Finalists

INDUSTRY SUB-CATEGORIES:
SOFTWARE | CONTENT | EDUCATION


SOFTWARE CATEGORIES
Best Asset Management Solution
- BDNA Insight 5.0, BDNA Corporation
- eSMART by Dell, Dell
- Express Software Manager, Express Metrix LLC
- Novell ZENworks Asset Management, Novell, Inc.
- Software Virtualization Solution Professional , Symantec Corporation
Best Business Intelligence or Knowledge Management Solution
- Adaptive Planning 5.0, Adaptive Planning
- ProSystem fx ActiveData, CCH, a Wolters Kluwer Business
- illumin8, Elsevier
- Tableau 4.0, Tableau Software, Inc.
- Truviso, Truviso
Best Business Productivity Solution
- Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- Marketo Lead Management, Marketo
- WCM 4.0, Nstein Technologies Inc.
- Numara Software FootPrints 8, Numara Software
- OpenSpan Platform v4.0, OpenSpan, Inc.
Best Business Software Solution
- Adaptive Planning 5.0, Adaptive Planning
- Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- Salesforce CRM, Salesforce.com
- Silverpop Engage B2B, formerly Vtrenz, Silverpop
- Tenrox Project Workforce Management - Release 10, Tenrox Corporation
Best Collaboration Solution
- NewsGator Social Sites, NewsGator Technologies
- Salesforce Ideas, Salesforce.com
- Bridgit 3.4, SMART Technologies ULC
- Wimba Collaboration Suite, Wimba Inc.
- Zimbra Collaboration Suite, Yahoo! Inc.
Best Communication Solution
- Adobe Acrobat.com, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- Citrix GoToWebinar 2.0, Citrix Online
- www.intelepeer.com, IntelePeer, Inc.
- TeleParent Parental Notification System, www.Teleparent.net, TeleParent Educational Systems
- Zimbra Collaboration Suite, Yahoo! Inc.
Best Content Management Solution
- www.clickability.com, Clickability
- Ingeniux CMS 6.2, Ingeniux
- WCM 4.0, Nstein Technologies Inc.
- RSuite CMS, Really Strategies, Inc.
- Salesforce Content, Salesforce.com
Best Data Security Solution
- Aladdin eSafe Secure Web Gateway, Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd.
- GuardianEdge Data Protection Platform, GuardianEdge
- EventTracker, Prism Microsystems, Inc
- Afaria, Sybase, Inc.
- SecurityReview Summer Edition 08, Veracode
- Websense Data Security Suite version 7, Websense
Best Database Management Solution
- Postgres Plus Advanced Server, EnterpriseDB
- Bento 2, FileMaker, Inc.
- MarkLogic Server 4.0, Mark Logic Corporation
- SQL Anywhere, Sybase, Inc.
- Sybase IQ, Sybase, Inc.
Best Digital Rights Management Solution
- FLEXnet Suite electronic software delivery solution, Acresso Software
- GuardIT, Arxan Technologies
- SoftAnchors DRM, Uniloc USA, Inc.
- CodeMeter - A Universal Software Protection and DRM solution, WIBU-Systems USA
- SoftwareShield, Yummy Interactive
Best Document Management Solution
- Adobe LiveCycle ES, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- ProSystem fx Document ASP, CCH, a Wolters Kluwer Business
- NextPage Control, NextPage, Inc.
- docmetrics, Vitrium Systems Inc.
Best eCommerce Solution
- Billeo, Billeo, Inc.
- GoECart, GoECart.com
- www.istorez.com, iStorez Inc.
- RevenueWire.com/ECOMM-PLATFORM, RevenueWire
- Store - Sell - Ship(tm) E-commerce Platform, Shipwire
- Volusion Ecommerce Solution, Volusion
Best Enterprise Search Engine
- Exalead CloudView, Exalead
- COGITO Focus, Expert System
- Lexis Search Advantage, LexisNexis Group
- Sinequa CS, Sinequa
Best Financial Software Solution
- Angelsoft 3.6, Angelsoft LLC
- Concur Travel & Expense, Concur Technologies, Inc.
