We are excited to be recognized by such a distinguished panel of judges and look forward to being reviewed by our peers in the SIIA. This nomination is a testament to the customer-centric vision, hard work and dedication of our development organization
Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) January 17, 2007 —-
iCentera (http://www.icentera.com), the leading provider of on-demand CRM portals for effective marketing and sales communication, announced today that it has been named finalist for the Best CRM Solution in the 22nd Annual CODiE Awards. The CODiE awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the tech industry. Finalist are chosen by a panel of judges representing the software and information industry trade press, mainstream technology writers, analysts, consultants and subject-matter experts. Other finalist in the Best CRM Solution include mBlast, Neocase, Salesforce.com, and SugarCRM. iCentera’s Portals for Mortals were also named a finalist in the same category in 2006.
“The 2007 CODiE Finalists represent real winners, even at this stage of the contest,” said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. “Competition is fiercer than ever and that makes selection as a CODiE Finalist a major achievement. All the companies on this year’s list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition.”
Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. This year's finalists were chosen from 1,200 nominations submitted by more than 600 companies; breaking the submission record set in the 2006 awards.
“We are excited to be recognized by such a distinguished panel of judges and look forward to being reviewed by our peers in the SIIA. This nomination is a testament to the customer-centric vision, hard work and dedication of our development organization,” said Craig Nelson, President and CEO of iCentera.
Winners of the 2007 CODie Awards will be announced at a gala event on April 17 at the historic Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA. More information on the CODiE Awards and finalist in other categories can be found at http://www.siia.net/codies/2007/finalists.asp
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 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit http://www.siia.net.
About iCentera Corporation
Founded in 2003, iCentera is the leading provider of on-demand CRM portals that drive marketing, sales and customer communication and collaboration. Within hours, iCentera's hosted solution provides custom portal creation, content management, and real-time content and portal analytics so that companies can immediately improve communication with any audience, any time. More than 65,000 subscribers leverage iCentera to create and manage over 5,000 portals. Customers include: ADC, American Locker, Andrew Corporation, The American Marketing Association (AMA), Sage Software, Harris Interactive, SPSS, Secure Computing, and VNU Global Media. iCentera is salesforce.com AppExchange Certified. For more information visit http://www.icentera.com
Erica M. Lee