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Leading Industry Analyst Firm Names Vignette to Leaders Quadrant in Horizontal Portal Products

Vignette today announced that Gartner has positioned Vignette in the Leaders Quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Products, 2008 report
  • 23 September, 2008 11:07

<p>Leading Industry Analyst Firm Names Vignette to Leaders Quadrant in Horizontal Portal Products</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia — September 23, 2008 – Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN) today announced that Gartner has positioned Vignette in the Leaders Quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Products, 2008 report[1].</p>
<p>According to the report, “general interest in Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 is driving several horizontal portal vendors to continue enhancing support for Ajax or alternative Rich Internet Application (RIA) technologies to provide rich user interfaces, as well as social-networking features and enterprise mashup capabilities.”</p>
<p>Gartner assesses vendors on their vision and ability to execute. According to the research firm, “leaders in this Magic Quadrant have a full range of capabilities to support a range of portal deployment scenarios and have demonstrated consistent product delivery in meeting customer needs for a substantial period of time. Leaders have delivered significant product innovation and have been successful in selling to new customers across industries.”</p>
<p>Vignette Portal is an award-winning, Web 2.0 ready portal framework that enables organisations to rapidly build and deliver highly customisable applications to support the real-time information needs of customers, employees and partners. Vignette Portal integrates with Vignette Collaboration, Community and other applications, enabling the creation of personalised online experiences for individuals, groups and project teams with superior platform support, stability and availability. The Portal is fully certified on JSR 286 and WSRP 2.0 portlet industry standards.</p>
<p>“Delivering unique and engaging web experiences requires a lightning fast site with rich content and personalised, interactive applications,” said Dave Dutch, senior vice president of products and marketing at Vignette. “Vignette Portal puts these capabilities within reach via a framework that allows delegation of Web site management to business users for maximum agility.”</p>
<p>About Vignette
Vignette provides software and services that deliver the Web’s most dynamic user experiences. The Vignette Web Experience brings rich media and engaging content to life for the world’s greatest brands. Vignette is headquartered in Austin, Texas with operations worldwide. Visit www.vignette.com.</p>
<p>About the Gartner Magic Quadrant</p>
<p>The Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyrighted September 12, 2008 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.</p>
<p>[1] Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Products, 2008, David Gootzit, Gene Phifer, Ray Valdes, September 12, 2008</p>
<p>FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
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<p>For more information:</p>
<p>Laura Skelley</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>Tel: (02) 9954 3492</p>
<p>Email: laura.skelley@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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