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Servoy Named a 2009 CODiE Awards Finalist for "Best Software Development Solution"

Software & Information Industry Association Recognizes Servoy as Leader in Fast, Flexible, Sexy SaaS (February 25, 2009)

THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/25/09 -- Servoy, an award-winning platform provider for fast, flexible, and sexy SaaS solutions, today announced it has been named as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 24th annual CODiE Awards in the "Best Software Development Solution" category. The CODiE Awards hold the distinction of being the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry.

Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. Through a unique combination of journalist and expert peer review, the CODiE Awards recognize 71 categories of outstanding products and services. This year's 345 Finalists represent an impressive array of technology and business excellence and success. Nearly 190 judges encompassing tech trade journalists, consultants, educators, IT and product specialists, and other knowledgeable, yet neutral, experts have reviewed all of the products entered. The Finalists were chosen from more than 850 nominations submitted by 600 companies.

According to SIIA President Ken Wasch, "The competition is particularly steep this year during the 24th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards, making selection as a CODiE Finalist a real achievement." Wasch further added that "All the companies on this year's list of CODiE Finalists should feel justifiably proud of their accomplishment in making it to this stage, and have much excitement to look forward to regarding the upcoming CODiE Awards voting!"

"We are honored by the CODiE Finalist designation that recognizes our strong commitment to the software development industry," said Jan Aleman, CEO, Servoy. "We are proud to accept this recognition along with our customers who have shared their vision for leading edge solutions and inspired our innovation."

Servoy 4.1 is a single code base development and deployment platform for desktop AND Web applications. Servoy 4.1 is an update to the highly acclaimed Servoy 4.0, an Eclipse plug-in, enabling Servoy developers to produce even better, more powerful enterprise-level applications using a standards-based IDE (Integrated Development Environment), including building iPhone applications.

Today over 100,000 companies and more than 20,000 developers are working with the Servoy product suite. Companies like Symantec, Stanford University, Wells Fargo, Verizon and UCLA hospital rely on Servoy for managing data and presenting it to their customers and employees through rich applications over the LAN, WAN and Internet connections. They have successfully used Servoy to transition their products to SaaS -- on time and on budget.

Winners will be announced at the 24th Annual CODiE Awards Gala which will be held on May 5, 2009 in San Francisco, CA. For a complete list of 2009 Codie Awards finalists, visit

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit

About Servoy

Servoy BV, a Deloitte Fast 50 Technology company, is an international firm that creates a powerful hybrid (SaaS and on premises) development and deployment platform used by independent software vendors (ISVs), businesses and consultants in over 50 countries.

Servoy is a fast, flexible, platform-neutral platform that helps organizations build and deploy database applications much more quickly and with much less code than traditional development environments. As a hybrid platform, applications can be deployed both as a SaaS application as well as a classic on-premises application from the same code base -- without writing a single additional line of code. Additionally, Servoy is one of the only platforms that allows deployment to both a native client and/or to a browser client (pure HTML & CSS) from the same code base simultaneously.

Features of Servoy include an Eclipse-based IDE, automatic AJAX, HTTP tunneling and secure-by-default security features. With a single code base, ISVs can deploy to the Web or on premises, Smart Client and/or browser on any platform that supports Java -- as well as to any SQL database. It is the logical choice for all ISVs.

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