AUSTIN, Texas – Sept 26, 2005 --Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm in the central United States, announced today that it has been granted the IBM Value Advantage Plus Five Star Partner Award, an award recognizing outstanding IBM Business Partners.
“We are thrilled to be recognized by IBM once again for our commitment to, and expertise around, the IBM software portfolio,” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive. “Joining this exclusive list of IBM’s most capable and value-enhancing partners is further validation of our partnership and growing relationship.”
The IBM Five Star Certification Award is awarded to Business Partners who are certified sellers for IBM’s five software brands – Information Management, WebSphere, Lotus, Tivoli and Rational – and who have successfully integrated IBM middleware into its software solutions, and continue to demonstrate a strategy in line with IBM’s open-standards based, on demand vision.
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and midsize companies in the central United States. Perficient helps clients gain competitive advantage by using Internet-based technologies to make their businesses more responsive to market opportunities and threats, strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners, improve productivity and reduce information technology costs. Our solutions enable our clients to operate a real-time enterprise that dynamically adapts business processes and the systems that support them to the changing demands of an increasingly global, Internet-driven and competitive marketplace. Perficient is an award-winning "Premier Level" IBM business partner. For more information about Perficient, which employs more than 575 professionals in the central United States and Canada, please visit www.perficient.com. IBM is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
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