Exhibitors Make Major News at TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference

Innovation Thrives in the E2 Market With Over Two Times the Announcements at This Year's Event

Jun 15, 2009

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference, produced by TechWeb, today announced a lineup of new announcements that will debut at next week's event, happening June 22-25, 2009, at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. As the largest gathering of people defining how Web 2.0 and social software will be adopted in business, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference offers an ideal platform for those leading the transition to Enterprise 2.0 to showcase their new products and services. More information available at: http://www.e2conf.com/.

"The Enterprise 2.0 Conference is the one event that brings together the most powerful and innovative companies in the entire E2 market," said Steve Wylie, General Manager and Conference Director of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. "This year's announcements demonstrate the continued advancements being made with Web 2.0 and social software for business at a time when innovation counts more than it ever has. We're looking forward to next week and are excited to see the leading solutions of this industry."

The list of companies that have chosen the Enterprise 2.0 Conference to make their news announcements currently includes:

Alcatel-Lucent will showcase its OmniTouch My Instant Communicator platform to integrate real time unified communications with 2.0 technologies to further communicate the Dynamic Enterprise value proposition, where social networking applications are used in order to connect knowledge within an organization. Connecting knowledge turns interactions into a business opportunity and agility.

ArtusLabs will announce Ensemble for Life Science 4.5, designed to meet the demands of the enterprise through its ability to scale, be flexible and secure. Ensemble blends social networking, collaboration, and refined scientific data mining to drive the research process, leading to faster time to market.

blueKiwi, Best-of-Breed Enterprise Social Software, has chosen E2 Boston to present its new worldwide release: bK2009 Social Board. Refresh the way you work by using social recommendation, micro-blogging, widgets and idea generation in your business, all in one place. Your daily dose of social productivity for fruitful conversations.

Bluenog will announce ICE 4.5, the only Enterprise 2.0 application development platform built on pre-integrated open source collaboration, content management, presentation and reporting projects. An Integrated Collaborative Environment, this commercial product enables the development of content-driven web applications with significantly fewer resources, at a fraction of the cost.

Box.net, provider of cost-effective tools that simplify online collaboration, will unveil the ability to print and ship documents at any time, from anywhere through a new partnership with a leading global provider of transportation, e-commerce and professional copying and printing services, adding extra convenience for Box users who are on-the-go.

Brainpark is a smart and simple software product that helps employees learn from one another and work more productively. At Enterprise 2.0, Brainpark announces its groundbreaking Task Awareness system that learns from employee work history within a corporation to recommend contacts and resources enabling a more collaborative and informed workforce.

Central Desktop announces the first micro-blogging tool fully integrated into a pure-SaaS social technology platform for business. As the only complete, mid-market solution delivered solely as a service, Central Desktop revolutionizes the way businesses operate, empowering business teams with enterprise-grade functionality without enterprise solution resource requirements.

CMS Watch will release its updated Enterprise Social Software & Collaboration research. This vendor-independent research evaluates the top thirty solutions in the marketplace for collaboration and networking within and beyond the enterprise. Make sure you buy the right tool. Get the Real Story.

Joyent, an industry leading Cloud Computing vendor, introduces two exciting new products at Enterprise 2.0. The Joyent Smart Platform, which is simply the easiest and fastest way to develop, deploy and scale web applications. My.Joyent, a powerful web interface to monitor and control your Cloud Infrastructure within the Joyent Cloud.

Leverage Software will announce new ways for unlocking company knowledge in a major release of its platform. Conversation tools and enhanced privacy controls improve internal business processes by getting information out of people's head and into a social network that makes discovering, sharing and capturing knowledge easy and enterprise-friendly.

API management kingpin Mashery will announce Internap has taken over managed server duties for Mashery's Premium Service customers, a result of Mashery's explosive growth in the first quarter of 2009. The company's platform powers the APIs of prominent enterprises such as Best Buy, New York Times, and MTV Networks.

NewsGator (www.newsgator.com) will unveil capabilities for enterprise social computing, including powerful rating of Topic Experts and self-assembling wikis called Socialpedias. The new capabilities are part of NewsGator's Social Sites 3.0 beta release, which will be announced at the show and is a comprehensive Enterprise 2.0 layer on Microsoft SharePoint.

nGenera Corporation™, maker of a unique platform of Collaborative Enterprise Management (or CEM) solutions announces nGen Collaboration, a powerful, innovative enterprise collaboration platform. nGen Collaboration combined with nGenera's thought leadership and advisory services enable companies to rapidly achieve new levels of productivity and efficiency across a range of business functions.

Open Text will announce Open Text Social Media, a new component of its ECM Suite that delivers the social productivity tools employees want, while supporting the compliance and security organizations need. The solution offers anytime, anywhere access to people, communities and content with support for iPhone and BlackBerry mobile platforms.

PIEmatrix will officially launch its software-as-a-service process and project management platform "made for humans." It works the way people think with a unique "pie" and "matrix" model. Teams can now easily create, execute, and govern their process standards and collaborate in real-time to reduce risk and become more efficient.

RollStream, the leader in enterprise community management (http://rollstream.com/our_solutions/), will announce the launch of its new Onboarding solution enabling customers to accelerate the growth of supplier or customer communities on the RollStream collaboration platform.

SimpleFeed will announce and demonstrate Twitter integration in its market leading content syndication publishing and analytics solution. SimpleFeed customers can now automatically publish any content to any of their Twitter accounts, enabling corporate communication compliance as well as time and cost savings for busy social media marketers.

Socialtext will be unveiling a new offering specifically aimed at mainstream use. Additionally, with the 30-year anniversary of the spreadsheet, Socialtext will releases the out-of-beta version of Socialcalc, a distributed social spreadsheet. Updates to Socialtext's micro-blogging platform, Signals, include an enhanced full web page UI.

Sun Microsystems is releasing SLX Enterprise, a video community platform for the enterprise. SLX helps employees, partners and customers successfully communicate and collaborate through video and the social web. Sun's combination of SLX Enterprise and community professional services helps small-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises alike establish effective workplace communities.

ThoughtFarmer is announcing a new release: ThoughtFarmer 3.5 is turnkey, Social Intranet Software that enables innovative organizations to share knowledge, engage employees, and foster collaboration. New in 3.5 is Discussion Capture which unlocks the ideas trapped in e-mails by monitoring e-mail threads, enhanced People Directory, tree-view navigation, and performance enhancements.

Tomoye Community Software will be introducing version 3.0, a rich community platform for standalone or Sharepoint deployment. This platform will deliver social content, filters and networks built on proven process and technology. The company is offering a beta program, which can be signed up for at www.tomoye.com/beta.

Twinsoft announces Convertigo Enterprise Mashup Server 4.5 which includes new data collection and real time server process capabilities. By quickly capturing, mashing and now orchestrating any WEB and legacy data and processes, Convertigo unleash assets, increase productivity and becomes the most complete Web 2.0 enterprise mashup platform on the market.

Yakabox™ 3.1, knowledge-sharing software from Yakabod, will be introduced to the commercial market. So secure that it is used by the U.S. intelligence community, the Yakabox™ combines collaboration, search, social networking and content management on a single platform. Total ownership costs are 50% to 90% below comparable enterprise systems. www.yakabod.com.

About The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This annual conference and sponsor pavilion focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. For more information visit: www.e2conf.com.

About TechWeb

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise, InformationWeek.com, bMighty.com, market leading, award-winning magazines such as InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology and The Financial Technology Network. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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