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Dynamic Developers Awarded at Internet World

[Sydney, Australia, June 7, 2000]: Infrastructure, e-commerce, security, Web development and content management developers were recognised for their efforts in the Internet domain, with the Internet World 2000 Best of Show Awards presented Wednesday at the event.

Twenty four companies were recognized for their work across various Internet technologies at the sixth Internet World event, from more than 120 exhibitors.

The award for best infrastructure product was presented to US firm F5 Networks, for its BIG/IP product that aims to allow publishers to cope with increased demand on their networks and ensuring high availability by load balancing.

Coollogic, which manufactures Coollinux embedded Linux Operating Systems, earned a highly commended in the infrastructure product category for its set tops box operating software that is packaged with a satllite dish. Internet-enabled mapping solutions provider ESRI Australia also earned a highly commended for its products.

Telecommunications carrier Agile Communications won the best infrastructure service award for its Ethernet-based broadband, fibre, radio, ADSL and microwave data services currently offered to South Australian consumers. Third party logistics company Nexday was highly commended for its e-commerce order fulfillment and logistics solution. Carrier Dragonnet also earned a highly commended mention in infrastructure services for its work rolling out ADSL now to boost Australian bandwidth.

Wireless technology providerNetline Technologies won the best wireless offering award for its E-Fone mobile email management system, which can be used from a touchtone or current mobile phone. Wearable Internet product developer Charmed Technologies earned a highly commended in the wireless category for its range of wireless devices. The company also presented its vision for a wireless future in the 'Brave New Unwired World' fashion shows that were a feature of the Internet World exhibition's program.

Software manufacturer Infomatec Australia also received a highly commended for its Java Networking Technology mobile engine, part of a system for delivering and customizing wireless Internet content.

The best of show award for wireless service was presented to The Edge Consultants, for the company's suite of products and services built around and designed to converge the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and Internet content. Nokia's WAP Server, which allows mobile connectivity to a company's legacy systems or the Internet, won a highly commended, as did ADE Network Technology for its high-bandwidth wireless connectivity within city areas to create a wireless Local Area Network.

Security provider Jaws Technology won the best security offering award for its products and services that enable users to complete online backups over the Web, as well as email encryption using its proprietary protocol.

Security provider SecurePay earned a highly commended in the security category for its payments offering, as did Triton Secure for its biometric thumbpprint-reader mouse, called the Eye D.

Developer Bullant won the best of show Web development category for its proprietary protocol to deliver rich content to PCs, PDA