Pivotal Names Perficient the Global Systems Integrator Award Winner for Cloud Native Advocacy

Perficient Announces Launch of Pivotal Container Service (PKS) Offering

SAINT LOUIS (Oct. 8, 2019) Perficient, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRFT) (“Perficient”), the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it received the 2019 Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year Award for Cloud Native Advocacy from Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE: PVTL) (“Pivotal”). Announced during Pivotal’s SpringOne Platform conference in Austin, Texas, the award recognizes Perficient’s strategic efforts to educate enterprises and business leaders about the benefits of cloud-native application solutions.

Whether building new business applications or migrating legacy applications, Perficient helps businesses save time and money by transforming their application development process with the Pivotal Platform, a cloud-native solution enabling high-performing teams to continuously innovate with software development.

“Pivotal Platform is the industry standard empowering organizations to build applications on their own terms,” said Hari Madamalla, vice president of emerging solutions, Perficient. “In our partnership with Pivotal, we are accelerating the application transformation process, enabling both developer productivity and operational efficiency. This award is a testament to our efforts to promote the benefits of a cloud-native platform, and we are honored to be recognized by Pivotal for our work in this space.”

“We are excited to announce Perficient as the Global Systems Integrator for Cloud Native Advocacy,” said Danny Zaidifard, senior director of strategic partnerships, Pivotal. “This award recognizes Perficient for being vocal in the marketplace about Pivotal, cloud-native application patterns, and modernization.”

Perficient has pursued strategic initiatives to expand Pivotal’s reach through thought leadership, shared messaging, and expanded enablement opportunities, such as the Pivotal Acceleration Lab program. These efforts have recently focused on container technologies, the flexibility and acceleration benefits they provide, and added portability when packaged with Kubernetes, an open-source system for automating application deployment, management, and scalability. Working in partnership with Pivotal, Perficient provides services for an enterprise distribution of Kubernetes through the Pivotal Container Service (PKS), further empowering businesses to innovate quickly and reduce complexity. 

“Perficient’s cloud-native developers and architects provide a customized approach to meeting the business objectives of our clients,” said Vishal Rajpal, general manager of cloud platform solutions, Perficient. “With the addition of our PKS offering, Perficient boasts a robust Pivotal Platform practice to help our clients achieve innovation and operational excellence.” 

Connect with Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform
Business leaders in pursuit of increased efficiency and greater scalability in their software infrastructure should visit Perficient at booth G14 at SpringOne Platform. While there, Perficient’s experts can discuss the benefits of a PKS solution and their experience helping large enterprises rapidly develop business applications with the Pivotal Platform. 

Find out how to achieve operational excellence with Perficient and Pivotal by connecting with Perficient’s thought leaders online via Perficient’s blog and following us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Perficient
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting, and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution, and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions. Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning Adobe Gold Partner, Platinum IBM business partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Advanced Pivotal Ready Partner, a Gold Salesforce Consulting Partner, and a Sitecore Platinum Partner. For more information, visit www.perficient.com.

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