A new category in this years awards is the People's Choice for Best Hosted / Cloud CMS. This new award was designed to recognize those vendors that offer primarily SaaS (Software as a Service) Content Management Systems.
Here are the nominees for this year:
Acquia's open cloud platform delivers scalability, security, and high performance for your Drupal sites. Acquia Cloud is the only solution that helps everyone from professional developers to large enterprises achieve success in Drupal application lifecycle management.
Agility helps media companies and brands maximize the value of their online content. Their content management system and solutions are geared to improve profitability of the online channel by increasing traffic, boosting advertising revenue and promoting conversions while decreasing the time and cost of keeping content up to date. Their software is designed with the entire production team in mind offering a fresh and easy solution for content management across the board.
Gutensite would be a great platform for a wide range of websites, from simple brochure sites to enterprise, mission-critical websites that need advanced customization. It has the cost advantages and the simplicity of a shared hosting website builder, but it's a platform that can grow with you, because like an open source CMS literally anything can be customized. Gutensite for those that value good design and need customer support or a dedicated webmaster.
PaperThin's web content management system CommonSpot is designed to specifically address the requirements of web content management, web experience management, brand management, social media management, document management, and community management, while satisfying the needs of digital marketers and business users at every technical level. CommonSpot is a complete web content management solution that helps you publish content instantly, and intelligently.
Best of luck to all who were nominated and see you at the voting stage September 1, 2013!