Colligo Contributor Pro for SharePoint Named "Best of Tech•Ed 2008 IT Professional Awards" Winner

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Colligo Contributor Pro awarded Best of TechEd 2008 IT Professional Award. Colligo Networks product selected by Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines.

Winning the Best of Tech•Ed award for the category of productivity and collaboration is particularly rewarding for Colligo Networks, because it recognizes the end user benefits of our desktop software for SharePoint

Colligo Networks Inc., a leader in desktop collaboration solutions, today announced that its Colligo Contributor Pro Version 3.0 desktop software for Microsoft® Office SharePoint® was named as the winner of the "Best of Tech•Ed 2008 IT Pro Awards" in the Productivity and Collaboration category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® and SQL Server Magazine®.

The Best of Tech•Ed 2008 Awards recognize companies who offer innovative products for the industry. The judges reviewed more than 223 products and services submitted for the contest and chose 29 finalists to be interviewed at the Tech•Ed 2008 IT Pro Conference in Orlando, Fla. Winners were announced on June 12 at an evening reception and are also posted on

"Choosing from such a wide variety of outstanding entries is a challenge every year, and the quality of this year's entries was particularly high," said Karen Forster, group editorial and strategy director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine. "The winners clearly reflect our judging criteria: innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage, and exceptional value to customers."

"Winning the Best of Tech•Ed award for the category of productivity and collaboration is particularly rewarding for Colligo Networks, because it recognizes the end user benefits of our desktop software for SharePoint," commented Genèse Castonguay, Vice President of Marketing, Colligo Networks. "Outlook integration improves SharePoint access and allows for email drag-and-drop to document libraries, while the rich client provides immediate access for mobile and remote workers. By deploying Contributor Pro, organizations are able to increase adoption of SharePoint among information workers by integrating it into how they already work on their desktops. It helps customers increase the return on their SharePoint investment."

Colligo Contributor Pro Version 3.0 is client software that increases SharePoint user adoption by providing an intuitive user experience that better integrates SharePoint into the way users work on their desktops. It enables information workers to easily access, modify, and create SharePoint content through familiar desktop interfaces. Contributor Pro includes two user interface options: (1) the standalone desktop client provides instant SharePoint access, online and offline, for mobile and remote workers; and (2) the Add-In for Microsoft Office Outlook® provides 2-way access to SharePoint within Outlook, enabling users to easily drag-and-drop emails (including metadata and attachments) into document libraries.

Products in the Colligo Contributor product family can be purchased from the Colligo store and are priced in single lot quantities (including one year of maintenance and support) as follows: Colligo Contributor Client at USD$125/copy; Colligo Contributor Add-In for Outlook at USD$125/copy; and Colligo Contributor Pro at USD$150/copy. For more information on pricing and availability of the Contributor Software Development Kit, partners and customers should contact The free Colligo Reader (for individual users only) and a 30-day trial of Colligo Contributor Pro are available at Volume pricing and other enquiries can be directed to sales @

About Colligo Networks:
Colligo is a leading provider of desktop collaboration solutions. Its client-based software solutions extend the functionality of collaboration and content management applications like Microsoft SharePoint and IBM Lotus Notes. Designed to increase productivity, Colligo products move critical data storage and synchronization functions from the server to the desktop, enabling users to more effectively capture, access, edit, and share information when and where they need it. From instant team collaboration to remote user access, Colligo enhances the collaboration experience for over 200,000 licensed users in more than 50 countries. Customers include Siemens, PricewaterhouseCoopers, General Motors, KPMG, Qualcomm, and Grant Thornton. Colligo is a Microsoft Gold Certified ISV partner and IBM Business Partner. For more information visit

Colligo is a trademark of Colligo Networks, Inc. All other corporate names and/or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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