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Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information

For more than two decades, the company's award-winning technologies and software have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people anywhere at anytime. From rich images in print, video, and film to dynamic digital content for a variety of media, the impact of Adobe solutions is clear to anyone who creates, views, and interacts with information.

Now that Adobe and Macromedia are one company, Adobe is better positioned than ever to push the boundaries of the digital universe. Under the new combined leadership from both Adobe and Macromedia, we're driving even greater innovation with powerful, compelling software solutions that meet the needs of customers and markets ranging from designers and filmmakers, to enterprises and governments, to developers and home users.

Adobe continues to be deeply committed to the ColdFusion product and the long-time, loyal ColdFusion community. Now part of the Adobe product family, a world of new opportunities open up for the future of ColdFusion.

TeraTech has been writing custom programs and tools for programmers since 1989. We currently program in Visual Basic, Access and ColdFusion. Our mission is to provide high-quality software development and tools in the area of ColdFusion, Database and Visual Basic programming. TeraTech is a leader in the ColdFusion development field and has organized twelve national conferences over the last five years.

New Atlanta is the maker of BlueDragon - a product family for natively deploying CFML web applications onto standard .NET and J2EE platforms - removing the need for a Macromedia ColdFusion(tm) server. BlueDragon turns your .NET or J2EE application server into a native platform CFML server. With BlueDragon, CFML is now the only cross-platform web scripting language that will allow you to deploy natively on .NET and J2EE.

New Atlanta's other products include ServletExec, a Java-based web application server that implements the Java Servlet and JSP standards; and JTurbo, a J2EE Certified JDBC driver for connecting to Microsoft SQL Server.

With over 12,000 corporate and individual customers in over 70 countries around the world, New Atlanta is a recognized leader - providing reliable and innovative server-side products since 1997

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Founded in 1997, has developed into the true leader in service-oriented hosting. Businesses all around the world trust to deliver unrivaled expertise in ColdFusion, ASP.NET 2.0, SQL Server 2000/2005 hosting, and to provide a safe haven for mission-critical websites and applications. In response to incredible word-of-month growth, has recently opened a second carrier-class datacenter capable of hosting thousands of servers. Anyone requiring mission-critical hosting services should contact 24x7x365 by visiting us on the Web at

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CFDynamics is a leader in the ColdFusion community, with years of development under our belt and Macromedia Certified Developers on staff. With hosting customers across the globe we know the standards that developers have come to expect in a host. We have come to be known as a leader for providing reliable and powerful hosting.

Quality hosting and development services:
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AboutWeb is an innovative technology solutions firm, established in 1998. AboutWeb offers services from three distinct divisions: Staff Augmentation, IT Project Solutions, and Training.

Whether it's completing a project, learning new skills, or staffing-up your own team, we can fulfill your technology needs. Successful technology firms in today's competitive Internet arena must consistently demonstrate the ability to deliver projects on time, in accordance with customer specifications, and within budget.

At AboutWeb, we have recruited the kind of staff that can do this time and again. Our team is highly motivated, technically proficient, and willing to go to great lengths to ensure the successful completion of every project.

As a company, Universal Mind has been providing strategic web consulting based on the Adobe suite of products since 2002. Members of our team have been providing these services since the mid 1990s, and some have been in the industry for over 20 years. Many of our staff, including two of our principles, are former Allaire and Macromedia employees from the Worldwide Professional Services organization. Our consultants are deployed to clients worldwide, from Fortune 100 companies to government organizations to fledgling start-ups. We are highly proficient in troubleshooting, architecture and code planning and review, performance tuning, mentoring, training, and full development lifecycle. We are frequently called on by Adobe to service their largest and most strategic partners and customers when the stakes are high and success is critical.

Since 1993, Systems Alliance has served both global and mid-market organizations in core technology services. A trusted partner/adviser to our clients, we provide the extensive market understanding, deep knowledge and Fortune 500 consulting experience necessary to assist them in realizing their objectives with measurable benefits and achievable performance metrics.

A central offering of the organization is our SiteExecutivetm web content management solution, which allows organizations to realize the true potential of their Internet and Intranet sites. SiteExecutive provides an intuitive interface with ultimate flexibility, content migration utilities, dynamic modules, syndication and many other features, including robust support for ColdFusion. Hundreds of web sites and thousands of content managers use SiteExecutive to build, deploy and manage critical content ever day. Systems Alliance provides a comprehensive offering comprised of software, implementation and custom application development services and training to ensure our clients success.

SeeFusion is the first product of its kind—a utility specifically designed for monitoring and troubleshooting ColdFusion applications and servers. Hundreds of customers around the world leverage SeeFusion in production environments to maximize server uptime, performance and stability. With SeeFusion and the rest of the "See" products, Webapper Services, LLC is a pioneer in the emerging field of application server analytics—allowing developers and administrators to "see" application server internals in ways that weren't previously possible.

Webapper Services, LLC, is dedicated to providing clients with expertise that maximizes the potential of the Web as a platform for business computing. Webapper provides a full spectrum of Web application solutions, both onsite and remotely, in the form of development, consulting and training services, and server monitoring and troubleshooting tools. Webapper’s flagship product—SeeFusionTM—allows customers to maximize investments in the ColdFusion platform.

Since 1993, PaperThin has helped organizations of all sizes worldwide to significantly reduce the time and expense involved in creating, updating and managing Web content. PaperThin's flagship product, CommonSpot(tm) Content Server, powers Internet, intranet and extranet sites for organizations such as AFL-CIO, Cornell University, Heritage Foundation, Mayo Clinic, National Park Service, The Gillette Company, and Turner Sports (, among others.

