Merkle, SourceLink, Abacus and their clients were winners of the 2005 National Center for Database Management Database Excellence Awards, it was announced yesterday.
The awards will be presented Dec. 13 at a luncheon and ceremony at the Walt Disney World Dolphin in Orlando, FL. Three gold winners, three silver winners and three bronze winners will receive plaques at the ceremony. A single platinum winner also will be highlighted.
The platinum award will be presented to Merkle Inc., Lanham, MD, and its client, Dell Inc., Austin, TX. A gold award in the analytics and modeling applications category also goes to Merkle and Dell. Other gold winners: Sourcelink and client Affinia Hospitality in the multichannel marketing category, and Abacus/DoubleClick Inc. and its client America Online in the technological applications category.
Silver winners: eventricity Ltd. and Banca Antonveneta in analytics and modeling applications; MTI Information Technologies LLC and Alcon Labs in multiuchannel marketing; and Campbell Ewald and Aspen Marketing Services in technological applications.
Bronze winners: Datamentors and the University of Miami in analytics and modeling applications; Richter7 and Medtronic in multichannel marketing and Barclays Global Investors in the BTB category.
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