- ExpenseWire.com, ExpenseWire.com
- Intacct - Enterprise Edition, Intacct Corporation
- Planitax Horizons Suite, Planitax
- Maximizing Sales Productivity is Xactly the Point, Xactly Corporation
Best Human Resources Solution
- ProQor, iQor
- Kenexa SimSJT: Customer Service, Kenexa
- NuViewHR Product Suite, NuView Systems, Inc.  
- SuccessFactors Professional Edition, SuccessFactors
- Taleo Performance , Taleo Corporation
Best Identity Management Solution
- Authentify IAM, Authentify, Inc.
- Imprivata OneSign 4.0, Imprivata, Inc.
- v-GO Shared Accounts Manager (v-GO SAM), Passlogix, Inc.
- EduTone Xchange Platform, VIP Tone, Inc.
Best Mobile Solution
- Adobe Device Central CS4, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- www.clairmail.com, ClairMail, Inc.
- Studywiz Spark Mobile, Etech Group, North America
- MaaS360, Fiberlink Communications
- YouMail, Sparkpr
Best Multi-Media Solution
- Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- www.generationcures.org, Children's Hospital Boston
- Nero 9, Nero, Inc.
- QuarkXPress 8, Quark, Inc.
Best On-Demand Platform
- Appistry CloudIQ, Appistry
- Boomi On Demand, Boomi
- CisionPoint, Cision
- www.intelepeer.com, IntelePeer, Inc.
- NTRsupport with First Help, NTRglobal
- OpSource On-Demand, OpSource, Inc.
Best Open Source Solution
- Citrix Xen 3.3, Citrix Systems
- Zenoss Core, Crossroads PR
- Sugar Professional On-Demand V5.1, SugarCRM, Inc.
- NetBeans IDE, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Best Project Management Solution
- @task, AtTask, Inc.
- Clarizen Online Project Management Software, Clarizen
- INSTANTIS EnterpriseTrack, Instantis, Inc.
- OpenAir Professional Services Automation, OpenAir, Inc.
- QuickArrow PSA, QuickArrow
- Tenrox Project Workforce Management - Release 10, Tenrox Corporation
Best Relationship Management Solution
- BigMachines 9, BigMachines, Inc.
- ContactNet, Contact Networks, a Thomson Reuters Business
- Infusionsoft, Infusionsoft
- Parature Customer Service software, Parature, Inc.
- Salesforce CRM, Salesforce.com
- Sugar Professional On-Demand V5.1, SugarCRM, Inc.
Best Security Solution
- SecureVue 3.1, eIQnetworks, Inc.
- Entrust Risk Based Authentication, Entrust Technologies Inc.
- FeAther, iQor
- Novell ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, Novell, Inc.
- SecurityReview Summer Edition 08, Veracode
- Verizon Internet Security Suite, Verizon
Best Social Networking Solution
- Dow Jones g2, Dow Jones Business & Relationship Intelligence
- www.lithium.com, Lithium Technologies
- Mzinga Social Media Suite, Mzinga
- ELAvate, Neighborhood America, Inc.
- RM Honeycomb (www.honeycombtools.com), RM Educational Software
- Schoolnet.com, SchoolNet, Inc.
Best Software as a Service Solution
- Adobe Acrobat.com, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- BigMachines 9, BigMachines, Inc.
- Concur Travel & Expense, Concur Technologies, Inc.
- ExpenseWire.com, ExpenseWire.com
- Plex Online, Plex Systems, Inc.
- Salesforce CRM, Salesforce.com
Best Software Development Solution
- Adobe Flex Builder 3, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- Curl Version 6.0, Curl, Inc.
- NetAdvantage for Win Clients WPF controls, Infragistics, Inc.
- OutSystems Agile Platform, OutSystems
- www.servoy.com, Servoy USA
- Essential Studio Enterprise Edition w/ TestStudio, Syncfusion, Inc.
Best Software Testing Solution
- Fortify 360, Fortify Software, Inc.
- CoreFirst 3.0, OpTier, Inc.
- Shunra Virtual Enterprise, Shunra Software Ltd.
