and ISP companies, and more. Through everything it does, IID strives to deliver solutions that help keep the Internet safe and trusted.

Listrak - www.listrak.com Listrak’s eCommerce email solutions are trusted by leading online retailers to help them attract more new customers and sell more to existing customers. We offer a number of solutions to manage customers’ LifeCycles, including acquisition, engagement, shopping cart recovery, post-purchase, re-engagement, and social and mobile strategies. Clients, including Waterford, La-Z-Boy, LUSH, and Deb Shops, have increased online revenue and ROI through Listrak.

Microsoft  - www.microsoft.com/mscorp/safety
Microsoft is committed to empowering users to confidently rely upon the Internet to interact, to communicate, and to conduct business online. Achieving this goal requires a coordinated approach that includes innovative technologies, industry collaboration, user education, effective legislation, and targeted enforcement. Microsoft is proud to be working with our industry partners in the development e-mail authentication, identity and internet trust standards.

Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes -
Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™.
PricewaterhouseCoopers - www.pwc.com
PwC is a network of global firms that works with organizations every day to help them navigate the constantly changing terrain of factors that influence trust. PwC leverages deep expertise in technology, regulatory requirements, and risk and control design and review to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to data protection, security and privacy challenges.

Responsys - www.responsys.com
Responsys is a leading marketing cloud software and services company. Our mission is to enable the smartest marketing in the digital world. The most respected brands across the globe use the Responsys Interact Marketing Cloud to manage their digital relationships and deliver the right marketing to their customers across email, mobile, social, display and the web. Our customers gain competitive advantage through the automation, individualization, and coordination of cross-channel marketing interactions at massive scale.

Simpli.fi - www.simpli.fi
Simpli.fi is an element level Demand Side Platform (DSP) that provides more granularity, more transparency, and greater performance than first generation DSPs.  By enabling advertisers to use unstructured data instead of the more commonly used pre-packaged segments, Simpli.fi combines the effectiveness of search marketing with the reach and the brand impact of display advertising to drive both higher performance and a better customer experience.

SiteLock - www.sitelock.com SiteLock was founded on the principle that small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) should be able to protect their online presence with reliable, high-quality website security at a reasonable price. SiteLock recognized the need to deliver the website security technology and tools to support them helping to protect businesses from an extensive variety of potential threats to help protect their reputation and business.

The Media Trust
The Media Trust - https://www.themediatrust.com/ 
A leading provider of online advertising and website malware scanning, ad verification and data security services worldwide.  Our proprietary content monitoring technology protects marketers, yield managers, publishers, ad networks and exchanges from malicious or unwanted content.  Media Trust verifies targeting and creative execution daily across 51 countries.  With the largest global infrastructure for geographic and behavioral targeting verification, Media Trust ensures campaigns are running correctly, reducing discrepancies and make-goods by providing solutions to identify and correct campaign errors in flight. 

TrustSphere - www.trustphere.com
TrustSphere is an innovative technology and data solutions provider with a vision to enhance trust across the messaging ecosystem. Their solutions combine key components of reputation and authentication technologies to build a ‘sphere of trust’ around today’s communication infrastructure.

Twitter - www.twitter.com
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting. Simply find the accounts you find most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. Each Tweet is 140 characters long, but don’t let the small size fool you—you can discover a lot in a little space. You can see photos, videos and conversations directly in Tweets to get the whole story at a glance, and all in one place.

VivaKi - www.vivaki.com 
Part of Publicis Groupe (Euronext Paris Exchange: FR0000130577; and part of the CAC 40 index), the world’s third largest communications group, VivaKi was established in 2008 to accelerate the digital transformation and expertise of the Groupe and its agencies. Today we are the global leader in digital advertising solutions, working with the world’s leading organizations to help marketers navigate the evolving and chaotic consumer landscape. We achieve this by scaling the products and solutions our agencies and their clients need today, while incubating the tools, relationships and business models they will need tomorrow.

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Act-On Software - www.act-on.com
Act-On Software's cloud-based integrated marketing platform is rapidly becoming the foundation for successful marketing departments in organizations of all sizes. Act-On's highly intuitive user interface, Instant-On™ database, and complete online marketing tool set, have enabled the accelerated adoption of marketing automation technologies by smaller marketing teams without dedicated database maintenance, process analysis and IT support.

