Bridgeline Software Selected as Finalist for Four 2007 MITX Awards

Web Development and Design Recognized as Among New England's Best

Woburn, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLSW) today announced that it has been selected as a finalist in four MITX Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the MITX Awards recognize excellence in the creation of web innovations designed, produced or developed in New England. The four sites selected are:

  *  Arbor Networks Public Website for Arbor Networks -
  *  RSA Conference Website for RSA Security - Corporate
     Training and Support
  *  Center for Connected Health Website for Partners
     HealthCare - Health and Fitness
  *  John Adams Library for the Boston Public Library -
     Education and Learning

Begun in 1996, the MITX Awards has grown to the largest and most prestigious awards competition in the country for technology innovations, and celebrates the best creative and technological accomplishments emerging from New England.

"New England continues to be a thriving center of technological and creative innovation. We are thrilled to report continued growth in awards entries year over year, as well as in our organization in general," said Kiki Mills, executive director of MITX. "Our awards finalists consistently raise the bar and we are very proud to provide the platform to showcase their work to the public."

"Bridgeline is very proud of its continued success and participation in the annual MITX Awards," said Thomas Massie, President and CEO. "Our recognition year after year by this prestigious competition is testament to the dedication of our development and design teams, and representative of the type of value we deliver to all of our customers, not only in New England but in all of our regions - Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York."

Bridgeline Software will be recognized with the other finalists at a gala awards ceremony traditionally attended by over 900 of the region's top interactive technology and business professionals, on Thursday, November 8th.

Arbor Networks Public Website ( Arbor is a leading provider of network security solutions. Bridgeline redesigned and developed their public website to support their marketing and lead generation goals.

RSA Conference Website: RSA Security acts as host to some of the most prestigious worldwide annual IT security events in the U.S., Europe and Japan. Bridgeline developed the RSA Conference site to manage conference registration and event information, as well as serve as a collaboration portal that extends the conference experience year-round through online forums, blogs, webcasts, and networking.

Center for Connected Health Website ( The connected health movement seeks to expand opportunities for technology-enabled care programs. Bridgeline's development of the Center for Connected Health website establishes CCH as a leading destination for information, and offers collaboration vehicles for online interaction about healthcare.

John Adams Library ( The Boston Public Library has been home to the John Adams Library since 1894, one of the most important private library collections of its time. The John Adams Library website offers a highly usable and rich user experience that educates the public on the life of the second U.S. President and provides online access to the majority of his literary collection.

About MITX

Established in 1996, MITX-the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange is the leading industry organization focused on the web, bringing together digital technology, marketing and media. Reaching more than 6,000 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic and growing community of thought leaders, collaborators, and individuals in search of insight, education and opportunity. MITX hosts over 60 events annually from specialized roundtables, monthly panel discussions and networking events to conferences, forums and two of the largest awards recognition programs in the country. For more information go to

About Bridgeline Software

Bridgeline Software is a developer of web application management software and award winning Web applications. The Company's on-demand Web-based systems, iAPPS(r) and Orgitecture(r), provide expandable on-demand software products such as Content Management, Web Analytics, Relationship Management, eSurvey, eNewsletter, Event Registration, and eCommerce.

Bridgeline Software's teams of Microsoft certified developers specialize in information architecture, usability engineering, Web application development, e-Commerce applications, e-Training applications, SharePoint development, and rich-media development. Bridgeline Software provides our customers with end-to-end solutions that optimize business processes through Web-based technologies.

Bridgeline Software has over 250 customers that include: The Bank of New York, RSA Security, Citigroup, Nomura Securities, EMC, John Hancock, AARP, Pfizer, Goldman Sachs, The Packard Foundation, DTTC, Cadaret, Grant & Co., PerkinElmer, UBS, National Financial Partners, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, JBHanauer & Co., Omgeo, the Gill Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Smithsonian Institute.

Bridgeline is headquartered in Massachusetts, with additional locations in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Washington D.C. and Bangalore India. To learn more about Bridgeline Software, please visit

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