- Surgient Virtual Automation Platform, Surgient
- VMLogix LabManager 3.6, VMLogix
Best Storage Software Solution
- http://www.box.net, Box.net
- www.falconstor.com, FalconStor Software
- www.spideroak.com, SpiderOak
- Mirror Activator, Sybase, Inc.
- Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Servers, Symantec Corporation
- Varonis Data Governance Suite: DatAdvantage and DataPrivlege, Varonis
Best Systems Management Solution
- ManageEngine OpManager, ManageEngine
- Netuitive Service Analyzer, Netuitive, Inc.
- CoreFirst 3.0, OpTier, Inc.
- SolarWinds Orion NPM, SolarWinds
- www.SystemsManagementOndemand.com, TriActive, Inc.
Best Web Services Solution
- Adobe ColdFusion 8, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- OpenSpan Platform v4.0, OpenSpan, Inc.
- OpSource Billing CLM, OpSource, Inc.
- Force.com, Salesforce.com
- Splice, Xignite, Inc.


EDUCATION CATEGORIES
Best Classroom Management Solution
- Flourish, AbleNet, Inc.
- ANGEL Learning Management Suite, ANGEL Learning, Inc.
- ClassLink ClassMate, ClassLink, Inc.
- PowerTeacher, Pearson
- Review360, Psychological Software Solutions, Inc.
- Align, SchoolNet, Inc.
Best Corporate Learning Solution
- Adobe Captivate 3, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- Articulate Studio '09, Articulate
- Productive Business Dialogue Learning Simulation Course, Harvard Business School Publishing
- Measured Success, McCann Associates
- Mzinga Social Learning Suite, Mzinga
Best Course Management Solution
- Pinnacle Suite, Excelsior Software, Inc.
- Digital Learning Environment, Learning.com
- LearningExpress eFolio, LearningExpress, LLC
- eCollege, Pearson
- Rosetta Stone Classroom Version 3, Rosetta Stone
Best Education Game or Simulation
- www.generationcures.org, Children's Hospital Boston
- KidZui, KidZui
- BrainWare Safari, Learning Enhancement Corporation
- www.skatekidsonline.com, Quantum Learning Technologies
- Ticket to Read, Voyager Expanded Learning
- VmathLive, Voyager Expanded Learning
Best Education Reference or Search Service
- EDR OnDemand, Environmental Data Resources
- Books & Authors - Open Web Version, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning
- http://pop.greenwood.com/, Greenwood Publishing Group
- The INTELECOM Online Resources Network, INTELECOM
- Black Studies Center w/ The History Makers, ProQuest
- iSEEK Education, Vantage Learning
Best Education Solution
- Connect!, ConnectEDU
- Academic Intervention, EducateOnline
- In2Books, ePALS, Inc.
- The INTELECOM Online Resources Network, INTELECOM
- Operation: Resilient Planet, The JASON Project
- Wimba Collaboration Suite, Wimba Inc.
Best Education Technology Solution for Productivity/Creativity
- Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, Adobe Systems, Inc.
- Gaggle.Net Student Email and Collaboration Tools, Gaggle.Net, Inc.
- SMART Notebook software 10, SMART Technologies ULC
- SynchronEyes 7.0, SMART Technologies ULC
- SoftChalk LessonBuilder, SoftChalk LLC
Best Educational Use of a Technology Device
- Interwrite Workspace- ExamView Edition, eInstruction
- www.raz-kids.com, Learning A-Z
- DRA2 Handheld -Tango Software Edition, Pearson
- Visagraph® III, Reading Plus by Taylor Associates
- http://www.lecturetools.org, University of Michigan
Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas
- Aventa Learning World Language Survey Course for Middle School, Aventa Learning
- ePals Global Learning Community, ePALS, Inc.
- Gaggle.Net Student Email and Collaboration Tools, Gaggle.Net, Inc.
- Kidspiration 3, Inspiration Software, Inc.
- BrainWare Safari, Learning Enhancement Corporation
- SIRS Discoverer, ProQuest
Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students
- RtI Package for the Academy of READING, Autoskill International, Inc.
- HELP Math (Help with English Language Proficiency), Digital Directions International
- FLRT- a fluent reading trainer, MindPlay
- World Book Discover, World Book, Inc.
