SOURCE: Solid State Networks

April 19, 2007 13:27 ET

Solid State Networks Wins OnHollywood 100 Top Private Company Award

Content Delivery Solutions Provider Recognized for Leadership in Emerging Technology for Digital Entertainment and Media

TEMPE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2007 -- Solid State Networks, developer of high-performance, low cost distributed content delivery solutions, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnHollywood 100 Top Private Companies. The OnHollywood 100 is a power list of the top private emerging technology companies in digital entertainment and media. Solid State Networks was handpicked by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on a set of five criteria -- innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation.

"We are extremely honored to be receiving this prestigious award that is well known among the media and digital entertainment community," commented Rick Buonincontri, founder, president and CEO of Solid State Networks. "Robust, cost effective content delivery solutions are increasingly becoming a vital need for media companies, game publishers and software manufacturers. We are pleased to receive industry recognition for our innovation and technology."

Solid State Networks and the OnHollywood 100 will be honored at the OnHollywood digital entertainment and media event, May 1-3, 2007, at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California. OnHollywood delves into the challenges, opportunities and business models of the digital era, and showcases the most innovative private companies that are changing the way entertainment and media is created, distributed, consumed and monetized.

OnHollywood is an important forum that presents and debates the critical issues surrounding the transformation of the entertainment economy to one based on digital technology," said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn. "Digital technology has transformed the way content is created and delivered to consumers everywhere. The OnHollywood Top 100 companies are an elite group of innovators who are using this technology to revolutionize the industry."

The OnHollywood 100 was selected from more than 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture capitalists, investment bankers and industry analysts. A full list of all the OnHollywood 100 companies can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/8389

About OnHollywood 2007: May 1-3 @ The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, California

OnHollywood is where cutting edge technology from the backstreets of Silicon Valley converges with Hollywood's media and entertainment elite. The two-and-a-half day event borrows from the "film market" tradition by providing an open environment for digital media and entertainment entrepreneurs to meet the big-time studio, telco and consumer electronics executives, venture capitalists and media. At OnHollywood, our editors will also honor the OnHollywood 100 Top Private Companies. Fifty of the top CEOs from the OnHollywood 100 will pitch their market strategies to a panel of industry experts in our "CEO Showcase."

About Solid State Networks

Solid State Networks is a developer of high performance distributed content delivery solutions. Solid State's offerings are ideal for the distribution of high-demand, massive digital objects, including PC and console video games, high-resolution video including feature films and television programs, music and software programs. For more information, please visit www.solidstatenetworks.com.

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