Irvine, Calif. – May 30, 2007 –
 Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine and Office & Sharepoint announced that Neudesic’s Neuron ESB was selected as a finalist for the Best of Tech•Ed 2007 Awards in the Architecture category. The overall winner in the Architecture category will be determined at Tech•Ed 2007 in Orlando, FL. The winner will be announced on June 6 at evening reception hosted by Windows IT Pro at the Peabody Hotel at 7:00 p.m.

“The field included more than 260 entries and after technically evaluating all of the entries, we chose finalists based on the product’s strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages and the value to the customer,” said Michael Otey, Technical Director for Windows IT Pro.

Neuron ESB is the latest in SOA technology from Neudesic. Neuron ESB provides Service Oriented Infrastructure (SOI) that enables services and applications to be more dependable, easily managed, and rapidly enhanced. Neuron transforms Microsoft’s collection of products into a full featured Enterprise Services Bus that leverages your existing Microsoft Platform investments in operational management, developer skills, and licensing costs. After deploying Neuron, organizations have found that they are in better control of their Service Oriented Infrastructure, able to develop and deploy applications more quickly, and have a consistent architectural strategy for company-wide systems integration.