Pegasystems Partners with IDS Scheer to Enhance its Roundtrip BPM Solution for Enterprise Organizations

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — June 11, 2007 — Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in unified process and rules technology, today announced it has signed a technology alliance agreement with IDS Scheer to promote an integrated solution based on the award-winning SmartBPM® suite and the market-leading ARIS platform from IDS Scheer.


The alliance offers global organizations an enhanced business process modeling, execution and optimization environment, which enables them to better meet changing business needs.


The new solution will offer customers a full BPM lifecycle, from design through to process execution and onto the full continuous improvement lifecycle.


"Our customers will be able to use the ARIS Business Process Design Platform and exploit their ARIS modeling, analysis and simulation capabilities within our market-leading business process management suite," said Douglas Kim, managing director Global Alliances, Pegasystems. "Both companies understand the need to unify enterprise assets in one environment — on the strategic modelling level with IDS Scheer and on the execution level with Pegasystems — and this is what makes our alliance unique."


David Wells, managing director EMEA, at Pegasystems comments, "Pegasystems has many customers across the world, not least here in Europe — many of whom have asked us for this level of integration between ourselves and IDS Scheer. I'm confident this initiative will offer real value to both our and IDS Scheer's customers."


"We're delighted that Pegasystems recognizes the openness of our ARIS Platform as the de facto standard for process excellence and joins our Technology Partner Program," said Werner Klapp, head of Global Technology Alliances Europe, IDS Scheer. "We are looking forward to working collaboratively to help the world's leading enterprises measure and optimize their business processes."


Pegasystems will be exhibiting at this year's IDS Scheer ARIS Processworld event in Berlin on 13–15 June 2007. Please visit us on Stand 11 to see a demonstration of the integrated SmartBPM and ARIS solution.


IDS Scheer is the market leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software, solutions and services for corporations and public organizations worldwide. With its unrivaled ARIS Platform for Process Excellence, the company offers an integrated, comprehensive solution portfolio for the strategy, design, implementation and controlling of business processes. Utilizing the ARIS Value Engineering (AVE) approach, IDS Scheer consultants bridge the gap between corporate strategy, business processes, IT solutions and process controlling. Approximately 2,800 employees in over 70 countries serve the company's 6,000 customers. In 2006, IDS Scheer's revenues reached 354 million Euro. Established in 1984 by Prof. August-Wilhelm Scheer, IDS Scheer is listed in the TecDAX on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Germany).

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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