CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - Altus Learning Systems, a leader in enterprise video solutions for sales enablement and corporate knowledge sharing, today announced that it has been named the 28th fastest-growing privately held company in Silicon Valley. The ranking by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal is part of an annual list that tracks privately held Silicon Valley companies reporting three-year growth in sales. The honor marks Altus' second consecutive appearance on the list and recognizes the Company's continuous ability to execute and grow revenue.

"We are honored to receive this recognition from the Business Journal," said Ted Cocheu, Altus founder and CEO. "The award speaks to the accelerating use of vSearch, our cloud-based sales enablement platform, which has proven itself an indispensable tool for global leaders such as Cisco, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, Symantec and VMware. Sales people throughout our enterprise customer base are using vSearch to easily find and reuse product knowledge, competitive information, and sales messaging to close deals more quickly."

Altus vSearch™ is a comprehensive software solution for live and on-demand knowledge access, making video content searchable down to the spoken word. Altus delivers significant ROI to companies by enabling improved knowledge sharing and sales productivity so employees spend less time looking for knowledge and more time using knowledge.

Altus vSearch improves sales force productivity by integrating recorded presentations including corporate events, internal meetings, web conferences or conference calls into a single searchable media portal. Altus also recently introduced Altus VirtualEvent™, an online solution for sales meetings, conferences and other events that integrates live webcasting, user interactivity, and full-text searchable video. With the integration of VirtualEvent into the vSearch platform, companies now have a single platform for online sales meetings and events that includes both live and on-demand content distribution.

About Altus

Altus is a leading provider of video search and management solutions for sales enablement. Altus helps companies capture and deliver their valuable content via a turn-key, SaaS infrastructure and a global media delivery network. Organizations deploying Altus for sales enablement, training, collaboration, and knowledge sharing can now deliver critical knowledge to large, geographically-dispersed audiences, including employees, channel partners and customers. The Altus vSearch and VirtualEvent solution provides sales organizations the means to use searchable video content to improve sales productivity. Industry leaders like Cisco, IBM, GM, Oracle and NetApp rely on Altus to achieve outstanding ROI, substantial productivity and revenue gains, and millions of dollars of savings in reduced travel and training costs. More information is available at

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Contact Information: Editorial Contacts Tim Hughan Altus Learning Systems (408) 884-1480 Larry Smalheiser Trainer Communications (925) 271-8211