CommonSpot is the leading ColdFusion-based Web publishing and content management solution. With extensive out-of-the-box features and a flexible, open architecture, CommonSpot is quick to implement and easy to customize and extend.

Straker Interactive is a leading global provider of ColdFusion and Flex Content Management Systems. Our flagship product, the Shado Content Management System, has built some of the most successful websites in the world including the Webby Award winning and, voted best UK University website.
Straker have been working with Flex for 2 years and have built a powerful plugin for Shado called “Zoom” which makes it easier than ever to build Flex / ColdFusion web applications.
Built with Macromedia's ColdFusion MX, Shado CMS enables feature rich web solutions that are cross platform and database independent, carry minimal risk and achieve rapid deployment. Shado also ships with an OEM version of CF Enterprise and Flex.
Straker's development team is based in Auckland with support offices in Australia and the UK, in addition to an extensive network of Global Partners.

Fig Leaf Software is an Adobe premier partner for design, development and training. Serving a broad range of clients from the public and private sectors, our Adobe certified instructors have helped hundreds of organizations become more effective through the application of web and database technologies.

We've trained more than 20,000 students in Adobe and Macromedia technologies and we've won countless awards including "Best Training Company". Fig Leaf's unprecedented success comes from our certified instructors bringing their enterprise experiences "from the trenches" into the classroom. Our commitment to customer success is also evidenced by our unequaled community support through seminars, user groups, and listservs.

Fig Leaf has implemented the largest ColdFusion and PaperThin CommonSpot websites ever produced. The Voice of America ( contains over a half a million pages, segmented into 44 languages, with 2.4 million unique monthly visitors.

"We've Got You Covered" from the latest in Rich Internet Application development with Flex to custom implementations of Macromedia Breeze, web content management to portals, database integration, and usability analysis or best practices audits involving Dreamweaver, Contribute, Flash, ColdFusion, or Microsoft .NET, Fig Leaf's talented and award winning team of designers, developers and instructors welcome the opportunity to work with you on your next project.

Savvy Software is the developer of Savvy Content Manager - rapidly becoming the go to solution for web content management. Painless installation, ease of use and quick training times are its hallmark. Savvy CM is supported by many ColdFusion hosts, is low cost and incredibly easy for your end users. Easily extend the cms with your own code. Our partner program is growing quickly, and a great option for those in the web development field who don't wish to rebuild the wheel, but instead build upon it.

Visit us at or call 866.870.6358

Edgewood Solutions offers unprecedented services aimed at solving your particular SQL server issues, database management needs, and business goals. We ask the questions and find the answers no one else will. All we do is SQL Server.

Our SQL expertise combined with problem-solving skills and application knowledge give you an advantage in outsourcing your database development.

We are able to fulfill these critical needs through our ability to address both business and IT needs in an accurate, efficient and high quality manner. We have formulated our best practices with a standardized approach that can be customized to meet your unique business characteristics. We only do SQL Server, and we're the experts you can count on to solve any SQL server problem.

CFMX Exam Buster from is the ultimate testing tool specifically designed to help ColdFusion MX developers earn their certification through the Macromedia Certified Professional Program. The product has 875 questions designed to help you prepare for all aspects of the actual test. Check out the demo at

ColdFusion Developer’s Journal, published monthly, is the only magazine aimed specifically at Webmasters and Web application developers using the fast-evolving comprehensive Internet platform, ColdFusion, offered by Macromedia, Inc. With the print magazine’s Web counterpart,, plus weekly and monthly e-mail newsletters, CFDJ continuously provides the ColdFusion community with the information they need in order to create the most useful Web applications.

MX Developer’s Journal is the world’s first magazine focused on the transformation of Web interactions into great digital experiences – and into great business – using the Studio MX integrated family of tool, server, and client technologies from Macromedia, including Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, FreeHand, ColdFusion, and Director.

Adobe Press is a world leader in high-quality books for visual communicators and the official source of training materials for Adobe and Macromedia software. Best known for the best-selling Classroom in a Book series, Adobe Press publishes instructional and inspirational books at all learning levels. Adobe Press books are published, marketed, and distributed by Peachpit Press..

WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW Since 2000, The Web Host Industry Review ( has made a name for itself as the foremost authority of the Web host industry providing reliable, insightful and comprehensive news, reviews and resources to the hosting community. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine ( and WHIRtv ( also offers a business-minded, issue-driven perspective of interest to executives and decision-makers at both large and small hosting companies as well as suppliers, resellers and web hosting consumers. The Magazine and online video broadcast offers the best in competitive intelligence and provides insight into the thinking and strategy of web host industry leaders and trendsetters.

You're using ColdFusion and you need to know the answer to a question. You need to talk to someone who knows more ColdFusion than you. You need it now. Where do you go? Since 1996 (and earlier) the answer has been to the House of Fusion ( Whether it's the high volume ColdFusion Technical Talk list (CF-Talk), another one of our popular technical (or non-technical) mailing lists, or articles, House of Fusion has always been there to enhance the ColdFusion developer community.

In addition, there is the Fusion Authority (, the ColdFusion technical journal whose print edition brings you up-to-date with all the latest ColdFusion information and techniques. The clear, well-written articles bring even the highest level concepts down to earth.

The bottom line is that House of Fusion and Fusion Authority have the information you need to be a ColdFusion professional.

Since 2001, Zion Software, has provided Instant Messaging and Presence (IM) solutions and IM software infrastructure to innovative companies worldwide. ColdFusion MX7 introduced Event Gateways and Zion introduced JBuddy-CF at CFUNITED '05 as the first commercial IM event gateway plugins for ColdFusion MX7. Come by of booth at CFUNITED '06 and see what's new!