SOURCE: Sitecore


November 21, 2011 02:00 ET

Sitecore Positioned as a Leader in 2011 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

Leadership Position Underscores Sitecore's Strategy to Intelligently Guide Customer Conversations Across All Interactions and Communications Channels

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON--(Marketwire - Nov 21, 2011) - Sitecore today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders quadrant of its recent 2011 report, "Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management."

Gartner defines vendors in the Leaders quadrant as companies that drive market transformation, have the highest combined scores for ability to execute and completeness of vision and are prepared for the future with a clear vision. Furthermore, Leaders have strong channel partners, a presence in multiple regions, consistent financial performance, broad platform support and good customer support. In addition, they dominate in one or more technologies or vertical markets. Leaders are aware of the ecosystem into which their own offerings need to fit.

"As Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, Inc., once said 'innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,' and this rings true for Sitecore and we believe our leadership position in the Magic Quadrant confirms it," said Michael Seifert, CEO, Sitecore. "The past year has been a year of innovation for Sitecore, our partners and customers. We are redefining how organizations use Web technologies to interact and engage with audiences. As the industry continues to evolve with new entrants and technology integration, we are continuing to lead in a market that will exceed the success of the ERP and CRM industries."

Sitecore's Customer Engagement Platform, which combines Sitecore's award-winning Web Content Management System with its Digital Marketing System, creates a cross-channel engagement management platform to manage the full customer experience and to create relevant and valuable customer conversations that engage, entertain, and inform.

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About Sitecore

Sitecore redefines how organizations engage with audiences, powering compelling experiences that sense and adapt to visitors both online and in-person.

Sitecore's leading Content Management System software is the first to cohesively integrate with marketing automation, intranet portal, e-commerce, web optimization, social media and campaign management technologies. This broad choice of capabilities enables marketing professionals, business stakeholders and information technology teams to rapidly implement, measure and manage a successful website and digital business strategy. Businesses can now easily identify, serve and convert new customers with Sitecore's Digital Marketing System, part of its encompassing Customer Engagement Platform.

Thousands of public and private organizations have created and now manage more than 32,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore including ATP World Tour, CA Technologies, Colliers International, Comcast, Heineken, Microsoft, Nestlé, Royal Navy, The Knot, TOP-TOY, Visa Europe and Verizon.

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