SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- At
its annual celebration of the year's most significant
contributions to the software development community,
Software Development Magazine honored Zero G and its
InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition as the winner of the 2003
Jolt Product Excellence Award. Nominated by judges and
readers alike for its intuitive approach to multi-platform
software installation and deployment, Zero G's
InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition was a finalist for the
Productivity Award in the utility category and walked away
with the highest honor, the coveted Jolt Award. Also
competing in the category were InstallShield, Compuware,
eHelp and UrbanCode.
"This award is further proof that developers prefer
InstallAnywhere's more powerful, more flexible and intuitive
method of creating fully functional, customized installers,"
said Eric N. Shapiro, CEO and co-founder of Zero G. "That's
why the majority of the multi-platform enterprise software
market uses InstallAnywhere to deploy its
InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition is a
multi-platform installation and deployment solution
specifically designed to meet the needs of global software
producers. It handles all installation details
automatically, reducing development and deployment times,
increasing productivity, and accelerating time-to-market.
The Jolt Product Excellence Award adds to Zero G's long list
of industry accolades. Zero G products have received the
Editors' and Readers' Choice Awards for Best Installer from
Java Developer's Journal, Best Utility Award from Java
World, and Writers' Choice Award from Java Report.
"Every year, the prestigious Jolt Award honors the best and
brightest technologies and innovators in the software
community -- a community dedicated to building faster,
easier, and more efficient applications," said Alexandra
Weber Morales, editor-in-chief of Software Development
Magazine. "Recognized as 2002's best software utility,
InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition was the installer of
choice for many of the other Jolt nominees."
About Zero G Software
Founded in 1996, Zero G is the leading provider of
multi-platform software installation, deployment and
updating solutions. Some of the blue-chip software producers
who count on Zero G are Apple, Borland, HP, IBM, Intel,
Nokia, Novell, SAP, Siemens, and Sun Microsystems. Privately
held, Zero G is headquartered in San Francisco, California,
and can be contacted at +1-415-512-7771 or found on the
Internet at http://www.ZeroG.com .
NOTE: Zero G, Zero G Software, and InstallAnywhere are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Zero G Software,
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