Pegasystems Inc. is a publicly traded American software company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. It has several products that focus on customer service and predictive analytics. Pegasystems was founded in 1983 by CEO and Chairman Alan Trefler. The company went public in 1996 and began trading on NASDAQ under the symbol PEGA. Pegasystems' customers are in various sectors such as financial services, insurance, healthcare, communications & media, life sciences, and government.
Rocket Software is a privately held software development firm with business and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, and others. The company has more than 1200 employees, and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. Rocket Software was founded in Boston in 1990 with a focus on IBM DB2 tools. Rocket's products are in the analytics, data, storage, applications and networks areas, and run on platforms including mainframe, Linuxvirtualized systems.