DXperience Named “Best of Tech-Ed 2008 Attendee's Pick Award” Winner

June 6, 2008 – DevExpress today announced that DXperience was named the winner of the “Best of Tech-Ed 2008 Developer Attendee's Pick Award” by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® and SQL Server Magazine®.

Over 65 products and services were submitted for the Attendee's Pick contest; the Tech-Ed 2008 Developers Conference was held June 2-6, 2008 in Orlando, FL. Attendees at the conference were invited to vote online for their favorite product displayed at the show and select the conference Attendee's Pick winner.

“The Attendee's Pick Award encouraged community members in attendance at the conference to recognize the company who offers the most innovative product in the industry,” said Lyle Bonfigt, senior marketing communications manager for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server magazine. “To be chosen out of such an extensive list of exceptional products is truly an accomplishment.”

“We are honored to have DXperience voted as the Overall Winner in this year's best of TechEd 2008 Awards,” said Julian M Bucknall, DevExpress CTO. “Whether you are delivering solutions for Windows® or ASP.NET, DXperience offers you and your team the tools you will need to build your best and fully address the business needs of your end-users.”

About DevExpress

To build stunning and flexible applications, you need feature complete presentation components...Ones that work as expected, each and every time. Our complete range of presentation components and reporting tools will help you emulate today's most popular UIs without hassles or aggravation. DevExpress technologies help you build your best, see complex software with greater clarity, increase your productivity and create stunning applications for Windows® and the Web in the shortest possible time.

To learn more about DevExpress and to download a free evaluation copy of DXperience, visit us online at www.devexpress.com/dxperience

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Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S., serving more than six million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. 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.

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