ZoomInfo product named finalist for prestigious awards

Succeeds in first round in two categories for SIIA CODiE Awards

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business information provider ZoomInfo announced that the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has named ZoomInfo Pro a finalist for the 2014 SIIA CODiE Awards. ZoomInfo Pro will compete with other products in the "Best Business Directory" and "Best Service using Aggregated Content" categories.

"We are honored to be selected as a finalist for the CODiE awards for the fourth consecutive year," said Yonatan Stern, ZoomInfo's founder and CEO. "The ZoomInfo team works hard to ensure that our business intelligence has the breadth and depth our clients need to reach their revenue goals and we are very proud to be recognized for these prestigious awards."

CODiE Award finalists represent the information industry's best products, technologies and services created by or for media, publishers and information services providers. ZoomInfo Pro is one of four finalists in the "Best Business Directory" category and one of six in the "Best Service using Aggregated Content" category.

"The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year and our finalists set the standard for innovation and quality in the media, publishing and information service markets," said Kathy Greenler Sexton, VP and general manager for the Content Division at SIIA. "Each and every finalist should be commended for their innovation and market-leading products and services. I look forward to seeing them all at the Information Industry Summit in January."

CODiE finalist ZoomInfo Pro allows sales and marketing professionals to easily pinpoint prospects by searching any combination of more than 20 criteria (including keywords) across ZoomInfo's detailed profiles of 85 million businesspeople and 7 million businesses. Profiles of people include titles, addresses, email addresses, direct-dial phone numbers, work and education histories and 12 years of Web articles (awards, personal interests, etc.). Profiles of businesses include background, revenues, products, industries, employees and the names of similar companies.

ZoomInfo's expansive business information comes from its patented systems that intelligently examine millions of credible websites and news sources daily, extracting relevant and timely details. ZoomInfo profiles also include verified, active contacts contributed by ZoomInfo members and updates made by individuals to their own profiles. Every 90 days, ZoomInfo validates all email addresses in its profiles.

More information about ZoomInfo Pro is available at www.zoominfo.com/pro.

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. The first-round review of all nominees was conducted by judges, who selected finalists. SIIA members will now vote on the finalist products and SIIA will tabulate scores from both rounds to select the winners.

SIIA will announce CODiE Award winners January 30 during the SIIA's annual flagship conference for information industry leaders, "IIS 2014: Breakthrough," in New York.

About ZoomInfo

ZoomInfo™ provides constantly verified, detailed profiles of millions of businesspeople and businesses, along with powerful search tools for lead generation and prospecting. Free business contacts are available through the ZoomInfo Directory, and subscribers to the award-winning ZoomInfo Pro can access detailed profiles and advanced search tools. ZoomInfo's Marketing Data Services help marketers analyze internal prospect data, identify new opportunities and fuel marketing automation with a constant source of updated leads. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter (@ZoomInfo) and the ZoomInfo blog. For more information, call 866-904-9666.

For additional information, contact:

Jani Spede
Jani Spede Public Relations, LLC
(866) 923-9980