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Gartner delivers technology research to global technology business leaders to make informed decisions on key initiatives. Its comprehensive suite of services delivers strategic advice and proven best practices to help clients succeed in their mission-critical priorities. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has more than 13,000 associates serving clients in 11,000 enterprises in 100 countries. For more information, visit

  1. Tech Go-to-Market: Advocacy Marketing Delivers Value for Tech Providers
  2. Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2016
  3. The Gartner CRM Vendor Guide, 2017
  4. Gartner Global Top 100 IT Vendors Report, 2016
  5. Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide
  6. Market Share: Enterprise Resource Planning, Worldwide, 2016
  7. Hype Cycle for Education, 2017

International Data Corporation (IDC) Is a premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. For more information, visit

  1. Blackbaud SKY: A Cloud Platform for the Greater Good
  2. Worldwide CRM Applications Market Shares, 2016
  3. Worldwide Financial Applications Market Shares, 2016: Innovative Vendors Driving Demand
  4. Worldwide Enterprise Resource Management Applications Market Shares, 2016
  5. Worldwide Software as a Service and Cloud Software Market Shares, 2016: The Year of Multicloud

Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. Forrester works with business and technology leaders to develop customer-obsessed strategies that drive growth. Its unique insights are grounded in annual surveys of more than 675,000 consumers and business leaders worldwide, rigorous and objective methodologies, and the shared knowledge of its most innovative clients. Through proprietary research, data, custom consulting, exclusive executive peer groups, and events, the Forrester experience is about a singular and powerful purpose: to challenge the thinking of our clients to help them lead change in their organizations. For more information, visit

  1. Forrester Research and Studies
  2. Vendor Landscape: The Growing Demand for Vertical CRM Solution
  3. TechRadar™: Software-As-A-Service, Q3 2016
  4. Vendor Landscape: SFA Solutions for the Evolved Sales Force
  5. The Forrester Wave: CRM Suites for Enterprise Organizations
  6. The Forrester Wave: CRM Suites for Midsize Organizations

Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare institutions and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and CRM, marketing, advocacy, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility, school management, ticketing, grantmaking, financial management, payment processing, and analytics. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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