Perficient Announces IBM Contract Renewal

AUSTIN, Texas — August 13, 2004 - Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading eBusiness solutions provider in the central United States, today announced the renewal and extension of its IBM Software Services for WebSphere (ISSW) subcontracting agreement for an additional one-year period through August 2005. Under the agreement, Perficient will continue to work in close partnership with IBM’s WebSphere Services group to deploy and customize IBM WebSphere software for enterprise customers throughout North America.

“We’re pleased to renew this agreement with IBM,” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We have seen growing demand for WebSphere products and solutions and look forward to continued success with IBM.”

About Perficient

Perficient is a leading provider of eBusiness solutions 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(TM), Web-based infrastructures with dynamically-integrated business applications that extend enterprise technology assets to customers, employees, suppliers and partners. Perficient is an award-winning "Premier Level" IBM business partner and a recognized expert in IBM's WebSphere® software. Perficient's other partners consist of leading eBusiness technology and services providers including Microsoft, Stellent, Bowstreet, Wily Technology, Tibco, ATG, Adobe, Mainline, Digex, Grumium and others. For more information about Perficient, which has more than 320 professionals in the central US and Canada, please visit

IBM and WebSphere are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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