Perficient Joins EMC Information Intelligence Group Consulting Preferred Partner Program

Perficient certified to engage with IIG Consulting; Joins specialized, elite implementation partners

SAINT LOUIS (May 16, 2012)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 selected to join the EMC Information Intelligence Group Consulting Preferred Partner Program (C3P). C3P is a new EMC program that consists of a small group of elite, “go to” partners who will work in conjunction with the IIG Consulting team to drive customer success. C3P partners, like Perficient, have been selected based on their certified, highly-skilled consultants and proven track record of meeting customer requirements with Documentum-based technology.

Perficient has delivered Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions in partnership with EMC for more than 11 years.  Perficient specializes in key ECM focus areas utilizing EMC technologies, including content management, image capture, records management, collaboration, and strategy and roadmaps, which help clients effectively manage information, reduce costs and increase productivity. In joining C3P, Perficient can work with EMC’s IIG Consulting and Partner teams on joint selling opportunities and customer engagements. Perficient has undergone rigorous testing and certifications to demonstrate their abilities to meet the high-quality standards customers demand for business-critical solutions.

“EMC is pleased to welcome Perficient to our Consulting Preferred Partner Program,” said John O’Melia, vice president of Worldwide Services for the Information Intelligence Group division of EMC. “Companies around the world rely on EMC and our trusted ecosystem of partners for solutions to transform their business. As a C3P partner, customers will have confidence in the quality and consistency of delivery provided by selected partners such as Perficient.”

“Perficient is proud to be one of 10 partners in North America that were invited to the C3P program. It is a strong indication of EMC’s confidence in the quality of services and solutions delivered by Perficient and our consultants,” said Ed Rawson, general manager of Perficient’s ECM practice. “We pride ourselves in our ability to maintain a proven track record of success that consistently demonstrates flexibility, earns trust and maintains focus on helping our clients achieve their business and IT objectives. We look forward to growing our partnership with EMC, providing clients with the tools they need to achieve lasting business results.”

Experience Perficient’s ECM Expertise at EMC World
Perficient will be one of three C3P partners present at EMC World 2012, which takes place May 21-24 in Las Vegas. EMC World is the conference for IT professionals to learn how cloud and Big Data are transforming the way business operates. Perficient experts will be on hand in the Solutions Pavilion in booth 1113 to discuss hot topics like content management and integration, content assessments, cloud computing and virtualization, and backup, recovery and archiving, and how companies can integrate the newest EMC solutions to meet their business needs.

For more information on Perficient’s expertise in Enterprise Content Management, its EMC partnership or C3P designation, please visit www.perficient.com/Partners/EMC-Documentum.  

To schedule a media interview with a Perficient expert, please contact Liz Drazen at 314-529-3563 or liz.drazen@perficient.com.

About the EMC Information Intelligence Group Product Offerings
EMC’s Information Intelligence Group provides intelligent capture, case management, customer communications and governance software and services that solve even the most complex information challenges organizations face today – from information compliance and governance to streamlining mission critical business processes, on premise or in the cloud.

By connecting the right information with the right people and processes, EMC information intelligence solutions prime organizations to make insightful, informed decisions that propel their businesses forward, securely and with heightened business and IT efficiency and reduced operating expenses.

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 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, a Documentum Select Services Team Partner, and an Oracle Platinum Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.

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