Microsoft Silverlight has been nominated for a 2009 Crunchie award in the category of “Best Technology Achievement” and we need your vote!

The 2009 Crunchies Awards, are co-hosted by GigaOm, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch. This annual competition and award ceremony recognizes the most compelling startups and Internet and technology innovations of the year. You are invited to choose who wins.

This CrunchBase.com post provides more information on the Silverlight nomination. More about the dynamic combination of Silverlight with IIS Smooth Streaming can be found on Chris Knowlton’s IIS.net post, here.

To vote, click this link and scroll down to locate the category of Best Technology Achievement (about one-third of the way down the page).

2009 Crunchies Awards Nomination and Voting Process

We are very honored to have been nominated and selected as a finalist for a 2009 Crunchie! There were over 100,000 nominations submitted by the Internet community across 18 awards categories and only six finalists per category were chosen by the Crunchies Committee. The finalists for each category are determined based on the quantity, quality and breadth of submissions received. Voting for the awards opened last week, and will run until January 6th. People are invited to vote once per category per day. Close to 90,000 votes have already been submitted as of today.

Please feel free to forward this voting link to those who would be interested in supporting the Silverlight Crunchie nomination and thank you for your support!