Bamboo Solutions Announces the ”SharePoint for the People! Join the Revolution!” Winner: Armand Brunelle of Castle Pines Capital with a Cross-Site Charting Solution

Bamboo will Build New Commercial Product in Six Weeks & Provide Brunelle with a Free Copy

April 23, 2008 10:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time

ESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bamboo Solutions Corporation (Bamboo) today announced Armand Brunelle of Castle Pines Capital as the Bamboo SharePoint Revolution Contest winner for the most useful Web Part idea. Armand and his company will receive a fully-paid license compliments of Bamboo when the product is released as the Chart Plus Revolution Pack next month. The SharePoint Revolution Contest was Bamboo’s theme at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008 in Seattle and received hundreds of Web Part ideas from entrants worldwide. Bamboo narrowed over 200 entries to five finalists based on community voting. The five finalists were then voted on by the Bamboo user community to select the overall winner.

Bamboo Solutions will develop the resulting product, the Chart Plus Revolution Pack, over a six week time period. The product allows a single chart to be created from multiple data sources. The Chart Plus Revolution Pack will be available at Bamboo’s online store: Bamboo is permanently adding a Web Part idea submission page and accompanying rating system to the company’s website so that everyone can submit new ideas, rating them on a 1-5 ranking scale for Bamboo’s new product consideration.

“We are thrilled with the creative ideas, enthusiasm and demonstrated participation from the SharePoint community,” said Michael Tanner, CEO of Bamboo Solutions Corporation. “Our Revolution contest playfully demonstrates our commitment to build products that our customers can use to enhance SharePoint.”

The other four Web Part finalists included: Chris Whitaker, IT Manager of AHTNA Government Services Corporation with Report Generator for List Rollup, Coco Kalinowski, IT Project Coordinator at Stark Investments with Stock Ticker, Larry Loh, IT Administrator for Los Angeles County with Video Clip and Mads Lundberg, Product Area Manager for Portal Platforms at Inter-Ikea with Meeting Room and Event Booking.

Bamboo Solutions provides a suite of Web Parts, Solution Accelerators and customized products for project management, social networking, business intelligence, portal administration and content management for SharePoint environments. In the past two years, over 3,000 customers across 38 countries have benefited from Bamboo’s software development agility, using Bamboo software to implement their SharePoint portals in record time. Customers can easily try, test and buy from the online store and gain access to additional resources through Bamboo’s partner network. Bamboo Solutions is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, USA, with offices in Gothenburg, Sweden and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For more information, visit:

SOURCE: BusinessWire

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