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(New York, NY - June 3, 2008) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced the winners of the 2008 Product Excellence Awards as chosen by the readers of the site. (, part of the Network of Web sites, offers hands-on tutorials, in-depth reviews and the latest news and analysis for IT managers responsible for buying and managing Windows, Unix and Linux servers. The authority on server technology, covers Web, e-mail, real-time communications, messaging, proxy, application and other server hardware and software.

" readers don't play favorites, which was demonstrated by the fact that our ten categories were won by nine different vendors. However, the voting did reveal a pattern as HP and Sun clearly made an impact over the past year. HP was the only vendor to take home two first-place finishes. And Sun, in addition to winning for best midrange server, turned in strong finishes in the Virtual Platform and Green Initiative categories, said Dan Muse, senior executive editor at JupiterOnlineMedia. "We also watched the operating system category closely to gauge Microsoft Windows Server 2008 acceptance. Despite continued competition from the Linux and open source communities, Microsoft will likely continue to flex its server OS muscles for at least another year," Muse added.

The winners and runners-up by category were:

Small Business Server
Winner: Dell PowerEdge 2970
Runner Up: Apple xServe

Midrange Server
Winner: Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220
Runner Up: HP Integrity rx7640

High-End Server or Mainframe
Winner: HP Integrity Superdome
Runner Up: IBM System z10

Blade Server
Winner: HP BladeSystem C3000
Runner Up: IBM BladeCenter

Storage System
Winner: NetApp FAS2000 Series
Runner Up: Hitachi Simple Modular Storage Model 100

Operating System
Winner: Windows Server 2008 (Microsoft)
Runner Up: Mac OS X Server "Leopard" 10.5 (Apple)

Virtual Platform
Winner: VMware Infrastructure 3
Runners Up: Citrix XenServer Enterprise Edition and Sun xVM

Virtual Tool
Winner: VMLogix LabManager
Runner Up: Hyperic HQ

Automation or Compliance Tool
Winner: CommVault Simpana Software Suite
Runner Up: GridApp Clarity

Green Initiative
Winner: The Green Grid (
Runner Up: Sun Eco Innovation

The complete list of winners and finalists is available from at

For more information on contact Scott Bialous, Vice President and Group Publisher of JupiterOnlineMedia at [email protected] or 415-466-0440.

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About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) (, headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of images, news and original information, career Web sites and events for information technology, business, media and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes Jupiterimages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 10.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like BananaStock, Workbook Stock, Brand X Pictures, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, The Beauty Archive, IFA Bilderteam, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Bigshot Media, Goodshoot, Polka Dot Images, Stock Image, Pixland,,,,,,,,, and The JupiterOnlineMedia division of Jupitermedia consists of five distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; and and for media and creative professionals. These networks include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 15 million users monthly. JupiterOnlineMedia also includes specialized career Web sites for select professional communities which can be found on and In addition, JupiterOnlineMedia includes JupiterEvents and Mediabistro's media-related events, which produce offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics including ISPCON, Mediabistro Circus, Linked Data Planet and Mobile Content Strategies.

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