PDS Ranked as a Fastest Growing Company in the Greater Philadelphia Region on Deloitte's 2011 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50

BLUE BELL, PA--(Marketwire - Oct 20, 2011) - PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting and payroll systems, today announced that it was ranked on Deloitte's 2011 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50 ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in the Greater Philadelphia region. PDS grew 50 percent during the past five year period.

"We are extremely honored to be recognized by Deloitte and among the group of well-respected companies that made the list," said Charles Jefferies, president and CEO of PDS. "There is no stopping the PDS team. Our 2011 numbers so far are significantly higher than at this point last year. Still, after 37 years in business, our team continues to innovate and ensure our solutions are ahead of the market and meeting the needs of our customers."

"PDS, like all 2011 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50 companies, have excelled in fostering innovation and channeling it into spectacular growth -- against the backdrop of one of the most challenging economies in history," said Tara L. Weiner, managing partner, Greater Philadelphia region, Deloitte LLP. "Deloitte recognizes PDS for its remarkable accomplishment."

For more information on the awards criteria, visit: http://www.deloitte.com/us/phillyfast50.

About PDS
In the HRMS software development business for more than 35 years, PDS is a provider of a feature-rich, completely integrated human resource, benefits administration, recruiting and payroll software application that enables organizations to focus on more strategic issues and less on administrative HR, benefits and payroll activities. In addition to core HRMS functionality, Vista HRMS® offers self-service, English-language query tool and workflow automation. PDS also provides a full range of professional services to a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and in Canada. Founded in 1974, PDS is a privately-held company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa. For more information on PDS or PDS' Vista HRMS solution and services visit www.pdssoftware.com.

PDS and the PDS logo are registered trademarks and Vista is a trademark of Personnel Data Systems Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Contact Information:

Karen Higgins
A & E Communications, Inc. for PDS