Intelligent Enterprise, a division of CMP Technology which is owned by United Business Media, published a list of 12 Editors' Choice Awards 2008 winners, as well as 36 other "businesses to watch" for their intelligent solutions. received one crm award and you cannot overlook the smart comparison made by IE editors (read their article for details).

Companies that received the Editor's Choice Award are (mentioned below is the product/service they were chosen for too):

  • Adobe - their Web 2.0 solutions
  • Google - their search solution
  • IBM - enterprise infrastructure solutions
  • Informatica - data quality solutions
  • Microsoft - content management and collaboration
  • Netezza - data warehouse appliances
  • Oracle - bi, analytics, ...
  • SAP/BUSINESS OBJECTS - business intelligence
  • - saas
  • SAS - statistical analyses
  • Teradata - dat warehousing
  • VMware - virtualization environment

The 36 "companies to watch" that were chosen by Intelligent Enterprise editors:

  • BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: Actuate, Attensity, Clarabridge, MicroStrategy, Omniture, QlikTech, SPSS, Tableau Software
  • ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS: Chordiant, eBay, Infor Global Solutions, NetSuite, Nexaweb Technologies, StrikeIron
  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: Composite Software, Cast Iron Systems, Coral8, ATAllegro, HP, Initiate Systems, ParAccel, Siperian, StreamBase, TIBCO
  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: Compassoft, Merced Systems, RiverLogic, Symphony, Metreo, Verint, Xactly
  • PROCESS MANAGEMENT: ILog, Lombardi Software, Metastorm, Pegasystems, Savvion, Software AG

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