NewsGator’s Social Sites for SharePoint 2010 Named ‘Editors’ Best’ Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine
DENVER, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ – NewsGator today announced that its enterprise social computing solution, Social Sites for SharePoint 2010, was named a gold medal winner of the “2010 Editor’s Best Awards” in the Best SharePoint Product category by Penton Media’s Windows IT ProÃ‚® magazine.
“The 2010 Editors’ Best Awards — presented in conjunction with our 2010 Community Choice Awards — are a recognition of our editors’, contributors’, and authors’ favorite products of the year,” said Jason Bovberg, senior editor at Windows IT Pro. “Our editorial experts’ annual tradition of selecting winners based on a product’s strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages, and its value to the customer is particularly significant to the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities this year, as we call out exceptional products in an economically tight, highly competitive market.”
Windows IT Pro is the leading and largest independent voice in Windows IT, with more than 2.5 million visits per month, and consists of a multitude of print and online channels. In addition to the flagship Windows IT Pro magazine, our technology network includes SQL Server Magazine, SharePointPro Connections and DevProConnections. Other online channels include blogs, forums, podcasts, RSS feeds, webinars, virtual events, white papers, newsletters, classes and more. IT professionals get objective, “direct from the trenches” information about Microsoft’s latest Windows-based solutions and gain essential insight for keeping business-critical Microsoft applications up and running. For more information, visit www.windowsitpro.com.
“This recognition is particularly gratifying as it is evaluated and awarded by leading SharePoint experts who really understand and appreciate the value NewsGator brings to the SharePoint platform and the community as a whole,” said J.B. Holston, NewsGator president & CEO. “Our deep partnership with Microsoft and the hard work of our employees creates daily value for SharePoint users as they adapt and thrive in this new world of work.”
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the United States, serving more than 6 million business professionals every month. The company’s market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 websites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. For additional information about the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.
About NewsGator Technologies
NewsGator, founded in 2004, offers award-winning enterprise social computing solutions. Our flagship product — Social SitesÃ‚® — is social computing software built directly inside Microsoft SharePoint. Direct integration with SharePoint’s business collaboration platform means Social Sites integrates hassle-free with thousands of companies’ existing computing infrastructures. Capabilities such as microblogging, activity streams, social profiles, mobile clients and expertise location — much like familiar consumer-oriented social software — ensure Social Sites users extract real business value from collaboration and knowledge management activities. With over 2.5 million paid enterprise users, NewsGator helps the Fortune 2000 and the government to better collaborate, share content, expand employee knowledge and improve productivity. In 2010, NewsGator was ranked one of the fastest-growing companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500, named one of KMWorld’s 2010 Companies That Matter and was chosen as a Microsoft ISV Partner of the Year Finalist. Customers achieving results include Accenture, Biogen Idec, CME Federal Credit Union, Deloitte, Fujitsu, Novartis, the United States Air Force, and the United States Army. Get social at www.newsgator.com.