NewsGator Named to EContent Magazine’s EC100 List
DENVER, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ – NewsGator, the social computing company, today announced it has been named to EContent Magazine’s EContent 100 list of companies that matter most in the digital content industry. The EC100 list represents the best and brightest digital content companies as selected by ten objective judges, including fellow Information Today Inc. editors, EContent magazine contributing editors, and other experts in the digital content industry.
“Our judging process was tougher than ever before, so every company named to the list was held up to scrutiny in terms of innovation and meeting customer needs,” said Michelle Manafy, editor-in-chief, EContent. “Companies like NewsGator made the list through hard work, customer focus, and continued responsiveness to the changing digital content landscape.”
This is the tenth year the EContent 100 list has been published.
“As the premier social computing software vendor for the tens of thousands of companies using SharePoint, we are in the business of transforming content, activity and connections into valuable relationships for businesses,” said J.B. Holston, NewsGator president and CEO. “Our Social Sites software suite makes it easy to enable cross-organization collaboration and discussion, improve expertise discovery, and foster internal networking, and we are proud that EContent Magazine and the EC100 judges recognize how important this is to navigating the sometimes overwhelming world of digital content.”
EContent magazine targets the creators, managers, buyers, and sellers of digital content. Today, we are all publishers; organizations of all types must master digital content creation, management, delivery, and findability in order to succeed. From website information and marketing content, to YouTube and corporate communication videos; be it professionally or customer created or crowdsourced; delivered on your website, via mobile and other emerging digital devices, or via search or social media channels–digital content is the lifeblood of organizations of all kinds. Thus, everyone from enterprises to traditional publishers must stay abreast of the best practices and emerging trends and tools in order to make the most of their digital content assets. Focused on content creation, management, delivery, and search, EContent magazine and EContentmag.com keep CIOs, CTOs, CMOs, business managers, content strategists, and information and knowledge professionals ahead of the curve so that they can maximize their investment in digital content. www.econtentmag.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.