2008 Open Source CMS Award Finalists Announced

Friday, August 29, 2008 | News | Content Management

Following six weeks of intense voting, Packt can now exclusively reveal the Content Management Systems that have made the final of the four different categories. With the final voting stage opening on September 1, the competition is likely to be strong with new CMS's joining some of the more established names in each category to compete for a share of the $20,000 prize money.

As usual, judging comes from a panel of experienced and respected figures from the Content Management and Open Source industry. They will be selecting their top three based on a number of factors including performance, usability, accessibility, ease of configuration and customization, scalability and security.

The final judge is made up of votes from customers and visitors to www.PacktPub.com. You have the chance to support your favourite CMS by submitting a vote when the final five are announced.

Voting has now closed; however to view more information about each finalist, please click below:

 

Overall Open Source CMS Award

Most Promising Open Source CMS

 

Best PHP Open Source CMS

 

Best Other Open Source CMS

 

Nominations are still being invited for MVP's from Open Source Content Management Systems.

This new category is designed to recognise the contributions to projects made by individuals that often go unnoticed. For the large majority of Open Source projects, it is the tireless contributions from enthusiastic individuals that enable its growth and adoption and these are the people that Packt feels is necessary to identify. MVPs will be nominated by their projects and will be announced during the final week, with features on the MVPs for the Content Management Systems that won their categories.

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