SOURCE: Elluminate

October 16, 2007 09:30 ET

Elluminate Live!® Honored as Legacy Winner by Technology & Learning Magazine

Prestigious Award Recognizes Evolving Products Providing the Highest Quality Experiences to Students and Educators

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - Elluminate, Inc., a leading provider of live eLearning and Web collaboration solutions for the real-time organization, announced today that Elluminate Live!® Academic Edition™ was honored by Technology & Learning magazine as one of 21 Legacy Winners as part of the publication's prestigious 25-year-old Awards of Excellence program. For the fourth year, this special Legacy Awards category recognizes previously award-winning products that have stood the test of time and evolved with the changing technology to continue to offer the highest quality experiences for educators and students.

The magazine also selected 33 software and Web products that break new ground in some important way, as well as best-of-breed examples that demonstrate clear superiority over similar products in the market. This year's winners were chosen by more than 30 educator-judges who test-drove over 120 entries, logging in many hours in computer labs at San Francisco Bay Area schools. Detailed descriptions and judges' comments will appear in the December 2007 Awards Issue.

"This year's winning products reflect an impressive effort by publishers to respond to the real needs of schools," said Susan McLester, editor in chief of Technology & Learning. "The offerings being honored are practical, innovative and central to a variety of district and site operations."

"Elluminate is extremely proud to be recognized by such a prestigious award and publication," said Maurice Heiblum, president of Elluminate USA, Inc. "We understand where we fit in the eLearning landscape and continue to enhance our products and services to meet the evolving needs of academic institutions today and in the future."

About Technology & Learning

Published by NewBay Media LLC, San Bruno, Calif, Technology & Learning (www.techlearning.com) is the number one publication in the K-12 educational technology market. In 2007, Technology & Learning was selected as a Maggie Award finalist for Best Computer/Trade magazine. It was recognized for its commitment to excellence, receiving two Azbee Awards for Best Product Section/Department and Best New B2B Web Site Publication for SchoolCIO.com. In 2006, techLEARNING.com was awarded an Education Standard of Excellence Award by the Web Marketing Association.

About Elluminate, Inc.

Elluminate, Inc. provides proven, best-in-class solutions for real-time online learning and collaboration that deliver exceptional outcomes, including enhanced learning experiences, increased retention and completion rates, and higher ROI. Elluminate Live! features high-quality voice over the Internet, robust interactive functionality, and unique No User Left Behind™ technology that supports multiple platforms and low-bandwidth connectivity. Elluminate has served more than 200 million web-collaboration minutes to over 3 million teachers and students located in 184 different countries.

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Elluminate is the trusted choice of prominent academic institutions and corporations, including ADP, Apple Computer, California State University, Duke University, Florida Virtual School, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, K12.com, London Knowledge Lab, Los Angeles Unified School District, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Novell, Queen's University, Royal Veterinary College, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems, and many more. The winner of several prestigious awards, the company is also one of Deloitte's 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies and is positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing, 2007. For more information, visit http://www.elluminate.com.

Elluminate Live! is a registered trademark of Elluminate, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.