Deloitte names Bridgeline Software to its Technology Fast 50 list

October 04, 2006

Woburn, MA, October 04, 2006- Bridgeline Software has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 list for New England, a ranking of the fastest 50 growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the area by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations. Rankings are based on the percentage revenue growth from 2001 to 2005.

Bridgeline Software grew 489% from 2001 to 2005, ranking 29th in the Technology Fast 50 for New England. The average increase in revenues among companies who made the Technology Fast 50 for this region was 1,825%.

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $5,000,000 in 2005, be headquartered in North America, and be a company that owns proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology.

"This award is significant because it points to the quality of our products and services and the productive teamwork with have had between our employees and our customers,” said Thomas Massie, President and CEO. “We look forward to the future with the same commitment to quality and excellence.”

About Bridgeline Software

Bridgeline Software is a developer of award winning web applications and quality web software tools such as its enterprise level web content management system, netEDITOR-pro®. In addition, Bridgeline Software provides an on-demand web based platform called Orgitecture®. This very scalable on-demand web based platform provides expandable modules such as Relationship Management, eSurvery, eNewsletter, Content Management, eCommerce, Event Registration and Integrated Grants Management. Bridgeline Software's team of Microsoft® certified developers specialize in information architecture, usability engineering, SharePoint® development, web application development, rich media development, e-commerce, e-Learning, and database development. By providing scalable web software tools with award winning web development capabilities, Bridgeline Software uniquely provides their customers with complete end-to-end solutions that optimize business processes through web-based technologies.

Companies such The Bank of New York, John Hancock, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Cisco Systems, First Albany Companies, Astra Tech, Cadaret Grant, Nomura Securities, Grantmakers in the Arts, JBHanuer & Co., March of Dimes, Omgeo, Power Steering Software, Gill Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, National Fire Protection Association, Jewish Funders Network, the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service, RSA Security, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Smithsonian Institution, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, ArQule, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Emerson Hospital have turned to Bridgeline Software for our web based software tools or award winning web application development capabilities.

Visit us today: www.bridgelinedigital.com

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