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ARCHIBUS, Inc. Ranked as 2nd Largest Privately-Held Software and Services Company in the World in Software 500 Listing

December 29, 2011 — Boston, Massachusetts

ARCHIBUS, Inc. (www.archibus.com), the global leader in real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management software and services, announces its inclusion in Software Magazine’s 29th Annual Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers.

ARCHIBUS, Inc. was ranked among the top 50 companies which met the publication's criteria, a list that includes other world-class companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Accenture, EMC, SAP, SAIC, Adobe, Apple, and Autodesk.

The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers involved in software and services purchasing.

"The Software 500 helps CIOs, senior IT managers, and IT staff research and create the short list of business partners," says John P. Desmond, editor of Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com. "It is a quick reference of vendor viability."

Software Magazine Recognizes ARCHIBUS as one of the World's Prominent Software Companies

ARCHIBUS placed 44th in the overall ranking of Software 500 companies with software and services activities exceeding $2 billion. ARCHIBUS has garnered a position of dominance in the IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System) global market with a presence in over 170 countries and product availability in over 30 languages.

  • ARCHIBUS was ranked globally as the 2nd largest Enterprise Application/Data Integration Software and Services Company, after SAP.
  • ARCHIBUS was ranked as the 2nd largest Privately-held Software and Services Company in the world, after SAS.

Over 4 Million Members of the Global ARCHIBUS Community Collaborate to Save Costs

Real Estate, Infrastructure and Facilities related expenses represent the second-largest line item on a company's income statement, after employee compensation.

The comprehensive, industry-leading ARCHIBUS applications provide the visualization, planning, analysis, and reporting tools needed to deliver superior operational insight and cost control for more efficient management of assets, processes and people, and enhanced customer service that advances overall organizational productivity.

"ARCHIBUS works with development, deployment and user teams from over 16,000 organizations around the globe," says ARCHIBUS President/CEO and Founder Bruce Kenneth Forbes. "In over 170 countries, these collaborative teams are supported by ARCHIBUS Solution Centers and over 1,600 Business Partners within the ARCHIBUS federated network model. Collectively, ARCHIBUS community members are responsible for the management of over 5,000,000 buildings and properties."

ARCHIBUS Capabilities Focus on Business Transformation, Green Goals

For 30 years, ARCHIBUS has provided an ever-expanding array of new Enterprise/Web-based capabilities that enrich the graphical and analytical tools real estate, infrastructure and facilities managers need to optimize their portfolios and operations, increase operational efficiency, and reduce their organization's total cost of occupancy.

ARCHIBUS recently released enhanced software applications and functionality for its 80+ application/activity areas, grouping them into these management domains:

  • Real Estate Portfolio Management (Portfolio Management, Lease Administration, Cost Administration, Costs Chargeback and Invoicing, and Portfolio Forecasting applications)
  • Space Planning and Management (Space Inventory & Performance, Personnel & Occupancy, Space Chargeback, and Strategic Master Planning applications)
  • Environmental & Risk Management (Energy Management, Waste Management, MSDS, Green Building, Environmental Sustainability Assessment, Clean Building, EH&S, Compliance, and Emergency Preparedness applications)
  • Building Operations Management (On Demand Work, Preventive Maintenance, Condition Assessment, and Call Center Wizard applications)

"We are especially focused on a new generation of technologies including our 'Green Suite' of applications that help reduce an organization's carbon footprint and energy costs," adds ARCHIBUS Director, Julia Middlebrook Forbes. "A majority of LEED-Certified properties are managed by members of the ARCHIBUS community, and we are excited about the opportunities associated with ARCHIBUS-in-the-Cloud™ (a.k.a. ARCHIBUS On-Demand) , the ever evolving ARCHIBUS Green RFID Enterprises™ , and the ARCHIBUS Real Time Location Visualization Systems™ (RTLVS™)."

"The Green Building, Energy Management, and Environmental Sustainability Assessment applications can collectively help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming, while lowering energy, HVAC and lighting costs," says Forbes. "In fact, we encourage our users to redirect those savings to other environmental initiatives that improve the quality of life in their communities and in the larger world."

About ARCHIBUS, Inc.

ARCHIBUS is the No. 1 real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management solution in the World. Expenditures for ARCHIBUS software and services exceed $2 Billion (USD). Software Magazine’s Software 500 named ARCHIBUS as a Top 50 Software and Services Company (No. 44) and was also ranked as the World's 2nd largest Privately-held Software and Services Company.

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 enterprise and Web users collectively manage over 5,000,000 properties, with organizations reporting facilities-related cost savings as high as 34%. ARCHIBUS has been successfully deployed at small organizations with just over 150 square meters and at very large organizations with over 70 million square meters. Recipient of numerous national and international awards, ARCHIBUS has recently been acclaimed for creating the world's first Ubiquitous Environmental Sustainability™ Systems and the world's first Green RFID Enterprises™. Both offerings assist ARCHIBUS users in their corporate and institutional "Green" initiatives. With over 1,600 ARCHIBUS Business Partners, local and regional support worldwide is available in over 170 countries and more than two dozen languages. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the founders of ARCHIBUS, Inc. have pioneered computer-aided real estate, infrastructure and facilities management technologies since 1976. Visit www.archibus.com.

About Digital Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com

Digital Software Magazine, the Software Decision Journal, has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for more than 35 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online catalog to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and services companies. Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com are owned and operated by King Content Co. Subscribe at www.softwaremag.com/register and see the 2011 Software 500.

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