TechWeb's Intelligent Enterprise Announces 2009 Editors' Choice Winners, Showing Exceptional Vision, Innovation and Leadership

Intelligent Enterprise, the Leading Online-Only Source in Enterprise Technology, Announced Today Its Annual Awards for the Most Influential Technology Companies Impacting Smart Enterprises.

Jan 12, 2009

TechWeb's Intelligent Enterprise ( today announced the results of its 2009 Editors' Choice Awards. Intelligent Enterprise chose 48 companies that provide exceptional vision, technology innovation and customer leadership in attaining strategic objectives. Part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network, Intelligent Enterprise celebrates another year of leading online-only resources for enterprise technology.

The online publication also named an elite 12 companies, proclaiming them "The Dozen" most influential companies for intelligent enterprises in 2009 as well as 36 "Companies to Watch" across five key categories: business intelligence, enterprise applications, information management, performance management and process management.

A complete list of this year's honorees appears on at

  This year's "Intelligent Enterprise Dozen" are:

  --  Adobe
  --  Amazon
  --  IBM
  --  Microsoft
  --  MicroStrategy
  --  Netezza
  --  Oracle
  --  SAP
  --  SAS
  --  TIBCO
  --  Teradata

  The companies selected as leading "Companies to Watch" are:

  --  Autonomy
  --  Actuate
  --  Attensity
  --  Calais
  --  Clarabridge
  --  Coral8
  --  Embarcadero
  --  EnterpriseDB
  --  Google
  --  Greenplum
  --  HP
  --  Infor
  --  Informatica
  --  Information Builders
  --  Inforsense
  --  InterSystems
  --  Interwoven
  --  JackBe
  --  Kalido
  --  Kinaxis
  --  Lombardi
  --  Nuxeo
  --  Pegasystems
  --  Pentaho
  --  Quantrix
  --  RiverLogic
  --  Siperian
  --  Software AG
  --  SPSS
  --  SugarCRM
  --  Sybase
  --  Talend
  --  Varicent
  --  Vertica
  --  Vitria
  --  Workday

"Smart enterprises will have to make the most of technology to outmaneuver the competition and navigate the shoals of fast-changing and challenging economic conditions," said Doug Henschen, editor-in-chief, Intelligent Enterprise. "We present our 10th Annual Intelligent Enterprise Editors' Choice Awards to guide our readers toward innovative and influential vendors, whether large or small, that have been leading the way toward easier and more comprehensive use of information, deeper and timelier insight, and more flexible and efficient applications and business processes."

The award selection was a collaborative endeavor, with extensive input from 12 Intelligent Enterprise contributors. Intelligent Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Doug Henschen was responsible for the final selection of award winners. Award nomination collaborators included:

  Rajan Chandras, integration expert and author
  Cindi Howson, BI Scorecard
  Seth Grimes, Alta Plana
  Sandy Kemsley, Kemsley Design
  Nelson King, software development expert
  David Linthicum, data integration and Enterprise 2.0 expert
  Mark Madsen, Third Nature
  Curt Monash, Monash Research
  Alan Pelz-Sharpe, CMS Watch
  Mark Smith, Ventana Research
  David Stodder, information management and BI expert
  Kas Thomas, enterprise architect and software expert

Intelligent Enterprise is part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network - a power network of industry-leading and trusted brands that provide professional business technology buyers with the information, perspective and tools they need to make optimal technology decisions. As the only site exclusively focused on the ever expanding universe of enterprise applications and processes that drive better business decisions, Intelligent Enterprise is the expert voice on what architectures, applications and processes that run the business and move it forward. The site connects the people, the processes and the technologies that meet operational and strategic goals, as well examines how the enterprise can close the gap between analysis and action.

About Intelligent Enterprise (

Intelligent Enterprise is the only Web site dedicated to helping organizations unlock and deliver the strategic value of information so they can improve business processes and drive excellence through operational decision-making. Intelligent Enterprise's content offers a unique focus on how to apply leading-edge technologies to sharpen such business objectives as improving the customer experience, developing smarter marketing campaigns, streamlining supply chains, detecting high-risk or fraudulent activity and creating effective, performance-driven enterprises. Intelligent Enterprise delivers expert coverage and thought leadership through its Web site as well as through Webinars, e-newsletters and more.

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