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Appian Drives Evolution of the Application Platform Market

Appian Contributor
February 9, 2015

BPM software leader to showcase industry insights at Swiss BPM Forum

RESTON, Va.—February 9, 2015— Appian, provider of the leading application platform for Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management solutions, is proud to sponsor the Swiss BPM Forum in Zurich, Switzerland, March 5, 2015. Swiss organizations are aggressively pursuing strategies for mobile enablement, improved customer lifecycle management, and operational excellence to grow their business, reduce costs, and support risk and compliance programs. Appian provides these organizations with a platform for the rapid composition and rollout of modern applications for digital business.

Appian’s growth throughout international regions such as Western Europe and Asia-Pacific played a crucial role in Appian’s overall performance in 2014. Total software license bookings for Appian’s BPM-based Application Platform increased by 63 percent over the prior year, including a 111 percent increase in subscription based software license bookings. Bookings for Appian Cloud, Appian’s platform-as-a-service business, increased 60 percent over the prior year. For the overall business, total bookings and total revenues each increased by 47 percent over 2013.

During Swiss BPM Forum, more than 350 decision-makers from Swiss user companies will learn and discuss the latest trends and offerings in BPM and enterprise software. This year’s event features speakers from Swiss Air, Credit Suisse, Allianz, Kantonalbank, Austrian Gas, and more to share insights and best practices on corporate transformation processes.

Throughout Europe, Appian works with leading organizations across all industries, including financial services, asset management, insurance, pharmaceuticals and retail. Appian delivers broader awareness and deeper knowledge, supporting smarter decision-making, and enabling faster action. Time to value is vital for today’s CIOs, and Appian offers a unique proposition to organizations to accelerate the pace with which applications can be deployed to enact change and improve competitiveness.

“Appian’s continued growth throughout Europe strongly indicates that leading international organizations are looking for a better solution to custom software development,” said Ryan Gates, Regional Vice President, Appian. “Appian’s Application Platform allows our European customers to make a leap forward in modernizing their business by rapidly deploying applications that produce quick ROI results, while continuing to serve their customers’ evolving needs.”

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