New York, New York – (The Hosting News) – January 25, 2006 – The online information resource for Internet and IT professionals, SmallBusinessComputing.com, has announced the winners of the SmallBusinessComputing.com 2006 Excellence in Technology Award honors.
The winners were selected by the readers at SmallBusinessComputing.com.
According to Dan Muse, Executive Editor of Internet.com’s Small Business Channel, ”When it comes to technology decisions, small businesses can’t afford to get it wrong. So we weren’t surprised to see that readers continue to gravitate toward proven brands. However, there was a notable change this year. While perennial winners such as Hewlett Packard and Dell again captured multiple awards, voters also recognized the impact Google has made on small businesses.
The awards by category are as follows:
Storefront: Yahoo Small Business
Web Hosting: (tie) GoDaddy Web Hosting and Register.com Build-It-For-Me
Customer service: Register.com
Web Analytics: Webtrends 7.5
Search Engine Marketing: Google Adwords
Affiliate Program: Google AdSense
SOFTWARE AND SERVICES
Productivity: Corel WordPerfect Office 12 – Small Business Edition
Accounting: Intuit QuickBooks Premier 2006
Graphics: Adobe Creative Suite CS2e
Sales/CRM: Sage ACT! 2006
Collaboration: WebEx WebOffice Workgroup
Web-based tool: Google GMail
Notebook: PC: Dell Latitude D610
Desktop PC: Dell Dimension 5100C
Black and White Printer: HP LaserJet 1020: 1165
Color Printer: HP Color LaserJet 2600n
Multifunction Device: HP Color LaserJet 2820 All-in-One series
Digital Camera: Canon PowerShot S80
Storage: Maxtor OneTouch III
Server: Dell PowerEdge 830 (dual-core option)
Wireless: Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router with SpeedBooster
System: McAfee Internet Security Suite 2006
Data Backup: Symantec Backup Exec 10d and Symantec LiveState Recovery
The complete list of winners and finalists is available on SmallBusinessComputing.com (www.smallbusinesscomputing.com).