New York & London, June 6th 2015 - Comet Global Consulting, the world’s leading provider of customer interaction solutions, announced today it has won the Pegasystems “Business Transformation through Next Best Action Marketing ” Award at the annual Partner Excellence Awards at PegaWORLD 2015 presented by Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering the world's leading enterprises with strategic business applications.

This year Comet submitted four-fold marketing results for the winning category of Business Transformation through Next Best Action Marketing. Each of the results listed below are a testament to how Comet are leading from the front in Pega Marketing implementations with their global clients.

Comet Accelerators speed implementation, reducing risk and cost
Drawing on its deep expertise in Decisioning from implementing over 20 Pega enabled Decisioning Programs, Comet Global Consulting developed a suite of best practice Accelerators for Pega Marketing implementations that streamline the end to end Omni Channel Program implementation, reduce risk, reduce end to end delivery timeframes, reduce overall implementation costs and pull forward benefits.

5 New License deals for migrating Pega CDM to Pega Marketing
Comet have been instrumental in supporting 5 customers on the implementation journey to migrate from their legacy Chordiant Decision Management (CDM) solutions to the Pega Marketing solution enabled by the powerful Pega 7 Platform.

Quick Start collaboration leads to US Telecom License Deal
In addition, the collaboration between Comet and Pega on the Quick Start “in the box” Retention solution helped Pega close a new license deal with a leading US Telecom Company for Pega Marketing, representing a brand-new client for Pega.

Sustained, massive value at leading Telecom Company through Retention Program
Finally, the Omni Channel Retention Program that the Comet team have helped to design, build and implement on the Pega Decisioning platform is enabling this company to save over 70,000 incremental customers per month, which is staggering in the Communications industry with competition dramatically heating up over the last 12 months. The Retention Program has enabled this company to maintain their #1 position in the market and solve their churn problem.

"Now more than ever, Pegasystems partners are playing an increasingly significant role as we continue to help businesses quickly evolve to meet the challenges of the digital age," said John Barone, Vice President and General Manager of Corporate Markets at Pegasystems. "These exemplary award winners are prime examples of how our partner community drives innovation and business transformation at some of the world's leading enterprises."

Paul Skinner, Director, Comet Global Consulting USA, says: "We value our partnership with Pega and are proud of the value we generate for our customers. As more customer-facing organizations transform their customer interaction methods, Comet and Pega will be called on more and more to assist and accelerate that change. We thank Pega for their recognition of this unique expertise and the value it generates for our shared customers."