ARCHIBUS Positioned as a Leader in Gartner 2012 Magic Quadrant for IWMS

Maintains Leader Position Based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision

BOSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 28, 2012 — ARCHIBUS Inc., developer of the #1 solution for real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management software in the world, was positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems” 1 report by Gartner, Inc.

“Leaders,” says Gartner’s definition of the term, “have strength in applications and platform technology, demonstrate a high level of quality in product reliability and service, have strong operational and organizational capabilities and financial stability, have global reach and offer a strong vision of customer needs, reflected in a robust development road map.”

“We are once again gratified to be included in the Leaders quadrant and appreciate the Magic Quadrant report’s recognition of the importance of continuity in integrated solution suites from a single vendor to ensure seamless operations and a better customer experience,” said ARCHIBUS founder and CEO Bruce K. Forbes.

“Moreover, we are continually adding leading-edge capabilities so our users can leverage BIM and GIS with our technology extensions to Autodesk (AutoCAD/Revit), Esri (ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server), and Google (Maps and Earth). We have also recently introduced new applications and enhancements to our suite of environmental and risk management solutions that help organizations achieve their sustainability and business continuity objectives.”

Gartner recognized ARCHIBUS software as a Leader for these notable reasons:

  • ARCHIBUS has a strong international presence (its revenue is about equally divided between the three major geographies), and through its Federated Eco-System of partners and ASCs, ARCHIBUS’ products and services are available in over 190 countries and 30 languages.
  • ARCHIBUS offers a full range of integrated IWMS functionality and is particularly strong in real estate, facility and building operations management, asset management, building information modeling (BIM) 4.0, and environmental sustainability and risk management
  • ARCHIBUS’ integrated commercial off-the-shelf structure allows for rapid time-to-value deployment (for example, actionable results within 90 days, depending on implementation complexity), and is relatively scalable for small, medium and large organizations.

“Clearly the rapid time-to-value provided by ARCHIBUS is based on its robust interoperability with other ERP systems, its Connectors ™ -- for consolidating data integration with HR, space, occupancy and financial information -- and its robust Web services platform,” said Forbes. “With over 30 years in the industry leadership role and, as new technologies are developed internally or incorporated from external partners,” adds Forbes, “ARCHIBUS will continue on its aggressive technology roadmap to deliver a comprehensive, short Time-to-Value, high ROI (Return on Investment) solution with a low TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) profile.”

ARCHIBUS Enterprise Information Modeling (EIM) and seamless integration with other ERP systems, as well as architectural and geographic information systems, empower ARCHIBUS users to transform their organizations and achieve their goals more efficiently and effectively.

The ARCHIBUS offering is available through a variety of options: ARCHIBUS On-Premise™, ARCHIBUS Hosted Services™, ARCHIBUS On-Demand™. Many customers take advantage of ARCHIBUS SaaS™ offerings that utilize all of the above options.

“Through our Customer Experience Management process,” says Forbes, “there is direct communication flow between ARCHIBUS and users who can choose to participate in over 50 local, regional, national, and international users’ groups, as well as other ARCHIBUS-sponsored conferences, forums, and social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, and YouTube.”

A copy of the 2012 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems” research can be purchased at:

1. Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems, 2012" by Rob Schafer, May 31, 2012.

About the Gartner Magic Quadrant

The Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2012 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission.1 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.

About ARCHIBUS, Inc.

ARCHIBUS is the #1 global provider of real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management solutions with the total annual expenditures for ARCHIBUS-related products and services valued at over $2.0 Billion (USD). Through effective innovation and business transformation, ARCHIBUS users save their organizations over $100 billion annually.

With ARCHIBUS, organizations can use a single, comprehensive, integrated solution to make informed strategic decisions that optimize return-on-investment (ROI) and return-on-assets (ROA), lower asset lifecycle costs, and increase enterprise-wide productivity and profitability. ARCHIBUS is the worldwide proponent for the creation of ubiquitous environmental sustainability. For more than 30 years, ARCHIBUS has dominated the global real estate, infrastructure and facilities management automation market with a market share of over 94%.

More than 4,000,000 ARCHIBUS users collectively manage over 15,000,000 buildings and properties, with organizations reporting facilities-related cost savings as high as 34%. With over 1,600 ARCHIBUS Business Partners, local and regional support worldwide is available in over 190 countries and 30 languages. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, ARCHIBUS has pioneered computer-aided real estate, infrastructure and facilities management technologies since 1982. Visit .

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