NewsGator Technologies Announces General Availability of Hosted RSS Platform for Media and Content Companies

NewsGator Hosted Solution to Be Unveiled On-Stage at DEMO 2006

Feb 06, 2006, 00:00 ET from NewsGator Technologies, Inc.

    PHOENIX, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- NewsGator Technologies, Inc., the leading
 RSS platform company, announced today the general availability of NewsGator
 Hosted Solution (NGHS) from the DEMO 2006 Conference.  NGHS is the only
 turn-key RSS aggregation solution for publishers, media companies, content and
 other service providers that allows great editorial control and flexibility
 for NGHS clients, and an intuitive and comprehensive vehicle for their online
 users to personalize their news and information.,,
 the online website of the San Francisco Chronicle, and are among
 the companies who will be launching the private label NGHS in the coming
     "Online publishers are looking for new ways to differentiate and offer
 customization to their users," said J.B. Holston, president and CEO of
 NewsGator.  "NewsGator Hosted Solution is a turn-key, fast way to add the
 feature-rich RSS aggregation to any online brand."
      The Power of RSS Feeds within Existing Web Sites
      The NewsGator Hosted Solution brings news, business, entertainment,
 sports and dozens of other categories through a personalized RSS reader
 accessible from within existing sites.  Publishers, media companies, content
 providers, financial services companies, professional services firms and any
 other company that wants to provide customized news to their online visitors
 can benefit from NGHS.  Some key features include:
     * A Wealth of Content Choices -- In addition to allowing companies
       editorial control over the content they recommend to their online users,
       NGHS offers an index of hundreds of thousands of feeds across a wide
       range of subjects, enabling companies and their subscribers to access an
       almost limitless collection of content.
     * Expanded Revenue Opportunities -- Since readers can aggregate online
       content from one central location; they are likely to stay on that Web
       site for longer periods of time.  This increased stickiness can lead to
       greater revenue through higher advertising rates, more selling
       opportunities and higher retention and loyalty
     Hosted Solution Offers Rapid Implementation, No Management Hassles
     NGHS comes with built-in templates to help customers get up and running
 quickly.  Simply add-in basic HTML and CSS code, choose the content and be off
 and running in as few as a couple weeks.  Since the product is hosted at the
 NewsGator Data Center, there is no need to manage software or servers.
     "I am excited to see this leading edge new product on-stage at DEMO 2006,"
 said Chris Shipley, DEMO executive producer.  "NewsGator is showing that RSS
 enables a practical and useful way for companies to provide greater value to
 their customers and increase brand loyalty."
     About NewsGator Private-Label Programs
     NGHS is one of four offerings in the company's suite of Private Label
 programs.  Also included are NewsGator Downloadable Apps (branded downloadable
 RSS aggregator based on NewsGator's leading Windows and Macintosh desktop
 applications), the NewsGator Licensed API, and NewsGator Consulting Services.
 Detailed information about the suite of NewsGator Private Label products is
 available at
     About NewsGator Technologies
     NewsGator Technologies is the leading RSS platform company providing
 Enterprise, private label, and consumer RSS solutions across a broad range of
 products.  Consumers, businesses, and enterprise customers can subscribe to
 NewsGator's services and read all their news over the Web, in Outlook, on
 their mobile phones, via FeedDemon (PC), and NetNewsWire (Macintosh),
 NewsGator serves hundreds of thousands of subscribers and feeds 24x7, with
 full synchronization across all channels.  NewsGator is a privately held
 company and is headquartered in Denver, CO. Visit us on the web at
     About the DEMO Conferences
     The annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new
 products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology
 marketplace.  The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for
 consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served
 as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring and U.S.
 Robotics, helping them secure venture funding, establish critical business
 relationships and influence early adopters.  Each DEMO conference features
 approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies.  For more
 information on the DEMO conferences, visit

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