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Telerik RadControls for Silverlight Named 2011 Best of Connections Winner by Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro

November 7, 2011

WALTHAM, MA, November 7, 2011Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software application lifecycle and content management solutions,today announced that RadControls for Silverlight was named a winner in the Best ASP.NET/Silverlight Product category of the "2011 Best of Connections Awards" by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro.

The Best of Connections awards recognize companies based on their innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage and exceptional value to customers. The winners were chosen from more than 60 nominated products in six (6) categories. The field was narrowed to three finalists in each category. Finalists were interviewed at the DevConnections 2011 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1-3 to determine the winners in each category. Winners were announced live from the DevConnections 2011 exhibitor's floor on Thursday, November 3.

"Choosing among a field of such impressive products is never an easy task. The finalists truly represent the best in their markets," said Amy Eisenberg, Executive Editor for Windows IT Pro.

"Telerik inherently understands the nuances and challenges teams face today, and has redoubled its efforts to deliver lifecycle solutions that minimize obstacles and maximize productivity," said Svetozar Georgiev, CEO, Telerik. "Being recognized by our peers as one of the top innovators in the marketplace is an honor that we are very pleased to receive."

For more information about Telerik and its products, please visit www.telerik.com or follow @Telerik on Twitter. For more information and a complete list of DevProConnections Community Choice Awards winners, please visit www.devproconnections.com.

About Telerik
Telerik empowers its customers to create compelling app experiences across any screen. Our end-to-end platform uniquely combines industry-leading UI tools with cloud services to simplify the entire app development lifecycle. Telerik tools and services can be adopted individually or as a platform and seamlessly integrated with other popular developer solutions. More than 130,000 customers from 40,000 organizations in 94 countries depend on Telerik products, including more than 450 of the Fortune 500®, academic institutions, governments and non-profits. For additional information about Telerik, please visit telerik.com or follow @telerik on Twitter.

About Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.


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Erica Burns
Telerik, Inc.
Tel: 888.365.2779 #154