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TechWeb’s Intelligent Enterprise Announces 2010 Editors' Choice Winners Showing Exceptional Vision, Innovation and Leadership

Intelligent Enterprise Announces Its Annual Awards of Most Influential Technology Companies Impacting Enterprises

San Francisco – February 11, 2010 – TechWeb’s Intelligent Enterprise ( today announced the results of its 2010 Editors' Choice Awards. In its eleventh year, the Intelligent Enterprise Editors’ Choice Awards guide enterprise IT professionals to technology providers that lead the way in innovation and business optimization. The Intelligent Enterprise Editors’ Choice Awards consist of two categories: The Dozen and The Companies To Watch. 

Intelligent Enterprise named an elite 12 companies, proclaiming them "The Dozen" most influential companies for intelligent enterprises in 2010, as well as 36 "Companies To Watch" across three categories: business intelligence, enterprise applications and information management.

"Intelligent enterprises aren't just surviving in challenging times, they are optimizing, innovating and thriving with the help of the technology and service providers highlighted in this year's Editors’ Choice awards,” said Editor in Chief, Doug Henschen.

A complete list of this year's honorees appears on at
This year's Intelligent Enterprise Dozen are:

  1. Amazon
  2. Apache
  3. Google
  4. IBM
  5. Informatica
  6. Microsoft
  7. Netezza
  8. Oracle
  10. SAS
  11. Sybase
  12. Teradata

The companies selected as leading “Companies to Watch” are:

Business Intelligence 

  1.  Acorn Systems
  2. ActuateAdaptive Planning
  3. Attensity
  4. Clarabridge
  5. Host Analytics
  6. Information Builders
  7. Jaspersoft
  8. MicroStrategy
  9. Oco
  10. PivotLink
  11. QlikTech
  12. R Project
  13. Tableau
  14. TIBCO

Enterprise Applications

  1. Adobe
  2. Eclipse Foundation
  3. Pegasystems
  4. Progress Software
  5. RightNow
  6. SAP
  7. SoftwareAG
  8. Workday

Information Management

  1. Aster Data
  2. Autonomy
  3. Cloudera
  4. Greenplum
  5. HP
  6. InfoBright
  7. InterSystems
  8. Kalido
  9. Kapow Technologies
  10. Nuxeo
  11. OpenCalais
  12. Talend
  13. Vertica

The selection process involved a tremendous amount of research and assessment of the past year's coverage and reader feedback by the Intelligent Enterprise editorial staff.  The award selection was a collaborative endeavor, with extensive input from seven Intelligent Enterprise contributors. Intelligent Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Doug Henschen was responsible for the final selection of award winners. Award nomination collaborators included:

  • Rajan Chandras, integration expert and author
  • Cindi Howson, BI Scorecard
  • Seth Grimes, Alta Plana
  • David Linthicum, data integration and Enterprise 2.0 expert
  • Curt Monash, Monash Research
  • Alan Pelz-Sharpe, CMS Watch
  • David Stodder, information management and BI expert

Intelligent Enterprise ( is part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network – a power network of industry-leading and trusted brands that provide professional business technology buyers with the information, perspective and tools they need to make optimal technology decisions.  As the only site exclusively focused on the ever expanding universe of enterprise applications and processes that drive better business decisions, Intelligent Enterprise is the expert voice on what architectures, applications and processes that run the business and move it forward.  The site connects the people, the processes and the technologies that meet operational and strategic goals, as well examines how the enterprise can close the gap between analysis and action.