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Leading Analyst Firm Positions Vignette in the Leaders Quadrant for Portal Products

  • 23 May, 2006 17:54

<p>Sydney, Australia — 23 May 2006 — Vignette Corp. today announced that Gartner Inc., has positioned the enterprise content management (ECM) solutions provider in the leader quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Products, 2006 report.</p>
<p>According to the report, "demand for horizontal portal products remains strong, driving most enterprise portal deployments."</p>
<p>"Our focus is on helping customers leverage their content to make better business decisions," said Mike Aviles, chief executive officer at Vignette. "Our Portal provides the presentation layer for our customers to deliver their structured and unstructured information in a meaningful way, across the enterprise."</p>
<p>Gartner, Inc. assesses vendors on their vision and ability to execute. The research firm defines "Leaders" as vendors who are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market.</p>
<p>"The results of the Gartner Magic Quadrant only reinforce the decision we’ve already made to use Vignette’s Portal technology to help meet our growing content and delivery challenges," said Will Bigler director, Web Services at Catholic Health Initiatives. "Portal is an important part of how we leverage Vignette’s entire productivity suite which includes content management and collaboration."</p>
<p>About Vignette</p>
<p>For more than 10 years, Vignette has helped organizations worldwide transform their content from a liability to an asset. Vignette’s family of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions lets these organizations leverage their records, documents, Web pages, images, multimedia and other unstructured content to create new opportunities, expand profits, and realize greater savings and efficiencies. Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN) is headquartered in Austin, Texas with local operations worldwide. Visit www.vignette.com to see how the world’s best-known organizations have worked with Vignette to increase their productivity, reduce their costs, manage their risk and improve their interactions with key constituents.</p>
<p>About the Gartner Magic Quadrant</p>
<p>The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2006 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.</p>
<p>FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS</p>
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<p>For more information, press only:</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine
Max Australia
+61 2 9954 3492
debbie.sassine@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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