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SYS-CON Opens Its Eighth Annual "Readers' Choice Awards" Polls, Often Referred To As "The Oscars of the Software Industry"

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(Montvale, NJ, February 1, 2005) - SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com), the world's leading i-technology media company, announced that its 2005 Readers' Choice Awards polls opened today, February 1, 2005 and will remain open for six months, until July 31, 2005. More than 50,000 readers are expected to cast their votes to select the best software products of the year including Java, Linux, Web Services, XML, Microsoft .NET products and services.

SYS-CON's readers' choice awards program is considered to be the most prestigious award program of the software industry and often referred to as "the Oscars of the software industry." The products participating in the program are nominated by their vendors, customers, users, or SYS-CON readers. This year a record number of companies and products were nominated. Below is a list of all companies and products participating in the 2005 readers' choce awards in distinct categories.

1) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Book Nominees:

Enterprise Java Programming with IBM WebSphere Second Edition (IBM Press); Building Websites with OpenCms (Packt Publishing); Core Java 2, Volume I-Fundamentals, 7/e by Cay Horstmann and Gary Cornell (Sun Microsystems Press); Core JavaServer Faces by David Geary and Cay Horstmann (Sun Microsystems Press); Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plug-Ins (Instantiations, Inc.); Effective Enterprise Java by Ted Neward (Addison-Wesley); Enterprise Java Security: Building Secure J2EE Applications, (Addison-Wesley), Enterprise Messaging Using JMS and IBM WebSphere (IBM Press); Enterprise Service Bus Sonic (Software Corp.); HIbernate in Action (Manning Publications Co.); IBM WebSphere and Lotus: Implementing Collaborative Solutions (IBM Press); IBM WebSphere: Deployment and Advanced Configuration (IBM Press); J2EE 1.4 BluePrints: Designing Web Services with the J2EE 1.4 Platform (Sun Microsystems Press); J2EE Web Services by Richard Monson-Haefel (Addison-Wesley); Java Studio Creator Field Guide (Sun Microsystems Press); Java Transaction Processing (Prentice Hall PTR); JavaDesktop RiA-SoA (sandrasf.com); Just Java 2, Sixth Edition by Peter van der Linden (Prentice Hall PTR); MDA Explained: The Model Driven Architecture: Practice and Promise (Compuware Corp.); Pro Jakarta Commons (Apress); The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace (Apress); The Java Developer's Guide to Eclipse (IBM Press); The JFC Swing Tutorial, Second Edition (Addison-Wesley).

2) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Database Tool or Driver Nominees:

AdventNet SwisSQL - Oracle to SQL Server Migration Tool (AdventNet Inc.); AllFusion ERwin Data Modeler (Computer Associates); Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); C-JDBC (ObjectWeb); CocoBase(r) Enterprise O/R (Thought Inc.); Daffodil Replicator (Daffodil Software Ltd.); DataDirect Connect for JDBC (DataDirect Technologies); DataDirect Connect for SQL/XML (DataDirect Technologies); db4o (db4objects); DbVisualizer (Minq Software); EclipseUML Omondo (Omondo); Embarcadero DBArtisan Workbench (Embarcadero Technologies); ER/Studio (Embarcadero Technologies); Exadel ORM Studio (Exadel); FireStorm/DAO (CodeFutures); IBM Rational Rose Data Modeler (IBM); JCodeBox (Michael Campbell Associates); JDataConnect (JnetDirect); JDO Genie (Versant); JSecureConnect (JNetDirect); JSQLConnect (JNetDirect); Kodo JDO (SolarMetric); MagicDraw UML (No Magic); MVCSoft JDO Toolkit, Enterprise Edition (MVCSoft); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); RmiJdbc JDBC Driver (ObjectWeb).

3) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Enterprise Database Nominees:

Birdstep RDM Embedded 7.1 (Birdstep Technology); Daffodil DB (Daffodil Software); db4o (db4objects); HSQLDB (HSQLDB Development Team); IBM DB2 Universal Database (IBM); JDataStore 7 High Availability Edition (Borland); ObjectDB for Java/JDO (ObjectDB); Oracle Database 10g (Oracle); Oracle Database Lite 10g (Oracle); PointBase Embedded (DataMirror); Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise ASE (Sybase).

4) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Application Nominees:

Akmin's SiteGalore (Akmin); BEA WebLogic Server 8.1TM (BEA Systems); Bowstreet Workforce Management Suite (Bowstreet); Compuware OptimalJ Compuware); Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation); EclipseUML (Omondo); EditiX - XML Editor & XSLT Debugger (JAPISoft); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia); IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM); IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains); JCodeBox Michael (Campbell Associates); jEdit (jEdit.org); JReport (Jinfonet); MagicDraw UML (No Magic); Poseidon for UML (Gentleware); Regent 4 Financial Aid Management Software (Computing Options); ReportMill (ReportMill); Unify NXJ 10.5 (Unify); Visual Paradigm for UML (Visual Paradigm); XM Server (ActivSoftware); YourKit Java Profiler (YourKit).

5) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Application Server Nominees:

BEA WebLogic Server 8.1 (BEA Systems); Borland Enterprise Server (Borland); Embarcadero Describe Enterprise (Embarcadero Technologies); IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM); JBoss Application Server (JBoss Inc.); JOnAS (ObjectWeb); Macromedia JRun (Macromedia); Oracle Application Server 10g (Oracle); Sun Java System Application Server (Sun Microsystems); Sybase EAServer (Sybase).

6) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Component Nominees:

IMS DL/I Model Utility (IBM); Asprise OCR SDK (LAB Asprise!); Chart FX for Java (Software FX); Coldtags Suite (Coldbeans); Components! JavaBeans (jProductivity); InfoNode Docking Windows (NNL Technology); Java Date Picker Stand (By Soft); JClass DesktopViews and ServerViews (Quest Software); JDock - Swing docking framework (JAPISoft); JIDE Docking Framework (JIDE Software); Oracle ADF Business Components (Oracle); QuickServer (QuickServer.org); WebCharts3D v5.0 (Greenpoint); WebRenderer (JadeLiquid).

7) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Access Tool Nominees:

db4o (db4objects); DbVisualizer (Minq Software); Embarcadero DT/Studio (Embarcadero Technologies); FireStorm/DAO (CodeFutures); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); JDO Genie (Versant); JSQLMapper (JnetDirect); Kodo JDO (SolarMetric); MVCSoft JDO Toolkit, Enterprise Edition (MVCSoft); Oracle Application Server TopLink 10g (Oracle); XQuark (XQuark Group).

8) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Debugging Tool Nominees:

Compuware DevPartner Java Edition (Compuware); Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation); Enerjy Code Analyzer (Enerjy Software); FindBugs (University of Maryland); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); JProbe Suite (Quest Software); M7 NitroX (M7 Corporation); NetBeans (Sun Microsystems); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Parasoft Jtest (Parasoft).

9) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java IDE Environment Nominees:

AllFusion Plex (Computer Associates); BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 (BEA Systems); Borland JBuilder (Borland); CodePro Studio (Instantiations); Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation); Exadel JSF Studio (Exadel); Exadel Struts Studio (Exadel); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains); NetBeans/Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems); NitroX for JSP (M7); NovaEclispe (NovaTec); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Productivity! Professional for JBuilder (jProductivity); WebObjects (Apple).

10) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Messaging Tool Nominees:

Chat Blazer Enterprise (Pendulab); FioranoMQ (Fiorano Software); IBM WebSphere MQ (IBM); iBus//Mobile (Softwired); JMS Courier (Codemesh, Inc.); JORAM - Java Open Reliable Asynchronous Messaging (ScalAgent Distributed Technologies); OpenFusion Notification (Service PrismTech); SpiritCache 4.0 (SpiritSoft); Sun Java System Message Queue (Sun Microsystems); SwiftMQ (IIT Software); TIBCO Enterprise Message Service (TIBCO Software); XM Server (ActivSoftware).

11) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Java Persistence Architecture Nominees:

CocoBase(r) Enterprise O/R (Thought Inc.); db4o (db4objects); FireStorm/DAO - Data Access Objects Java Code Generator (CodeFutures); iBatis SQL Map Open Source: (iBatis); Kodo JDO (SolarMetric); MVCSoft JDO Toolkit, Enterprise Edition (MVCSoft); Oracle Application Server TopLink 10g (Oracle); WebObjects (Apple).

12) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Profiling / Testing Tool Nominees:

Agitator and the Agitar Managment Dashboard (Agitar Software); AppPerfect DevSuite (AppPerfect); Compuware DevPartner Java Edition (Compuware); Compuware TestPartner (Compuware); Embarcadero Extreme Test (Embarcadero Technologies); Enerjy Code Analyzer (Enerjy Software); Enerjy Memory Profiler (Enerjy Software); Enerjy Performance Profiler (Enerjy Software); Enerjy Thread Profiler (Enerjy Software); FindBugs (University of Maryland); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); JProfiler (ej-technologies); Optimizeit Enterprise Suite (Borland); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Parasoft Jtest (Parasoft); PerformaSure (Quest Software); YourKit Java Profiler (YourKit).

13) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Training Program Nominees:

BEA dev2devTM (BEA Systems); Beginning Java Programming (Object & Data labs); Certification Exam Simulators and Online Trainings (Whizlabs Software); CowCatcher (CowCatcher Project); Essential Java (Developmentor); IBM developerWorks Java Tutorials (IBM); Introduction to JBoss Administration (Accelebrate); J2EE Training Boot Camp (Koenig); Jakarta Struts Developer Workshop (Object & Data Labs); Java BluePrints (Sun Microsystems); Java Certification Training: SCJP 1.4 (Whizlabs); Java GUI Programming (Joe Grip); Sandra.jar for Sun's JDNC w/ RiA-SoA (SandraSF.com); Worldwide Java-WebSphere Training (Kenetiks).

14) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Virtual Machine Nominees:

BEA WebLogic JRockit 8.1TM (BEA Systems); Excelsior JET (Excelsior); IBM Java SDK version 1.4.2 (IBM); J2SE 1.5 (Sun Microsystems); JamVM (Robert Lougher); JanosVM The Jabos project (Java-Oriented Active Network); Kaffe (Kaffe.org); LaTTe Seoul National University (MASS Laboratory); PERC (Aonix); SableVM (The SableVM Project); Taurus JavaVM (Taurus Software & Consulting).

15) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Web Service Toolkit Nominees:

AllFusion 2E (Computer Associates); BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 (BEA Systems); IBM Emerging Technologies Toolkit - ETTK (IBM); Java Web Services Developer Pack v1.4 (Sun Microsystems); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Sandra.jar (SandraSF.com); WebObjects (Apple).

16) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Team Development Tool Nominees:

AllFusion Harvest Change Manager (Computer Associates); BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1TM (BEA Systems); Borland StarTeam (Borland); CodeBeamer (Intland Software); CodeFutures FireStorm/DAO Architect Edition (CodeFutures); Compuware DevPartner Java Edition (Compuware); Compuware OptimalJ (Compuware); Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation); Embarcadero ER/Studio and ER/Studio Repository (Embarcadero Technologies); IBM WebSphere Studio with IBM Rational ClearCase LT (IBM); Kaleido Design (Digital Airways); Logidex (LogicLibrary); MagicDraw UML Teamwork Server (No Magic); Miro.BAS (NCH International); MKS Integrity Solution (MKS); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Poseidon for UML (Gentleware); SpectrumSCM (Spectrum Software); Visual Paradigm Teamwork Server (Visual Paradigm).

17) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Wireless Application Nominees:

AirDefense 4.0 (AirDefense); Digital Signing Technology (GeoTrust); Ericsson Wireless Office System (Ericsson); GlobalPetFinder (Syniverse Technologies); IBM WebSphere MQ Everyplace (IBM); iBus//Mobile (Softwired); JBuddy Alerts (Zion Software); Mobile Processing Server (TSI Telecommunication Services); OSVM (Esmertec); Perfect Shopper (Activemobileware); RIM Blackberry Wireless Handheld (Research in Motion); Smartner Duality Always-on Mail (Smartner); ValueFirst - Velocity Plus (ValueFirst Messaging); Wapaka Microbrowser (Digital Airways).

18) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Most Innovative Java Product Nominees:

Akmin's Editlet (Akmin); Akmin's SiteGalore (Akmin); AllFusion Plex (Computer Associates); BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 (BEA Systems); CLASS 5 AVR (Secure Elements); Clustered JDBC (ObjectWeb); CocoBase(r) Enterprise O/R (Thought Inc.); CodeFutures FireStorm/DAO (CodeFutures); Coherence (Tangosol); Compuware DevPartner Java Edition (Compuware); Compuware OptimalJ (Compuware); db4o (db4objects); DCMS (Jini.org); Eclipse (Eclipse Foundation); EclipseUML (Omondo); Exadel JSF Studio (Exadel); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); IBM Workplace Client Technology, Micro Edition (IBM); ILOG JRules (ILOG); IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains); J.A.D.E. - Java Addition to Default Environment Open Source (The Dautelle family); Java Studio Creator (Sun Microsystems); JCodeBox Michael (Campbell Associates); JFormDesigner (Karl Tauber); Kinzan Studio (Kinzan); Logidex (LogicLibrary); Macromedia Flex (Macromedia); MagicDraw UML (No Magic); Miro.BAS (NCH International); MKS Integrity Manager (MKS); Oracle BPEL Process Manager (Oracle); Protection! Licensing Framework (jProductivity); QuickServer (QuickServer.org); ReportMill (ReportMill Software); Sandra.jar for Sun's JDNC w/ RiA-SoA (SandraSF.com); Spotlight for J2EE environments (Quest Software); Unify NXJ 10.5 (Unify); Visual Paradigm SDE (Visual Paradigm); WebCharts3D v5.0 (Greenpoint); WebObjects (Apple); WindowBuilder Pro (Instantiations); XM Server (ActivSoftware); XTT - Smart Web Clients for Java (InsiTech); YourKit Java Profiler (YourKit).

19) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Reporting Tool Nominees:

Crystal Reports (Business Objects); DocFlextor (Filigris Works); ExpressReport Professional Edition (Quadbase); i-net Crystal-Clear (i-net Software); ILOG JViews (ILOG); J2EE Self-Serve Reporting Platform (Panscopic); JClass ServerViews (Quest Software); JReport (Jinfonet); Modelistic JME (Modelistic Software); ReportMill (ReportMill); SoftArtisans OfficeWriter (SoftArtisans); Style Report (InetSoft); Windward Reports (Windward Studios).

20) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Application Monitoring Tool Nominees:

Application Performance Management (APM) Suite for the J2EE platform (Quest Software); AppPerfect DeploySuite (AppPerfect); AppSight J2EE (Identify Software); Borland Deployment Op-Center (Borland); Compuware Vantage (Compuware); IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance (IBM); JDBInsight (Jinspired); NetIQ AppManager Suite (NetIQ); VERITAS Indepth for J2EE-Adapative Instrumentation (VERITAS).

21) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best J2EE Application Development Framework Nominees:

AllFusion Gen (Computer Associates); BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1TM (BEA Systems); Borland Enterprise Studio for Java (Borland); Compuware OptimalJ 3.2 (Compuware); Exadel JSF Studio (Exadel); Exadel Struts Studio (Exadel); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); IntelliJ IDEA (JetBrains); JCodeBox (Michael Campbell Associates); Kinzan Studio for Java (Kinzan); Oracle ADF - Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Sandra.jar for Sun's JDNC w/ RiA-SoA (sandraSF.com); Sun Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems); WebObjects (Apple).

22) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Class Library Nominees:

Asynchronous IO for Java Package (IBM); JSOS (Coldbeans); Quest JClass DesktopViews and ServerViews (Quest Software); QuickServer (QuickServer.org); SWT 3.0 (Eclipse Foundation); text2gui Library (Taco Software);

23) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Business Intelligence Tool Nominees:

Crystal Enterprise 10 (Business Objects); ExtenBIS Business Intelligence Server v.1.0.320 (Extentech); JReport 7 (Jinfonet); Oracle Business Intelligence Beans (Oracle); Protection! Licensing Framework for Java (jProductivity); Quantrix Modeler (Quantrix); SAP Business Intelligence Java Software Development Kit (SAP).

24) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Mobile Database Nominees:

db4o (db4objects); IBM DB2 Everyplace (IBM); PointBase Micro PointBase, a division of (DataMirror); SQL Anywhere Studio 9 (Sybase).

25) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Installation Tool Nominees:

install4j (ej-technologies); InstallAnywere Enterprise Edition (Zero G Software); InstallShield (Macrovision); InstallShield X (Websens).

26) 2005 JDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Java Rich Client Platform Nominees:

Backbase Presentation Server (Backbase); Databeacon Smart Client Professional (Databeacon); JAXFront - MDA for your GUI (xcentric); Nexaweb 3.3 (Nexaweb); Sandra.jar for Sun's JDNC w/ RiA-SoA (SandraSF.com); Ultra Light Client for J2EE (Canoo); XTT - Smart Web Clients for Java (InsiTech).

1) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Book Nominees:

Building Applications with the Linux Standard Base (IBM Press); Linux Programming by Example: The Fundamentals (Prentice Hall); Moving to Linux: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye! (Addison-Wesley); Book- Title: Moving to the Linux Business Desktop (Addison-Wesley); Book- Title: "Point & Click Linux" (Prentice Hall PTR); A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux (Prentice Hall PTR); C++ GUI Programming with Qt 3 (Prentice Hall PTR); Java Application Development on Linux (Prentice Hall PTR); Linux Application Development, 2nd Edition (Addison-Wesley); Linux For Dummies, 5th Edition by Dee-Ann LeBlanc (Wiley); Linux Mobile Guide (TuxMobil); Linux Toys by Christopher Negus (Wiley); Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management (Packt Publishing); Open Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law (Prentice Hall PTR); PHP 5 Power Programming (Prentice Hall PTR); Red Hat Fedora Linux 2 Bible by Chris Negus Wiley); Samba-3 by Example: Practical Exercises to Successful Deployment (Prentice Hall PTR); Succeeding with Open Source (Addison-Wesley); The Linux Home Networking eBooks (Linux Home Networking); The Official Samba-3 How To and Reference Guide (Prentice Hall PTR).

2) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Database Nominees:

C-JDBC (ObjectWeb); Daffodil DB (Daffodil Software); Ingres (Computer Associates); MySQL (MySQL AB); OpenInsight for Linux (Revelation Software); Oracle Database 10g (Oracle); Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise - ASE (Sybase); tuxmobil.org (tuxmobil.org).

3) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Developer Tool Nominees:

ActiveState Komodo 3.0 (ActiveState); AllFusion Harvest Change Manager (Computer Associates); AQtime Linux Edition (AutomatedQA); Borland Enterprise Studio for C++ (Borland); CodeBeamer (Intland Software); ILOG JViews (ILOG); Insure++ (Parasoft); JCodeBox (Michael Campbell Associates); M7 NitroX (M7 Corporation); MagicDraw (No Magic); NetBeans Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems); Novell Mono 1.0 (Novell); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Poseidon for UML (Gentleware AG); REALbasic Professional Edition (REAL Software); Visual Paradigm for UML (Visual Paradigm); Zend Studio (Zend Technologies).

4) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Distribution Nominees:

Debian GNU/Linux (justprivate, Inc.); Mandrakelinux 10.1 (MandrakeSoft); Novell SUSE LINUX 9.1 (Novell); Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Red Hat); Slackware 10.0 (Slackware Linux).

5) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Email Client Nominees:

Mozilla Thunderbird & Enigmail (whatastupidkwestion.org); Mulberry v.4 (ISAMET, Inc.); Novell Evolution 1.5 (Novell).

6) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Email Server Nominees:

AVG Linux Email Server Edition (Grisoft, Inc.); CommuniGate Pro with Groupware v4.1 (Stalker Software); Novell SUSE LINUX Openexchange Server 4 (Novell).

7) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Enterprise Management Tool Nominees:

Daffodil Replicator (Daffodil Software); HP Integrated Lights-Outs (Hewlett-Packard); HP Systems Insight Manager (Hewlett-Packard); Levanta Release 3 (Levanta, Inc.); NetIQ AppManager Suite (NetIQ); NetOp Remote Control (CrossTec Corporation); Novell ZENworks Linux Management (Novell); Server Management for Linux (BMC Software); SmartStart Scripting Toolkit Linux Edition (Hewlett-Packard); Unicenter Network and Systems Management (Computer Associates).

8) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Groupware Server Nominees:

CommuniGate Pro with Groupware v4.1 (Stalker Software); IntraSmart (Mindbridge Software); Novell Groupwise 6.5 for Linux (Novell); SiteScape Forum (SiteScape).

9) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Productivity Tool Nominees:

BrightStor Document Manager (Computer Associates); Clustered JDBC (ObjectWeb); CodeBeamer (Intland Software); ILOG JRules (ILOG); OpForce (VERITAS); Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle); Voltaire 9288 - 288 Port Infiniband Cluster Switch/Router (Voltaire); Win4Lin Workstation (NeTraverse).

10) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Programming Environment Nominees:

Borland Enterprise Studio for C++ (Borland); HP Visual Threads (Hewlett-Packard); IBM WebSphere Studio Workbench (IBM); JCodeBox (Michael Campbell Associates); NetBeans Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems); REALbasic Professional Edition (REAL Software); TotalView (Etnus).

11) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Server Nominees:

Altix 3700 Bx2 (SGI); IBM eServer (IBM); Novell SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 8 (Novell); ProLiant DL380 G4 (Hewlett-Packard); Red Hat Enterprise Linux As (Red Hat); The Sun Fire (AMD and Sun Microsystems).

12) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Storage Software Solution Nominees:

Arkeia Network Backup v5.2 (Arkeia Corporation); BrightStor ARCserve Backup for Linux (Computer Associates); Coraid EtherDrive Storage Blades (Coraid); HP OpenView Storage Data Protector (Hewlett-Packard); HP StorageWorks Scalable File Share - HP SFS (Hewlett-Packard); IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (IBM); Netvault 7.x (BakBone Software); Storage Foundation (VERITAS).

13) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Linux Training Nominees:

Certification Online Training (Whizlabs Software); Linux Admin I (H7091S) and Linux Admin II H7092S (Hewlett-Packard); Novell Certified Linux Engineer (Novell); Online Linux Networking Training Guides (Linux Home Networking).

14) 2005 LinuxWorld Readers' Choice Awards - Best Security Software Solution Nominees:

Astaro Security Linux Version 5 (Astaro Corporation); EnGarde Secure Linux (Guardian Digital); F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Client and Server Security (F-Secure); Novell Nsure (Novell); ServerProtect for Linux (Trend Micro); SmartNSecure (SoftPro Technologies); Sun Identity Management (Sun Microsystems).

1) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Books Nominees:

.NET Framework Standard Library Reference by Brad Abrams (Addison-Wesley); .NET Multithreading (Manning Publications); AppDev Professional Training via CD-ROM for .NET (AppDev Training); Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming (Wintellect); ASP.NET Insider Solutions (Sams); ASP.NET Beta Preview (Wiley); ASP.NET Cookbook (O'Reilly); ASP.NET For Dummies (Wiley); ASP.NET Professional Secrets (Wiley); ASP.NET The Beta Version (Addison-Wesley); Beginning .NET Game Programming in C# (Apress); Beginning ASP.NET E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional (Apress); Beginning C# Objects: From Concepts to Code (Apress); Beginning VB.NET (Wiley); Building Websites with Microsoft Content Management Server (Packt Publishing); Building Websites with the ASP.NET Community Starter Kit (Packt Publishing); C# and The .NET Platform, Second Edition (Apress); Certification Exam Simulator (Whizlabs Software); Debugging Applications for Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Windows (Wintellect); Design Patterns in C# (Addison-Wesley); Developing Application Frameworks in .NET (Apress); Expert C# Business Objects (Apress); Expert Service-Oriented Architecture In C#: Using the Web Services Enhancements (Apress); Innerworkings (Innerworkings); Learning C# (O'Reilly); Microsoft Reporting Services in Action (Manning Publications); Professional ASP.NET (Wiley); Professional C# (Wiley); Professional Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET (Wiley); Professional VB.NET (Wiley); Programming .NET Components (O'Reilly); Programming ASP.NET (O'Reilly); Programming C# (O'Reilly); Programming Windows Server (Manning Publications); Regular Expressions with .NET (Desaware); The C# Programming Language (Addison-Wesley); The Visual Basic .NET Programming Language (Addison-Wesley); TranscenderCert Practice Exams (Transcender); TransTrainer Exam Prep Videos (Transcender); Visual Basic .NET or C#: Which to Choose? (Desaware); Visual Basic.NET All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley); Web-based Training for .NET Developers (LearnKey); Windows Forms Programming in C# (Addison-Wesley).

2) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Build Tools / Installers Nominees:

AllFusion Harvest Change Manager Openmake Option (Computer Associates); Automated Build Studio (AutomatedQA); HP Enterprise Toolkit--NonStop Edition (Hewlett-Packard); InstallAnywhere.NET (Zero G Software); InstallShield (Macrovision); Iron Speed Designer (Iron Speed Inc.); Perl Dev Kit (ActiveState); StoreFront 6.0 (LaGarde); Thinstall Studio (Jitit, Inc.); Wise for Windows Installer (Wise Solutions).

3) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Editors / IDEs Nominees:

Altova xmlspy 2004 (Altova); Borland Delphi 8 for the Microsoft .NET Framework (Borland); CodeRush for Visual Studio.NET (Developer Express); Epicor ICE Internet Componet Environment (Epicor Software); Jetbrains ReSharper (JetBrains); Kinzan Studio for .NET Kinzan); Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 (Macromedia); Visual Perl (ActiveState); Visual Python (ActiveState); Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft); Visual XSLT (ActiveState).

4) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Libraries / Controls Nominees:

/n software IP*Works (/n software); ActiveReports for .NET (Data Dynamics); AdvancedList .NET (Resco); ASPxGrid (Developer Express); Atalasoft DotAnnotate (Atalasoft); Atalasoft DotImage (Atalasoft); Atalasoft DotTwain (Atalasoft); Borland Janeva (Borland); Chart FX for .NET (Software FX, Inc.); combit List & Label 10 (combit GmbH); ComponentArt Web.UI for ASP.NET (ComponentArt Inc.); ComponentOne Studio Enterprise (ComponentOne); DataWindow .NET (Sybase); Desaware Licensing System .NET (Desaware, Inc.); DetailView .NET (Resco); Dundas Chart for .NET (Dundas Software); ILOG Gantt for .NET (ILOG); Intersoft WebGrid.NET Enterprise (Intersoft Solutions); LEADTOOLS Raster Imaging Pro for .NET (LEAD Technologies); NetAdvantage (Infragistics); NETRONIC VARCHART XGantt .NET Edition (NETRONIC Software); Nevron Chart for .NET (Nevron LLC); Nevron Diagram for .NET (Nevron LLC); NI Measurement Studio (National Instruments); NMath Suite (CenterSpace Software); PDF4NET (O2 Solutions); PlusDock 1.0 Docking Windows Library (Olvio IT, Inc.); PlusSuite 1.0 (Olvio IT, Inc.); SharpUI for .NET (Data Dynamics); SoftArtisans OfficeWriter (SoftArtisans); Stingray Objective Grid (Rogue Wave Software); TeeChart for .Net (Steema Software); telerik r.a.d.controls web-suite (telerik); XHEO|Licensing (XHEO, Inc.); XtraGrid Suite (Developer Express).

5) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Providers / Tools Nominees:

AbleCommerce 5.5 for Asp.Net (AbleCommerce.com); Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); Borland Janeva (Borland); CF Dynamics (CF Dynamics); CMS 400.net version 4.7 (Ektron); ComponentOne Studio Enterprise (ComponentOne); CXO Systems 3.2 (CXO Systems); DataDirect Connect for .NET (DataDirect Technologies); db4o (db4objects); Edge Web Hosting (Edge Web Hosting); EV1 Servers (EV1Servers.net); FuseTalk 2.0 (FuseTalk); Geographic Information Systems (ESRI); HiT Software Ritmo (HiT Software); Hosting.com True VPS plan (Hosting.com); Integral Accounting Enterprise (STFB Inc.); JuggerNET (Codemesh); Kinzan Studio (Kinzan); Logidex (LogicLibrary); Oracle Data Provider for .NET (Oracle); PerlASPX (ActiveState); StoreFront (LaGarde); Web Services Business Network (StrikeIron).

6) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Modeling, Optimization, and Analysis Tools Nominees:

Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); Borland Together Edition for Visual Studio .NET (Borland); CodeLogic for C# .NET (Logic Explorers, Inc.); Compuware DevPartner Studio Professional Edition (Compuware); CXO Systems 3.2 (CXO Systems); DeKlarit (DeKlarit); devAdvantage 2.1 (Anticipating Minds); Epicor ICE Internet Componet Environment (Epicor Software); Klocwork 6.0 (Klocwork Inc.); Poseidon for UML (Gentleware AG); SDE for Visual Studio.NET (Visual Paradigm); SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services (Microsoft); TierDeveloper 4.0 (AlachiSoft); Vil (www.1bot.com).

7) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Profilers, Optimizers, Decompilers, and Obfuscators Nominees:

ANTS Load (Red Gate Software); ANTS Profiler (Red Gate Software); AQtime 4 (AutomatedQA); CLR Profiler (Microsoft); Compuware DevPartner Profiler Community Edition (Compuware); Decompiler.NET (Jungle Creatures, Inc.); Demeanor for .NET, Enterprise Edition (Wise Owl Consulting); Dotfuscator inside Visual Studio (PreEmptive Solutions); Optimizeit Profiler for the Microsoft .NET Framework (Borland); Perl Dev Kit (ActiveState); Rhythmyx (Percussion Software); XenoCode (XenoCode Corporation).

8) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Source Control and Team Facilitation Nominees:

AQdevTeam (AutomatedQA); Borland StarTeam (Borland); Compuware DevPartner Studio Enterprise Edition (Compuware); MKS Integrity Solution (MKS); Serena ChangeMan Dimensions Add-in for Visual Studio .NET (SERENA Software); SourceGear Vault (SourceGear); Visual Intercept (Elsinore Technologies); Visual SourceSafe (Microsoft).

9) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Testing, Q/A, and Debugging Nominees:

.TEST (Parasoft); ANTS Load (Red Gate Software); ANTS Profiler (Red Gate Software); AppSight Application Support System (Identify Software); AVIcode Intercept Studio (AVIcode); CAS/Tester (Desaware); Compuware DevPartner Studio Professional Edition (Compuware); Compuware QACenter Enterprise Edition (Compuware); Compuware QACenter Performance Edition (Compuware); HarnessIt (United Binary, LLC); onTime2004 (Axosoft); TestComplete (AutomatedQA); Visual Perl (ActiveState); Visual Python (ActiveState); Visual XSLT (ActiveState).

10) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Web Sites Nominees:

ASPAdvice.com (ASPAlliance); ASPAlliance.com (ASPAlliance); Microsoft Developer Network MSDN (Microsoft); MSDN Logidex .NET Library (LogicLibrary); The Code Project (The Code Project); vbCity Developer Community (vbCity.com); www.asp.net (Microsoft).

11) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Application Management Nominees:

AppSight Application Support System (Identify Software); (Aquifer Application Services Platform Systems Management Engineering); AVIcode Intercept Studio (AVIcode); BusinessObjects 6.5 (Business Objects); DiagnoSys (H&W); Digital Evolution Service Manager (Digital Evolution); Kinitos Application Management for .NET (Kinitos Inc.); ManageSoft 7.0 (ManageSoft); PocketAdmin for Windows (Expand Beyond).

12) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - .NET Instructor- Led Training Nominees:

.NET Architechture and Design: Building Distributed Applications with .NET (DevelopMentor); .NET Campsight: Server Edition (Pluralsight LLC); .NET Fundamentals (Global Knowledge); ASP.NET (Global Knowledge); Essential ASP.NET 2.0 (DevelopMentor); Mastering .NET Debugging (Wintellect); Mastering the .NET Framework (Wintellect); Mastering Web Form Applications (Wintellect); Service-Oriented Architechture Using BizTalk 2004 (DevelopMentor); VB.NET Programming (Global Knowledge).

1) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best App Server for Web Services:

BEA WebLogic Server (BEA Systems); Borland Enterprise Server (Borland); JBoss Application Server (JBoss); Macromedia ColdFusion (Macromedia); Oracle Application Server 10g (Oracle); Sun Java System Application Server (Sun Microsystems); Sybase EAServer (Sybase); Virtuoso (OpenLink Software); WebSphere Application Server (IBM); Windows Server, Standard Edition (Microsoft).

2) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Book:

XQuery: The XML Query Language (Addison-Wesley); Developing Enterprise Web Services: An Architect's Guide (Prentice Hall PTR); Enterprise Service Bus (Sonic Software); J2EE" Web Services (Addison-Wesley); Perspectives On Web Services (IBM); Service-Oriented Architecture (Prentice Hall PTR); Understanding Web Services: XML, WSDL, SOAP, and UDDI (Addison-Wesley); Web Services: A Manager's Guide (Addison-Wesley); XML-Based Integration with XAware (XAware); XSLT 2.0 Web Development (Prentice Hall PTR).

3) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Framework for Web Services:

BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems); BusinessWorks (TIBCO Software); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); Grand Central Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); HyperService Business Platform (NextAxiom); IBM WebSphere Software Platform (IBM); IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (IBM); Java Web Services Developer Pack (Sun Microsystems); K2 Web Services Platform (iCMG); m7Professional 4.0 (m7); mScape (WestGlobal); Oracle Application Development Framework - ADF (Oracle); Rogue Wave LEIF (Rogue Wave Software); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); Systinet Product Suite (Systinet); Vista (Epicor); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); XML Business Integration Portfolio (Software AG).

4) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best GUI for Web Services Product:

Altova xmlspy (Altova); Ascential Real-Time Integration Solution (Ascential Software); Eclipse (IBM); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia Ltd.); Grand Central Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); Hyperservice Studio (NextAxiom); IBM WebSphere Software Platform (IBM); mScape (WestGlobal); Novell exteNd Workbench (Novell); Primus Knowledge Center (Primus); Reactivity Manager (Reactivity, Inc.); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); XTT - Smart Web Clients for Java (InsiTech).

5) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Integrated Services Environment:

Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); Artix (IONA Technologies); BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems); Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); Cape Clear 6 (Cape Clear); E2open B2B Integration Solution (E2Open); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); Hyperservice Business Platform (NextAxiom); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); Novell exteNd (Novell); Oracle JDeveloper 10g (Oracle); QDX Platform V (Quovadx); SeeBeyond Integrated Composite Application Network (SeeBeyond); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); Unify NXJ (Unify); Web Services Business Network (StrikeIron); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); XML Business Integration Portfolio (Software AG).

6) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Portal Platform for Web Services:

BEA WebLogic Portal (BEA Systems); Business Services Network (Grand Central); IBM WebSphere Portal Server (IBM); mScape (WestGlobal); Novell exteNd (Novell); Oracle Application Server Portal (Oracle); Portal Builder (TIBCO Software); SeeBeyond Integrated Composite Application Network (SeeBeyond); Sun Java System Portal Server (Sun Microsystems); Tamino XML Server (Software AG); Vignette V7 Portal Services (Vignette); webMethods Portal (webMethods).

7) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Service-Oriented Architecture:

ActiveBPEL (Active Endpoints); Artix (IONA Technologies); BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems); Cape Clear 6 (Cape Clear); Compuware Uniface (Compuware); DreamFactory Software (DreamFactory); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); IBM WebSphere Business Integration Server Foundation (IBM); KnowNow 2 Enterprise Edition (KnowNow); m7 Application Assembly Platform (m7); Novell exteNd (Novell); SeeBeyond Integrated Composite Application Network (SeeBeyond); sforce (Salesforce.com); Skyway Builder (Skyway Software); TIBCO BusinessWorks (TIBCO Software); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); Westbridge XML Message Server (Westbridge Technology); XML Business Integration Portfolio (Software AG).

8) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Service Security Solution:

Digital Evolution Service Manager (Digital Evolution); Digital Evolution XML VPN (Digital Evolution); Enterprise Service Integrator (Software AG); Forum Sentry Web Services Gateway (Forum Systems); IBM Tivoli Access Manager (IBM); Identity and Access Management Solution (Avanade); JWSDP 1.4 XML and Web Services Security (Sun Microsystems); Novell Nsure (Novell); Oblix COREsv 4.0 (Oblix); Reactivity Secure Deployment System (Reactivity); RSA BSAFE Secure-WS-J software SWS-J (RSA Security); TransactionMinder (Netegrity); VordelDirector (Vordel); Web Services Domain Boundary Controller WS-DBC (Xtradyne); Westbridge XML Message Server (Westbridge Technology); XML Guardian Gateway (Sarvega); XS40 XML Security Gateway (DataPower).

9) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services Platform:

Altova xmlspy 2004 Altova); BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems); Business Service Network (Grand Central Communications); BusinessWorks (TIBCO Software); Cape Clear 6 (Cape Clear); eBay Developers Program (eBay); IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM); Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Sun Microsystems); Macromedia ColdFusion (Macromedia); Microsoft .NET Framework (Microsoft); Novell exteNd (Novell); Oracle Application Server 10g (Oracle); QDX" Platform V (Quovadx); sforce (Salesforce.com); Sun Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); XML Business Integration Portfolio (Software AG).

10) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services Automation Tool:

Altova xmlspy (Altova); Enterprise Service Integrator (Software AG); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia Ltd); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); IBM WebSphere Studio (IBM); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); webMethods Fabric (webMethods).

11) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services BPM Engine:

ActiveBPEL (ActiveBPEL); BEA WebLogic Integration (BEA Systems); BizTalkServer (Microsoft); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); FuegoBPM (Fuego, Inc.); Novell exteNd (Novell); Oracle BPEL Process Manager (Oracle); Savvion BPM Studio (Savvion); Unify NXJ 10.5 (Unify Corp.); Unwired Orchestrator (Sybase); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); WebSphere Business Integration Modeler (IBM).

12) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services IDE:

Altova xmlspy 2004 (Altova); BEA WebLogic Workshop (BEA Systems); Borland JBuilder (Borland); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia Ltd.); IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (IBM); NetBeans/Java Studio Enterprise (Sun Microsystems); Novell exteNd (Novell); Oracle JDeveloper 10g (Oracle); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); Visual Basic.NET (Microsoft).

13) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services Integration Tool:

Above All Studio (AboveAll Software); ActiveWebflow Professional (Active Endpoints); Artix (IONA Technologies); BEA WebLogic Integration (BEA Systems); BusinessWorks (TIBCO Software); Enterprise Service Integrator (Software AG); Fiorano ESB (Fiorano Software); Grand Central Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); IBM WebSphere Integration Broker (IBM); ILOG JViews (ILOG); Infrastructure Transformation (Avanade); Kapow RoboSuite (Kapow Technologies); MetaMatrix Integration Server (MetaMatrix); Novell exteNd (Novell); sforce (Salesforce.com); Shadow z/Services (NEON Systems); Steam XML (Clear Methods, Inc); Stylus Studio XML IDE Stylus Studio); Unwired Orchestrator (Sybase); Virtuoso 3.5 (OpenLink Software); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods).

14) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services Legacy Adapter or Utility:

Altova xmlspy (Altova); Artix Mainframe (IONA Technologies); Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); Enterprise Legacy Integrator and Adapters (Software AG); IBM alphaWorks Emerging Technologies Tool Kit (IBM); IBM Web Services Tool Kit (IBM); IBM WebSphere Host Access Transformation Services (IBM); jAllora (Hit Software); Kapow RoboSuite (Kapow Technologies); Logidex (LogicLibrary); Novell Nsure UDDI Server (Novell); Shadow z/Services (NEON Systems); SOAPscope 4.0 (Mindreef); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); Tamino XML Server (Software AG); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); WebSphere Integration Adapters (IBM).

15) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services Management Tool/Platform:

Acsera 5 (Acsera); Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); AmberPoint Exception Manager (AmberPoint); AmberPoint Management Foundation (AmberPoint); AmberPoint Service Level Manager (AmberPoint); BEA WebLogic Platform (BEA Systems); Digital Evolution Service Manager (Digital Evolution); Digital Harbor Piie Platform (Digital Harbor); IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance (IBM); Oblix COREsv (Oblix); Oracle Enterprise Manager (Oracle); SOAPStation (Actional); webMethods Enterprise Services Platform (webMethods); XML Business Integration Portfolio (Software AG).

16) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services or XML Site:

www.altova.com/dev_portal.html (Altova); BEA dev2dev (BEA Systems); Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); capescience.com (Cape Clear Software); Developer Communities (Software AG); Developer's Corner (Systenet Corporation); IBM developerWorks (IBM); IONA Artix Tech Zone (IONA Technologies); Oracle Technology Network otn.oracle.com (Oracle); PerfectXML (PerfectXML); sforce (Salesforce.com); stylusstudio.com (Stylus Studio); Sun's java.sun.com/webservices Web Site (Sun Microsystems); WebServicesMall.com (Xlicons); Xmethods.net (XMethods); xml.org (Oasis).

17) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services Testing Tool:

Altova xmlspy (Altova); AmberPoint Express (AmberPoint); ANTS Load (Red Gate Software); Compuware DevPartner Java Edition (Compuware); Compuware DevPartner Studio Professional Edition (Compuware); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia Ltd.); IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance with Rational Robot (IBM); Oracle JDeveloper 10g (Oracle); SIFT (Service Integrity); SilkPerformer (Segue Software); SilkTest (Segue Software); SOAPscope (Mindreef); Soaptest (Parasoft); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); Vordel SOAPbox (Vordel).

18) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Services or XML Training:

Altova Educational Services (Altova); AppDev ASP.NET CD-ROM Training (AppDev Training); ASP.NET Web Services Fundamentals (LearnKey); BEA dev2devTM (BEA Systems); Business Services Network (Grand Central Communications); Career Path Training for Software Testers (Vettanna); Certification Exam Simulator (Whizlabs Software); DemoZone (Software AG); IBM developerWorks Speedstart Web services (IBM); IONA Web Services and SOA Foundation Course (IONA Technologies); Mindreef SOAPscope (Mindreef); Sun Java Web Services Developer Pack Tutorial (Sun Microsystems).

19) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best XML Utility:

Ektron CMS (Ektron); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia Ltd.); Exegenix Conversion Satellite (Exegenix); IBM DB2 XML Extender (IBM); Java API for XML Processing (Sun Microsystems); Oracle10g (Oracle); Pantero Designer (Pantero); Sarvega XML Speedway Processor (Sarvega); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); Tamino XML Server (Software AG); XMetaL Author Blast (Radius); XSLMaker (Promind Systems); XSLT Processor of Altova xmlspy (Altova).

20) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Best XML Parser:

Altova xmlspy (Altova); ContentMaster (Itemfield); DataPower XA35 XML Accelerator (DataPower Technology); IBM XML Parser for Java (IBM); J.A.D.E. Java Addition to Default Environment (The Dautelle Family); Java API for XML Processing JAXP (Sun Microsystems); Oracle XDK (Oracle); SOAPscope (Mindreef); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); x-Fetch Performer (Republica Corp.); XESOS XML EventStream Operating System (Sarvega).

21) 2005 Web Services Journal / XML Journal Readers' Choice Awards - Most Innovative Application of XML:

Altova xmlspy (Altova); Call Control XML Interpreter (IBM); eBay Developers Program (eBay); Exchanger XML Editor (Cladonia Ltd.); Integrated Electronic Service Delivery IESD (Software AG); Macromedia Flex (Macromedia); sforce (Salesforce.com); Stylus Studio XML IDE (Stylus Studio); XA-iServer (XAware); XMAX XMetaL for ActiveX (Blast Radius); XML Canon/Developer (TIBCO Software).

1) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Book Nominees:

Dreamweaver MX 2004: The Missing Manual (Pogue Press); Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Bible (Macromedia Press); ColdFusion MX Bible (Wiley); ColdFusion MX Web Application Construction Kit (Macromedia Press); ColdFusion MX Web Application Construction Kit, Fifth Edition (Macromedia Press); Developer Resource (Pete Freitag); Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Hands-On Training (Pearson Education); Mastering Internet Video: A Guide to Streaming and On-Demand Video (Addison-Wesley); Programming ColdFusion MX, 2nd Edition (O'Reilly).

2) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best CF Web Service Nominees:

ActivSpell Web Service (ActivSoftware); BillingOrchard (Billing Orchard); CF Tip-of-the-Day (BenForta.com); Daily Reading (Aspiring Geek); Fullasagoog.com (Geoff Bowers); House of Fusion web feeds (House of Fusion).

3) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Consulting Service Nominees:

Internet Consulting (cgk Technologies Group); Codesweeper (Codesweeper); Cold Fusion Web Hosting (Angry Sam Productions); ecom enterprises, inc. (ecom enterprises); Fig Leaf Software, Inc. (Fig Leaf Software); Highlander Consulting (Highlander Consulting); TeraTech Consulting (TeraTech).

4) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Content Management Tool Nominees:

ActivEdit 4.x (ActivSoftware); Akmin's Editlet (Akmin); AssetNow (Orbital); CommonSpot Content Server (PaperThin); EasyConsole Web Content Management System (Dynamic Works); Ektron CMS300 (Ektron); FarCry CMS (Daemon); Hot Banana - Web Content Management System (Hot Banana Software); INM's Impressario Xtra Integration (New Media); KTML - visual HTML editor (InterAKT Online); LayerIT CMS (LayerIT); Macromedia Contribute (Macromedia); SitePublish (Intrafinity); Surround SCM (Seapine); WebPress (Ecom Enterprises).

4) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Custom Tag or Component Nominees:

ActivEdit 4.x (ActivSoftware); ActivMail 2.x (ActivSoftware); ActivSpell 2.x ActivSoftware); Coldtags Suite (Coldbeans); intelliCalendar Oprea.org); jComponents - Tabs, Trees, and more! Joe Rinehart (clearsoftware.net); KTML - visual HTML editor (InterAKT Online); MP3 Player v1.0 (SoftPro Systems); MX Widgets (InterAKT Online); MyAccessAdmin 2.0 (Aspiring Geek); PhotoAlbum v1.0 (SoftPro Systems); ServerConnector v1.0 (SoftPro Systems); TeraTech CFXGraphicsserver (TeraTech); WebCharts3D v5.0 (Greenpoint).

5) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best eBusiness Software Nominees:

AbleCommerce 5.5 for ColdFusion MX (AbleCommerce.com); ActivMail 2.x (ActivSoftware); ActivMailMan (ActivSoftware); DynaPortal (DynaPortal Software); eCommerce System (Intrafinity Inc); FlashORB (Midnight Coders); FuseTalk (FuseTalk); intelli MailBot 4.1 Enterprise (oprea.org); Macromedia Flex (Macromedia); MX Shop (InterAKT Online); NQcontent V2 (NQ Content); QuickCart (QuickCart); Vertabase Pro (Standpipe Studios).

6) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Education and Training Nominees:

ActivSoftware Developer Tutorials (ActivSoftware); ActivSoftware Code Sample Resource (ActivSoftware); Certifiable (Daemon); CFMX Exam Buster (Centrasoft); CFNewbie.com (CFNewbie.com); eLearning Server (Intrafinity); Fig Leaf Software Certified Macromedia Training (Fig Leaf Software); Highlander Training (Highlander); Java for CF Developers (HalHelms.com); Macromedia RoboDemo 5 (Macromedia); TeraTech Training (TeraTech).

7) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Application Nominees:

ActivMail 2.x (ActivSoftware); ActivMailMan (ActivSoftware); AutoJini (AutoJini); Collaboration Server (Intrafinity); CommonSpot Content Server (PaperThin); EasyConsole eCRM (Dynamic Works); EasyConsole Web Content Management System (EasyConsole); FarCry CMS (Daemon); FuseTalk (FuseTalk); inFusion Authenticator for IIS (On-Line Data Solutions); intelli MailBot 4.1 Enterprise (oprea.org); LayerIT CMS (LayerIT); MX Shop (InterAKT Online) PhotoFolio 4 (Codesweeper); PrismAV For ColdFusion (SiteObjects); Vertabase Pro (Standpipe Studios).

8) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Development Tool Nominees:

CF Code Review Tool (ActivSoftware); Dreamweaver MX 2004 (Macromedia); FlashORB (Midnight Coders); Macromedia Flash MX 2004 (Macromedia); Macromedia Studio MX 2004 (Macromedia); MX Kollection (InterAKT Online); ReportMill 7.0 (ReportMill).

9) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Hosting Nominees:

CFXHosting Advanced VPS (CFXHosting); ColdFusion Hosting (CFDynamics); ColdFusion Web Hosting (CF Hosting); ColdFusion Web Hosting (Intent.Net); ColdFusion Web Hosting (HostMySite.com); ColdFusion Web Hosting (Crystal Tech); Colony One On-Line (Colony One); Edgewebhosting.net (Edgewebhosting.net); EV1 Servers (EV1 Servers); Express ColdFusion Hosting (Via Networks); ServerSide (ServerSide); Web Page Associates (Web Page Associates); Webcore (Webcore Technologies).

10) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best Web Site or Community Nominees:

ActivSoftware Developer Community Resources (ActivSoftware); Blog By Pete Freitag (ActivSoftware); ChattyFig Talklist Listserv (Fig Leaf Software); Common Function Library (CFLib.org); EasyCFM.Com (EasyCFM); FlashCFM.com (FlashCFM.com); forta.com (forta.com); Fullasagoog.com (Geoff Bowers); http://www.communitymx.com (Community MX); Macromedia DevCenter (Macromedia); TeraTech CFConf Central (TeraTech); WAMMO (Wammo.org).

11) 2005 MXDJ / CFDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Most Innovative Application Nominees:

AbleCommerce 5.5 for ColdFusion MX (AbleCommerce.com); ActivMail 2.x (ActivSoftware); ActivMailMan (ActivSoftware); BlueDragon for the Microsoft .NET Framework (New Atlanta Communications); CommonSpot Content Server (PaperThin); EasyConsole Web Content Management System (DW Dynamic Works); FarCry CMS (Daemon); FlashORB (Midnight Coders); inFusion Mail Server (On-Line Data Solutions); intelli MailBot 4.1 Enterprise (oprea.org); JournURL (Agincourt Media); LayerIT CMS (LayerIT); Macromedia Studio MX 2004 (Macromedia); MX Kollection (InterAKT Online); Vertabase Pro (Standpipe Studios). For more information on how to take advantage of SYS-CON.TV's charter advertising opportunities, please contact Carmen Gonzalez at [email protected], or by phone at 201 802-3021. To inquire about programming and on-air participation, please contact Jeremy Geelan at [email protected], or by phone at 201 802-3022.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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