Perficient Named One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America

AUSTIN, Texas — October 20, 2004 - Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading eBusiness solutions provider in the central United States, today announced that it has been ranked #208 overall in Deloitte & Touche's prestigious 2004 Technology Fast 500 Program, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. Deloitte & Touche LLP is one of the nation’s leading professional services firms. Rankings are based on the percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over five years, from 1999–2003. This is the second consecutive year that Perficient has been included in the Deloitte and Touche Fast 500.

“We are honored to be recognized by Deloitte & Touche for our performance from 1999 through 2003.” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive. “We continue to execute well on our plan to achieve $100 million in revenues by 2006.”

According to Deloitte & Touche, the average increase in revenues over the five-year period for companies who made the Fast 500 was 4,109 percent. Last month, Deloitte and Touche ranked Perficient as one of the 15 fastest growing technology companies in the state of Texas over the same period.

“Being one of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies in North America is an impressive accomplishment. We commend Perficient for again making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 with a phenomenal growth rate over five years,” said Mark A. Evans, national managing partner of Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group.

Information on the final rankings is available here:

http://www.public.deloitte.com/fast500/fast_500/search/company_search.asp?type=f500&subnav=3&subnav2=1

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™, 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, Adobe, ATG, Stellent, Bowstreet, Wily Technology, Tibco, Mainline, Digex, Grumium and others. For more information about Perficient, which has more than 320 professionals in the Central US and Canada, please visit http://www.perficient.com/.

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

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