Webware100, Zoho Productivity Solutions
Zoho, well-known creator of a comprehensive suite of affordable, online collaborative productivity applications recently announced that its popular suite is the proud recipient of the 2008 Webware 100 award for productivity. The award was given out by Webware, a CNET site. Zoho's many online applications include a number of business-focused applications like Zoho Invoice, Zoho People, Zoho Meeting and Zoho Projects. Always scheming to offer new applications, Zoho has been hard at work, recently launching an Enterprise Edition of Zoho CRM. While they have consistently stayed focused on consumer-focused applications, Raju Vegesna, Zoho Evangelist, maintains that "the focus going forward will be on business applications" With an increased appreciation and understanding for Web 2.0 technologies, Zoho has capitalized on the growing need for businesses to incorporate tools in an effort to improve their online productivity. The Webware 100 award only supports the notion that Zoho is a "power to the people" company, devoted to making things easy for the worker bee. The 2008 Webware 100 Awards recognize the best Web 2.0 sites, services and applications that are leading the next wave of innovation. Ten winners each in ten categories, ranging from audio, browsing, commerce and events to communication, productivity and publishing and photography, were selected by Webware editors from a pool of over 5000 qualifying nominees. However, the 100 winners were selected by popular vote, with nearly two million votes cast.