NewsGator Counted Among Top Finalists for 2010 Microsoft Partner Awards in the Category ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year

Jun 23, 2010, 10:00 ET from NewsGator

DENVER, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- NewsGator, the company making SharePoint more social, today announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Partner Awards in the ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year award category.

"We've worked hard to earn this nomination by helping organizations that use SharePoint measurably improve their performance through social computing with NewsGator Social Sites," said NewsGator CEO and President JB Holston. "These organizations are collaborating more closely, innovating more powerfully, discovering experts more quickly, and improving service and sales. They're also working more productively with partners, customers and other external communities."

Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners and finalists chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Solutions Partner of the Year Award honors partners who excel at developing and delivering packaged software to customers. This award recognizes NewsGator for helping its customers make better-informed decisions and facilitating effective collaboration with colleagues, customers, and partners.

"Congratulations to the 2010 Partner Award finalists for delivering such creative and superior Microsoft solutions and services," said Allison Watson, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "It's incredible to see the level of expertise our partners continue to exhibit as they create and deliver innovative solutions and services to grow their businesses, meet customer needs, and drive down costs."

NewsGator Social Sites 2010, for example, goes above and beyond SharePoint 2010 to make organizations truly social with improved microblogging, an aggregated activity stream, a full range of mobile clients, interactive communities, and rich social insights.

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

About NewsGator

NewsGator makes SharePoint social. Our Enterprise 2.0 software suite, Social Sites, boosts any organization's performance with the power of innovation management, collaboration and knowledge-sharing both inside the enterprise and out. Customers achieving results with Social Sites include Accenture, Biogen Idec, CME Federal Credit Union, Deloitte, Fujitsu, Novartis, The United States Air Force and The United States Army. Get social at

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