Alcatel-Lucent - www.alcatel-lucent.com
Alcatel-Lucent is at the forefront of global communications, providing products and innovations in IP and cloud networking, as well as ultra-broadband fixed and wireless access to service providers and their customers, enterprises and institutions.  Underpinning Alcatel-Lucent in the industrial transformation from voice telephony to high-speed digital delivery of data, video and information is Bell Labs, one of the world’s foremost technology research institutes, responsible for countless breakthroughs.  Alcatel-Lucent has been recognized for its innovations to make global communications more sustainable, affordable and accessible, all in pursuit of the company’s mission to realize the potential of a connected world.

Agari - www.agari.coim
Agari Builds Real-Time Security Solutions to Detect & Prevent Cyberthreats.  Our data-driven security solutions power real-time cyberthreat detection and prevention so that people are protected from targeted attacks, for good.  Agari provides global brands with the experience, tools, and analytics they need to eliminate email threats, protect customers and their personal data, and proactively guard brand reputation. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Agari is backed by Alloy Ventures, Battery Ventures, First Round Capital, and Greylock Partners.

American Greetings - www.americangreetings.com
Founded in 1906, American Greetings is the world's largest publicly owned creator, manufacturer and distributor of social expression products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings employs approximately 18,000 full-time equivalent associates around the world and is home to one of the world's largest creative studios. Our major domestic greeting card brands are Carlton Cards, American Greetings and Gibson. American Greetings services approximately 70,000 retail stores in the United States and 125,000 worldwide.

AVG - www.avg.com
AVG’s mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG’s powerful yet easy-to‐use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience. By choosing AVG’s software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 172 million active users and offers a protection, performance and privacy products and services suite to consumers and small businesses including Internet security, performance optimization, mobile security, online backup, identity protection and family safety software.

Association for Competitive Technology - www.actonline.org
ACT is an international grassroots advocacy and education organization representing more than 5,000 small and mid-size app developers and information technology firms. It is the only organization focused on the needs of small business innovators from around the world. ACT advocates for an environment that inspires and rewards innovation while providing resources to help its members leverage their intellectual assets to raise capital, create jobs, and continue innovating.

BaseGrow - www.basegrow.com
Operating out of Amsterdam, BaseGrow helps companies to grow their customer base in a responsible way. We develop and execute original campaigns for the existing base, aiming for viral effects, data enrichment and (re)activation. By following online trust best practices, like managing expectations, respecting consumer privacy (and choice!) and by using the secure standards, our efforts result into engaged customers and high quality leads. At BaseGrow, we truly believe that companies can gain competitive edge by investing in consumer trust and concurrently make marketing most effective.

BounceIO - www.bounce.io

BPA - www.bpaww.com A not-for-profit organization since 1931, BPA Worldwide conducts compliance audits and assessments for  customers in over 30 countries. Its iCompli service documents compliance to defined standards and provides independent verification of technology or service claims. Customized engagements are performed by staff auditors fully certified in specific areas of compliance testing and analysis. iCompli verifies adherence to the recommended guidelines of industry bodies and government regulations, as well as self-declared or internal policies and controls.

BrandProtect - www.brandprotect.com
As the leader in internet threat management, BrandProtect, helps organizations gain control over how they are represented online by uncovering and mitigating the threats that put their rights, revenue streams and reputation at risk.  BrandProtect’s solutions are tailored to help organizations detect, uncover and mitigate brand and trademark infringement issues, identity theft attacks, web traffic diversions, unauthorized associations and social media discussion.

comScore -
comScore is a global leader in measuring the digital world and the preferred source of digital marketing intelligence. Through a powerful combination of behavioral and survey insights, comScore enables clients to better understand, leverage and profit from the rapidly evolving worldwide web and mobile arena.

DeviantART- http://www.deviantart.com
DeviantART was created to entertain, inspire, and empower the artist in all of us. Founded in August 2000, deviantART is the world’s largest online art community with over 17 million registered members, attracting 35 million unique visitors per month and serving up 2.2 billion page views. The deviantART platform allows emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works within a peer community dedicated to the arts. The site's vibrant community environment receives more than 140,000 daily uploads of original art works spanning 3,000 categories, ranging from traditional media, such as painting and sculpture, to digital art, pixel art, films, anime and more.

alog -
e-Dialog, a wholly owned subsidiary of GSI Commerce, an eBay Inc. company, is a proven provider of digital marketing solutions to world-class brands. Through a unique combination of best in class products and strategic services, Dialog empowers marketers to meaningfully connect with customers by engaging in relevant conversations through e-mail, mobile devices, social networks, e-commerce and point of sale.

eHarmony - www.eharmony.com
Founded in 2000 and pioneered the use of relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Today the company offers a variety of relationship services in the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and Brazil - with members in more than 150 countries around the world.

