Winners Announced! European Seal of e-Excellence 2009

Winners of the European Seal of e-Excellence for 2009 were announced , recognizing leading European companies which excel in the marketing of innovation, were announced today at CeBIT in Hannover Germany.
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March 3, 2009 - PRLog -- The Winners of the European Seal of e-Excellence 2009, the prestigious Europe-wide Award honouring leading European ICT and digital media companies with an excellent track record in the marketing of innovation, were announced today at CeBIT in Hannover Germany.

Awarded annually by the European Multimedia Forum (EMF), the European Seal of e-Excellence (  is widely known for promoting companies in the digital field with
•  Innovative products and services, and
•  Excellent marketing practices to promote them.

By focusing on the marketing aspects of digital products and services, the European Seal of e-Excellence helps winners promote themselves in the global market.

Margaretha Mazura, EMF (  Secretary-General, declared: “We are proud to be able to award again 28 winners from 10 different countries.” Dr. Mazura continued, emphasising that “These companies are distinguished with the European Seal of e-Excellence first and foremost because of their marketing focus and because they are natural job creators. More than ever, emphasis on a marketing-driven approach is one of the prerequisites for a successful and competitive ICT industry in Europe.”

List of Winners, 2009 (

   Platinum Seal of e-Excellence
   AT Internet - FR
   eRevMax - UK
   Greentube I.E.S. - AT
   Kobil Systems - DE
   Quescom - FR
   Topex - RO
   TWT Interactive - DE
   Virtualware - ES

   Gold Seal of e-Excellence

   APIF Moviquity - ES - IR
   Fronter - NO
   I-Movix - BE
   Momindum - FR
   Gold Seal of e-Excellence – special mention “e-government”

   PDV Systeme - DE

   Silver Seal of e-Excellence

   24/7 Real Media - FR
   ad pepper media - UK
   Algorismi - BE
   bigmouthmedia - DE
   ePower - BE
   Materna - DE
   negPOINT - AT
   Odfjell Drilling Technology - NO
   optimise-it - DE
   Platform-A International - UK
   Questico - DE
   Quisma - DE
   Synchronica - UK
   wunderloop - LU

Awarded Annually Since 2003
The European Seal of e-Excelence has been awarded annually since 2003 by the European Multimedia Forum (EMF) and its Partner Associations at an Award Ceremony at CeBIT, the European trade show for the ICT industry. A jury composed of representatives of the Partner Associations selected the winners on the basis of an open application process.


The European Multimedia Forum ( is the main European Trade Association promoting the competitiveness of the converging digital media industries in the global market place.

The e-Accelerator ( is the one-stop-shop service platform for ICT & digital media companies who are seeking to expand internationally.

Digital Tender ( provides the complete online processing of tenders including publication, submission, assessment, decision and administration.

The European Seal of e-Excellence is supported by a network of digital media associations from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. For more details, see:

Appendix - Winners’ statements:

Mathieu Llorens, CEO of AT Internet
Since the inception of our company in 1995, we have been focusing on quality and reliability for everything we do. Today, receiving the Platinum Seal of e-Excellence shows that we are recognised in our efforts. It is a great honour and privilege to be amongst your winners. This will give us strength to continue on our successful path.

Eberhard Dürrschmid, CEO of Greentube I.E.S.
We feel very much honoured to get the top-level achievement Award of the EMF. As a company operating internationally we are very much focused on the importance of European acknowledgement. This EMF initiative is of great support to the European ICT and digital media industry.

Philippe Oros, CEO of Quescom
QuesCom is proud to receive the Platinum prize for a second time in a row. It shows that QuesCom definitively established itself as the cost-saving player in the Telecom market with Enterprise One-Number solution.

Unai Extremo, CEO of Virtualware
We are really proud of winning the prestigious European Seal of e-Excellence Platinum Award. It encourages us to keep adding marketing value to our innovative solutions. It also means to us a big step forward in a European context. We would like to express our gratitude for offering us this great opportunity that enables European companies like Virtualware to highlight their achievements.

Ismet Koyun, CEO of Kobil Systems
We are proud and overjoyed that the EMF is honoring us with the European Seal Of E-Excellence in Platinum.  This emphasizes our leading position in the IT security sector which has been kept through research and development for years.
Especially in times like these, in which IT crime is increasing, it is more necessary than ever to counter these threats with new and innovative solutions.
The award emphasizes our work and motivates us to take further action against any form of IT crime. Our premise is that security should never be gained at the expense of user comfort. Precisely this is achieved with our mIDentity product line.

Roger Larsen, Founder and CEO of Fronter
Fronter develops and provides a market leading collaborative work environment for a dynamic and highly competitive education market. We work closely with our users in the product development process, and this relationship also guides us on how to market and deliver our product. We strive to be, at all times, easy, open and professional and this award shows us that our efforts are being recognized. We are proud to have been awarded the European Seal of E-Excellence in Gold, by our peers in the industry, for the fourth time.

Torbjørn Forthun, Manager, Interactive Services, Odfjell Drilling Technology
The implementation of integrated operations (IO) is seen as the key to meeting market pressures and economic challenges in the offshore sector. The sector can work smarter with the right tools. For the second year in a row, the Seal of eExcellence is further documentation from the IT industry of the market position and level of innovation PhoDoc represents towards IO and working smarter in the offshore industry. The European Multimedia Forum’s recognition is a unique accolade within our industry, which we are very proud to receive.

Andrew Morsi, Co-CEO and founder of eRevMax
This is a great achievement for the RateTiger team and truly shows the value of our channel management technologies. RateTiger has been built on pillars of quality, consistency and innovation, which has enabled us to have a presence in over 60 countries worldwide in just a few years. We are constantly working to move our company forward by addressing the needs of hoteliers in our product portfolio and forming key industry alliances to enhance our applications and business practice. This recognition from the European Seal of e-Excellence for marketing of innovation is a compliment to our unique RateTiger product suite and customer service department. For many hoteliers remaining competitive online requires the implementation of digital technology processes.

Sander van de Rijdt, CEO of negPOINT
The European Seal of E-Excellence is a very good opportunity for companies to receive feedback about the innovativeness of their marketing activities and to benchmark against other leaders in the field of marketing expertise.

Helmut an de Meulen, CEO of Materna
Always focussing on the customer value, our Strategy & Innovations department is constantly working on customer-orientated concepts for companies in the communications and multimedia sector. We are very proud to be awarded the European seal of E-Excellence 2009. Winning this reward motivate us to proceed our future-orientated product strategy.

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