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Ektron is Rated Strong Positive in MarketScope for Web Content Management By Leading Analyst Firm

July 1, 2008

Ektron Inc., a technology and market leader in Web content management software, received the highest rating available in the Web Content Management MarketScope report published by Gartner. The MarketScope report gave the WCM market an overall rating of “Positive”, stating that “the WCM market is entering a new phase of its evolution. There is a clearer link between WCM and business success, which is driving both solution selling and innovation.”

William Rogers, chief executive officer at Ektron commented, “I believe Gartner’s findings directly reflect Ektron’s success in providing the world’s leading organizations with a superior product offering and affirms our ongoing commitment to support our expanding customer base.” Rogers continued, “I feel that the Strong Positive rating not only confirms Ektron’s ability to address the rapidly evolving needs in the market place, but is also a testament to the talent and value our employees and our partners bring forth.”

Gartner’s Web Content Management MarketScope states that a rating of strong positive means, “The vendor dominates the market as a whole, or a market segment, typically with double-digit share. It is a default choice for many buyers’ shortlists. Its strategic direction is clear, stable and well-communicated, and it has an unquestioned ability to execute on that vision.” A total of 17 companies were evaluated in the 2008 WCM report.

The complete “MarketScope for Web Content Management, 2008″ report, authored by Mick MacComascaigh, Mark R Gilbert, Toby Bell, Karen M. Shegda, and Whit Andrews at Gartner and published on June 26, 2008, can be viewed by Gartner clients at www.gartner.com.

About Ektron Inc.

Since its founding in 1998 Ektron has been committed to providing affordable Web content management and authoring solutions. Ektron CMS400.NET empowers non-technical business users by providing an intuitive user interface for managing their Web site’s content and messaging. Ektron has a complete set of social networking tools and fully supports all Web 2.0 functionality. Ektron understands what a successful Internet, intranet or extranet site needs and has built the solution to make that success a reality. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., Ektron has more than 20,000 customer implementations worldwide, including NASA, Kodak and Johnson & Johnson. For more information visit: http://www.ektron.com.

About the MarketScope

The MarketScope is copyrighted June 26, 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.




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