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Pegasystems Positioned as a Leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites

Evaluation Based on Ability to Execute and Deliver Completeness of Vision Among 14 Vendors

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites (iBPMS). Pegasystems was identified as one of the leaders in an evaluation of 14 vendors included in the report.

Pegasystems received placement in the "Leaders" quadrant after Gartner's evaluation of its ability to execute and completeness of vision. In the report, Gartner noted the continued evolution of the iBPMS category as "Modern iBPMSs have added enhanced support for human collaboration, integration with social media, mobile access to processes, more analytics and real-time decision management."(1)

"Gartner has encouraged the BPM industry. We at Pegasystems have as well with our clients in order to embrace the opportunites of digital disruption," said Pegasystems CEO and Founder Alan Trefler. "Today's digital enterprises need to Build for Change. They need to engage customers across channels, intelligently automate processes, and apply predictive analytics to optimize customer interactions. We feel Gartner's recognition of Pegasystems' leading ability to execute on this vision for the past seven years is demonstrated by the success achieved by our many clients and partners. This Magic Quadrant placement will be welcomed by them."

"We are pleased that Gartner has recognized us. Our unified architecture is the primary strength of the Pega solution," said Kerim Akgonul, Senior Vice President of Product Management for Pegasystems. "For Pega clients, many 'high-end iBPMS' programs begin with small projects that start on the cloud and grow through efficient re-use to drive benefits across the enterprise. These project successes are attributed to the fact that our offerings are optimized for high-end iBPMS projects, offer strong support, and provide enterprise-level availability, manageability, and security."

Supporting Resources:

(1) Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites, 2014," Teresa Jones, Michele Cantara, W. Roy Schulte, March 17, 2014

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About Pegasystems
Pegasystems Build for Change® Platform is the heart of Better Business Software™. It delivers business agility and empowers leading organizations to rapidly close execution gaps and seize new opportunities. Pegasystems leverages its recognized leadership in Business Process Management (BPM), Multi-Channel Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Rules, and Adaptive Analytics to uniquely give its clients the power to engage customers, simplify operations and Build For Change®. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com.

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