St. Louis -- Dec 21, 2009— Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America and a Google Enterprise Partner™ since 2007, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Google to resell and provide consulting services for the Google Search Appliance™ (GSA), an enterprise search solution.
“We’re pleased to expand our partnership with Google,” said Jeffrey Davis, Perficient’s chief executive officer and president. “Enterprises that can manage, index, archive, locate and then react to seemingly overwhelming amounts of data are gaining real competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. Google is an undisputed leader in search and their Google Search Appliance, coupled with Perficient’s broad and deep experience with the enterprise content management market, will provide clients a compelling and comprehensive enterprise search solution.”
The GSA provides universal search for business, searching internal or website content through one easy search box. The GSA can search intranets, web servers, portals, fileshares, databases, content management systems, and real-time data in business applications and on the web with the speed and accuracy customers expect from Google search.
“We're excited to see our partnership with Perficient continue to evolve," said Scott Goodhew, Manager of the Search and Earth Channel at Google Enterprise. “Perficient has proven to be a strategic and innovative services partner already, and we'll see that continue as enterprises increasingly implement the Google Search Appliance to manage their enterprise search needs.”
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 19 offices in 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 Certified Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.
Google, Google Enterprise Partner, and Google Search Appliance are trademarks of Google Inc.
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