ComponentOne OLAP for Silverlight Named Winner in Microsoft Best of Tech•Ed 2011
Published: 5/31/2011

By Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro

May 31, 2011, PITTSBURGH, PA - ComponentOne, a leader in developer productivity tools to build enterprise-level applications for the desktop, Web, and mobile devices,  today announced that OLAP for Silverlight won the  Business Intelligence  category in the Best of Tech·Ed 2011 awards program. 

ComponentOne's OLAP for Silverlight enables its users to create interactive reports, charts, pivot tables, and dashboards. Custom end-user views can be persisted and reports can be distributed as PDFs. This product fills an important need by bringing OLAP data-analysis capabilities to businesses without the need for complex BI infrastructures.

The Best of Tech·Ed 2011 awards recognize companies who offer innovative products for the industry. The judges reviewed 334 products and services submitted for the award and chose 48 finalists to be interviewed at the Microsoft Tech·Ed North America 2011 conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 16, 2011.  Winners were announced at an invitation-only evening reception at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, May 18. 

"We narrowed down a list of more than 300 products this year to 48 extremely deserving finalists-an honor in itself," said Jason Bovberg, Senior Editor of Windows IT Pro. "ComponentOne stood apart from the pack, by offering an edge in product functionality, boasting enhanced feature sets in new versions, and introducing innovative technology," remarked Bovberg.

 "To be chosen for the Best of TechEd award by the esteemed panel of judges for our innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage, and exceptional value to customers is an honor," said Eve Turzillo, communications manager at ComponentOne.

About ComponentOne

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Pittsburgh, PA 15206 USA
412.681.4343 or 1.800.858.2739

ComponentOne is a privately held company headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. As a leading component vendor in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner program, ComponentOne provides a wide range of Microsoft Visual Studio components, IDE tools, and Web Parts for Microsoft SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services. For more information, visit

All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. For additional information or to schedule an interview, please contact Communications Manager, Eve Turzillo at 412.681.4343 or e-mail

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