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Forbes Ranks Keynote ‘One of the Best 100 Companies in America’ with Under $1 Billion in Sales

Forbes Magazine has ranked Keynote (Nasdaq: KEYN), the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing & monitoring, as one of the best 100 companies in America with under $1 billion in sales.

“We are proud and thrilled to be among the elite companies in America achieving this Top 100 coveted ranking by Forbes,” said Umang Gupta, chairman and CEO of Keynote. “Over the last 17 years our employees have dedicated themselves to winning the trust and loyalty of the largest and most important companies in the world as valued Keynote customers. Our management philosophy has long been to grow a company ‘built to last’ and this prestigious Forbes ranking is testament to the fact that our hard work over many years has paid off.”

The Forbes list of the 100 Best Small Companies in America features outfits with strong sales and earnings growth across industries. Candidates must have been publicly traded for at least a year, generating annual revenue between $5 million and $1 billion and boast a stock price no lower than five dollars a share. The rankings are based on earnings growth, sales growth and return on equity in the past 12 months and over five years. Shares of last year's members rose 30% on average, which matched the Russell 2000 small-company index.

To view the entire Forbes rankings view: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2012/10/17/solarwinds-tops-list-of-americas-best-small-companies/

About Keynote

Keynote® (NASDAQ:KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing & monitoring. Keynote maintains the world’s largest on-demand performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for Web and mobile sites comprised of over 7,000 measurement computers and mobile devices in over 275 locations around the world that enable companies to continuously improve the online and mobile experience. Known as ‘The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority™,’ Keynote offers three market-leading product platforms:

Keynote Perspective® provides on-demand performance monitoring for enterprise Web and mobile sites including online portals, e-commerce sites and B2B sites. Over 2,000 customers rely on Keynote Perspective services to know precisely how their websites, content, and applications perform on actual browsers, networks, and mobile devices.

Keynote DeviceAnywhere® is an enterprise-class, cloud-based, mobile application lifecycle management (ALM) testing & quality assurance platform. It is used by over 1,000 mobile developers and enterprises to deliver mobile applications, content and services faster while reducing downtime and testing costs.

Keynote SIGOS® offers active end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) testing and monitoring solutions for mobile, fixed and VoIP communications. Its SITE and Global Roamer products are used by over 200 network operators, content providers, carriers and regulators in over 100 countries worldwide.

Keynote's 4,000 customers represent top Internet and mobile companies and include American Express, AT&T, Disney, eBay, E*TRADE, Expedia, Google, Microsoft, SonyEricsson, T-Mobile and Vodafone. Keynote Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Mateo, California and can be reached at http://www.keynote.com/ or by phone in the U.S. at 1-800-KEYNOTE.

The trademarks or registered trademarks of Keynote Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries include Keynote®, DataPulse®, Keynote Customer Experience Rankings®, Perspective®, Keynote Red Alert®, Keynote WebEffective®, The Internet Performance Authority®, MyKeynote®, SIGOS®, SITE®, keynote® The Mobile & Internet Performance Authority™, Keynote FlexUse®, Keynote DeviceAnywhere®, Keynote DeviceAnywhere Test Center®, Keynote DemoAnywhere® and Keynote MonitorAnywhere® All related trademarks, trade names, logos, characters, design and trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Keynote Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries and may not be used without written permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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