Pegasystems Announces New Cloud Offerings

CAMBRIDGE, MA – December 7, 2009 – Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the
leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, today announced its new SmartPaaS Instance Manager™
and Instant Edition™ cloud-based offerings.

SmartPaaS Instance Manager automates the
entire life cycle of requesting, approving, creating and tracking development
and test environments for Pegasystems’ SmartBPM solutions. Customers, partners and BPM Centers of Excellence (COE’s)
can use this application to provision —

in about 30 minutes — secure, high
performance environments on Amazon Web Services. It also includes a
sophisticated management console and reporting capability.

SmartPaaS Instant Edition offers a secure,
high performance cloud environment to simplify the development lifecycle of BPM
projects for teams working on projects from disparate geographies. The finished
application is 100% portable between the cloud and internal data center
environments.

Both offerings are available on a simple
monthly subscription basis.

For more information please visit www.pega.com/Products/smartpaas/editions.asp

Highlights
/ Key Facts:

  • SmartPaaS Saves
    Time and Money ―
    Users can implement solutions 5x faster and at 1/5
    the cost of traditional means
  • Secure,
    Reliable, Protected ―
    All solutions can function as
    an extension of the customers’ data center, with protection against
    network attacks and data encryption technology that  fulfills the most stringent data privacy
    and security policy requirements
  • Easy Integration
    Architecture
    makes it easy to integrate with existing back-end systems, and identity
    management solutions.
  • SmartPaaS is
    100% Web-based –
    Unlike other solutions that offer only partial
    functionality over the Web, SmartPaaS provides the entire BPM development
    and test suite on the cloud
  • SmartPaaS is
    100% Portable –
    Unlike
    other solutions that ‘lock you into the cloud’ – Applications developed on
    SmartPaaS are 100% portable between the cloud and on-premise systems.

Supporting
Quotes:

Jo Hoppe, CIO of Paraxel:

“We had an urgent time to market need for our
new Pega initiative, SmartPaaS helped us start the project almost immediately
with no capital expense, while being instantly accessible by both multiple
teams across different time zones.”

Craig
Potter, Director of Customer Solutions Practice at Cognizant Technology
Solutions:

“We
are pleased to be one of the first Pegasystems partners to be experienced on
SmartPaaS – which will allow us to help us deliver business solutions to market
much faster for our customers.”

Douglas Kim, Managing Director, Platform as a Service at Pegasystems:

“SmartPaaS
is a disruptive offering that has proven to be a practical solution for our
pragmatic customers. SmartPaaS is the first complete Platform-as-a-Service for
enterprise applications, and we are extremely pleased with the rapid uptake by
our customers”

 

Supporting
resources:

Video:
SmartPaaS Video

Webinar:
Ready for Primetime:
Why the Cloud is Not So Scary Any More

 

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About Pegasystems

Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com.

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The information contained in this press release is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. The development, release and timing of any features or functionality described remains at the sole discretion of Pegasystems, Pegasystems specifically disclaims any liability with respect to this information.

 

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