Perficient Again Recognized as a Top IT Consulting Firm

Ranking represents the third consecutive year Perficient has been named as a “Best to Work For” firm by Vault.com

SAINT LOUIS (Oct. 9, 2012) Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it has ranked in the top 10 of the 2013 Vault Top IT Consulting list. This year’s ranking marks the third consecutive year Perficient has ranked as a leader among top information technology and management consulting firms.

The 2013 Vault Top IT Consulting list combines Vault’s former “Best to Work For” ranking with overall prestige. Vault compiled the list using a formula that reflects the issues consultants care most about, including prestige, satisfaction, firm culture, compensation, work-life balance, overall business outlook and promotion policies. Perficient ranked in the top 10 in all categories, including firm culture, employee satisfaction, compensation and overall business outlook. The company also earned the fourth overall ranking for work-life balance.

"Perficient’s success hinges on our consulting colleagues’ ability to exceed client expectations time and time again. Therefore, we strive internally to create a collaborative environment that provides access to the proper tools and technologies, a comprehensive community of subject matter experts, and the professional autonomy to focus exclusively on delivering excellence,” said Jeffrey Davis, CEO and president, Perficient. “We are dedicated to investing in enhancing the breadth and depth of our portfolio to ensure our colleagues are routinely exposed to challenging, new work opportunities.  In turn, our workforce prides itself on our track record of long-term client relationships and consistent, profitable growth. Perficient colleagues know that their hard work and dedication are key contributors to our success.”

Through its partnerships with leading technology innovators including IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, TIBCO and EMC, Perficient provides clients in all industries business-driven technology solutions and support in a wide range of practice areas including Enterprise Performance Management, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence, Integration/SOA implementations, and portal and collaboration solutions, among others.

For a complete listing of the 2013 Vault Top IT Consulting firms, click here.

Interested in a career at Perficient? Check out the Careers page on Perficient.com.

For more information or to schedule a media interview with a Perficient subject matter expert, please contact Liz Drazen at 314-529-3563 or liz.drazen@perficient.com

About Perficient
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. Perficient’s professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and three offshore locations, in Eastern Europe, India, and 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 National Systems Integrator and Gold Certified Partner, an EMC Select Services Team Partner, and an Oracle Platinum Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.

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