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Appian Reports Record Q4 Completing Record 2012 Year

Appian Contributor
January 16, 2013

98 New Customers Embrace Worksocial BPM Platform

Reston, Va.— January 16, 2013Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, today announced record Q4 2012 company performance completing a record year for 2012. Total orders for Q4 more than doubled over Q4 2011, and grew more than 40 percent over Q3 2012. For the 2012 year in total, Appian achieved record highs in terms of total orders, total revenues, license orders and license revenues. 98 new companies and government agencies joined the Appian customer roster. Roughly one-third of new Appian customers opted for cloud deployment, and Appian’s cloud revenue more than doubled in 2012 compared to the previous year. Appian opened a regional headquarters in Australia, and new offices in Melbourne, Singapore and Paris.

New Appian BPM Suite Customers
Organizations around the world continue to turn to the unique worksocial capabilities of the Appian BPM Suite. Appian tightly integrates proven process management leadership with innovative social collaboration, native mobility and portable cloud deployment. The result is real and measureable business value through efficient operations, effective decisions and engaged customers.

Appian is also the only BPM suite vendor to offer a portable cloud architecture, allowing easy migration between cloud and on-premise deployments. This significantly reduces risk, allowing a growing number of Appian customers to jump-start a BPM project or rapidly expand a BPM program in the cloud. Appian’s 2012 customer wins include global leaders in US and international government, insurance, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, retail, food and beverage, and more.

Product Innovation
In 2012, Appian continued to prove itself the innovation leader in the BPM industry. Appian 7 is the most advanced, yet easiest-to-use platform on the market. It expands the boundaries of BPM, deeply integrating social and mobile capabilities to drive participation in more effective business processes, and faster, more informed business decisions. Appian 7 provides the enterprise-wide platform organizations need to integrate social and mobile technologies into new and intelligent business processes that drive internal efficiency and exceed customer service expectations.

International Growth
Appian opened a regional headquarters in Australia, in addition to its Appian Europe headquarters in London and global headquarters in the U.S. Appian expanded its direct market presence with new offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Paris. Appian also extended its global reach further through growth of the Appian partner eco-system with new partners trained on the Appian platform across Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, and into Latin America.

Industry Recognition
Appian was positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant by Gartner, Inc. in the 2012 “Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites” (Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites, 2012” by J. Sinur, et al, September 27, 2012). Global industry analysts including IDC, Ovum and others recognized Appian’s industry leadership in product evaluation reports. Appian is now listed #1 or #2 in all major IT analyst BPM market reports.

The Appian World 2012 conference drew record attendance with nearly 700 registrations and more than 600 attendees from North America, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Appian World 2013 will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC April 29-May 1.

“Social and mobile along with cloud present massive business opportunities, but only if they are tightly integrated with the enterprise data and business process that run the organization,” said Matt Calkins, president and CEO of Appian. “Appian continues to grow rapidly because our worksocial platform is transformational, and Appian as an organization is committed to the success of each and every customer.”


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