SAN MATEO, Calif. – August 27, 2009 – DotNetNuke Corp. (http://bit.ly/8G1w) the most widely adopted framework for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft .NET., today announced the acquisition of Snowcovered, the premier online market for DotNetNuke modules, skins, services and related products. The union will create closer ties between the DotNetNuke platform and the Snowcovered online library of third party extensions which will enrich the DotNetNuke ecosystem and provide substantial business opportunities for independent software vendors and the users they serve.
Navin Nagiah, President and CEO of DotNetNuke Corp.:
“Bringing Snowcovered into the DotNetNuke Corp. fold is a strategic move that will provide new opportunities to increase the value provided by both the DotNetNuke platform and the Snowcovered marketplace. This alignment will help increase the market reach of module and skin vendors. It will also make a wider variety of modules and skins more accessible to our user base.”
Brice Snow, Founder and CEO, Snowcovered:
“I’m confident that combining the thriving Snowcovered marketplace with the vibrant DotNetNuke platform will enrich the DotNetNuke ecosystem. I look forward to rolling up my sleeves as a member of the DotNetNuke Corp. team and continuing my deep involvement with the DotNetNuke commercial ecosystem.”
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About DotNetNuke Corp.
DotNetNuke Corp. is the steward of the DotNetNuke open source project, the most widely adopted web content management system (CMS) and application development framework for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft .NET. Organizations use DotNetNuke to quickly develop and deploy interactive and dynamic web sites, intranets, extranets and web applications. The DotNetNuke framework is available in both a free Community and a subscription based Professional Edition. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates the DotNetNuke Marketplace and Snowcovered where users purchase third party software modules and skins. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures and August Capital, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For additional information, visit www.dotnetnuke.com (http://bit.ly?8G1w).