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Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

LONDON, March 4, 2005 — WRQ, Inc. today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Programmatic Integration Servers, 2005”1.

According to Gartner, “leaders” are vendors who are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction, and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market.

“WRQ has been positioned in the leader quadrant of the 2005 Magic Quadrant for Programmatic Integration Servers,” said Shaun Wolfe, president and CEO at WRQ. “WRQ customers like AT&T, British Telecom Retail, Countrywide, DHL, Raytheon and Wells Fargo have long-identified WRQ as a leader, as they’ve achieved early and substantial ROI on their legacy integration projects with WRQ Verastream.”

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Programmatic Integration Servers “describes tools that focus on the non-invasive, programmatic representation of legacy applications to construct composite applications, increasingly through a service orientated architecture.” 2

About WRQ
WRQ® builds software for accessing and integrating host applications. WRQ Reflection® software provides a broad range of terminal-emulation and PC X server solutions. WRQ Verastream® integration server provides a single platform for reusing legacy logic and data in web applications, CRM applications, or portals. Our products help companies get the most from their hosts today as they advance their long-term IT strategy.

Established in 1981, WRQ is one of the largest privately held software companies in the U.S. It has over six million users worldwide and the highest customer-support rating in the industry. Three out of four Global 500 companies rely on WRQ daily. Learn more at

Access. Integrate. Transform.®

Copyright © 2005 WRQ, Inc. All rights reserved. WRQ, the WRQ logo, Reflection, Verastream, and “Access. Integrate. Transform.” are either registered trademarks or trademarks of WRQ, Inc., in the USA and other countries. Some Reflection products include software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit ( All other trademarks, trade names, or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property of their respective owners. USA patents pending.

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1 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Programmatic Integration Servers” by D. Vecchio. 25 February 2005, G00125176.
2 Gartner “Magic Quadrant Evaluation Criteria for the Programmatic Integration Server Market” by D. Vecchio. 25 February 2005, G00125176.

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 25 February 2005 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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