SOURCE: Pegasystems Inc.

Pegasystems Inc.

December 07, 2009 14:00 ET

Pegasystems Announces New Cloud Offerings

Leading BPM Provider Announces SmartPaaS Instance Manager and Instant Edition to Help Accelerate Time to Market for BPM Projects

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2009) - Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, today announced its new SmartPaaS Instance Manager™ and Instant Edition™ cloud-based offerings.

SmartPaaS Instance Manager automates the entire life cycle of requesting, approving, creating and tracking development and test environments for Pegasystems' SmartBPM solutions. Customers, partners and BPM Centers of Excellence (COE's) can use this application to provision -- in about 30 minutes -- secure, high performance environments on Amazon Web Services. It also includes a sophisticated management console and reporting capability.

SmartPaaS Instant Edition offers a secure, high performance cloud environment to simplify the development lifecycle of BPM projects for teams working on projects from disparate geographies. The finished application is 100% portable between the cloud and internal data center environments.

Both offerings are available on a simple monthly subscription basis.

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Highlights / Key Facts:

  • SmartPaaS Saves Time and Money -- Users can implement solutions 5x faster and at 1/5 the cost of traditional means

  • Secure, Reliable, Protected -- All solutions can function as an extension of the customers' data center, with protection against network attacks and data encryption technology that fulfills the most stringent data privacy and security policy requirements

  • Easy Integration -- Architecture makes it easy to integrate with existing back-end systems, and identity management solutions

  • SmartPaaS is 100% Web-based -- Unlike other solutions that offer only partial functionality over the Web, SmartPaaS provides the entire BPM development and test suite on the cloud

  • SmartPaaS is 100% Portable -- Unlike other solutions that 'lock you into the cloud' -- Applications developed on SmartPaaS are 100% portable between the cloud and on-premise systems

Supporting Quotes:

Jo Hoppe, CIO of Paraxel:

"We had an urgent time to market need for our new Pega initiative, SmartPaaS helped us start the project almost immediately with no capital expense, while being instantly accessible by both multiple teams across different time zones."

Craig Potter, Director of Customer Solutions Practice at Cognizant Technology Solutions:

"We are pleased to be one of the first Pegasystems partners to be experienced on SmartPaaS -- which will allow us to help us deliver business solutions to market much faster for our customers."

Douglas Kim, Managing Director, Platform as a Service at Pegasystems:

"SmartPaaS is a disruptive offering that has proven to be a practical solution for our pragmatic customers. SmartPaaS is the first complete Platform-as-a-Service for enterprise applications, and we are extremely pleased with the rapid uptake by our customers."

Supporting resources:

Video: SmartPaaS Video
Webinar: Ready for Primetime: Why the Cloud is Not So Scary Any More

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About Pegasystems
Pegasystems, the leader in Business Process Management, provides software to drive revenue growth, productivity and agility for the world's most sophisticated organizations. Customers use our award-winning SmartBPM® suite to improve customer service, reach new markets and boost operational effectiveness.

Our patented SmartBPM technology makes enterprise applications easy to build and change by directly capturing business objectives and eliminating manual programming. SmartBPM unifies business rules and processes into composite applications that leverage existing systems -- empowering businesspeople and IT staff to Build for Change®, deliver value quickly and outperform their competitors.

Pegasystems' suite is complemented by best-practice frameworks designed for leaders in financial services, insurance, healthcare, government, life sciences, communications, manufacturing and other industries.

Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Pegasystems has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Visit us at

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