Q2ebanking Enjoys Record Attendance, Industry Information Sharing at Annual Client Conference

April 21, 2011

Q2ebanking Enjoys Record Attendance, Industry Information Sharing at Annual Client Conference

Clients, vendors, industry experts share ideas, trends and best practices

AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2011 – Q2ebanking (Q2), a premier provider of electronic banking solutions that offers flexible deployment options for online, mobile, and voice banking and cutting edge security solutions for community financial institutions on a single platform, celebrated record attendance at its recent client conference held April 10 – 13 at the Barton Creek Resort in Austin. More than 200 individuals representing Q2 client banks and credit unions as well as partners and industry experts were at the Live and Unplugged-themed event to participate in informative and highly interactive sessions, workshops and product demonstrations. Q2 President, Matt Flake, welcomed everyone and kicked off the conference by sharing Q2‟s accomplishments to date and what the future holds with growth opportunities and product enhancements. Conference goals of learn, share, ask and network were established at the onset encouraging all participants to take advantage of the resources on hand. Lee Wetherington, director of Strategic Insight at ProfitStars, was the keynote speaker addressing the future of e-banking, sharing many statistics about online banking, social networking sites, Smartphone adoption versus PC use and how mobile banking will mature, all culminating into what financial institutions must do to capitalize on the dominance of the online channel. “The conference offers the perfect opportunity for Q2 to directly meet with our clients to provide updates, solicit feedback and offer educational as well as interactive sessions,” Flake said. “More than ever our clients are looking to “leverage” the investment they made in Q2‟s technology and our partnership to navigate the challenges within the financial services industry. Paula Lough, vice president and deposit operations manager at Princeton, Ill.-based Citizens First National Bank, said, “Every year I look forward to the Q2 client conference, and by far, this year‟s conference surpassed my every expectation. Not only was I able to get first hand demonstrations of new products in the Product Jam Sessions, but I was also able to meet with Q2 partners who provide integrated services that are integral to our e-banking success.” In the partner expo, which was open throughout the conference, clients could visit with Andera, BankServ, Centrix Solutions, Inc., cbanc Network, Fidelity Information Services (FIS), Datacenterinc.com (DCI), iPay Technologies, PSCU Financial Services, Shazam, Cardinal Software and Yodlee. Flake explained, “We believe it is paramount to have our partners available to meet with our clients. In addition, the conference is important because in this ever-changing banking environment today, our clients want to understand what they can do to improve the overall communication with their customers and members. There are so many channels that must be addressed, everything from Internet to mobile banking, and the security involved in maintaining the safety of information. The conference addressed all these areas and provided valuable insight into how Q2 has the solutions to meet and exceed their needs.” Brian Krebs, editor of Krebs on Security, explored threats posed by cyber crooks in a session called, “Shadowing the eMob‟, and how banks and credit unions can avoid becoming victims. John Abraham, security evangelist and CEO at Redspin, highlighted the top security risks facing financial institutions today and reviewed practical risk management strategies. Eric Weikart, senior director at Cornerstone Advisors, discussed key trends in electronic delivery and how to better compete with the mega banks, examining the Internet, bill pay and mobile channels across the country. He also pointed out how financial institutions can increase efficiencies while also providing revenue-enhancing features in the e-delivery channel. Mickey Goldwasser, vice president of marketing for Q2, concluded by saying, “Our clients expressed how valuable this conference is to their overall e-banking strategy. Some have been early adopters of online technology, others just getting started; as a whole our clients were able to gain insight into strategic initiatives that they need to drive down the total cost of ownership and better compete in today‟s dynamic e-banking environment.”

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