SOURCE: CrownPeak

February 22, 2008 17:48 ET

CrownPeak Named Finalist as Software Company Of The Year for 2008 Technology Industry Awards

Technology Council of Southern California Honors Outstanding Achievement in Software, Digital Information and Education Technology Industries

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2008) - CrownPeak (www.crownpeak.com), the company defining the future of content management, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for Software Company Of The Year for the Technology Council of Southern California Technology Industry Awards.

The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region's technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. From recognizing excellence in innovation through its annual awards event to providing access to funding through VentureNet, the Technology Council supports companies throughout their entire corporate lifecycles.

"For the past 14 years, the Technology Council has relished the opportunity to put a spotlight on the high-caliber companies that are continually bringing new innovation to Southern California," said Catrina Luedtke, executive director, Technology Council of Southern California. "All of our finalists have made outstanding contributions to a wide variety of industries, and we are pleased to recognize their hard work."

"Being recognized as a finalist for this award is a tremendous honor," said CrownPeak CEO Jim Howard. "CrownPeak is very proud to be a part of the thriving technology community in Southern California. We know that our continued success in Southern California and beyond depends on so many of the things on which the Technology Council is focused; and we are so appreciative of all of their efforts in the region."

This year's finalists for Software Company Of The Year represent an impressive array of technology and business innovation, success and vision. The awards will be presented at a gala dinner event on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles and will honor individuals and companies that play a significant role in advancing Southern California as a center for technological innovation. AlwaysOn Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief Tony Perkins will give the keynote speech at the event, which is scheduled to begin at 6 pm PST.

About the Technology Council of Southern California

The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region's technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. From recognizing excellence in innovation through its annual awards event to providing access to funding through VentureNet, the Technology Council supports companies throughout their entire corporate lifecycles. Founded in 1991 as the Software Council of Southern California, the Technology Council has a 16-year history of supporting technology companies across the region. For more information visit www.tcosc.org.

About CrownPeak

CrownPeak is defining the future of web content management. CrownPeak's 360° Site Management gives Web site managers complete control over the critical functions involved in delivering a successful, revenue-driving Web site.

Organizations such as Hyundai Motors, Home Depot, EMI Music, the State of Virginia and the National Institutes of Health have realized the value in CrownPeak's 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 two years.

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