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WorkLight Honored with Computerworld Magazine 2007 Horizon Award

August 31, 2007; 03:29 AM

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WorkLight, an Enterprise 2.0 company, today announced that International Data Groups (IDG) Computerworld magazine, the premier source of IT industry news and analysis, selected WorkLight as an honorable mention for its third annual Computerworld Horizon Awards for cutting-edge technologies.

The Computerworld Horizon Awards were established in 2005 to honor the developers of important new enterprise technologies that have recently entered the marketplace, and inform readers of nascent technologies that are "on the horizon." WorkLight was recognized out of over 250 submissions by an independent panel of senior information technology executives. The Horizon Award winners are profiled in a special report in the August 20 issue of Computerworld. View the full list of winners and honorable mentions.

The high caliber of submissions to the Horizon Awards confirms that the innovation and creativity continue to be driving forces in the world economy, said Don Tennant, editor in chief of Computerworld. WorkLight joins a select group of organizations leading the industry in developing new technologies that will benefit enterprises in the future.

WorkLight provides secure and scalable server-based software solutions that enable workers and consumers with "Web 2.0-style" access to corporate data stored in enterprise information systems and applications. WorkLight offers a substantial employee productivity gain, enabling employees to find and use the information they need, quickly, efficiently and securely. Information is delivered via familiar tools such as RSS, personalized home pages, widgets and gadgets, instant messaging and more.

We are honored to be recognized for our value in helping organizations improve productivity by extending enterprise applications to business personnel, said David Lavenda, Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy at WorkLight. ComputerWorld's recognition of WorkLight further signifies the companys positive momentum in the market.

About WorkLight

WorkLight is a secure and scalable server-based product that provides workers and consumers with "Web 2.0-style" access to enterprise application data. Timely information is delivered securely using services and technologies such as RSS, Ajax, desktop and web-based gadgets and widgets, personalized homepages, social bookmarks, application mashups, instant messaging and more.

WorkLight is a venture-backed company with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Yakum, Israel. WorkLight has received prestigious industry accolades including being named one of the "Five Enterprise 2.0 Startups to Watch," by Information Week magazine, being selected as part of CIO Magazine's Web 2.0 Product Suite, was named by The Sandhill Group as one of 25 significant innovators for 2007 and was named a Red Herring International finalist in recognition of new technologies. " For more information, visit www.myWorkLight.com.

About the Horizon Awards

The Computerworld Horizon Awards were established in 2005 to inform readers of the most cutting-edge technologies that are "on the horizon" from research labs and private companies. The program is accompanied by a special report in Computerworld magazine and online at http://www.computerworld.com/horizon. The feature will look at this years winning technologies, which include G.Ho.sts Global Hosted Operating System; Cleversafe Inc.s Dispersed Storage Software; Stanford Universitys EyePoint; Symantec Corporations Symantec Identity Initiative; ZINK Imaging, LCC ZINK; HPs Memory Spot; Northwestern University and NEC Labs America CRAMES: Compressed RAM for Embedded Systems; Eleksen Group plc Wearable Display Module; 'Linguistic Agents Ltd. Streaming Logic; and The University of Southern Californias Streaming Logic.

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