Interactive Intelligence Named among World's Top 500 Software and Service Providers

Interactive Intelligence Named among World's Top 500 Software and Service Providers

Software Magazine ranks Interactive Intelligence 208thamong its Top500

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Software Magazine has ranked global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) , among the world's 500 largest software and service providers.

Interactive Intelligence was ranked 208th this year based on 2011 corporate revenues of $209.5 million, which was an increase of 26 percent over 2010.

"This year's Software 500 marks our 12th consecutive year on the list with an improvement over last year of 11 spots from 219th," said Interactive Intelligence founder and CEO, Dr. Donald E. Brown. "We attribute our long-term success to continued investment in our rapidly growing cloud-based business, software enhancements designed to cost-effectively meet the communications needs of the largest global enterprises, and expansion in key geographic markets, including Australia, Brazil, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, and the U.K."

Interactive Intelligence develops on-premises and cloud-based IP communications software for contact center automation, unified communications, and business process automation. The company released its standards-based all-in-one software in 1997 to eliminate the cost and complexity introduced by multipoint vendors.

"The Software 500 helps CIOs and IT staff research and create their short list of business partners based on vendor viability," said Software Magazine'seditorial director, John P. Desmond. "With its growth this year outpacing the overall growth of our Software 500 list by 9 percent, Interactive Intelligence has shown once again that it can consistently execute on its vision for developing innovative communications software that meets real-world customer needs."

The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest public and private companies that offer software and/or services to IT buyers.

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About Interactive Intelligence

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of contact center automation, unified communications, and business process automation software and services. The company's unified IP business communications solutions, which can be deployed on premises or via the cloud, are ideal for industries such as financial services, insurance, outsourcers, collections, and utilities. Interactive Intelligence was founded in 1994 and has more than 4,500 customers worldwide. The company is among Forbes Magazine's 2011 Best Small Companies in America and Software Magazine's 2012 Top 500 Global Software and Service Providers. It employs more than 1,000 people and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company has offices throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Interactive Intelligence can be reached at +1 317.872.3000 or; on the Net:

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the company's SEC filings.

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