SOURCE: Archer Technologies

May 15, 2008 09:54 ET

Archer Technologies Recognized as Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program

Global Information Technology Awards Foundation Pays Tribute to Individuals and Organizations That Use Information Technology to Benefit Society

OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Archer Technologies (Archer), a leading provider of automated enterprise risk and compliance solutions, has been recognized as a Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program. This year's Honorees will be commemorated during the 20th Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening on June 2, 2008 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

"For two decades, the Computerworld Honors Program has acknowledged those individuals and organizations, from a variety of sectors, that have used information technology to benefit society," said Ron Milton, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation and Executive Vice President of Computerworld. "Each year, the Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 Chairman/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations such as Archer whose visionary applications of information technology promote positive social and economic progress."

The Computerworld Honors Program unites Chairmen and CEOs of the world's foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding user achievements in technology each year. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 350 universities, museums, and research institutions throughout the world.

"We appreciate Morgan Stanley, one of our premier clients, for nominating us for inclusion in such an elite group of industry visionaries. The Computerworld Laureate award is a testament to our success in helping clients solve emerging business challenges, and it motivates our team to raise the bar even higher," said Jon Darbyshire, president and CEO of Archer Technologies. "By partnering with our clients and responding to their needs, we are able to continually deliver pioneering solutions and services that meet evolving industry requirements. Archer is changing the game in enterprise application development and deployment and putting control back in the hands of business users."

About Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies delivers enterprise risk and compliance solutions. With more than six million licensed users and a client list that includes one in four of the Fortune 100, Archer enables highly regulated companies to reduce enterprise risks, manage and demonstrate compliance, automate business processes, and gain visibility into corporate risk and security controls.

All Archer solutions are built on the highly flexible Archer SmartSuite Framework, allowing clients to tailor the solutions according to their unique requirements and to build new on-demand applications to solve business problems. As a result, many of Archer's Fortune 1000 clients consider the Framework their go-to platform for rapid application development.

Archer clients maximize their use of the Framework through the Archer Exchange, an online marketplace of applications, services, content and integration solutions, and the Archer Community, an online social network of discussion forums, product ideas, downloads and resources. Through this ecosystem of supporting tools and services, Archer clients can drive innovation within their business, collaborate with industry peers and realize the value of Archer's Enterprise Business On-Demand model. For more information, visit www.archer-tech.com.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (www.computerworld.com), weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Folio Magazine's 2006 Gold EDDIE Award for the best technology/computing magazine, the 2004 and 2006 Magazine of the Year Award, and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In addition, in 2007 Computerworld's then editor in chief, Don Tennant, received the prestigious Timothy White Award from American Business Media. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 2 million unique, monthly visitors and a print audience of 1,222,000 readers each week (IntelliQuest CIMS Spring 2007).

About International Data Group (IDG)

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.

IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at idg.com. Note: All product and company names are trademarks of their respective companies.

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