SOURCE: DotNetNuke Corp.

DotNetNuke Corp.

May 24, 2011 08:00 ET

DotNetNuke Corp. Named Red Herring Top 100 North America Award Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

Recognized for Innovation in Computers, Software and Technology

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - DotNetNuke Corp. (http://www.dotnetnuke.com), the company behind the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for Microsoft® .NET, today announced that it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.

The Red Herring editorial team selected DotNetNuke as one of the most innovative companies in the category of computers, software and technology, from a pool of hundreds across North America. The nominees were evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.

DotNetNuke Corp. is the steward of the DotNetNuke open source project, the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft .NET. Organizations use DotNetNuke to quickly, cost-effectively deploy innovative web sites and web applications. The server-based architecture allows users to leverage cloud computing and deliver innovative SaaS solutions. The highly extensible platform enables users to quickly, cost-effectively change the appearance or functionality of their web site by installing some of the nearly 10,000 apps available through the online DotNetNuke marketplace at www.snowcovered.com. The easy to use DotNetNuke Web Content Management System allows end users to contribute web site content with no IT support required.

DotNetNuke and other finalists will have the opportunity present their winning strategies at the Red Herring North America Forum in Hollywood, California, June 13-15, 2011. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony the evening of June 15, 2011 at the event.

DotNetNuke is the fastest growing open source web CMS ever on .NET with more than 1,400 subscription customers, 33,000 Snowcovered customers, 400 percent year-over-year growth, and more than 600,000 production web sites worldwide. Connect with us online: Twitter.com/dnncorp (company) or Twitter.com/dnnsc (Snowcovered marketplace); DotNetNuke blogs; and the DotNetNuke Community LinkedIn Group.

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Navin Nagiah, President and CEO at DotNetNuke Corp.:
"Our selection as a Red Herring North America finalist, from a pool comprised of the continent's most innovative organizations, reinforces our position as a rapidly-rising business not only in Silicon Valley, but across North America. DotNetNuke now powers more than 600,000 production web sites, serves over 1,400 customers worldwide, and has a registered community of more than a million members."

Alex Vieux, Publisher and CEO of Red Herring:
"This year was very rewarding. The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. DotNetNuke shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we're faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring North America. We know that the 2011 crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to make an impact."

About DotNetNuke Corp.

DotNetNuke Corp. is the steward of the DotNetNuke open source project, the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft .NET. Organizations use DotNetNuke to quickly develop and deploy interactive and dynamic web sites, intranets, extranets and web applications. The DotNetNuke platform is available in a free Community and subscription-based Professional and Enterprise Editions with an Elite Support option. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates Snowcovered.com where users purchase third party software apps for the platform. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures, August Capital and Pelion Venture Partners, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For additional information, visit www.dotnetnuke.com.

DotNetNuke® and DNN® are registered trademarks of DNN Corp. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.

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