Pegasystems Announces New Cloud Offering for Dynamic Business Applications

Leading BPM provider leverages Amazon Web Services and Capgemini to enable businesses to leverage cloud computing for business agility

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – May 19, 2009Pegasystems Inc., (NASDAQ: PEGA), a leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, today announced its new SmartPaaS Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering to enable business people to quickly develop and deploy dynamic business applications with all the benefits of cloud computing. This offering was developed with the support of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Capgemini.

This new integrated offering packages Pegasystems’ business-driven Build for Change® technology with best-in-class middleware solutions from IBM on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) with Capgemini’s global Cloud Computing Center of Excellence. With advanced tools for management, security, federation, and composition, Pegasystems marries business agility with the cost advantages of Amazon Web Services on demand technology infrastructure, providing instant scalability and elasticity. Organizations looking to quickly implement business transformation projects can engage their business people with the added benefits of rapid deployment and provisioning. Pegasystems’ benchmarks demonstrate the promise of implementing dynamic business applications in half the time and at half the cost of traditional on-premise solutions.

“Our customers are demanding ever increasing business agility, which is driving a dramatic growth in the number of BPM applications with fluctuating usage patterns,” said Alan Trefler, Chairman and CEO of Pegasystems.  “Pegasystems’ SmartPaaS, leveraging Amazon Web Services, IBM, and Capgemini, will enable our customers to scale their infrastructure on-demand while significantly improving speed of project completion that drives down the total cost of ownership.”

“We are pleased that Pegasystems can extend to their corporate clients a cloud infrastructure that addresses the integration, security, and performance needs that their businesses require,” said Terry Wise, Director of Business Development for Amazon Web Services. “The combination of Pegasystems and the AWS cloud provides enterprises of all sizes the ability to quickly and cost effectively improve and innovate their business processes.”

“We are very pleased to be adding Pega’s SmartPaaS to our portfolio of cloud offerings, and helping clients to increase their business agility and substantially lower costs,” said Simon Plant, Product Lead for Cloud Computing at Capgemini. “This new offering combines highly flexible software with an elastic infrastructure to put business technology right into the hands of the enterprise users, and further drive innovation for rapid change.”

For more information, please visit the Pegasystems SmartPaaS information page. The Pegasystems SmartPaaS solution was also selected by Forrester for the 2009 Technology Innovation Showcase at its IT Forum conference taking place at The Palazzo in Las Vegas from May 19 - 22, 2009.

About Pegasystems

Pegasystems Build for Change® Platform is the heart of Better Business Software®. It delivers business agility and empowers leading organizations to rapidly close execution gaps and seize new opportunities. Pegasystems leverages its recognized leadership in Business Process Management (BPM), Multi-Channel Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Rules, and Adaptive Analytics to uniquely give its clients the power to engage customers, simplify operations and Build For Change®. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com

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