SOURCE: DotNetNuke Corp.

DotNetNuke Corp.

June 10, 2010 08:00 ET

DotNetNuke Named "Cool Vendor" in Content Management by Leading Analyst Firm

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - June 10, 2010) -  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 named a "Cool Vendor" in the Content Management, 2010 report published by Gartner, Inc. on April 22, 2010. Gartner defines "cool vendors" in content management as companies that "appeal to IT and business buyers by addressing their needs to help people relate better to information by making the information itself smarter, even as they also explore combinations of cloud computing, open source, and supplements for improved overall content management."

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, Elite and Elite Premier Editions. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates Snowcovered.com, where users purchase third party software module and skin add-ons for the DotNetNuke platform. DotNetNuke has achieved a number of significant milestones, notably:

  • The DotNetNuke platform has been downloaded more than 6 million times and powers more than 500,000 production web sites worldwide
  • Since the launch of its commercial products in February 2009, DotNetNuke Corp. has grown from zero to nearly 700 customers for the commercial editions of its products
  • The company has signed more than 90 Partner Program members
  • Snowcovered.com, the online market for the sale of third party DotNetNuke add-ons which offers more than 8,000 products from nearly 800 third-party vendors, completed nearly 50,000 transactions to 15,000 customers in 2009
  • DotNetNuke Corp. secured $8M in Series B funding in February 2010

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Navin Nagiah, President and CEO at DotNetNuke Corp.:
"The phenomenal market traction DotNetNuke Corp. experienced in its first year demonstrates the opportunity for affordable, open source alternatives to proprietary web content management systems. We are honored to be recognized as a cool vendor in content management by Gartner and remain committed to providing DotNetNuke users with the CMS solutions they need."

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

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 the Microsoft .NET Framework. 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, Elite and Elite Premier Editions. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates Snowcovered.com where users purchase third party software add-ons. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures, August Capital and UV 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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