Edgewater Improves Ranking Among Top 500 Technology Integrators

Moved from 361 in 2010 to 176 in 2011​

Wakefield, MA – June 28, 2011 – Edgewater Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGW, http://www.edgewater.com/, “Edgewater” or the “Company”), a consulting firm that implements transformational projects that provide a high rate of return, has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top technology integrators. Edgewater placed number 176 on the 2011 VAR500, up from 361 in 2010. The VAR500 is a list of the largest value-added resellers, solution providers and integrators in North America by revenue size. Revenue size is determined by the amount of annual products and services sold over the course of 2010.

"We’re thrilled that our hard work has paid off with such a dramatic move up the list,” said Shirley Singleton, Chairman, President and CEO of Edgewater.  “We are leveraging commercially available software products, in conjunction with our vertical expertise, to develop next generation custom solutions. The drive to accelerate product-based consulting is a natural offshoot from our historic custom development offerings.  To that end, Edgewater has been steadily building additional product competencies in the Microsoft, Oracle and SAP channels."

"The VAR500 represents the top performing solution providers in the IT community,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. “Vendors of all sizes rely heavily on the VAR500 list to find those solution providers best suited to sell their products. VAR500 honorees are considered trusted business advisors, integration experts, and invaluable partners.  Even more importantly, they solve customers’ biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services. The complete listing of the VAR500 is published in print and online at CRN.com.

About Edgewater

Edgewater is a strategic consulting firm that brings a synergistic blend of advisory and product-based consulting services to our client base. Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, we work with clients to reduce costs, improve process and increase revenue through the judicious use of technology. To learn more, visit edgewater.com or call 800-410-4014.

Everything Channel

Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com