SOURCE: Sitecore

September 28, 2009 08:30 ET

Web Marketing Association Recognizes Sitecore and Partner Digitaria for Outstanding Website Development

Atlanta Falcons and Beliefnet Sites Receive Accolades for Outstanding Achievement in Web Design and Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - Sitecore, the leading provider of .NET Web Content Management System (CMS) software, today announced that in collaboration with its partner, Digitaria, customers using Sitecore's Web CMS solutions have been awarded The Web Marketing Association's 2009 WebAward for Outstanding Website. The Web Marketing Association is made up of Internet marketing, online advertising, PR and website design professionals who select the best websites in 96 different industries that they feel set the standard of excellence for all website development. This year, more than 2,000 entrants from 45 countries competed in various award categories.

Sitecore and partner Digitaria earned high marks for their work in the design and development of websites for Atlanta Falcons and Beliefnet. The Web Marketing Association's seven criteria for a successful website include: design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology.

"Digitaria's most demanding and extensive engagements require the industry's best CMS platform," said Jim McArthur, Marketing Director, Digitaria. "Time and again, Sitecore has proven to be the partner of choice. The results speak volumes for Sitecore and Digitaria."

For Beliefnet and Atlanta Falcons, Sitecore's CMS provided the software tools needed to develop a new website that can be easily updated by the editorial staff, while providing a platform that is designed to engage site visitors and fans with social networking features including, blogs, videos, quizzes and photo galleries.

"The recognition by the Web Marketing Association is a testament to the tremendous amount of implementation talent that Sitecore's partners bring to our customers," said Jason Crea, VP, Client and Partner Engagement, Sitecore. "Our partners are design experts with established competencies in design, consulting and implementation. They truly understand how to put Sitecore solutions to work and these awards are certainly validation of our successful partner model."

About the Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association is the producer of the Web Award Competition. Now in its 13th year, the WebAwards is the premier annual Web site award competition that names the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development, http://www.webaward.org/.

About Sitecore

Sitecore's web Content Management System (CMS) and portal software solutions enable companies to deliver compelling web experiences. Sitecore's award-winning CMS software makes it easy for businesses to create and update dynamic, full-featured websites of all types. Sitecore's industry leading flexibility and scalability allows companies to better leverage their content, improve customer experience and drive business growth.

Thousands of public and private organizations, including national governments and Fortune 500 companies utilize Sitecore solutions for their websites. These organizations have created and now manage more than 20,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore including Microsoft, Sara Lee, Siemens, Toshiba, Omni Hotels, Computer Associates, ISS and Atlanta Falcons.

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