Progress Buys Savvion

Savvion's pioneering, best-in-class BPM technology complements Progress technology to enable enterprises to achieve Operational Responsiveness

January 12, 2010

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ORLANDO -- Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive announced today at its Global Field Operations Conference the acquisition of Savvion Inc., a privately held business enterprise software company based in Santa Clara, California, for approximately $49 million, net of cash acquired.

Savvion is a pioneering and leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) technology with 15 years of market experience. The company offers a comprehensive, standards-based BPM suite that helps more than 300 of the world’s top-performing companies – including 24 of the ‘Fortune 100’ – automate and continuously improve critical business processes.

Richard D. Reidy, president and chief executive officer, Progress Software said: “We believe that achieving operational responsiveness has become a business imperative, enabling businesses to achieve the highest level of operational performance. Our acquisition of Savvion enhances our goal to provide unprecedented business visibility, responsiveness and business process improvement, coupled with the highest degree of data integrity and integration.”

Progress Software Corp. (PSC) (Nasdaq: PRGS)

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