UBM Electronics' DataSheets.com Recognized for Internet Excellence by the Webby Awards
SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the design engineering and electronics industry's decision makers, today announced that DataSheets.com, a website created for design engineers and electronics purchasing professionals to quickly and easily find electronics parts and inventory, has been recognized as a Webby honoree in the Website – IT Hardware/Software category. The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
In February 2012, UBM Electronics announced that DataSheets.com grew 360 percent in online traffic since it was launched in July 2011 from 36,464 to 167,651 page views. The website is produced in partnership with SiliconExpert Technologies.
Other Webby Award honorees in the Website – IT Hardware/Software category include:
IDG Communications' Avaya Premier Thought Leadership Forum; CMO's Cisco.com; MGH's Edge Web Hosting; Digital Strategy's HP Corporate Website; LEVEL, a Rosetta Company's IT Survival Guide; Ascentium's Microsoft Windows PC Store; Extractable's Red Prairie; and Extractable's Webroot.
"We are delighted to be recognized for internet excellence by the Webby Awards for DataSheets.com, which is just under a year old. We appreciate our audience's continued engagement and will continue to deliver the highest functionality and usability," said Amandeep Sandhu, Director of Audience Engagement & Analytics and DataSheets.com Product Lead, UBM Electronics. "The success of DataSheets.com highlights the vital need of this website for the engineering community. This award showcases our strong commitment to the serve the global electronics ecosystem."
Electronics engineers and electronics purchasing professionals can register for the site for free on DataSheets.com.
Manufacturers interested in adding an active data feed of electronic parts free of charge, click here. Distributors interested in adding inventory stock and have it listed next to part numbers searched by thousands of engineers daily for no charge, click here. (DataSheets.com only accepts inventory feeds from authorized distributors.)
Technology vendors interested in DataSheets.com sponsorship opportunities, contact Hector Pino at email@example.com or 415.947.6756.
Last month, UBM Electronics won a min's Best of the Web award for its All-Access Conference Pass application for the ARM TechCon™ event in the Tablet App -- Paid -- Interactive category.
About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising & media, online film & video, and mobile & apps. Established in 1996, The 16th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Yahoo!, Vitamin T, MLB Advanced Media, Rackspace Hosting, JWT, The Atom Group, Financial Times, BuzzFeed, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Guardian News and Media.