SOURCE: Appian Corporation

Appian Corporation

October 21, 2010 08:55 ET

Appian Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in New Business Process Management Suite Magic Quadrant Report

Appian On-Premise Technology Delivers Ease of Use and "Seamless User Experience," While Appian Anywhere "Sets the Bar for BPM in the Cloud"

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and on-demand business process management (BPM) technology, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant in the 2010 "Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites" (Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites, 2010" by J. Sinur, J. Hill, October 18, 2010).

The Appian 6 BPM Suite is the only 100% web-based BPM platform, delivering the ease of use, comprehensive features and flexibility required to accelerate process improvement. By simplifying process collaboration between business and IT, Appian empowers business decision makers, while allowing IT to easily extend, integrate and personalize BPM applications.

Appian Anywhere, the first and only complete BPM Platform-as-a-Service, delivers all the power of Appian via a low-cost, low-risk subscription model. The Appian Forum online community further speeds BPM success with downloadable pre-built applications and templates.

"Appian continues to drive innovation in the BPM market," said Matthew Calkins, president and CEO of Appian. "The Appian 6 platform delivers unmatched ease of use with the most comprehensive functionality, fully available on-premise or in the cloud, to speed time-to-value for our customers."

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Appian
Appian is the global innovator in enterprise and on-demand business process management (BPM). Appian provides the fastest way to deploy robust processes, collapsing time to value for new process initiatives. Businesses and governments worldwide use Appian to accelerate process improvement and drive business performance. Appian empowers more than 2.5 million users from large Fortune 100 companies, to the mid-market and small businesses worldwide. Appian is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. region, with professional services and partners around the globe. For more information, visit www.appian.com.

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