Pegasystems Named “Company to Watch” by InformationWeek Business Technology Network's Intelligent Enterprise 2009 Editor's Choice Awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – January 28, 2009 – Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM), has been named to InformationWeek Business Technology Network's Intelligent Enterprise Editor’s Choice Awards as a “Company to Watch” in 2009. Pegasystems delivers BPM solutions to some of the world’s leading companies who have successfully increased their business agility with Pegasystems’ Build for Change® technology.

Intelligent Enterprise evaluated companies based on vision, technology innovation and customer leadership in attaining strategic objectives.  Thirty-six companies were selected across five key categories: business intelligence, enterprise applications, information management, performance management and process management.

The award selection was a collaborative endeavor, with extensive input from 12 Intelligent Enterprise contributors. Intelligent Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Doug Henschen was responsible for the final selection of award winners.  This recognition also called out the recent introduction of Pegasystems’ Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering by stating, “Pegasystems is also innovating with a "platform-as-a-service" option that lets IT offer independent BPMS instances for individual internal projects, speeding development while recognizing the desire for autonomy.”

"Smart enterprises will have to make the most of technology to outmaneuver the competition and navigate the shoals of fast-changing and challenging economic conditions." said Doug Henschen, editor-in-chief, Intelligent Enterprise. "We present our 10th Annual Intelligent Enterprise Editors' Choice Awards to guide our readers toward innovative and influential vendors, whether large or small, that have been leading the way toward easier and more comprehensive use of information, deeper and timelier insight, and more flexible and efficient applications and business processes."

“We are honored to be recognized by Intelligent Enterprise and such a distinguished panel of experts from the technology community,” said Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO of Pegasystems. “Our customers are telling us that the business agility provided by our Build for Change technology is producing rapid and significant business returns in today’s current economic conditions. They are demanding that any productivity improvement initiatives also enhance their customer’s experience in dealing with them in regards to new business, customer service, or fulfillment. This recognition is proof that our Build for Change technology is uniquely able to accomplish such goals.” Trefler added.  

The full article on the 10th Annual Intelligent Enterprise Editors' Choice Awards can be found at:

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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

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