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(New York, NY - April 28, 2003) - The users of (, a leading destination on the Web that provides case studies and trend-spotting reports on the issues faced by corporate computing professionals, have nominated 40 products for Product of the Year 2003 Award honors.

IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Gateway and Computer Associates are among the scores of companies receiving nominations from users. The editors of selected finalists in eight categories from among the nominees. users are voting to choose the winners.

"A Datamation Product of the Year Award long has been regarded as a symbol of success in the IT industry because's audience is comprised of high-level IT executives," said Chris Nerney, Executive Editor of Jupitermedia's IT Management Channel. "These are IT professionals with experience, knowledge, influence and buying power, and when they choose a product as the best in its class, that's an accomplishment."

Categories and the products that have been nominated are:

Client Systems
Dell Optiplex SX260 - Dell
Gateway Profile 4 -- Gateway Computers
HP Compaq Tablet PC - HP
DW 4020 -- Hughes Network Systems
Toshiba Portege 2000 -- Toshiba

Data Mining & Business Intelligence
Cognos BI Series 7 - Cognos
HyperVu - CorVu
dfPower Studio 5.0 - DataFlux
Customer Segment Manager - digiMine
SAS Text Miner - SAS

Clickjam eBusiness Tools - Clickjam
StoreFront Now - LaGarde
Microsoft Commerce Server 2002 - Microsoft
SAS Marketing Automation 2.2 - SAS
Shared Hosting Security Service -- VeriSign

Enterprise Applications
BidMaker 2002 - Bidmaker
Spamnet - Cloudmark
Advantage Plex -- Computer Associates
XMetal 3 - Corel
Lotus Sametime 3 - IBM
SAP CRM 3.0 -- SAP

Enterprise Resource Planning
Cognos Enterprise Planning - Cognos
CorStrategy - CorVu
OpenAir Complete - OpenAir
SAP R/3 Enterprise -- SAP

Network & Systems Management
ManageSoft 6.2 - ManageSoft
Mandrake Linux Distribution -- Mandrake Linux
WebTrends Reporting Service 6.0 - NetIQ
Capacity on Demand 2.0 -- Sun Microsystems
WARP 2063e Edge Appliance -- Warp Solutions

FirewallAnalyzer 3.0 - eIQnetworks
ReefEdge Connect System 3.0 - ReefEdge
Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.6 - Symantec
Teros-100 APS - Teros
Tripwire for Servers 3.0 - Tripwire
WatchGuard Firebox V80 -- WatchGuard Technologies

SilkWorm 3900 Fabric Switch -- Brocade Communications Systems
IPStor 3.5 -- FalconStor Technologies
NetApp F880 series -- Network Appliance
ATAboy2 -- Nexsan Technologies
T9940B -- StorageTek

Winners of the Product of the Year 2003 Award will be announced in May

About is an online journal of ideas and analysis for IT managers. provides case studies and trend-spotting reports on the issues faced by corporate computing professionals. The site also includes daily news & columns, vendor listings, profiles and salary tracker. is part of's EarthWeb Channel.

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology and Internet industry professionals. Jupitermedia includes the and Network of over 150 Web sites and 175 e-mail newsletters that generate over 200 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 10 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events include nearly 40 offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Computer Digital Expo, America's 21st Century Information Technology Conference & Expo (

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