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SEVEN Networks Awarded Red Herring Top 100 Global Company

Red HerringRedwood City, CA – January 28, 2009 – SEVEN®, a global market leader in mobile email and messaging software, today announced that it has been awarded as one of the Red Herring Top 100 Global Companies. Red Herring Top 100 Global Companies are chosen from winners and finalists of the previous North America, Europe and Asia Red Herring Top 100 Companies. Winning and finalist companies from the previous three years were eligible for this outstanding award. Out of 1,800 successful and highly eligible companies, the Red Herring editorial team deployed a detailed process to drill-down the best companies first to 200 finalists, then to the top 100 winners of this global award. Evaluations were made on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and ecosystem integration. The announcement of the winners was made at the Red Herring 100 Global taking place in San Diego from January 14-16, 2009. Present among the finalists were elite executives and venture capital leaders from around the world.

"We were so pleased to announce SEVEN Networks as a Red Herring Top 100 Global Company," commented Red Herring publisher Alex Vieux. "SEVEN has proven to be a company excelling in their industry and its ripples have turned into waves. It was difficult for us to narrow down, but we are pleased to have included SEVEN in our list of promising companies. We look forward to the changes it makes to its industry in the future."

"We are delighted to be honored as a Red Herring Top 100 Global Company especially in this challenging economic environment. SEVEN's focus on best-in-class solutions for consumer-friendly devices has proven to be the right strategic direction to position the company for long-term growth, said Ross Bott President and CEO for SEVEN. As the market for mobile messaging continues to expand, carriers worldwide are turning to SEVEN to provide those services in a cost-effective manner. After learning from literally hundreds of devices and global messaging launches worldwide, we now have a proven formula for deploying highly successful mobile messaging services that we will continue to replicate with our valued device manufacturer partners and carriers worldwide."

SEVEN powers mobile email for more than 130 carriers, including six of the world's top 10. The company's business growth is evidenced by several recent email launches including 3UK in Europe, China Unicom in Asia, and Alltel and U.S. Cellular in the United States. The platform is compatible with more than 450 mobile devices across five major operating systems, including BREW, J2ME, Palm, Symbian and Windows Mobile. SEVEN is included and ready for activation on a growing range of consumer-friendly devices from leading manufacturers such as Samsung, LG and HTC. In particular, SEVEN has experienced tremendous success by being the exclusive email solution on devices such as the Samsung Instinct; and by powering ultra-simplified access to personal and business email and calendar which offers tremendous advantages to end-users.

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company, which unites the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available on the Internet at www.redherring.com.

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