Best K-12 Enterprise Solution
- ClassLink CLiC (ClassLink Information Console), ClassLink, Inc.
- Connect!, ConnectEDU
- PowerSchool Premier 5.2, Pearson
- Instructional Management Solutions (IMS) Suite, SchoolNet, Inc.
- EXCEEDtm, Spectrum K12 School Solutions Inc.
- EduTone Xchange Platform, VIP Tone, Inc.
Best K-12 Instructional Solution
- RtI Package for the Academy of READING, Autoskill International, Inc.
- Aventa Learning Middle School Courses, Aventa Learning
- ClassLink LaunchPad, ClassLink, Inc.
- Academic Intervention, EducateOnline
- EDUSS XiTeach, EDUSS Learning
- ExploreLearning Gizmos, ExploreLearning.com
Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
- Carnegie Learning Adaptive Math Solutions, Carnegie Learning, Inc.
- HELP Math (Help with English Language Proficiency), Digital Directions International
- SmartMath, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
- ExploreLearning Gizmos, ExploreLearning.com
- The Key to Tracker, Key Curriculum Press
Best Online Instructional Solution
- BrainPOP Jr. (www.brainpopjr.com), BrainPOP
- Rosetta Stone Classroom Version 3, Rosetta Stone
- SAS Curriculum Pathways, SAS Institute Inc.
- Adaptive Curriculum, Sebit, LLC
- Operation: Resilient Planet, The JASON Project
Best Postsecondary Course or Learning Management Solution
- ANGEL Learning Management Suite, ANGEL Learning, Inc.
- Jenzabar's Learning Management System, Jenzabar, Inc.
- eCollege, Pearson
- Scholar360 - www.scholar360.com, Scholar360
- McGraw-Hill Learning Solution's Katana, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- Timecruiser Solution Suite, Timecruiser Computing Corporation
Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution
- Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution (JICS), Jenzabar, Inc.
- Jenzabar's Non-Traditional System, Jenzabar, Inc.
- Parature Customer Service Software for Education, Parature, Inc.
- Regent Enterprise, Diamond Edition, Regent Education, Inc.
- Timecruiser Solution Suite, Timecruiser Computing Corporation
Best Postsecondary Instructional Solution
- Accounting Made Easy, AME Learning
- Seminars on Science: The Solar System, National Center for Science, Literacy, Education and Technology
- MyCompLab, Pearson Education
- Reading Plus - www.readingplus.com, Reading Plus by Taylor Associates
- SoftChalk LessonBuilder, SoftChalk LLC
- http://www.lecturetools.org, University of Michigan
Best Professional Development Solution
- ELT Advantage, Heinle, a part of Cengage Learning
- www.kdsi.org, Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc.
- Seminars on Science: The Solar System, National Center for Science, Literacy, Education and Technology
- PD 360 (www.pd360.com), School Improvement Network
- eCDA, Teaching Strategies, Inc.
- VoyagerU Targeted Courses, Voyager Expanded Learning
Best Reading/English Instructional Solution
- Classworks, Curriculum Advantage
- www.writinga-z.com, Learning A-Z
- MyCompLab, Pearson Education
- Rosetta Stone Classroom Version 3, Rosetta Stone
- SAS Curriculum Pathways, SAS Institute Inc.
- Ticket to Read, Voyager Expanded Learning
Best Science Instructional Solution
- Classworks, Curriculum Advantage
- Discovery Education Science, Discovery Education
- ExploreLearning Gizmos, ExploreLearning.com
- Adaptive Curriculum, Sebit, LLC
- Operation: Resilient Planet, The JASON Project
Best Social Studies Instructional Solution
- ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases, Release 2.0, ABC-CLIO
- CICERO: History Beyond the Textbook™, American Institute for History Education, LLC
- SIRS Researcher, ProQuest
Best Student Assessment Solution
- A+ LearningLink, American Education Corporation
- Acuity 2008, CTB/McGraw-Hill
- Perspective, Pearson
- Scantron Assessment Solution, Scantron Corporation
- Assess, SchoolNet, Inc.
