Leading Analyst Firm Recognizes Allegro’s Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
DALLAS, TX, April 19, 2010 – Allegro, the leading provider of energy trading and risk management (ETRM) solutions announced today it was named to the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s report, “Magic Quadrant for Energy Trading and Risk Management Platform.”  Gartner is a leading information technology research and advisory company, and their annual Magic Quadrant analysis of ETRM platforms serves as a research tool for companies seeking ETRM solutions.
Gartner named Allegro to the Leaders Quadrant for meeting the needs of the energy market based on an assessment of “Ability to Execute”, which includes the quality and efficiency of the processes, systems, methods, or procedures that enable performance to be competitive, efficient, effective, and to positively affect revenue, retention, and reputation. Allegro was also recognized for “Completeness of Vision”, which assesses a solution provider’s ability to convincingly articulate logical statements about current and future market direction, innovation, customer needs, and competitive forces.
“Allegro has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the market for over 25 years. We are pleased to be recognized as a leader by Gartner," stated Eldon Klaassen, Chairman and CEO of Allegro Development. “We are committed to remaining a step ahead of other solution providers in delivering innovation that provides a true competitive advantage to our customers. Our risk management capabilities, architecture, ease of use, customer support, and educational services are unsurpassed in the trading and risk management area.”
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About Allegro Development
Allegro is a global leader in energy trading & risk management solutions for power and gas utilities, refiners, producers, traders, and commodity consumers. With more than 27 years of deep industry expertise, Allegro’s enterprise platform drives profitability and efficiency across front, middle, and back offices, while managing the complex logistics associated with physical commodities. Allegro provides customers with agile solutions to manage risk across gas, power, coal, crude, petroleum, emissions, and other commodity markets, allowing decision makers to hedge and execute with confidence. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Allegro has offices in Calgary, Houston, London, Singapore and Zurich, along with a global network of partners.
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