2013 IBM Beacon Award and IBM Choice Award Winners Honored at PartnerWorld Leadership Conference
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IBM Business Partners recognized for technical excellence, industry expertise, and innovative solutions for IBM products and services.
ARMONK, N.Y., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the winners of its 13th annual IBM Beacon Awards, which honor Business Partners, globally, for their information technology excellence, commitment to industry skills and expertise, and innovative solutions based on IBM technology and services.
Winners of the Beacon Awards are selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives in 30 award areas spanning Smarter Industries, Smarter Computing, Smarter Solutions, and Technical Excellence. The winning solutions showcase IBM Business Partner skills and expertise in developing innovative approaches to solving business challenges and helping clients grow.
"The IBM Beacon Award winners and finalists are IBM Business Partners who have delivered unique and innovative solutions resulting in client transformation and business growth," said Mark Hennessy, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. "These innovation leaders have not only raised the standard for business excellence but have also demonstrated ingenuity while delivering an exceptional client experience."
Beacon Award winners receive industry recognition, increased marketplace visibility, and promotional support for their firm and solutions in recognition of their achievements. Beacon Award winners and finalists were announced at the PartnerWorld Leadership Conference 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 2,000 Business Partners and IBM executives from around the globe attended the conference.
IBM Choice Awards For a fourth year, IBM honored Business Partners from each geography who have demonstrated client value and business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions. The IBM Choice Awards are given to Business Partners who exhibit IBM values in all client interactions and achieve common business goals, resulting in superior customer satisfaction and mutually significant business impact. The IBM Choice Awards were selected by an IBM panel and are not based on nominations by Business Partners.
Winners of the 2013 IBM Beacon Awards
Beacon Laureate Award for Technical Excellence: FRITZ & MACZIOIL Software und Computervertrieb GmbH (Germany)
Beacon Award for Smarter Cities
Outstanding Smarter Cities Solution: MSI Global Pte Ltd (Singapore)
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