Pegasystems Recognized as a Leader in Human-Centric Business Process Management for Java Platforms

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – August 2, 2007Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), a leader in Business Process Management (BPM), today announced that Forrester Research recognized Pegasystems as a market leader in The Forrester Wave™: Human-Centric BPMS for Java Platforms, Q3 2007. 
Forrester evaluated 12 vendors across 150 criteria and concluded: “Due to its rules heritage, Pega’s unique and compelling BPM suite is a bit different than its competition, but to great result.  Developers who learn to properly design solutions on Pega will be rewarded with the most powerful and flexible product architecture we evaluated, backed by excellent scalability and well-designed developer tools.”
Forrester goes on to say, “Overall, the product has the best platform in the BPM space and has capabilities that other BPMS do not.”  Pegasystems' SmartBPM® Suite received the highest score in Current Offering, Process Execution, Monitoring and Management, Product Architecture, Revenue Growth and Systems Integrator categories. The report predicts the worldwide market for Business Process Management (BPM) software licenses will grow to reach $6.3 billion by 2011.
"We are proud that Forrester considers Pegasystems a ‘dominant force’ in the BPMS space,” said Pegasystems CEO and founder, Alan Trefler.  “We look forward to continuing to help the world’s leading organizations improve customer service, reach new markets and boost operational effectiveness through SmartBPM."

For more information on Pegasystems or to download a free copy of this report, visit www.pega.com.

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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