Diligent Wins a Tabby Award for Diligent Boards

Winners Positioned in the Top .01 Percent of all Applications

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, November 12, 2015 – Diligent Corporation (NZX: DIL) (“Diligent” or the “Company”), the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based platform for the secure electronic production and distribution of confidential information and collaboration of boards and leadership teams , today announced that Diligent has been granted a Tabby Award in Business for its superior iPad app in Vertical Markets and Business Solutions.

“We immediately recognized the value of the Diligent Boards app for secure board of directors’ communication and collaboration,” the team of 24 judges noted in their review. “Within our evaluation framework, the app scored highly in the areas of user experience, performance, tablet-optimization and overall business value.”

Amid the global competition, The Tabby Award denotes that the Diligent Boards’ iPad application contains a degree of innovation, design and value that is absent from most applications on the market. Additionally, among the more than 400,000 business applications available on Android and iOS, Tabby Award winners are positioned within the top .01 percent.

“Diligent is proud to be part of the legacy attached to the Tabby Awards,” said Alex Sodi, Founder and Chief Product Strategy Officer at Diligent. “Diligent works hard to provide the best possible technology to allow boards and leadership teams to view, share, and collaborate on materials simply and securely – we’re glad to be recognized as a valuable solution for boards of all sizes.”

Diligent joins other winners of 2015 Tabby Awards including: DocuSign, Concur, Citrix, Adobe and more.

About The Tabby Awards

The Tabby Awards is the only awards program to recognize the best tablet apps worldwide on the Android, iOS and Windows OS platforms. The Tabby Awards holds two separate competitions each year: a first one for consumer apps and games, then a second one for business and productivity apps. For more information, see TabbyAwards.com.

About Diligent Corporation (NZX: DIL)

Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 3,500 customers in more than 60 countries and on all seven continents rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. The Diligent Boards (formerly Diligent Boardbooks) solution speeds and simplifies how board materials are produced, delivered and collaborated on via any device, removing the security concerns of doing this by courier, email and file sharing. Diligent is a publicly listed company (NZX: DIL) with nearly $US 100 million in annual recurring revenue, based on previously reported revenue retention rates. Visit www.diligent.com to learn more.

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