Ensighten - http://ensighten.com
Ensighten's enterprise tag management and privacy solutions enable the world's largest enterprises to manage their websites more effectively, serving over 60 billion tags annually to over 13,000 web domains, accelerating page load times supporting more than $16 billion in ecommerce. 

Exact Target -
ExactTarget helps clients increase sales, optimize marketing investments, and strengthen relationships through integrated, on-demand software that powers permission-based email marketing, mobile messaging, and one-to-one communications. As the market leader, thousands of organizations worldwide - including The Home Depot, Papa John’s, and CareerBuilder.com—rely on ExactTarget for their integrated email marketing needs.

eWayDirect - www.ewaydirect.com
eWayDirect is a growth engine for leading consumer brands that provides: A multi channel customer acquisition solution for B2C companies, bringing marketers valuable new customers and highly qualified prospects to drive revenue and performance while protecting brand reputations. A full-service ESP using customer "now" actions to transform digital engagement and accelerate online revenue, offering superior performance through behavioral triggers, five levels of social integration, and technology that drives inbox deliverability and revenue.

GetResponse - www.getresponse.com
GetResponse is a complete email marketing solution with a suite of innovative features including drag-and-drop email and landing page creator, advanced email analytics, email automation and smart list import. Its user-friendly interface, best-in-class deliverability and 5-star Customer Service, make it one of the top solutions available in the market, all at an affordable price. The system is fully scalable and can handle everything from small lists for solo entrepreneurs to high-volume email campaigns delivered with superb reliability and 24/7 consulting services. In the past years GetResponse has grown to serve more than 250,000 Customers from 193 countries, managing and delivering 12 billion permission-based emails per year.

GlobalSign - www.globalsign.com 
GlobalSign is a true global CA with offices in the US, UK, Belgium and throughout Asia.  As a publicly trusted Digital Certificate provider, GlobalSign issues Certificates for SSL, Code Signing, S/MIME, Adobe Certified Document Services and other x.509 & PKI deployment solutions.  GlobalSign was founded in 1996 and has been WebTrust certified since 2002.  GlobalSign works with companies of all sizes – from startup ecommerce sites to Fortune 1000 companies deploying complex PKI solutions.

GoDaddy - www.godaddy.com
GoDaddy.com is the world's largest domain name registrar and is the flagship company of The Go Daddy Group, Inc. The Go Daddy Group includes Wild West Domains, Inc., a reseller of domains and domain-related products and services; Domains by Proxy, a private registration service; Starfield Technologies, a research and development affiliate; and Blue Razor Domains, a membership-based discount registrar.

Harland Clarke Digital - http://www.hcdigital.com
Harland Clarke Digital is a team of experienced marketing and technology professionals that works with hundreds of organizations to execute effective lifecycle marketing programs through email/mobile campaigns, research and survey services, content generation, strategic consulting, employee training services and more. Harland Clarke Digital is the digital arm of Harland Clarke Corp., a leading provider of integrated payments solutions, marketing services, technology solutions and security services.

Kindsight - www.kindsight.net
Kindsight partners with Internet service providers (ISPs) to provide consumers with an additional layer of protection against identity theft and other threats. The Kindsight Identity Theft Protection Service detects threats in your Internet traffic, sends you alerts and shows you step-by-step how to remove threats that put your personal information at risk. The Kindsight service is always-on, always-up-to-date and cannot be disabled by criminals since it is embedded in the ISP’s network. The Kindsight service is offered for a monthly fee or, like many Internet applications, at no-cost through relevant advertising.

LashBack - www.lashback.com
LashBack provides comprehensive brand protection and email compliance solutions to online advertisers, agencies, and email service providers.  LashBack's proprietary technology platform and unique data relationships deliver comprehensive solutions for regulatory compliance, enforcement of advertiser-specific contract requirements, and brand protection.

