SOURCE: Percussion Software

Percussion Software

August 30, 2011 10:46 ET

Percussion CM1 Named KMWorld "Trend-Setting Product" for 2011

WOBURN, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - Percussion Software, a leading provider of Web Content Management (WCM) software, today announced its Percussion CM1 WCM product has been named a KMWorld "Trend-Setting Product" for 2011. The "Trend-Setting Product" awards began in 2003 to spotlight thoughtful, well-reasoned product innovation and execution. This year, more than 800 products were assessed by the judging panel, which consists of editorial colleagues, analysts, system integrators, vendors, line-of-business managers, and users.

"Each year, the KMWorld judging team looks for products that stand out from the crowd based on the strength of their innovation," said Hugh McKellar, KMWorld editor-in-chief. "Congratulations to Percussion CM1 for being named one of this year's trend-setting products."

Percussion CM1 represents a breakthrough in the WCM market. Its significant advancement in user-interface design makes it possible for users to take control over their WCM initiatives while maintaining the flexibility to address "What's Next" on the web. By delivering core functionality as a product rather than a customized framework that is difficult to support and upgrade, Percussion enables organizations to eliminate the reliance on 3rd party services firms to build core content management capabilities.

Through its unique drag-and-drop interface, Percussion CM1 users can directly create, launch, and maintain sophisticated web sites with an ease unmatched in the market. Users can easily make any kind of edit or change -- such as creating new templates, modifying page layouts, integrating social content, or embedding third-party web applications. By empowering the user, organizations are able to make the vast majority of the required ongoing updates and changes to the site on their own.

"Percussion is on a mission to productize the WCM market, fundamentally transforming what has long been a broken model for deploying and upgrading WCM solutions," said Joseph Wykes, president, Percussion Software. "Percussion CM1 is at the heart of this strategy to deliver users a WCM product that can be deployed quickly without requiring extensive services contracts to build what is now out of the box capabilities, and empowers the user to make ongoing updates and changes on the fly. We're honored the judges for this year's KMWorld 'Trend-Setting products' have acknowledged the power and flexibility of Percussion CM1 with its selection to this elite group."

About KMWorld
KMWorld is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market and covers the latest in Content, Document and Knowledge Management, informing more than 45,000 subscribers about the components and processes -- and subsequent success stories -- that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

About Percussion Software
Percussion Software publishes a family of Web Content Management (WCM) solutions, CM1 and CM System, that help businesses increase traffic, drive conversion and improve social interaction. Percussion's Adaptive Architecture allows non-technical users to take control of content and presentation, provides unparalleled control over how web content is used and allows organizations to freely integrate third-party applications without being encumbered by legacy technology. Percussion's WCM solutions are used by hundreds of leading organizations to power their websites, including,,, First Data, Kohl's, Virginia Tech University, Harvard Law School and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. To learn more, visit

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