Yesterday afternoon, Copernica disabled file downloads upon the discovery of a security risk by one of our users. The reporting user was able to download random files by manually altering URLs. To prevent abuse, all file downloads were disabled completely on the spot.
Copernica Marketing Software has been announced winner of a Red Herring 100 Europe Award 2010. The Red Herring awards, from the so-named business technology magazine, are awarded every year only to the most innovative, cutting-edge IT-companies of Europe.
From many, many nominations a top 100 companies is selected each year based on criteria such as: technological innovation, financial accomplishments, quality of strategy and management. Copernica has been noticed for the completeness of its marketing software, fast (international) growthand powerful business strategy.
From the official press release:
Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.
“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across Europe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Copernica Marketing Software embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Copernica BV should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”
The full Top 100 Europe list will be published on the Red Herring site expectedly on tuesday or wednesday. We from Copernica congratulate all our fellow Top 100 award winners!
Managing partner Michael Linthorst and sales manager Walter van der Scheer were at the official award ceremony in Paris during the Red Herring Event. “This is a great acknowledgement of our hard work. We strive to be on the edge of new technological developments and market trends with our software. We're never done developing further and better. This is rewarded by a very powerful software product, a diversity of customers and fast international growth."