Stellent Universal Content Management honored as best enterprise content management (ECM) suite at world's largest conference and exposition focused on ECM. Stellent, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEL), a global provider of content management solutions, announced today it won a "Best of Show Award" from AIIM E-DOC Magazine for its Stellent(R) Universal Content Management solution. The Stellent solution was selected by a judging panel of 19 industry users, analysts and consultants as the best enterprise content management (ECM) suite at the annual AIIM Conference and Expo -- the world's largest conference and exposition focused on ECM -- held last week in New York City. More than 225 companies entered products in ten categories for the judging panel's review. "This marks the second year for the AIIM E-DOC Magazine 'Best of Show Awards,' and we're extremely pleased to honor these outstanding products," said John Mancini, president of AIIM. "The judging was extremely competitive, and the winners should all be proud of their accomplishments in bringing superior technology to the marketplace. AIIM congratulates them all." Stellent Universal Content Management is the industry's first and only content management system that supports all five content management elements -- Web content management, document management, records management, collaboration and digital asset management -- with a single interface and platform. This unique architecture enables organizations of all sizes to quickly and easily implement Web-based line-of-business initiatives, such as employee portals and partner extranets, as well as enterprise-wide initiatives that standardize content management for use by multiple sites and applications throughout an organization. "It is a tremendous honor to receive this award from one of the industry's global authorities on enterprise content management," said Robert Olson, president and chief executive officer for Stellent. "This award further confirms Stellent's leadership position in providing organizations with the best strategic, long-term solution that allows them to fully maximize the value of their business information." The Stellent solution provides numerous salient customer benefits including: low total cost of ownership through consolidation of content into a shared system; reduced integration costs via a common set of GUIs and APIs; improved operational efficiency and productivity by enhancing business processes with 24x7, self-service access to secured content; and reduced training and administrative costs by offering a single user interface and leveraging common skill-sets. In addition to receiving AIIM E-DOC Magazine's "Best of Show Award," Stellent has been recognized by a number of leading publications and organizations for its product innovation, market leadership and successful customer implementations. Recent honors include: an International Business Award in the "Best New Product or Service" category; 2003 RealWare Award for "Best Enterprise Content Management Application" from Transform; "Trend-Setting Product of 2003" and "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" from KMWorld; one of "The Hottest Companies of 2003" and a Technology Enabler Award from Start; EContent's "EContent 100;" Best Solutions Award from the Government Technology Conference; Basex Excellence Award; and 2003 Editors' Choice Gold Award from WebSphere Advisor Magazine. Stellent Universal Content Management Features Stellent Universal Content Management provides a single product architecture offering Web content management, document management, collaboration, records management and digital asset management functionalities. The system enables organizations of all sizes within a broad range of industries to implement Web-based line-of-business initiatives, such as employee portals and partner extranets, as well as enterprise-wide initiatives that standardize content management for use by multiple sites and applications throughout an organization. These initiatives help customers increase employee productivity, reduce expenses, improve company-wide collaboration and communication, and often completely transform the way they do business. For information on how to obtain Stellent Universal Content Management, contact Stellent at 1-800-989-8774. About Stellent, Inc. Stellent, Inc. (www.stellent.com) is a global provider of content management solutions. The company's Stellent Universal Content Management system enables customers to rapidly deploy line-of-business Web sites, such as employee portals and partner extranets, as well as enterprise-wide solutions that standardize content management for use by multiple sites and applications throughout an organization. Stellent has been ranked one of the top three content management vendors by industry analyst firms Gartner Dataquest, Giga Information Group and Aberdeen Group, and has more than 1,500 customers, including much of the Global 2000. Its customer roster includes Procter & Gamble, Merrill Lynch, Los Angeles County, British Red Cross, ING, Target Corp., Janus, Emerson Process Management and various BlueCross BlueShield organizations across 15 states. Stellent is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. and maintains offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific. About AIIM AIIM, the international authority on enterprise content management (ECM), is leading the way to the understanding, adoption and use of ECM technologies. These technologies, tools and methods are used to capture, manage, store, preserve and deliver content across an enterprise in support of business processes. As a non-profit association for more than 60 years, AIIM provides industry news and information, educational events and professional development, market analysis, industry standards development, publications, regional chapters, and executive networking. Complete information about AIIM is available at www.aiim.org. Source: Business Wire