Lyris Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's 2010 Technology
Fast 500™

Company Attributes 1,861 Percent Revenue Growth to Powerful Connected Marketing Vision

EMERYVILLE, Calif. - November 1, 2010 - Lyris, Inc. (OTCBB:LYRI.OB), the online marketing expert, today announced that it ranked number 67 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2005 - 2009.

"Lyris has grown more than 1,850 percent in the past five years due to our integrated marketing vision coupled with a consistent execution on that vision," said Wolfgang Maasberg, Lyris CEO. "With recent global expansion and continued product innovation that will create even greater customer value, Lyris will continue to grow as a company and lead in connecting disparate online marketing channels to power more effective marketing for customers."

Lyris' all-in-one online marketing solution, Lyris HQ, gives marketers total control of interactive campaigns, connecting email marketing with other leading online marketing channels like search engine marketing (SEM), social and mobile marketing, email deliverability and marketing analytics.

"Lyris has proven itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500™," said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

For additional detail on the Technology Fast 500™ including selection and qualifying criteria, visit www.fast500.com

About Lyris, Inc.

Lyris, Inc. (OTCBB:LYRI.OB) is the integrated online marketing expert delivering the industry's first on-demand integrated marketing suite, Lyris HQ, to help marketers simplify their marketing efforts and optimize campaign ROI. Lyris HQ's sophisticated, easy-to-use suite of tools provides marketers with best-of-breed applications for managing email marketing campaigns, tracking Web analytics, publishing and managing website content, creating landing pages, optimizing websites, paid search and search engine marketing, and integrating social media and mobile marketing campaigns. Clients include Expedia CruiseShipCenters, The British Museum Company, Matches and Eldorado Hotel & Casino. For more information, please visit www.lyris.com. The company is based in Emeryville, Calif.

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Contact: Dan Gould for Lyris
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