Best Virtual School Solution for Students
- Aventa Learning (entire program of online courses), Aventa Learning
- ClassLink LaunchPad, ClassLink, Inc.
- www.flvs.net, Florida Virtual School
- NovaNET, Pearson
- StraighterLine, www.straighterline.com, SMARTHINKING


CONTENT CATEGORIES
Best Content Aggregation Service
- Alacra Street Pulse, Alacra, Inc.
- Factiva.com, Dow Jones
- HighBeam Research (www.highbeam.com), HighBeam Research, Inc.
- www.infongen.com, InfoNgen
- TheMarkets Bullseye, TheMarkets.com
Best Corporate Blog
- Mark Logic CEO Blog, Mark Logic Corporation
- Red Hat News Blog, Red Hat, Inc.
- developer.force.com, Salesforce.com
- WestBlog, Thomson Reuters
Best Medical and Health Information Product
- Pediatric Care Online, American Academy of Pediatrics
- MedDigest (www.meddigest.com), CECity
- Medidata Rave Web Services application programming interface (API), Medidata Solutions
- Sentri7, Pharmacy OneSource
- Simulation Learning System for Black: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition, Reed Elsevier Inc.
Best Online Business Information Service
- Dow Jones SalesWorks, Dow Jones Business & Relationship Intelligence
- www.hoovers.com, Hoover's, Inc.
- martindale.com, LexisNexis Group
- Mergent Online - www.mergentonline.com, Mergent, Inc.
- Westlaw Business, Thomson Reuters
Best Online Consumer Information Service
- nationalgeographic.com, National Geographic Society
- www.criminalsearches.com, PeopleFinders.com
- HeritageQuest Online, ProQuest
- http://www.travelmuse.com/, TravelMuse
Best Online Directory & Business Leads Service
- Dow Jones SalesWorks, Dow Jones Business & Relationship Intelligence
- Gale Directory Library, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning
- www.isearch.com, Intelius, Inc.
- Jigsaw.com, Jigsaw
- Onvia Planning & Construction, Onvia, Inc.
Best Online General Reference Service
- Academic OneFile, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning
- PowerSearch Plus, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning
- Encyclopedia.com, HighBeam Research, Inc.
- nationalgeographic.com, National Geographic Society
- ProQuest Central, ProQuest
- World Book Web, World Book, Inc.
Best Online Government Information Service
- 10-K Wizard - (10-K Power Pro,10-K Financial Pro), 10-K Wizard Technology LLC
- HR.BLR.com, Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)
- GovEdge, INPUT
- WG&L's Accounting & Compliance Alert, Thomson Reuters
- WG&L's SEC Filings Navigator: Periodic Forms, Thomson Reuters
Best Online News Service
- CisionPoint, Cision
- news.nationalgeographic.com, National Geographic Society
- PRWeb, PRWeb
Best Online Professional Financial Information Service
- NewsEdge v8, Acquire Media
- eSignal, eSignal
- Mergent Online - www.mergentonline.com, Mergent, Inc.
- www.TheMarkets.com, TheMarkets.com
- RightTrade, YellowBrix, Inc.
Best Online Science or Technology Service
- AppDeploy.com, AppDeploy, a KACE subsidiary
- Content SCM, Infotrieve, Inc.
- http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/home, TechTarget, Inc.
Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow
- HR.BLR.com, Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)
- Dow Jones Marketforce, Dow Jones
- www.hoovers.com, Hoover's, Inc.
- INPUT Connector V2 for salesforce.com, INPUT
- PPC's SMART e-Practice Aids™, Thomson Reuters
Best Vertical Market Business Content Solution
- CCH Tax Research NetWork, CCH, a Wolters Kluwer Business
- CisionPoint, Cision
- State & Local Vertical Solutions, INPUT
- J. J. Keller's FleetMentor - www.fleetmentor.com, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
- Onvia Planning & Construction, Onvia, Inc.
Best Workforce Training Solution
- Next Transition Skills System, AbleNet, Inc.
- Employee Training Center (Training.BLR.com), Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)
- BIM Learning Studio/ BIM Experience Kit, Graphisoft
- www.trainics.com, Visual Purple, LLC.