SilkRoad technology Named Finalist in the 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

Winners Will Be Honored In Las Vegas on May 10, 2011

Online PR News – 13-May-2011 – – CHICAGO, IL. – SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of talent management solutions, announced today Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named it a finalist in the 6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Award. The company’s Life Suite was selected in the Best Products and Services in Cloud Computing/Saas category.

These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 during the 6th annual dinner and presentations.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology. SilkRoad has been recognized by Network Product Guide multiple times.

In the past year, SilkRoad has signed a record number of new clients, expanded its global operations with a new corporate offices in Tokyo, Paris and London, and recently secured a $40 million dollar investment round of capital from investors Intel Capital, Tenaya Capital, West Summit, SunBridge, Foundation Capital, Azure Capital and SilkRoad Equity to build out operations that capitalize on the increasing global market demand for talent management solutions.

About SilkRoad technology, inc.
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 2000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad’s Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite™ solution set includes: OpenHire™, for recruiting management; RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events; WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management; GreenLight™ for learning management; Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management; and HeartBeat™ for core HR. SilkRoad is headquartered in Chicago, IL with offices in Winston-Salem, NC; Bedford, MA; Red Bank, NJ; Jacksonville, FL; San Francisco, CA; Edmonton, Canada; Singapore; Sydney, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; Hamburg, Germany; Paris, France; Hong Kong; and Tokyo, Japan. More information is available at or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100. Follow SilkRoad technology on Twitter at

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