OutSystems Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in Magic Quadrant for Application Infrastructure for SOA Composite Application Projects

San Ramon, CA - 13th January 2009


OutSystems, provider of the industry-leading All-In-One Agile Suite, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the visionaries quadrant in the December 2008 “Magic Quadrant for Application Infrastructure for SOA Composite Application Projects” report.

Gartner Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision.

Gartner states that this latest Magic Quadrant for SOA Composite Application Projects “aims at helping organizations select a comprehensive end-to-end application infrastructure to support composite application projects in the context of SOA and other initiatives. Mature products are available, but technologies are evolving, and the vendor landscape is changing.”

Gartner defines Visionaries in the “Magic Quadrant for Application Infrastructure for SOA Composite Application Projects” market as “vendors with a strong focus on composite applications, from a sales and marketing perspective, and have products or packaging of their general-purpose suites specifically targeting this opportunity. For some of these vendors, application infrastructure for SOA composite application projects is their primary or sole market. They have invested primarily in the development of innovative, composite application technology, and their prospects for survival and growth critically depend on their ability to establish a strong presence in this market.”

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“We believe OutSystems’ positioning in the visionaries quadrant by Gartner is a major milestone for the company and further confirmation of our innovative technology,” said Mike Jones, Vice President of Marketing at OutSystems. “This quadrant position by Gartner concludes a banner year for Outsystems and we consider it a reflection of our ongoing commitment to automate Agile methods and help our customers deliver applications that continuously address their ever-changing business needs--bridging the gap between IT and business across the entire application lifecycle.”

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Source -- Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Application Infrastructure for SOA Composite Application Projects” by M. Pezzini, et al. December 19, 2008.

About OutSystems®

OutSystems is a software company providing the industry leading All-in-One Agile Suite, the first unified solution to address the full life cycle of delivering and managing web business applications, based on agile methods. Since it was first introduced in 2001, the Agile Suite has been used to successfully develop, integrate, deploy and manage agile web business applications in over 4000 IT environments worldwide. To learn more about OutSystems and Agile delivery of web business applications visit:


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