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Perficient Again Named Top IBM Lotus® Partner in North America

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 31, 2011) 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 2011 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 previously won the same award in 2006 and 2008.

Perficient received the prestigious award at IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 conference in Orlando, the premier worldwide conference for the Lotus community and collaborative software and solutions.

"We’re incredibly honored to become the only three-time winner of IBM’s Lotus ‘Most Distinguished’ Partner award," said John Jenkins, vice president of Perficient’s IBM business group. "Lotus solutions help Perficient create exceptional web experiences for our customers and are a key contributor to our growth. Our comprehensive and long-standing partnership with IBM has never been stronger."

In addition to winning the Lotus Distinguished Partner award in 2006, 2008 and 2011, Perficient has received additional IBM awards including the 2010 InfoSphere Warehouse Pack Partner of the Year, the 2010 Impact Smarter Decision Management Award, the 2009 Information Management Partner of the Year award and the 2007 Information Management Distinguished Partner award.

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

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