Perficient Leads VAR500 in Quarterly Net Growth

AUSTIN, Texas — September 29, 2003 - Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading eBusiness solutions provider to Global 3000 companies in the Central United States, today announced that it has been ranked #1 on VARBusiness’ inaugural VAR500 Income Index, an index that ranks quarterly net income percentage growth among a cross section of the top 500 solution providers, integrators and IT consultants in North America.

“We are proud and honored to be recognized by VARBusiness for our strong performance in the second quarter of 2003,” said Jack McDonald, CEO, Perficient. “Our focus on adding blue-chip customers to our client base while executing on internal cost controls has been – and continues to be – a successful formula for growth.”

The VAR500 Income Index is compiled by the editors or VARBusiness, a leading IT trade magazine, and the rankings of the first Index may be seen in the September 29 issue of the magazine.

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About Perficient

Perficient is the leading provider of eBusiness solutions to Global 3000 companies in the Central United States. Perficient helps companies acquire and strengthen their customer relationships, reduce their costs and empower their employees by helping them create Enabled Enterprises™, Web-based infrastructures with dynamically-integrated business applications that extend enterprise technology assets to customers, employees, suppliers and partners. Perficient is a “Premier Level” IBM business partner—and one of only five WebSphere service providers retained worldwide by IBM. For more information about Perficient, which has more than 140 professionals in the Central US and Canada, please visit http://www.perficient.com/.

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