Wells Fargo Named 2011 Compuware Best of the Web Award Winner

Recognized for Achieving Outstanding Web Site Performance in 2011

SAN FRANCISCO - February 2, 2012

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has been named a 2011 Compuware Best of the Web award winner. The annual Best of the Web Compuware Web & Mobile Performance Awards showcase leaders in web and mobile site performance across seven major industries nationwide.

Wells Fargo was honored as the 2011 Gold award winner for the Check Account Details Transaction category in Retail Banking, which benchmarks three key Web performance metrics – response time, availability and consistency. Wells Fargo is also a 2011 Last Mile Leader in Retail Banking based on its industry-leading home page performance as measured from the Gomez Last Mile network.

“Customers have woven online into their everyday lives and the Compuware Best of the Web awards are a great honor,” said George Tumas, CIO and executive vice president of Wells Fargo’s Internet Services Development. “We are extremely proud of what we have accomplished in 2011, including the completion of the Wells Fargo-Wachovia internet integration and best-in-class online banking experience for all Wells Fargo customers.”

“Today, companies are challenged to provide comprehensive and dynamic web and mobile sites that are competitively fast,” said Jonathan Ranger, Gomez Benchmark Practice Director at Compuware. “The 2011 award winners have made Web and mobile performance a key business initiative and have set the standard in their industries for delivering highly available, high-performing Web experiences that enhance customer satisfaction.”

About Wells Fargo Online and Mobile Banking
Wells Fargo is a leading provider of online and mobile financial services for individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, and large corporations with a full range of banking, money movement, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk management products. Wells Fargo ranked #1 overall on the Keynote Mobile Banking Scorecard, ranking in first place for ease-of-use, privacy, security, quality and availability (August 2011). Wells Fargo was recognized by Bank Technology News on "The Innovators" list for its mobile banking services (June 2011). Wells Fargo ranked in first place for reliability in a Keynote Competitive Research industry study (November 2011). Global Finance magazine ranked Wells Fargo Best Consumer Internet Bank in the U.S. (July 2011).

About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortune’s 2011 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

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