Gomez to Improve Web Experiences for Millions of Parents and Kids on Kaboose.com



    LEXINGTON, Mass., March 19 /CNW/ - Gomez, Inc. today announced that
Kaboose Inc. (TSX: KAB), the largest independent family focused online media
company in North America, will use Gomez web application experience management
services to ensure superior online experiences for the millions of families
that visit its web sites.
    The Gomez ExperienceFirst(TM) network will be used to test, monitor,
manage and continually optimize the performance of Kaboose's popular web
properties which include BabyZone.com, Kaboose.com, TwoPeasInABucket.com,
BubbleShare.com, BirthdayInABox.com, Funschool.com and Zeeks.com. The Gomez
ExperienceFirst network is the industry's largest external performance
monitoring network, with over 13,500 testing locations worldwide.
    "As one of the top-five most visited family destinations online, families
count on Kaboose for a host of rich content to improve the quality of their
lives by connecting them in a fun, educational and safe online environment,"
said Jonathan Graff, president of Kaboose. "By deploying Gomez's services,
we'll be able to ensure that our users' experience is consistently speedy,
useful and fun."
    "Kaboose is a fine example of a successful online media company that
recognizes that, as it grows and matures, it must sustain its superior online
experience," said Bruce Reading, Gomez's president of worldwide field
operations. "Applying Gomez's expertise will help Kaboose move to the next
level, ensuring its brand remains strong and its users confident that every
visit to a Kaboose web site is productive."

    
    About Kaboose Inc.
    
    Kaboose is the largest independent, family-focused online media company
in North America and one of the top-five most visited family destinations
online. From pregnancy to parenting, birthday parties to scrapbooking, and
entertainment to education, Kaboose has the content and applications to help
parents plan and share their family life. Kaboose owns some of the world's
leading online properties targeting families, including BabyZone.com,
Kaboose.com, TwoPeasInABucket.com, BubbleShare.com, BirthdayInABox.com,
Funschool.com and Zeeks.com. Kaboose trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol "KAB."

    
    About Gomez
    
    Gomez is the leading provider of web application experience management
solutions. Used by more than 750 companies worldwide, including eight of the
top 10 most visited sites, six of the top 10 retailers, nine of the top 10
financial services firms, five of the top 10 social networking companies, and
four of the top 10 industrial companies, Gomez's services, delivered in a
software as a service (SaaS) subscription model, help companies ensure
superior online experiences that satisfy customers, enhance brands and drive
profits. Founded in 1997, Gomez provides the industry's only complete solution
for managing web application experience from development through deployment
and the entire application life cycle, featuring active monitoring,
competitive benchmarking, and more than 13,500 data sources worldwide. Gomez
is Network Computing magazine's "Editor's Choice" for best Internet
performance monitoring service. For more information, please visit
www.gomez.com or de.gomez.com for information in German.
    Gomez, Gomez.com and Gomez ExperienceFirst Network are trademarks and/or
service marks of Gomez, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.





For further information:

For further information: Corporate Contact: Samantha McGarry of Gomez, 
Inc., +1-781-778-2783, smcgarry@gomez.com; or Agency Contact: Darby Johnson 
of Beaupre & Co. Public Relations, Inc., +1-603-559-5809, 
djohnson@beaupre.com, for Gomez Web Site: http://www.gomez.com               
  http://www.kaboose.com/

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