Its not often that Microsoft gets beat in the intranet and collaboration game -- what with its market leading SharePoint (MOSS) flying off the shelves and garnering much recent media attention.The other day, however, Intranet Journal announced that Melbourne, Australia-based Intranet DASHBOARD had won, not one, but two awards in its first reader judged Product of the Year Awards. They went home the winner for both Best Intranet Design Software and Best Hosted Intranet Solution. “We are certainly proven global leaders in the Intranet sector and it is great to be further recognized by readers of this leading industry resource,” said Campbell Dobbin, president and CEO, Intranet DASHBOARD The software vendor topped Microsoft's Sharepoint Server 2007 in the Intranet Design category and Central Desktop in the Hosted Category, demonstrating both a broad feature set and some notable versatility. "Intranet DASHBOARD can handle many jobs," said Tom Dunlap, managing editor of Intranet Journal, "With its user-friendly interface and collection of digital utilities, it's hard to imagine something that Intranet DASHBOARD can't do. [...] you can't find a better collection of integrated tools and solutions than Intranet DASHBOARD, it puts everything at your fingertips." There were four other awards given out with Blogger, MediaWiki, Zimbra and Google coming out on top. The finalists and winners in each category were: Best Intranet Design Software * Central Desktop * Intranet Dashboard * Mindbridge's IntraSmart Enterprise Edition * Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 * Vialect IntraNet v.5 Winner: Intranet Dashboard. Best Hosted Intranet Solution * HyperOffice * Vialect IntraNet v.5 * Intranet Dashboard * Central Desktop * CSI Web@Work Winner: Intranet Dashboard. Best Blogging Software * Squarespace * Wordpress * Traction Software's TeamPage * Blogger * (MovableType, TypePad, LiveJournal, and Vox) Winner: Blogger. Best Wiki Software * CustomerVision * MindTouch DekiWiki * MediaWiki * Blogtronix * Traction Software's TeamPage Winner: MediaWiki. Best Document Management/Collaboration Product * IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 7.0.2. * Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 * HyperOffice * @task v.4 by AtTask * Zimbra Collaboration Suite 4.0 Winner: Zimbra. Best Enterprise Search Software * Google * ISYS:web 8 * Exalead One: Enterprise 4.0 * Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 * FAST Search Winner: Google. For more information about Intranet Journal, visit: For more information about Intranet DASHBOARD, see