AUSTIN, TX, January 22, 2008—Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced that it has been named the recipient of IBM’s 2008 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 technologies. Perficient was the sole recipient selected among several thousand eligible IBM Business Partners.
Perficient received the prestigious award at IBM’s Lotusphere 2008 conference in Orlando, the premier worldwide conference for the Lotus community and collaborative software and solutions.
“We’re incredibly honored to receive this award, our second ‘Most Distinguished’ Partner award from IBM in the last six months. Winning this same award in 2006 was exciting, but to now have again been recognized just months after earning the same award from IBM’s Information Management group is remarkable,” said Jeffrey Davis, Perficient’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “Portal and collaborative solutions have always been and will continue to be core to our success. To again be the sole recipient of this award in North America is a tremendous validation of our talent, expertise and strong partnership with IBM.”
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. Perficient’s 1,500 professionals serve clients from a network of 18 offices in North America and two offshore development centers, including a CMMI Level 4 certified global development center in China. Perficient helps clients use Internet-based technologies to improve productivity and competitiveness, strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners and reduce information technology costs. Perficient, traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market(SM), is a member of the Russell 2000® index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning "Premier Level" IBM business partner, a TeamTIBCO partner, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a Documentum Select Services Team Partner and an Oracle-Siebel partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.
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