With a total of 74 different open source Content Management Systems being nominated, the competition was high. The top ten were separated by very few nominations and the eventual result brought together an interesting mix of established projects and some newer names:
(Listed in alphabetical order)
These five will now go through to a final voting stage that begins on September 12 and runs through till November 7. The final will be voted for by an independent panel of judges comprising of three industry experts and visitors to www.PacktPub.com. Made up of representatives from The Open Source Collective, MySQL and the Eclipse Foundation, the judges will be looking at usability.
Visitors to Packt’s website www.PacktPub.com will also be playing a key role in deciding the eventual winner of the Award. From September 12, voting will commence on the site, with visitors invited to submit their choice for the best Open Source Content Management System.
To take part in the voting stage, visit http://www.packtpub.com/cms_award_final_five and register your choice before November 7."