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Perficient Wins IBM's North American Distinguished Partner Award

AUSTIN, TX, December, 16, 2005—Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm in the central United States, announced today that it has been named the recipient of the 2006 Lotus North American Distinguished Partner Award, an annual award granted to one IBM Business Partner in North America in recognition of their outstanding services and solutions leveraging Lotus-based technologies. Perficient was selected from a group of several thousand eligible IBM Business Partners.

Perficient will receive the prestigious award in January at IBM’s 2006 Lotusphere® conference, the premier event for developers, administrators, IT and business professionals looking for collaborative software and solutions.

“We’re incredibly honored to receive this prestigious industry award,” said Jeffrey Davis, Perficient’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “Lotus-based solutions deliver meaningful value to our clients and have played an important role in our success for many years. To be the recipient of this award is a tremendous validation of our talent and expertise.”

About Perficient

Perficient (NASDAQ: PRFT) 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. Its solutions enable 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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