(WESTPORT, CT-September 23, 1998)-Mecklermedia, "The Internet Media Company" (Nasdaq: MECK) today announced the inception of the Hall of Fame Awards on's CWSApps and ServerWatch sites. Both sites feature Hall of Fame winners consisting of the applications and servers that made the weekly "Top 25 Downloads" list for 25 consecutive weeks. Forrest Stroud, editor-in-chief of CWSApps and ServerWatch, created Hall of Fame '98 pages on the sites at and with links to all winners' sites. "The Hall of Fame awards enhance the CWSApps and ServerWatch sites and provide a reputable award system for Internet developers," said Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO, Mecklermedia. "We anticipate that Web developers will hold the award in high regard because Hall of Fame winners are selected by online users and not by editors."'s CWSApps site is a one-stop download site for the latest and greatest software on the Internet. File listings, downloads, ratings and extensive reviews of the best Windows 95/98/NT applications and Windows 3.x applications are just a few of the site's many features.'s ServerWatch is a guide to Internet servers and Web development tools. The site features the latest server news, most popular servers and comprehensive file listings, downloads, ratings and extensive reviews of Web, mail, news, chat, audio/video, list, telnet, proxy, FTP and IRC servers.

The inaugural Hall of Fame includes:
CWSApp inductees:
ACDSee32 Pegasus Mail
CuteFTP RealPlayer
Free Agent ViRC '97
Internet Explorer VirusScan
mIRC Microsoft Windows 95 DUN Upgrade
Netscape Navigator Microsoft Winsock2 Upgrade
Netscape Communicator WinZip
Paint Shop Pro
ServerWatch inductees:
Web Server Category Net Server Category
Apache DNEWS
Microsoft Internet Information Server FTP Serv-U
Microsoft Personal Web Server MidPoint
Netscape Enterprise RealServer
OmniHTTPd Pro War FTP Daemon
WebSite Pro WinGate Pro
Xitami Win TD

Mecklermedia's provides real-time news and information resources for Internet professionals and Web developers. sites currently serve approximately 18 million pages to 1 million unique visitors monthly. The site,, features other well-known brands including Web, WebReference,, The Electronic Commerce Guide and SearchEngineWatch. Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, vice president and publisher of at [email protected] or (203) 341-2962.

Mecklermedia Corporation, "The Internet Media Company," based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of Internet information through its Internet World and ISPCON trade shows, Internet World weekly and Boardwatch monthly print publications, and the network of Web sites, which provides daily news and information resources for the Internet community, as well as and Mecklermedia also publishes the ISDEX, the only 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies. Mecklermedia's global presence includes Internet World trade shows and licensed publications throughout Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

For Mecklermedia Corporation
Dara Tyson
Mecklermedia Corporation (NASDAQ: MECK)
ph: 203-341-2972
[email protected]

Lynn Bodges
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