BURLINGTON, Mass., April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, announced today that iAPPS Commerce has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Commerce Solution globally. Established by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE Awards recognize excellence in business software, digital content, and education technology. "The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year, and all of the finalists should be commended for their innovative products and services," said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. "We look forward to honoring the winners at our awards program in May at All About the Cloud." All SIIA CODiE nominated products and services are subjected to a rigorous evaluation conducted by seasoned industry experts. More than 1,000 companies over the past 27 years have been recognized by SIIA for achieving greatness in demanding industries that expect innovative thinking. Winners of the 2013 CODiE Award will be announced on May 9th. "We are honored that iAPPS Commerce is being recognized as an SIIA CODiE Award finalist," stated Thomas Massie, Bridgeline's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We launched the first iAPPS module five years ago under the vision that an easy-to-use and deeply integrated suite of web engagement solutions would be a force in the web industry. The iAPPS Commerce module is deserving of this honor and boasts multiple custom features including faceted product catalog management, best-in-class SEO, comprehensive reporting solutions, and exclusive warehouse management system integration with one of the world's largest fulfillment and logistics companies." Bridgeline's iAPPS platform is the industry's leading Digital Engagement solution and the only platform available as either a SaaS or perpetual license that unifies Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web analytics capabilities. The iAPPS platform enables users to swiftly enhance and optimize the value of their web properties.