Strangeloop Networks Inc.

Strangeloop Networks Inc.

May 12, 2008 09:01 ET

Strangeloop Networks Selected as Finalist for British Columbia Technology Industry Association's Technology Impact Award in Two Categories

Strangeloop and their Dynamic Web Acceleration Solution Selected for Most Promising Start-up and Excellence in Product Innovation

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Strangeloop Networks(TM) Inc., a leading provider of framework-specific solutions that accelerate dynamic Web applications, has been selected as a finalist for British Columbia Technology Industry Association's (BCTIA) Technology Impact Award in the most promising start-up and excellence in product innovation categories.

Awards are judged by a panel of twelve individuals recognized as experts and leaders in the technology sector. Finalists for the Most Promising Start-up are early-stage technology companies with commercially available products that demonstrate significant potential, creativity, and a promising future. For Excellence in Product Innovation, finalists were selected based on superior innovation or discovery in an advanced technology, demonstrating an alternative solution or next-stage development in technology.

The Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) is the premier awards program devoted to promoting and celebrating innovation and high-tech excellence in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1994 by BCTIA, the Technology Impact Awards are given as a mark of distinction and a celebration of outstanding leadership, innovation, and technical excellence.

"The quality of our finalists is testament to the wide range of cutting edge leadership and technological creativity that springs from British Columbia," said Pascal Spothelfer, president and chief executive officer of BCTIA. "The finalists selected have already had a positive impact in British Columbia and are destined to have an impact worldwide."

The Strangeloop AS1000 appliance for Microsoft ASP.NET and AJAX lets enterprises dramatically improve the performance and scalability of dynamic web applications by simply plugging in the AS1000 network device between a company's Web servers and the network. This easy-to-deploy appliance optimizes Microsoft ASP.NET applications by intelligently applying software optimization techniques, in real-time, in the network. The Strangeloop AS1000 is the low risk, immediate solution to the inevitable performance challenges popular ASP.NET applications face.

"We are thrilled to be selected as a finalist in these two categories. This recognition underscores the value we are bringing to companies, both large and small, who are using Microsoft ASP.NET and need to ensure their website performance," said Jonathan Bixby, chief executive officer of Strangeloop. "We are extremely proud that we have brought the AS1000 Application Scaling Appliance to market so quickly and that we are helping innovative enterprises succeed."

About Strangeloop Networks

The Strangeloop Networks products accelerate dynamic web applications with unique, framework-specific solutions that require minimal changes to software coding and hardware infrastructure, freeing developers to focus on providing enterprises with value-added features. With the Strangeloop AS1000 Application Scaling Appliance for Microsoft ASP.NET and AJAX and the Strangeloop WS1000 Web Services Accelerator, enterprises dramatically shorten code cycles, improve application performance and throughput, more efficiently use bandwidth, achieve greater return on their investment in information technology (IT) staff, network and computing resources and boost customer satisfaction. Strangeloop is based in Vancouver, B.C. For more information, visit www.strangeloopnetworks.com.

About the BCTIA

The BC Technology Industry Association is British Columbia's leading member-based industry association that represents start-ups to established technology companies across the province.

As the voice of the technology industry, the BCTIA is committed to the ongoing growth, sustainability and prosperity of the technology industry and the transformation of British Columbia to a knowledge-based economy. BCTIA delivers a broad range of programs and services that provide members with opportunities to connect learn and promote their businesses in BC. For more information visit www.bctia.org.

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