Independent research firm recognizes Telligent customers for being champions of disruptive technology in the future of work and next generation customer experience categories

Dallas – September 11, 2013 – Telligent, a market leader in enterprise social software, announced today that three of its customers – Dell, Tyler Technologies and Beck Ag – were selected as finalists in the third annual Constellation SuperNova Awards. Selected from a pool of more than 220 applicants, the finalists are recognized as having overcome the odds in successfully applying emerging and disruptive technologies within their organizations.

R "Ray" Wang, principal analyst and CEO of Constellation Research, noted, “We’ve been very impressed with the quality of this year’s SuperNova Awards finalists. The individuals and companies who have been selected truly buck the trend and show disruption.”

SuperNova Award Finalists

The SuperNova Awards celebrate the explorers, pioneers and champions of technology that battle the odds to effect change in their organizations and create disruptions in their markets. Telligent’s customers were chosen as finalists in the following categories:

Next Generation Customer Experience:

Future of Work:

“We are extremely proud to have Constellation Research recognize three of our customers for their innovation and market-changing approaches in social business,” said Rob Howard, founder and CTO of Telligent. “These three finalists are great leaders for other brands looking to create a better customer experience through social engagement and a true testament to how companies can really drive business value from social.”

The winners of the SuperNova Awards will be announced at a gala dinner on October 30, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California.

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About Constellation Research, Inc.

Constellation Research is a research and advisory firm focused on disruptive and emerging technologies. This renowned group of experienced analysts, led by R "Ray" Wang, focuses on business themed research including the Future of Work; Next Generation Customer Experience; Data to Decisions; Matrix Commerce; Technology Optimization and Innovation; and Consumerization of IT and the New C-Suite.

Constellation's collection of prestigious analysts brings real world experience, independence, and objectivity to client solutions that span cross-role, cross-functional, and cross-industry points of view. Clients join Constellation Research for a fresh and business focused perspective.

Unlike the legacy analyst firms, Constellation Research is disrupting how research is accessed, what topics are covered, and how clients can partner with a research firm to achieve success. Over 100 clients have joined from an ecosystem of buyers, partners, solution providers, c-suite, board of directors and vendor clients.

For more information about Constellation Research, visit www.ConstellationRG.com

About Telligent

Telligent powers online communities and enterprise social networks that are essential to business. Global brands including Cadbury, Dell, Investec, Microsoft, Oxfam, Rackspace, Sitecore and Susan G. Komen for the Cure trust Telligent to transform their business with social. Telligent software helps companies empower their customers, employees and partners with social collaboration tools that drive real business value: higher sales, lower costs and bigger ideas. Our commitment to customer excellence is matched only by our dedication to community service, a people-first philosophy that defines our brand promise.

In 2013, Telligent acquired the assets of Zimbra and announced that it will merge the two businesses to form Zimbra, a new software company offering a unified social collaboration suite. The combined company will have a global base of more than 5,000 customers and 400 partners with offices in Dallas, Palo Alto, Tokyo, London and Pune, India. For more information, visit Telligent.com or connect with us on Twitter and Facebook.

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