CrownPeak Named As A Finalist In 2004 Codie Awards
For Second Consecutive Year, CrownPeak is Recognized In ‘Best Content Management Solution’ Category.
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (January 6, 2004) —
CrownPeak Technology, the software service innovator in content management, announced today it has been named as a finalist in the 19th annual Codie Awards, sponsored by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). For the second year running, CrownPeak is a finalist in the Best Content Management Solution category.
The 2004 Codie Awards showcase the software and digital content industry's finest products and services and honor excellence for corporate achievement and philanthropic efforts.
"In light of the intense competition this year, to be named a Codie Awards finalist is a tremendous honor and an important achievement. SIIA is proud to recognize these companies as true leaders in their fields," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President.
The Codie Awards provide the only peer-recognition program in the software and information industry, a unique venue where companies compete for the praise of their competitors. The 2004 Codie Awards will be presented at a black-tie gala on Tuesday, May 18 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
“As a peer recognition program, the Codies truly are the software industry’s Oscars®, and there simply is no higher honor in our business,” said Jim Howard, CEO, CrownPeak Technology. “We’re especially pleased to be recognized for the second consecutive year, and to again be picked ahead of more than 30 other products, including many that have been on the market far longer than ours has.
“It’s a real tribute to our development and interface teams, and their dedication to creating what we feel is the most usable product interface on the market and the most comprehensive system available today,” Howard said. “We’ve pioneered quick, risk-free CMS deployment, without any compromise in features or flexibility. Add to this the inherent advantages of the software-as-a-service model, and it’s understandable how we’ve has risen to be one of the top firms in the space in only our fourth year of operation. Our Advantage CMS solution is implemented four to ten times faster than typical packaged solution deployment, at roughly a fifth of the cost,” Howard noted.
“Advantage CMS remains the first CMS that enables businesses to deploy an enterprise-class CMS rapidly and affordably, and that’s why we’ve helped transform the content management market. We’ve put tremendous pressure on the established players, and are continuing to move the bar higher. Nobody can touch us from a price, usability, and reliability standpoint.”
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 600 leading software and information companies. For further information, visithttp://www.siia.net.
About CrownPeak Technology
Based in Los Angeles, CrownPeak Technology is the first company to provide world-class Web content management software as a service. The company's Advantage CMS platform is the only solution that combines enterprise-level power and flexibility with the cost and speed-of-implementation of a hosted software application. Advantage CMS features the easiest-to-use interface of any CMS, and is the only hosted CMS to offer a full API and developer environment. Serving such clients as Crain Communications, Honeywell, The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Trek Bicycles, and the State of Virginia, Advantage CMS manages and publishes hundreds of thousands of Web pages. CrownPeak has been named to eContent's 100 most influential companies list, has won eWeek's prestigious Analysts Choice Award and is a 2003 and 2004 SIIA Codie Award finalist as Best Content Management System.
CrownPeak, the market leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Web Content Management and Optimization solutions, offers online marketers the easiest way to manage, target, publish, and analyze web content on their web sites, micro-sites, mobile media, or landing pages. CrownPeak's enterprise-grade SaaS operates on any web server or platform, and seamlessly integrates with other ECM systems.
Hundreds of organizations, such as Skype, Nissan, Alico, Defenders of Wildlife, EMI Music and the State of Virginia, have realized the value in CrownPeak's renowned ease-of-use, its 24x7 customer support, and guaranteed response times. CrownPeak has been named to EContent’s 100 most influential companies list, has won eWeek’s prestigious Analysts Choice Award and InfoWorld’s Product of the Year Award, and has been named a finalist for Best Customer Service from the American Business "Stevie" Awards for the last three years.
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