Codie awards dominated by familiar names

The Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) Codie 2011 award winners for software, announced Wednesday afternoon, include some familiar names, such as, Red Hat, and Adobe, all of whom .

Codie awards, which are peer-reviewed, were given out for products and services in the business software industry. Companies self-nominate their products for Codie award contention. Winners were announced at an SIIA event in San Francisco. won in the Best Collaboration/Social Networking Solution category, with Salesforce Chatter, as well as in the Best Mobile On-Demand Application category with the mobile platform. Red Hat, with its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5, took top honors in the Best Use of Open Source Technology category. Adobe won Best Content Management Solution for Adobe Acrobat X.

Other winners included: