RS Medical Selects Pegasystems' Smart BPM Software To Automate Front-to-Back-Office Business Processes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 10, 2004 — As further testimony to growing market demand for sophisticated business process management software, Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced that RS Medical of Vancouver, WA, has purchased its PegaRULES Process Commander "smart" BPM platform to automate a full suite of front-to-back-office business processes.

RS Medical, which designs, manufactures and markets electrical stimulators, will deploy PegaRULES Process Commander as the foundation for its core business systems, including order fulfillment, invoicing, customer support, inventory management and product distribution, in order to deliver improved service to its 5,000 medical professionals serving more than 400,000 patients. The company also plans to drive new revenue streams from Web-based product ordering enabled by applications built on the Pegasystems platform.

"We are committed to exceeding our customers' expectations and are confident that Pegasystems' software, with its ability to manage complex, changing processes, will provide us with the support to do just that," said Rick Terrell, president of RS Medical.

Alan Trefler, chairman and CEO of Pegasystems, said, "PegaRULES Process Commander enables organizations to respond to changing customer, market and competitive conditions by creating and changing applications and automated processes in days, not months. We believe our software will help RS Medical develop and drive the best possible customer-facing and back-office processes possible, all while allowing them to build for change as they evolve and grow."

PegaRULES Process Commander's easy-to-use interfaces and BAM capabilities enable business line managers to create, monitor and change the critical processes that comprise true BPM — not just the receiving, routing, and reporting of complex customer and partner work but, more importantly, the researching, responding and resolving of that work.

About RS Medical

Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, RS Medical designs, manufactures and markets electrical stimulators and provides a broad range of related services. Since its founding in 1990, RS Medical has established itself as the leading provider of electrotherapy for use by patients at home. RS Medical is a privately-held Washington corporation registered as International Rehabilitative Services, Inc., d/b/a RS Medical. For more information, visit www.rsmedical.com.

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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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