Maropost - www.maropost.com  
At Maropost, we give you the power to execute sophisticated email marketing campaigns that match each level of the customer lifecycle, increasing buyer engagement, maximizing conversions and creating a solid ROI. Maropost offers powerful yet easy to use analytics, automation and segmentation, all via an intuitive interface. With Maropost, you can easily create and send targeted emails which increase your ROI. Our technology and our relationships with ISPs ensure your messages get to the inbox.

Marketo -
Marketo is the revenue-focused marketing automation company, revolutionizing how marketing and sales teams of all sizes succeed at every stage of the revenue cycle. Delivered in the Marketing Cloud, Marketo’s powerful and easy solutions ignite explosive revenue growth from the earliest stages of demand generation and lead management. Known for providing breakthrough innovation and usability, Marketo was voted 'Best Marketing Automation Application' and 'Best Mass Emails Solution' by Salesforce customers on the Force.com AppExchange.

MeetMe, Inc.  www.meetme.com
MeetMe is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NYSE MKT: MEET). MeetMe makes meeting new people fun through social games and apps, monetized by both advertising and virtual currency. With 60% of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company operates MeetMe.com and MeetMe apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages.

RiskIQ - www.riskiq.com
RiskIQ's™ patent-pending technology provides an early-warning system for zero-day security risks. Our proprietary technology monitors the web-based content that matters most to your business - both on your website and across the web at-large - identifying emerging security risks and providing early warning for online security threats most likely to impact your customers, employees and brand. From zero-day malware hosts, to malvertisements in ad exchanges and sophisticated affiliate fraud techniques - we're constantly analyzing real-world web content, discovering new techniques and distribution tactics used to defraud companies and consumers. 

Sailthru - www.sailthru.com
Since 2008, we’ve been focused on the individual and have been working to solve a common business problem: lack of consumer engagement. Sailthru is a SaaS user behavioral analysis and recommendation engine built to engage audiences, increase customer lifetime and loyalty. By uniquely learning from identified users, Sailthru puts fresh and personally interesting content in front of the individual at the right time via email and onsite.

Silverpop - www.silverpop.com
Silverpop's on-demand digital marketing platform helps marketers succeed in turning prospects into customers—and customers into fans—through the creation, automation and delivery of relevant, multichannel messaging.  Companies rely on SilverPop to create and manage sophisticated email marketing campaigns that engage prospective customers, enhancing lifetime customer value and brand loyalty.

SubscriberMail - www.subscribermail.com
SubscriberMail part of Harland Clarke Corp, is one of the leading email marketing service providers, offering sophisticated tools to develop and deliver professional email communications for hundreds of leading organizations. While the platform boasts an advanced feature set representing some of the most sophisticated email marketing technology available, SubscriberMail's mission has always been to provide the most personal, reliable and dedicated customer service in the industry.  SubscriberMail offers a variety of services including custom template design, consulting, creative reviews and program development.

TRUSTe - www.truste.com
TRUSTe, the leading privacy management solutions provider, delivers a broad suite of privacy management solutions enabling companies to safely manage the customer data powering their online businesses – including advertising, cloud services, mobile apps, and websites. TRUSTe’s mission, based on “Truth in Privacy,” emphasizes a foundation of transparency, choice and accountability. Millions of consumers recognize and trust TRUSTe’s privacy seal as a sign of responsible privacy practices. 

WebMD - www.webmd.com
WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications.  The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicineHealth, RxList, theheart.org, Medscape Education, and other owned WebMD sites.

Zedo - www.zedo.com
ZEDO, Inc. is a platform offering high impact formats. Known for technical innovation and ability to scale, ZEDO offers publishers products and services - including ad serving - and high impact formats with 99% viewable impressions. ZEDO also serves advertisers through ZINC, a suite of high impact formats including video and native ads on premium sites. Founded in 1999, ZEDO is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Phoenix.

Zynga - www.zynga.com
At Zynga, our mission is to connect people through games.  We make social games that are free and accessible for everyone to play.   Every day millions of people interact with their friends and express their unique personalities through our games, which range from harvesting plants to baking apple pies to playing poker. Zynga was founded in January 2007 by Mark Pincus and named for his late American Bulldog, Zinga. Loyal and spirited, Zingaąs name is a nod to a legendary African warrior queen.

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